find a little magic
insatiable curiosity . inventive solutions . deadline-driven discipline
Linda Baron
about:
At StudioBARON Design, a boutique studio inspired by majestic Marin, our clients savor the creative process as much as the outcome. We parse every detail to produce beautiful, intentional, relevant spaces. Wherever you live, work or play, you want it to tell your story! We want you to love, love, LOVE it, long after our work is done. And, even, dare we say, to find a little magic along the way.... Please call to chat about your project.

Formerly a photojournalist for The New York Times, Linda Baron, the firm’s founder, draws on her extensive reportorial background to create a narrative for each project. Clients praise her signature curiosity, and immersive attention to detail. A graduate of Cornell, Linda double majored in Russian and American history, and believes her Liberal Arts foundation gives her perspective, both big picture and granular, as a designer. She finds inspiration in travel / culture far and near, loves a challenge, and fears only complacency (well, and skydiving). She brings the eye of an artist, soul of a storyteller, and backbone of deadline-driven discipline. When not designing, Linda may be found trail running with her rescue dogs, or in the kitchen cooking up something savory and seasonal.
StudioBARON Design offers a full range of services, from concept to completion.
See our SERVICES page for more information.

Feel free to schedule an appointment with us here: calendly.com/studiobaron


  • project walkthrough/assessment
  • concept development
  • budget + timeline development
  • space planning / furniture layout
  • scale drawings/CADs/renderings {floor plans, elevations + 3D
  • workroom specifications / collaboration with artisans
  • sourcing + custom design (furnishings, upholstered pieces, fabric, millwork, window/ wall / floor treatments, decorative painting and finishes, hardware, fixtures and finishes)
  • procurement, vendor/order tracking, and delivery coordination
  • implementation, installation, accessorizing and all finishing touches
  • client communication and regular project updates
  • * full project management and teamwork with contractors

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful!" – — William Morris
Testimonials
18 Reviews
D Thomas
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Dec 2016

I chose Linda to work with after struggling with a small awkward living room space in a 1908 Victorian styled home. I wanted the home to feel modern and elegant without fighting the Victorian touches ...Read More

vonbernetta
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jan 2017

We've worked with Linda on several home and garden/studio projects and she and her StudioBARON team are fantastic to work with. Linda has an amazing eye for design and color and she she works quickly ...Read More

Karen Berg
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2017

I'd seen and admired the work of StudioBARON Design in a couple of local, Marin county homes. Both of these homeowners raved about Linda's talent and creative, solution-oriented ideas so I scheduled a...Read More

Laurie Soldmann Custom Interior Sewing
Relationship: Colleague

Love working with Linda Baron! She is very creative and always amazes me with what she comes up with. Linda is always pushing herself to come up with the best design possible. She is a perfectionis...Read More

matthew1018
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2012

StudioBaron has done a number of jobs for me - living room, child's bedroom, kitchen consulting - and all of it has been outstanding, from design to conception. StudioBaron was able to come up with cr...Read More

Chroma Colors, Inc.
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Feb 2011

I always enjoy working with Studio Baron on their projects. I have been a painting contractor for over 20 years and I really appreciate her use of color and texture, and her unique sense of style. S...Read More

marinhomeowner
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Dec 2009

StudioBARON Design created my fabulous master bathroom. It's wonderful to begin and end my day in this spa-like space. Natural stone throughout. Heated floor. Spacious walk-in shower and dual sinks wi...Read More

vanithasampath
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2011

I hired studioBARON to design my kitchen and breakfast nook. Linda took the time to understand my tastes, budget, and priorities. She helped shape my fuzzy ideas into reality. She was thorough in her ...Read More

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Awards
Best of Houzz 2019 - Client SatisfactionBest of Houzz 2018 - Client SatisfactionBest of Houzz 2013 - Client SatisfactionHouzz InfluencerRecommended on Houzz10,000 Ideabook Saves