J. Waddell Interiors has been ranked in the top 4 interior design firms in Louisville Business First for the past nine years.


In business since 1994, we are a full-service interior design firm specializing in projects that range from single rooms to total home renovation and new construction. Other specialties include downsizing/senior living, professional office design and restaurants design. Joan Waddell has been published in numerous regional and national publications including Traditional Home Magazine and Kentucky Homes and Gardens and has participated in the Bellarmine Showhouse for over 12 years. She was one of sixteen designers selected in the state of Kentucky to design a permanent room in the Old Governor’s Mansion, which was completed in 2009. A member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), Joan served as the Louisville Community Chair from 2007-2009 during which she initiated a collaboration with Habitat for Humanity’s Restore for donations of furnishings from ASID members’ design projects. She was also ASID chapter president for the 2016-2017 term. She has been a Certified Interior Designer (CID) in the state of Kentucky since its inception in 2005.