Lela is the creative force at the core of the interior design team representing HBG Design’s Luxury Hospitality Studio. With a distinctive specialty in FF&E, she has a meticulous eye for detail. Lela has been the principal designer behind some of the studio’s most prestigious and award-winning interior projects.

Lela leads HBG’s Dallas-based Luxury Hospitality Studio representing a team of talented creatives who joined HBG from the former Wilson Associates. Leading this dynamic collective, Lela guides her team in working with renowned luxury brands across the globe, positioning and designing distinctive hospitality spaces filled with extensive local and global references and contextual color palettes, textures and finishes. Lela’s vast experience in luxury hospitality and luxury living can be seen in the acclaimed interiors of some of the world’s leading hotel brands such as Four Seasons, Renaissance, Ritz-Carlton, Hilton, InterContinental and more.She is a licensed interior designer and graduate of the Savannah College of Art & Design, where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in interior design, and Florida Southern College, where she earned an MBA in international business.