Brooke Cole is a Charlotte based interior designer known for creating fashion forward, sophisticated and highly personalized residential interiors.
Growing up in the heart of North Carolina, Brooke spent her formative years immersed in the home furnishings industry while working at every High Point Furniture market during her high school and college years. After graduating from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Brooke launched her post-college career as a fashion buyer for Saks 5th Avenue and Bloomingdales in New York City. It was in that role that Brooke honed-in on her own personal style while traveling the world and being exposed to beautiful materials and impeccably stylish people. The demanding role also taught her the expertise of selecting the right merchandise mix for discerning clients and how to manage large budgets wisely.
After a move back to North Carolina, Brooke’s passion for interior design and the home furnishings industry as a whole was reignited as she sought to furnish her new suburban home to reflect the same style that she’d so carefully cultivated in her fashion career. Finding her quest for design knowledge insatiable, Brooke completed her interior computer aided architectural design degree in 2014 and began working at an award-winning luxury interior design firm, refining her interior design knowledge and learning how to expertly execute design plans.
After several years working with a prestigious firm, Brooke founded her own design studio in the hopes of helping others find their own form of personal style in their homes through a knowledgeable and well-trained eye. Strongly influenced by art and fashion, Brooke believes that interior design is a form of personal expression. Through a bespoke collaborative process, Brooke tailors thoughtful design concepts to the needs and desires of each client. Carefully curating the right mix of items to create an enduring, personalized style to appreciate for many years to come.
When not immersed in her interior design business, Brooke supports her husband’s international home furnishings company, designing and developing furniture sold in retailers across the U.S. Together they have 2 children.