Award Winning
Interior Design

For more than 44 years, J/Howard Design Inc. has created beautiful, unique interiors that reflect the personalities and individual lifestyles of their sophisticated clients. Our knowledgable team’s originality, impeccable taste and focus on design, function and comfort can transform ordinary houses into one-of-a-kind homes. We have earned a widespread reputation for our professionalism and our ability to create floor plans, architectural details and custom designed furniture and other interior features. The hallmarks of our extraordinary client service is organization in every aspect of the job and building strong working relationships with architects, builders and contractors. The firm has delighted clients in Florida, Colorado, and in cities such as New York, Montecito, Mont-Tremblant, Greenwich, and The Hamptons. Most of our clients return again and again, as well as the second generations. That’s because the J/Howard Design Inc. team and our clients both enjoy the collaborative creative process as much as the final result which is timeless classic.
Judy Howard Harpel is a Florida Licensed Interior Designer, a member of ASID and NCIDQ, and President of J/Howard Design Inc. Born in Montana, she founded J/Howard Design Inc. in Denver, Colorado, in 1972 after earning a BFA degree in Art. Interior Design and Architecture from the University of Colorado. While in Colorado, J/Howard Design Inc. built a strong portfolio of residential work as well as commercial and hospitality projects that included country clubs, restaurants, banks and ski lodges. In 1986, Judy brought J/Howard Design Inc. to Southeast Florida, along with her years of interior design and architectural experience, her artistic talent, and her reputation for professionalism. Judy exhibits continuing excitement about her field and always looks forward to bringing her creative talents to new design projects.

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