Welcome to GLDESIGN, the home of coastal chic living
From interiors to exteriors, renovation to new construction, the coast is never far from the heart in every project. Each vision comes to life using the finest quality materials, bold splashes of color, and dynamic textures. Our goal is to help transform your space by creating functional, beautiful designs with the signature GLDESIGN aesthetic.
Hi, I’m Gaelle.
Gaelle Dudley is the founder and creative director of GLDESIGN, one of Fairfield County, Connecticut’s fastest growing design firms. Inspired by her childhood in France, New England shorelines, California Dreams and Florida pastels, Gaelle and the GLDESIGN team weave beach living into every client’s home. Prior to founding GLDESIGN, Gaelle worked in commercial and residential design with some of Starwood Hotels’ most iconic brands, including St. Regis, W Hotels and Westin. Gaelle started her design adventure at a tech startup during the dot com boom of the early 2000’s and designed events around the globe for the international accounting firm KPMG. Gaelle and her family live in Fairfield, CT and soak in all that the beach and beach living have to offer.
Meet the GLDESIGN Team
LEAD INTERIOR DESIGNER & DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
A Connecticut coast native, Mackenzie has a passion for creating inspired spaces that are both beautiful and functional. Her background in corporate finance makes her an asset at keeping projects on track and on time. When not designing clients’ dream spaces, you can find her coaching high school soccer or taking long walks with her pup Miller.
Office Design Manager
Like the orb that inspires her design aesthetic, Christin is GLDESIGN’s resident sunshine. Whether working behind the scenes to keep the team humming or crushing it on install day, Christin brings that little something extra to every project. You may also see her at sunrise clearing her head with a long early morning run.
dIRECTOR OF MARKETING & e-design
Stephanie’s love of design was inspired by her builder-father and family trips along the coast. As the digital marketing guru, her creativity and strategic thinking help to promote the brand and create the ultimate customer experience. When she’s not working, you might find her on walks with her baby girl or completing home projects with her husband.
DESIGN OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
Meghan is passionate about designing spaces inspired by growing up in Connecticut and spending summers on Cape Cod with her family. Between her time as a Corporate Operations Manager and pursuing a Masters of Interior Design at Fairfield University, Meghan brings organization and attention to detail to every project. When not at work, Meghan loves spending time at home with her two girls and husband.
A Scandinavian native, Lisa spends her summers with family on Sweden’s beautiful west coast. She enjoys being creative in all aspects of her life and having studied art and textile design at Central Saint Martin’s in London, Lisa has applied these skills to visual merchandising, interior gallery sales and design, and most recently, marketing for GLDESIGN. Lisa spends her free time focusing on family, fine food, fitness and her furry friend Elvis.
Come coast with us
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