A Decade of Design with Dujardin


Trudy Dujardin, ASID, is known for sophisticated style, award-winning interiors and graceful, eco-elegant design. A LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP +ID + C) and a passionate educator on environmental issues, Ms. Dujardin serves as an adjunct professor at Fairfield University, is the author of Comfort Zone: Creating the Eco-Elegant Interior and promotes beautiful design and holistic living through her blog holistichouse.com. Dujardin Design Associates creates interiors worldwide from offices in Westport, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts. 

Dujardin Design Associates, Inc. (DDA) creates distinctive interiors for some of the world’s most discerning clientele. From the traditional to the more contemporary, from casual beach houses to chic city apartments, the firm’s clean, refined aesthetic marries the finest antique furniture, original art, sustainable materials and natural finishes with timeless style. 

A longtime proponent of environmental awareness and holistic living, Trudy Dujardin seamlessly blends the highest quality non-toxic finishes with abundant comfort and sophisticated design, always responding to the lifestyle and preferences of her clients. Known nationwide for creating homes that are both beautiful and eco-friendly, their many clients refer to Dujardin’s signature style as eco-elegance.

Trudy Dujardin’s passion for green design and creating healthy environments led her to become a national authority on non-toxic building materials and indoor air quality, and later to become a LEED Accredited Professional with a specialty in interior design and construction. (LEED AP + ID + C)  Equally at home in St. Andrews, Scotland, New York City or on her beloved Nantucket Island, the award-winning design firm’s interiors have appeared in the country’s most prestigious interior design publications.

With the fall 2014 publication of Comfort Zone: Creating the Eco-Elegant Interior, Trudy Dujardin demonstrates a fresh 21st-century approach to design, emphasizing beautiful rooms, healthful furnishings and building materials, and extraordinary comfort, while honoring the world outside our doors.

Comfort Zone offers an intimate view into some of the most stunning homes in America. From stylish urban apartments to luxurious coastal vacation homes, meticulously restored sea captains’ manses, and modern houses built by renowned architects, Trudy’s emphasis on creating gracious, classically elegant interiors is demonstrated with striking color photography. (Available at amazon.com, pointedleafpress.com, or at your local bookseller.)

DDA embodies the philosophy that a healthy home is the ultimate luxury. 

A version of this article appeared in the September 2014 issue of Connecticut & Gardens with the headline: A Decade of Design with Dujardin.