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Beyond the Surface: Interview With Caterina Badiello of CB Designs

Beyond the Surface: Interview With Caterina Badiello of CB Designs

As Featured in Luxury Guide 2024 print edition

Exquisite Interior Design for Luxury Living Brought To You By CB Designs
CB Designs, a renowned Miami-based interior design firm, is dedicated to offering a wide range of services for high-end luxury residential and commercial projects. Whether it’s crafting a dream home from the ground up or renovating an existing space, CB Designs excels in delivering outstanding results. With a distinctive brand of design perfectly suited for tropical and modern architectures, CB Designs collaborates closely with esteemed architecture firms to create breathtaking spaces. Led by the talented Caterina Badiello, the firm leverages the masterpieces of renowned artists such as Emre Arolat, Choeff-Levy-Fischman, Praxis, Danny Sorogon, and Dvice, enhancing their  work with distinctive interior and exterior design features.


Caterina Badiello, the visionary behind CB Designs, was born in Venezuela to Italian parents and immigrated to the United States over 20 years ago. Her passion and dedication for interior design became apparent from a young age as she worked on numerous luxury residential homes and high-end executive offices. Upon her arrival in the US, she pursued her studies in interior design, participated in seminars, and gained hands-on experience in developing luxury spec home companies.  In addition to being an esteemed designer, Caterina Badiello possesses a diverse range of talents and interests including being a master pilot! Her passion for aviation and dedication to fitness complement her creative pursuits, showcasing her multifaceted nature and commitment to excellence in various domains.

With 16 years of experience working with a developer investment firm, Caterina has become an artist who keeps her feet firmly on the ground. She possesses a comprehensive understanding of interior design planning and implementation, combining her artistic talent with impeccable craftsmanship and high-end finishing quality. Today, as a partner in SPEC luxury home design and development, Caterina’s artistic flair and cost-effective approach ensure beautiful, appealing final products that offer maximum investment returns within budget constraints.

When asked about CB Designs’ core values, Caterina emphasizes their unwavering commitment to achieving efficiency, luxury, beauty, functionality, and sophistication. Their goal is to create spaces that flawlessly blend timeless elegance with modern innovation, resulting in environments that are not only visually appealing but also practical and functional.

When asked about the driving force behind her success, Caterina emphasizes the importance of her meticulous organizational skills. She believes that these skills are essential in ensuring seamless project management, from the initial concept development all the way to the final completion. This commitment to organization has been instrumental in CB Designs’ ability to deliver turnkey high-end luxury products and achieve remarkable success. Caterina also acknowledges the invaluable contributions of her well-rounded design team and the wealth of experience gained through collaborating with luxury residential developers, further enhancing the firm’s accomplishments.

CB Designs is driven by a mission to turn homeowners’ dreams into breathtaking reality, all while respecting their desired budget. Specializing in full-scale luxury builds, renovations, and high-end styling projects, the firm places emphasis on the versatility of project designs and the use of top-quality materials. By crafting high-end luxury interior and exterior designs, CB Designs strives to enhance the value of spaces and create truly extraordinary living environments.

CB Design’s Other Services Offered: 

Interior Design Detailing: CB Design brings attention to detail in every project, offering unique custom wall coverings, millwork, and sourcing from global resources.
Schematic & Design Development: Services include space planning, furniture design, kitchen and bathroom layouts, closet detailing, and finish material selection.
New Construction and Remodeling: CB Design’s experienced team manages projects from concept development to completion, providing services such as architect selection, budgeting, construction plans, and permit processing.
Renovations: With a hands-on approach, CB Design ensures renovations are performed to the highest standard, including color palette establishment, millwork detailing, space planning, and window treatment design.
Decorating and Staging: CB Design handles furniture layout, decorative lighting, accessory selection, artwork curation, area rugs, window treatments, and special wall finishes.

By offering a comprehensive range of services, CB Design creates exceptional interiors that reflect their clients’ vision and style.

CB DESIGN – Caterina Badiello Design
11098 Biscayne Blvd. #303 Miami Fl 33161
(305) 733-3428 |
IG: CBDesign.Miami