Rosa Dest

“Rosa takes the time to figure out who her client is, and really get to know them and what they like. Rosa introduced me to things I would have never thought of that worked beautifully, because she took the time to get to know me.”—Melissa Arroyo

Rosa Plaza Dest prides herself in her abilities to “really get to know people.” By taking an interest in her clients, their families, and their lives, she learns about their likes and dislikes, their buying preferences and their comfort level.

Design Approach

Award winning, Charlotte-based designer Rosa Plaza Dest believes the best decor expresses personality. Through her practical approach to planning and her joyously unrestrained sense of color, Rosa creates bold, collected, colorful, delightfully inviting, and very livable spaces. She believes good design is not just about the result, but the process should be enjoyable and rewarding.

Rosa is the only interior designer in the Charlotte area designing Dental/Medical offices. With over 20 years of experience, she is well versed in the processes and needs of these specialized office spaces.

Rosa is the winner of the “2009 Excellence in Remodeling Award for Kitchens,” presented by The Home Builders Association of Charlotte, was published in “Charlotte Designs,” benefiting Habitat for Humanity, and was Honorably Mentioned by the Charlotte Historic Society for Preservation of a Historic Site for her ‘Belvedere Family Dentistry’ project in 2012.

Rosa was also a finalist for The National Association of Women Business Owners, Charlotte Chapter’s 2014 Business Woman of the Year award, and has been featured in the New Dentist magazine.

She and her husband of  have three adult children and call Charlotte, NC home.


Meet Rosa

The New Dentist Magazine

Imagine you’re a patient visiting your office for the first time. Are you greeted by calming colors, subdued lighting, and tasteful décor? Does the office smell nice? Does it sound tranquil?
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Meet Rosa

Featured in the April 2015 Today’s Charlotte Woman’s magazine

Rosa Dest has a background in clothing and textiles, and she loves to add a flourish of color to projects. Rosa Dest Interiors offers full and partial design options, and she has 20 years of experience designing offices in the medical/dental world.
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North Carolina Homes

Check out my interview, Liven Up Your Home with Unique Interior Designs on NorthCarolinaHomes, one of the top sites for North Carolina Condos , including Charlotte, NC . North Carolina Homes also services Clearwater, Florida realty and Rock Hill, South Carolina properties.


The American Society of Interior Designers

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators, and students—committed to interior design.
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The Interior Design Society

As one of the country’s largest design organizations dedicated to serving the residential interior design industry, the Interior Design Society offers its members continuing education, resources, programs, business support, and services.
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National Association of the Remodeling Industry

The core purpose of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is to advance and promote the remodeling industry’s professionalism, product, and vital public purpose.
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National Association of Women Business Owners

Since 1975, the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO®) has been the front line of America’s 10.6 million women-owned businesses. The Charlotte chapter is specifically designed to fuel the success of the 42,000 women-owned businesses in the greater Charlotte area.
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