Lauren Vallario Designs

Kitchen in a custom home design

Traditional, contemporary, and coastal styles married with timeless design

Custom Home Design in Norwalk, CT


Darien, CT



We were referred to these clients by our long-standing collaborators, Fox Hill Builders. We worked with the builder and the clients for this new construction custom home design.

The clients needed guidance on everything from selecting the hard finishes that go into building a house, to the soft touches that make it a home.

The couple was downsizing to a waterfront community and wanted to incorporate their three favorite, and differing design styles: traditional, contemporary, and coastal. The key was ensuring that no one style competed with the others or stole the spotlight in the design.

We took on this challenging and rewarding custom home design as we incorporated their love of contemporary and coastal into each room in the space.

With clean lines and contemporary edging, the kitchen is a great example of how we were able to seamlessly fuse their styles together. In this breathtaking kitchen, you’ll be awed and welcomed at the same time as we selected traditional millwork details in the cabinetry that warm up the space and make it feel like home.

We selected simple molding details to give this a traditionally luxurious feel with a more contemporary approach.

This couple was a delight to work with for this custom home design and build and loved being actively engaged in the decision-making process as we guided them every step of the way.

They say opposites attract and this fulfilling project was proof that even with differing style preferences, they don’t need to compete or clash.

They LOVE their new space and look forward to coming home at the end of every well-lived day.

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“We couldn’t have been more pleased with our experience working with Lauren [Vallario Designs]. We built a new home in 2020 and at the suggestion of our general contractor, hired Lauren to help design our kitchen. We were so impressed with her product knowledge and design instincts that we began to ask her advice on other aspects of the construction project. Soon enough, Lauren became our “design guru” for the entire project. She helped us design all our bathrooms, pick out lighting fixtures, appliances, hardware for doors and cabinets, paint colors, tiles, flooring. Lauren played an essential role in helping us build our dream house. She’s incredibly knowledgeable when it comes to product options, has a great eye for design and understands what it takes to get a major construction project finished on time and on budget. Lauren interacted on a daily basis with our contractor and sub-contractors and kept us on track in making decisions so that we never fell behind our schedule. Lauren is patient and kind and understanding always accessible, which was incredibly helpful in getting us through a somewhat stressful process. We would have no hesitation recommending Lauren for any job – big or small!”

Elizabeth and Stephen

Coastal | Traditional | Contemporary

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Lauren Vallario Designs is an interior designer offering full service interior design to clients in Westchester and CT

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Lauren Vallario is a Kitchen and Bathroom Interior Designer based in Westchester County New York. Providing services to clients located in New York and Connecticut including Armonk, Bedford, Chappaqua, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, Harrison, Larchmont, New Canaan, New Rochelle, Rowayton, Rye, Scarsdale, Stamford, Westport, Wilton, and beyond! If you live outside of these areas, please give us a call to discuss your project.

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652 Glenbrook Rd
Building 4, Suite 3-312
Stamford, CT 06906