Atlanta-based interior designer, writer, and philanthropist, Erika 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 2011, Erika’s work has appeared in the 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 called upon for her design advice for publications such as,, Heart and Soul Magazine, and Atlanta Tastemaker 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. A social media maven, you can also chat with Erika on twitter and facebook.