Meet the Team
Raised in Savannah, Leah Giroux Bailey knew from an early age that she wanted to be an interior designer. “When I was in fifth grade, we had a career day. I dressed up as what I thought an Interior Designer looked like, with big jewelry and cork boards with fabric. I thought designers wore big jewelry.”
After graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design, Leah began working for local companies including Creative Stone and Garden State Tile. Through these experiences she learned the ins and outs of construction and practical application of design giving her the experience she needed to create her own business,
LGB Interiors, LLC.
For over two decades, Leah has worked as an interior designer for homes throughout the Lowcountry including Palmetto Bluff and Colleton River in Bluffton, SC and in Hilton Head Island, SC. In addition to residences in the surrounding areas, she also works closely with clients on their second homes throughout the country. Her style encompasses the timeless, classic lines of the Lowcountry with touches of European elegance. You’ll always find layers of textures, soft tones, and unique accessories in Leah’s projects.
As 2020 businesses grew in the Lowcountry due to the unexpected global pandemic so did Leah's. She opened a boutique in July of 2020 in the heart of downtown Bluffton, South Carolina and a second location in Savannah, Georgia in March, 2023. The shops offer the community a glimpse of the creative vision that Leah lends to every project. She now shares with everyone her talent, rare finds, and refined collection of decor, apparel, and more. These offer inspiration and an opportunity to have a piece of Leah Bailey inspired design for yourself and your home.
After earning her undergraduate degree in Furnishings and Interiors from the University of Georgia, Savannah native Katie Marlin moved to New York to pursue a career in interior design. She joined the iconic interiors firm Dorothy Draper & Company as a project manager at the Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia, and later became the Creative Director for luxury textile design firm Carleton V Ltd. Her role at LGB Interiors represents a homecoming in every sense—the opportunity to return to designing thoughtful residential interiors in the place she loves most.
Janet is a master of numbers and finances for LGB Interiors, LLC. A native of Savannah, she worked as an Accountant for the Georgia Department of Revenue, Income Tax Division and the Staff Accountant at Courtyard by Marriott, but her favorite job by far is working for Leah. Janet brings her love of God, joy, and positivity to the team. She makes sure everything at LGB Interiors is under control, while continuing to balance her family and church life.
Rachel graduated from the University of Richmond with degrees in Marketing and Studio Art before heading off to Birmingham, Alabama to work for Southern Living for nine years. Starting as an intern and making her way to Production Director, she strengthened her organization and management skills. She was always drawn to the interior design portion of the magazine and after making the decision to move back home to Savannah, Leah and Rachel had a serendipitous meeting at a champagne tasting. Leah brought Rachel on as the Design Director for the shops where she applies her organizational and design skills.
Breigh is a Savannah native, wife, and mother of two boys, a fitness lover, and an adventure seeker. She has spent years in retail and hospitality and eventually found her way into the fitness industry. As a personal trainer and instructor, she motivated those around her and helped others reach their goals. This is where her path crossed with Leah’s. So inspired by her dedication and enthusiasm, Leah brought Breigh onto her team. Fun, spunky, and eager to assist, Breigh will make sure your shopping experience is remarkable.
Lake is a Savannah native and a recent Bluffton local. She attended Southern New Hampshire University and is now pursuing her passion for people and apparel at Leah Bailey Interiors. She brings professional experience from previous administrative and customer relations roles in the Savannah and Hilton Head areas. It is Lake’s desire to help every Leah Bailey Interiors customer walk away feeling their personal best.
Linn Gresham brings her time-tested Southern style to luxury homes and hospitality interiors as the Senior Designer at Leah Bailey Interiors. With her convivial style, Linn brings her signature look centered around gracious living, sense of place, and lifestyle expression. Over the last 20 years, her taste-making has shaped many noteworthy homes, corporate offices, restaurants, clubs, showrooms, and hospitality spaces in Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi, and Alabama. She has cultivated a breadth of resourcing for fine finishes from around the globe and has a network of remarkable artisans. Her architectural training, construction know-how, and NCIDQ appellation serves her clients, architectural, and construction partners with an edge.
Linn has received several awards for her work, including the 2010 International Interior Design Association Best of Best Award of Merit in Retail Design for the Showroom at Savannah Hardscapes and three Historic Savannah Foundation Preservation Awards. She has notably been featured on HGTV and in other media, including local and national publications. Some projects of note include interiors for the historic Hamilton Turner Inn as featured online at House Beautiful digital, the Georgia Historical Society’s Jepson House, corporate interiors for the Savannah Economic Development Authority, renovations to Savannah Quarters Country Club, Port City Logistics brand experience, and countless historic homes. She attributes her success to her incredible influences in Savannah, Georgia, including her MFA and time teaching and mentoring at the Savannah College of Art and Design, her prior work experiences, unbelievable clients, and the lovely setting and city plan of Savannah.
An Alabama native, Linn Gresham has a BS from the University of Montevallo in Interior Design. She stayed in Savannah after receiving her MFA in Interior Design from SCAD, where she found "her landscape" in the Lowcountry. Linn’s collected and traveled life is centered on the Wilmington River with her son, with whom she shares a love for fishing and the richness of the marsh.
Design Project Coordinator
Kristin was born and raised in Savannah and graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. After college, she worked at Savannah Hardscapes. It was here she fell in love with the building and design industries. She loved being able to interact with architects, designers and homeowners and watch projects come together and the beautiful spaces that were being created. She then worked at a construction company as a project coordinator, where she helped new homeowners meet with different trades and kept their projects organized. Kristin’s position at LGB Interiors is a perfect blend of her love and appreciation of design and her organizational skills.
With a background in executive administration and office management, Tabitha joined the Design House in the winter of 2018 and is crucial to backstage operations. A flexible attitude and the ability to anticipate the needs of both the Designers and their clients, has made Tabitha an indispensable member of the team. Tabitha is a native of Jacksonville, FL. In 2010, she married her high school sweetheart and followed him through is military career to Colorado and eventually ending in the beautiful Savannah, GA where they’ve planted roots.
Molly Thomas hails originally from South Georgia but has called Bluffton home for over 16 years. Her vast experience in the Custom Homes, Marketing, Design, and Lifestyle business over the past 20 years helps her to execute the Leah Bailey Interiors brand in the best way for all of our clients.
When not working to grow the business she loves to travel and explore the Lowcountry and beyond with her husband Josh and their 3 girls Amelia, Piper, and Ramsey.
Assistant Shop Manager
Kristin, a Savannah native, attended Georgia Southern University and spent most of her career in the legal field and running her photography business before moving to Bluffton with her husband, Jason. Kristin's position as Assistant Shop Manager at Leah Bailey Interiors is the perfect culmination of her love of business, design, fashion, creativity, and community involvement. Kristin works with the team to bring you fabulous and unique finds at the Bluffton shop. When Kristin isn't in the shop, you can find her around town, photographing families, being involved in the community, or out paddleboarding on the May River with her husband.
"My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed working with Linn and end result was fabulous. Linn has a keen sense of style and is great at articulating the vision and desire of her client. They say no one wants to go to the dentist. Well, I think that Linn helped us change that. Patients of my wife's periodontal practice often compliment her and the staff on the new office. It's very comfortable and spa-like, exactly what we were looking for."
Alexa Young, CA