Sylvia T. Designs is a full-service decorative arts firm with over 20 years of experience delivering top-quality work in the New Orleans Metropolitan Area.
We have an extensive background in commercial, residential, and historical projects, both small and large-scale.
“It’s the Tricentennial of New Orleans. As always, but certainly during this very special year, Sylvia T. Designs is dedicated to honoring and perpetuating the craftsmanship and artistry that built the city. We celebrate NOLA’s history and tradition through our work on every project every day!”
~ Sylvia Thompson-Dias, Owner & Artist, Sylvia T. Designs
When working in historic properties, it's imperative to do things properly from the beginning. Often, you will find stopgap or "band-aid" work that may be more expedient, but prone to short-term failure, in these situations. Here, we re-pointed the brick,...read more
Pictured above - Cavan Restaurant Main Dining Room - a truly elegant space! Cavan was an ultimately rewarding and beautiful restaurant design project we delivered for the LeBlanc+Smith restaurant group. We worked with the owner on color...read more
Looking for a kitchen makeover? Don’t replace your kitchen cabinets, costing tens of thousands of dollars. Instead, for just a fraction of the cost, restore and refinish them. This will give your kitchen a new look for a great price! Update to a...read more
We're very proud to have worked on this ambitious and beautiful project. We did the plaster work throughout the entire home, a Creole Cottage circa 1827 located in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Our goal was to deliver plaster finishes that...read more
We were commissioned to do decorative finish work as part of a renovation of an 18th century residence in the French Quarter of New Orleans. One aspect of our work was to design and paint a Chinoiserie mural along the walls of the dining room. This...read more