Crystal Photiou spent her high school and college years working in the Flower Market in downtown Manhattan.  It was there that she developed a love for the wide range of colors and textures nature can produce.   She spent the next 15 years in the Fashion Industry sourcing, developing and designing.  Her greatest passion was- and still is- mixing, matching and coordinating fabrics, colors and finishes to create a cohesive, put together collection.  She has traveled to Paris, London, Milan and Asia, sourcing the most beautiful plaids, prints and luxurious fabrics.  Working in fashion is not just about “pretty”- It’s about deadlines, problem solving, “the bottom line” and working with people with different personalities and needs- This experience makes Crystal uniquely suited to her next endeavor- Interior design.

As an interior designer, Crystal partners with her clients to give them beautiful, balanced and livable spaces.    She has an intimate understanding of color, texture and form- and a tight eye for scale and space.   She’s also a realist- Life is messy- people LIVE in their homes- Crystal really listens and looks at how her clients live and designs into their lifestyle.  She will be your greatest advocate- whether working on a full house renovation, or a one room makeover- Crystal keeps her eye on the ball- making sure the process stays on schedule and connecting the dots- so you don’t have to.  AND… making it fun!  Can’t leave that out-

Crystal Photiou

Our Services

Interior Design

  • Room Layouts/Furniture Placement/Furniture Selection/Space Planning
  • Color Palette Selection/ Paint Colors/ Fabric Selection/ Rug Selection
  • Illustrated Presentation Boards
  • Illustrated Custom Window Treatments
  • Lighting Selection and Placement
  • Artwork Selection

Renovation/New Construction

  • Material Specification- Tile, Countertops, Wood Flooring, Hardware, Mill Work
  • Kitchen and Bathroom Design and Layout
  • Custom Cabinetry
  • Scheduling and Timing of the Trades

Trade Referrals

  • Contractors, Carpenters, Painters

Event Planning

  • In Conjunction with Blossom Heath Floral in Oceanside, CP Interiors will plan and execute your next event.




“I have worked with Crystal on three different projects. Both my homes, Southampton and Old Brookville NY, have been completely designed by her. I absolutely adore working with Crystal. She is respectful, patient, and very professional. I have gone out and tried other designers but they have imposed their own personal taste making me feel uncomfortable. I am happy to always come back to Crystal and realize that she accomodates her design ideas to suit my personal taste, which she helped me identify. Her experience is wide and she has assited me with my contarctors and architects to design my homes (kitchens, bathrooms, living room…absoutely everything, soup to nuts!) she has become a great resource and most importantly someone I can rely on.”

– KG January 2014


“I hired Crystal several years ago to decorate my family room. Crystal went above and beyond expectations to give me and my family a beautiful and useful room She really listened to our needs.”

– KG June 2014


“CP Interiors is a fabulous design firm. Crystal, owner of CP Interiors, was wonderful to work with. She knew my taste and style even before I did! She did a great job helping me figure out my style and not push her taste or style on me. I was so happy with the final results that I just hired her to do my master bedroom and bathroom!”

– JG January 2013