My name is Dayka Robinson, and I'm an Interior Designer.

As I young girl I loved working with my hands, building and taking things apart while eagerly awaiting each school book fair so I could buy the DIY books that I loved--these are my humble design roots. As I grew up, I was certain that I wanted to spend my life doing work I'd be passionate about and refused to settle for anything less. It only made sense that I focus on my passion of Interior Design, and I haven't looked back since.

Opening my design studio, Dayka Robinson Designs, was a natural progression after launching my blog in 2009. My love for second-hand shopping, antiquing & estate sale-ing-- introduced by my grandmother so many years ago--has become an integral part of my design business today. From designing interior spaces for clients to selling reinvented show-stopping vintage pieces, I live and design by the 3 R's (Rescue, Reuse, Reinvent) and love to show my clients how to mix re-imagined vintage pieces with newer furniture, textiles, and accessories to create a space that truly reflects their personality & lifestyle.

As a designer my first goal is to help you define your style, then use your style as a jumping board to create a space you'll love to live in. I'll push you to explore options you might normally shy away from but don't worry--my intent is to ensure you'll love your finished room as much as I'll love working on it...and I'll be there to hold your hand every step of the way.          

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A California girl at heart, Dayka Robinson is an Atlanta-based interior designer with a BA (Sociology) from Spelman College and formal design training from Gwinnett Technical College. A former Design Assistant on the popular TBS show Movie And A Makeover, Dayka is the writer of the popular blog, DRD (formerly Meditations on Life and Style), and co-founder of Room Service Atlanta, a non-profit charity that organizes Atlanta designers to provide pro-bono design services to area homeless shelters. Dayka was honored on the 2014 Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles "15 Under 40" list as a "tastemaker who is shaping the future of Atlanta's arts & design culture." Her work has been featured in Kelly Edwards' The Design Cookbook, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Uptown,  The Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Atlantan, Atlanta Magazine and more.