Samara Goodman, C.I.D. was born and raised in Manhattan and has always had an affinity for elements of structural design and aesthetics. Samara was raised in the worlds of interior design and real estate development, shaping her vision for creating spaces that have unique characteristics and timeless appeal while paying attention to function, quality, and value. 

Samara worked in the jewelry production studio at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and studied fine arts and art history in Europe, and art therapy in graduate school. She was featured on The Ladies Home Journal websiteMini Makeovers for Beautiful Rooms; September 2010.


Samara's passion for interior decorating is clearly reflected in the beautiful surroundings that she creates. An ability to collaborate with architects, contractors, and clients has earned Samara a well deserved reputation as a true professional.

People say:

  • "Thanks Samara!  Every day it's a real joy to live in this house versus what we had before.  You made this happen for us, and we are so lucky to have you in our lives!  :)  This design and layout are family and entertaining-friendly, and will even be an asset to Matt's career as he brings clients to our table.  You are the best!"  Heidi and Matt McGuigan; Vienna, VA

  • "I LOVE coming home everyday to my house.  I've been bragging about you to anyone who will listen.  :-) THANK YOU!!"  Kerri Sutey; Laurel, MD

  • "Hi Samara!... Jack and I are thoroughly enjoying our new kitchen/dining room!  Your design elements are fantastic and I just cannot explain how wonderful everything looks!  The chandelier is the most amazing focal point!  It looks fabulous and we receive so many compliments - all credits go to you!  Thanks so much for pulling everything together for us."  Susan Johnson; Arlington, VA

  • "My husband loved the redesigned rooms...especially the reappearance of some of his most beloved pieces of furniture.  I would highly recommend you to anyone and everyone.  You truly have a gift for what you do."  Nancy Kauffunger; Potomac, MD