Carolyn Ames Noble

Carolyn Ames Noble

Carolyn Ames Noble is the founder of Ames Design Studio. Ames Design Studio focuses on workplace and lifestyle interior design, materiality and design research. Carolyn has a passion for the role of materials in design and is a consultant for several commercial product lines in architectural solutions, flooring, and paint & coatings.

Carolyn is a Director on the National ASID Board of Directors. She is also a contributing editor for the North American viewpoint for Colour Hive’s international trend forecast magazine, Mix. And as a WELL Faculty member, the importance of environmental well-being is central in all of her work.

She began her design journey at HWH Architects Engineers & Planners in Cleveland, Ohio, and subsequently joined the Sherwin-Williams Company, where she held several positions of increased responsibility, including hospitality & corporate interior designer, Southeast U.S. designer marketing manager, and North American color marketing & design manager for the Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Division.

An interior design graduate from the University of Akron, Carolyn is a champion for the design industry and an active member of ASID. Her career has been entrenched in design and materials research, and she enjoys delivering dynamic and interactive presentations on these topics.