Atlanta-based interior designer, writer, and philanthropist, Erika Hollinshead Ward worked in the design-build industry as an accountant before turning her passion for interior design into a successful business.

Named by Atlanta Tribune as having one of the top design firms of 2012, Erika’s work has appeared in Better Homes and Gardens Magazine, Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine, and on

In addition to providing decorating advice and inspiration on her internationally recognized blog, she is also a writer for Huffington Post,, Williams-Sonoma’s Designer Marketplace blog, and Atlanta Tastemaker Magazine. Her other contributions on the topic of interior design can be found on, Heart and Soul Magazine, and Jet Magazine.

In 2010, Erika co-founded Room Service Atlanta, a non-profit group of interior designers and design enthusiasts who provide pro-bono services to Metro Atlanta shelters.

Erika holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Georgia and has completed coursework in Interior Design at American Intercontinental University. She resides in Atlanta with her husband and children.