Leigh Olive Mowry is devoted to reaching potential. Envisioning and achieving the inherent beauty of spaces is her lifework. She believes that comfort is the ultimate luxury and strives to provide her clients with spaces that inspire them to flourish and thrive. She built her reputation on creating clean-lined, classic interiors that seamlessly combine tradition and modern sensibilities. Her ability to juxtapose antiques with contemporary pieces and make casual spaces effortlessly elegant are distinctive qualities of Leigh’s designs.
She is the principal of Atlanta-based Olive Interiors, which she founded in 1998. As a graduate of Auburn University’s College of Interior Design, with over 16 years of experience, Leigh brings a comprehensive knowledge of decorative arts and interior architecture to her design work. Olive Interiors has completed expansive residential projects as well as luxury home models, private clubhouses and high-end corporate offices across the country.
“My goal when I begin a project is to notice, appreciate and discern what is fundamentally beautiful and appropriate about the current space or architectural drawing. I then go about realizing the true essence of the place and those who inhabit it through thoughtful research and thorough editing. However, I believe the most important aspect of my design process is the application of a deep love for the art of interior design, respect for my clients’ desires and an intense passion to successfully combine comfort and suitability with exquisite beauty”