In 2010 Melissa established SDS with the vision of creating forward-thinking and engaging interior design based on the idea of storytelling. To continue and advance that vision she formed Design Syndicate in 2018, a firm that fully embraces collaboration and partnerships to create not only an enriching creative process but a holistic design as well.

Design Syndicate offers over 25 years of experience in all facets of interior architecture, such as concept development and branding, space planning, construction documents and furniture selection. Sworn to being the right sized firm with an ingenious approach to creating design solutions, Design Syndicate crafts stories which develop into a customized design for their clients.


Pre-development Evaluation

Concept Design

Space Planning


Workplace Design

Interior Architecture

Brand Design

Construction Documents

FF&E Selection and Procurement

Project Administration

Project Management

Permit Submittal


...I hired Melissa to consult on an executive office that included layout design and furniture/material selection. I found her to be incredibly creative and a pleasure to work with and I was quite pleased with the results of her efforts.
— Rick Ramireze / Senior VP Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc.
Melissa Salamoff has been one of the most stable and reliable members of our design team for years. She never ceases to amaze us with her progressive and creative ideas, work ethics and commitment to perfection.
— Shane Astani / Astani Enterprises
Melissa has been our key ally and consultant. She has been instrumental in developing our unique PROTO interiors. Her creativity has been a source of inspiration on all levels of our design. She is an amazing collaborator who is constantly adding to the partnership.
— Frank Vafee / Found & CEO of Proto Homes