Carleton Varney


Dorothy Draper


Brinsley Matthews

Vice President

Dorothy Draper & Company is America’s first and most acclaimed design firm. Since 1925, we have been creating design for interiors, furnishings, fabrics and accessories that excite and delight.

Our founder, Dorothy Draper, was the first to professionalize interior design as a profession and her work continues to inspire today. She is the only interior designer to have had a major, solo museum retrospective of her work, receiving over 1 million visitors in 2006.

Carleton Varney, our president for over 50 years, is one of the best known and most accomplished designers in the country. Our Vice President, Brinsley Matthews, is an emerging star in the world of colorful design as well as an experienced hotelier and retailer. Our team consists of world-class designers and experienced, customer-oriented project managers based in 4 locations (New York, Palm Beach, London, and White Sulphur Springs) and traveling globally to serve our clients.

Interested in collaborating with Dorothy Draper & Company? Contact us.