ABOUT TAMA BELL DESIGN
We are a boutique full service interior design and space planning firm. We focus on big picture design planning and project management of residential and commercial renovation projects. We address both interior and exterior space, to curate a complete aesthetic.
Our goal is to create spaces that will stand the test of time, make people feel good and, of course, function well. We nurture space so that the space nurtures our clients. It's our mission and it's what we are passionate about.
We've created a strong design team to meet all your interior design needs. We believe that collaboration is the key to success. Collaboration with our clients and collaboration within our team just makes us better at what we do. Let us help you create and curate your dream space.
TAMA BELL, Interior Designer
Tama grew up in Marin with parents in the building and design fields. She founded Tama Bell Design in 1998, because from an early age she understood that space matters and well designed spaces are vital to the overall quality of our life.
She looks at the design process in four steps or phases; architectural styling, space planning, material specifications and finally furnishings. Tama Bell Design takes a "big picture" approach to design, starting with architectural styling or what the house presents from the exterior, looking at the foundational element of the floor plan and its' function, curating the material specifications or surfaces and then planning and implementing the furnishings, art and accessories to create spaces that are both beautiful and function well.
Our niche is designing simple, smart floor plans that embody the California lifestyle. We incorporate timeless materials and classic design elements that speak to a natural, modern simplicity through the use of wood, stone, pattern, texture, and vintage accents and collections. We add pops of color through the use of textiles, floor coverings and art.
LAUREN BELL, Interior Designer
Lauren joined the firm in early 2017. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in San Francisco in 2018, at the top of her class. She is a lead designer and partner.
She follows in her mother's classic design style but brings a fresh approach and modern eye to Tama Bell Design.
LORI OLSON, Office Manager
Lori joined the team in early Spring of 2017. She brings over 30 years of sales, marketing and customer service experience to Tama Bell Design.
Her role is helping the team manage project organization and lead client concierge.
KIRBY FRANKLIN, Interior Design Assistant
Kirby Joined the team in January of 2018. She graduated from Lewis & Clark in Spring of 2017, with a focus in psychology. Her role is to support the designers with project administration and execution of the design process.
MARLEY BELL, Tama Bell Design Mascot
Marley joined the team in September of 2013. Her role is to support the staff at Tama Bell Design and eat as many treats as she can negotiate.