Meet our Interior Designers

Ray-Lee Mezentsev, IDS Principal Designer


Ray-Lee Mezentsev is an award winning Interior Designer, who is highly skilled in creating exquisite environments. She approaches each project with a deep understanding of the multifaceted process that is required to design homes that are visual reflection of the client.

Proficient in  balancing design budgets, schedules, and requirements; she is able to focus on a multitude of small details in implementing design solutions without losing sight of the big picture.

With over 17 years of design experience doing projects throughout the US and internationally, Ray-Lee is a Certified Interior Designer and is an active member of Interior Design Society and National Association of Professional Women. She has a BA in Interior Design, and prides herself in professional business practices, has strong skill sets in leadership, project management and teamwork. She has won  the award of Excellence in Design for Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. 

Gail Empey Designer


Gail's design philosophy has matured over 32 years of living and working in France. During this time, she has worked with renown architects in the south of France, where she was apart of the build and design team for many high-end private home projects. In addition to that, her skills and knowledge has been superbly refined by her extensive travel throughout Europe, Asia and South America.

Gail is a specialist in sourcing antiques and vintage pieces, and has partnered for over two decades with some most renown galleries and dealers. She is adept at sourcing and acquiring that rare piece to make the design individual. If your home needs that "one of a kind" look and feel, Gail is the person to help you achieve that.