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About Tranquil Designs

At Tranquil Designs we are committed to transforming your dreams and our design concepts into reality. We provide you with multiple floor plans, illustrating the best ways to maximize your space. Our detailed budget spreadsheet includes furniture selections at various price points and helps you decide where to make key investments while staying within budget. Tranquil Designs services include worry-free order processing and tracking, working with vendors and contractors, and overseeing delivery and installation.


Are you more attracted to a traditional look or something more modern? Do you like somber colors or a more whimsical feel with bright colors or pastels? If you have a particular style in mind, Deri can help you realize your vision. If you are not sure, owner Deri Washington will help you find the perfect style to suit your taste and your budget. An experienced professional interior designer can create a feeling of unity and uniqueness within the same space.


Our personalized approach at Tranquil Designs helps our customers balance their needs and preferences to achieve the best overall design possible. Call us today and let us make your dream come true.

Dining Room Raleigh Interior Design

Owner/Principal Designer


Deri Washington is an experienced and creative interior designer whose main focus is service.  She earned her degree in interior design from Ashworth College in Norcross, Georgia. Deri founded her own interior design company, Tranquil Designs, LLC in 2009. Deri is known for her attention to detail and her ability to visualize what her clients’ needs are and then translate their vision into reality.


Deri has worked on a number of projects in all sizes, from full-house design to simple color consults. She has worked on a number of commercial projects, including office spaces, as well. Deri’s passion for design shows in her work – she believes that you change someone’s life by simply transforming their space.


Deri has a heart for community and has developed a program within her business to give back. Every year she chooses a nonprofit organization in her community and donates her design skills and any furniture needed to makeover one room in that organization. She was awarded a certificate for an outstanding job well done in 2015 from the Pregnancy Resource Center of the Poconos.

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