Tracy A. Davis of Urban Dwellings is one of New England’s leading interior designers. Known for reinventing space with a blended aesthetic, Urban Dwellings provides a complete range of design services for luxury primary and secondary residences, boutique hotels, and restaurants. In 2011, Urban Dwellings was awarded Boston’s Perspective on Design Award for Best Object Design for their chandelier made of repurposed local Elm. In 2014, Urban Dwellings joins the Haute Design Network as the exclusive member for Portland, ME and is named one of America’s Top 100 Interior Design firms by Design Bureau Magazine. In 2016, Urban Dwellings was awarded the People’s Choice Award for residential design from AIA New Hampshire. Tracy is an active ASID member (American Society of Interior Designers).
Tracy’s designed interiors are uniquely proportioned, individually stylized, and reflect the deep environmental connection clients hold to their surroundings. Her work has been featured in trade publications nationwide with designs inspired by her travels through Europe, South America and the interior U.S.
“Each new project is a unique opportunity for individualized design.” Tracy points out, adding that she trusts her emotional intelligence to personally tailor each project to reflect the clients’ interests, experience, and lifestyle.
Urban Dwellings, a Portland based Interior Architectural Practice, was founded in 2005. Tracy’s notable portfolio is a display of design diversity that balances between luxurious coastal homes to the destination experience of a transformed Maine lighthouse. The firm regularly collaborates with trusted and prominent architects, craftsmen, and artists to produce unparalleled design results.
Tracy has served as an editorial advisory, board member, and contributing writer for numerous coastal shelter magazines. Playing an active role in design education has been a consistent force in Tracy’s design philosophy. Inspired by her past instructors, she taught studio and lecture courses as they pertained to interior design at both graduate and undergraduate levels at the Boston Architectural College. Additionally serving on academic review panels and as thesis advisor. In addition to her academic contributions she has been a guest speaker regarding interior design, in particular her own brand of aesthetic, at various East Coast universities and private lecture series.