About Us

Based in Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico, Susan Westbrook Interiors, Inc. has been serving discerning clients throughout the Southwestern United States and all around the world for over 30 years.

SWI Inc. is led by President and Licensed Interior Designer (#42), Susan Westbrook.

Her limitless creativity and rich sense of history and tradition inform a one of a kind style that has been featured extensively in top publications in the interior design field including Phoenix Home and Garden and Su Casa.  In 2004, Susan's own home was featured on HGTV's "Generation Renovation," which profiled the restoration and remodeling of her 200 year old adobe home.

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Awards and accomplishments for Susan Westbrook Interiors

  • 2014 "Best of Houzz.com" in Customer Satisfaction
  • 2006 Cover of Phoenix Home & Garden featured Susan’s own home in “Best of the Southwest Issue”
  • 2005 Named Top Interior designer in Albuquerque, NM by Albuquerque Magazine
  • 2004 Featured Designer on HGTV’s “ Generation Renovation “
  • 2003 “Southwestern Style Award” from Su Casa magazine in ASID Design Competition
  • 2001 Home of the Year with David Waszak (Combined parade of Santa Fe and Albuquerque) NM Home Builders Association 
  • 2000 Gold Award winner Albuquerque Parade of Homes with David Waszak
  • 1999 One of 6 designers selected for the Fabled Tables Exhibit with Foreign Traders of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Museum of International Folk Art Santa Fe, NM
  • 1998 Gold Award winner Albuquerque Parade of Homes with David Waszak
  • 1997 Gold Award winner Albuquerque Parade of Homes with David Waszak
  • 1996 Runner up in The Great Homes of Santa Fe, The Santa Fean
  • 1996 “Honor Award” winner Albuquerque Parade of Homes with David Waszak
  • 1996 “Enchantment Award” SF Brown, Santa Fe Parade of Homes
  • 1995 Feature Designer of the year, New Mexico Magazine special home issue, March


Susan Westbrook has also been featured in the following publications:

  • 1980 UNM Architectural researcher for Guide to Old Town Albuquerque for the Albuquerque Museum
  • 1994 Country Livings magazine
  • 1994 Madame Figaro home Spring edition Paris, France (Cover)
  • 1996 Albuquerque Monthly, Best of Albuquerque Edition
  • 2001 Phoenix Home and Garden for shopping trips she hosts to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
  • 2002 Old House magazine
  • 2004 Su Casa magazine (Cover)
  • 2004 Phoenix Home and Garden magazine Santa Fe Issue 
  • 2004 Home shot for Home and Garden TV’s “Generation Renovation”
  • 2005 Kirk Gittings’ book Shelter from the Storm features shot of her home; reviewed in New Mexico Magazine
  • 2005 Bliss Magazine Santa Fe, New Mexico (2 issues)
  • 2005 NM Home Magazine (SF homes)
  • 2006 NM Home Magazine (SF Las Campinas homes)
  • 2006 Phoenix Home and Garden to feature Susan’s own home in “Best of the Southwest Issue”
  • 2007 September won the gold NM Homes of Enchantment Tour
  • 2008 NM Business Journal names Susan top interior designer in New Mexico (3 years in a row)


Since returning to work in 2013 after recovering from breast cancer, Susan has been active in New Mexico's booming film industry, working recently as a prop consultant for AMC’s Breaking Bad.  

Additionally, she has been active online, being selected as a Featured Designer for houzz.com and submitting articles on Southwestern Interior Design influences as well as the role of geographic isolation and enhanced transportation methods and architectural evolution.

Susan also remains a regular contributor and consultant for “Su Casa Magazine,” and had another project featured in the magazine recently.