Melissa Galt is a national lifestyle designer, speaker and author. The great granddaughter of acclaimed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, daughter of Academy Award-winning actress Anne Baxter and goddaughter to Hollywood’s legendary costume designer Edith Head, Melissa Galt is known for her no nonsense philosophy and straightforward approach. Melissa Galt helps people make their homes reflective of their life and lifestyle, no matter their circumstances.
Melissa Galt is sought after for her creative eye, visual expertise and design know how. Her mission is to help people live in a home that reflects their style and place in life: from singles to divorcees to couples, Melissa Galt counsels all of her clients to create the home they want now. She believes that everyone deserves good design at every point in his or her life, that a home is your external heart connecting you with the world, and that creating your interior is a process of self discovery.
Melissa Galt‘s designs are timeless, filled with the legacy of her family’s creative talent, remaining practical and flexible for the changing lifestyle needs of her clients. Believing “you are your home,” her designs include a historic farmhouse renovation, a public pavilion and entertainment center, a basement remodel with a media room and wine tasting room, a charming bungalow, and upscale homes across the country.
In addition to her work with clients, Melissa Galt is a popular speaker on lifestyle design. Melissa Galt often keynotes and conducts workshops at conferences and corporate events. Most recently, Melissa Galt launched three new speaking programs and a national campaign titled, “Designing a Signature Life.” Designing a signature life is not just about home interiors. It’s about all the components of a life well-lived: career choices, entertaining, cooking, relationships, books, travel, personal image, pursuits and passions. Melissa Galt shows audiences how to achieve the flexibility and patience needed to maximize the opportunities each of us has to live a rich and full signature live.
Melissa Galt has been the subject of feature articles in many national publications, and her columns have appeared in prominent newspapers, magazines and websites. She has also appeared on radio and television talk shows all over the country. Melissa is currently working on Melissa Galt Home, a line of accessories and furnishings and an original HGTV series that she will produce and host.