Ray Booth

Ray Booth is a renowned interior designer and principal partner at the esteemed firm McAlpine. Based out of offices in Nashville and New York City, his innovative approach to design infuses spaces with a keen sense of place and tranquility as well as layered and bold details, speaking to each individual client and setting. As an Alabama native and alumnus of Auburn University’s School of Architecture, Ray's love of house and home was nurtured in the American south. His best-selling book, Evocative Interiors, was published by Rizzoli and showcases luxury residential projects on both coasts and throughout the U.S. Ray’s acclaimed furniture collection for Hickory Chair incorporates a contemporary spin on classical design in its refined forms and detailing, and a decorative lighting collection with Visual Comfort & Co. is imbued with a signature appreciation for historical reference in modern shapes. As an AD 100 Designer, his work has graced the covers and pages of Architectural Digest, Veranda, House Beautiful, Hamptons Cottage & Gardens, and many others. With an undimmed passion for beauty, Ray shares his life and homes in New York and Nashville with his husband John Shea.