Ellen Cantor Interior Design, Inc. offers a new, unique service—DESIGNER HOUSE CALLS

Designer House Calls is like an old-fashioned visit from your physician. In a 2 hour session, Ellen can complete a design history and physical and prescribe the proper treatment.

Some of the design problems Ellen can help you with are:

What colors should I paint my house? How many colors can I use? How will I know if like them before I start painting?

How do I arrange my current furniture? New furniture? Or the furniture from 2 households that are being combined?

What additional pieces of furniture do I need?

Where should I put additional lights? What kind? How do I create a mood with lighting?
How do I highlight art and accessories?

How do I add art and accessories? How do I reorganize my existing collections and accessories?

I have my plans from the architect. How do I know if the furniture will fit?

How can I create a home office? How do I organize my existing home office? Garage? Playroom?


In two hours, Designer House Calls will provide a design plan personalized for the future of your home.

Call for an appointment: 310-977-6471 or: e-mail to:ellen@ellencantor.com

Ellen Cantor Interior Design is your best choice for interior design consulting services, and has achieved the following affiliations and certifications:


Ellen Cantor, CID, graduated from the University of Illinois and UCLAX Architecture and Interior Design Program, a FIDER accredited school.


Ellen has passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) Exam, an extensive exam for interior designers, the equivalent to a medical specialty exam or the bar exam.

    NCIDQ is an independent organization created in the public interest to establish minimum standards for the qualification of professional interior designers. It has qualified over 9,000 interior designers since its incorporation in 1974. The Council consists of representatives from seven member organizations-American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Council of Federal Interior Designers (CFID), Institute of Business Designers (IBD), Institute of Store Planners (ISP), Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), Interior Designers of Canada (IDC), and International Society of Interior Designers (ISID)-as well as Representatives from American states and Canadian provinces with licensing, certification, and/or registration statutes which stipulate the NCIDQ examination for license eligibility.


Ellen Cantor, CID, is a Certified Interior Designer.

California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC), qualifies applicants as Certified Interior Designers. Applicants must pass certain educational requirements and/or have seven years in the business. In addition, the applicant must pass a three hour exam in Building and Barrier-Free Codes administered by the National Council of Interior Design Qualifications. This exam is concerned with building codes and health and safety issues as well as issues related to access for the disabled This is especially important in light of the recent passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Call for an appointment: 310-977-6471 or: e-mail to:ellen@ellencantor.com