Julie A. Priddy, ASID, CMKBD

Company: Accolades, Inc.
Germantown, MD 20874-2969
Phone: (301) 353-0025
Email: accolade@erols.com
Website: www.accoladesinteriors.com

Designer Profile

We are dedicated to your project and to meeting your needs with unsparing service, no matter how small or large and we design with resale in mind.

"Her warmth and concern for others are equally matched by her skill, quiet determination and unassuming manner. I recommend her most enthusiastically..." J.B. - Rockville, Maryland


Imagine dealing with one company that skillfully orchestrates your design, purchases materials and products, and attentively oversees craftsmen. We employ a team approach blending the abilities of client, contractor and designer. Our teaming relationships with architects, builders and suppliers are already established. Accolades strives to develop your vision and shape it into your dream project.

Services Offered

* American Society of Interior Designers (ASID),
* National Council of Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ),
* National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA),
* Certified Kitchen Designer (CKD)
* Certified Bath Designer (CBD)

Experience: 25 years of Interior Design and 15 years of Kitchen and Bath experience.
Role in Firm: Founder, President, and Certified Designer

Julie has been the head of Accolades Inc. for the last 18 years. Projects have been mostly residential, including many kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, media centers, home offices, libraries, dens, etc. Commercial projects have entailed senior retirement centers and small office design work. The emphasis of these projects has been advanced design and space planning with attention to client and project detail. Follow through of project management is our specialty.

She designed the Dream Kitchen project that received the Grand Prize award, as well as many projects which have been published in magazines. Service has been paramount to her business philosophy.

Areas of Service: Potomac, North Potomac, Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Alexandria, Poolesville, Barnesville, Urbana, Clarksburg, Frederick, Montgomery County, Fairfax County and Loudoun County.

Types of Residences: Primary Homes, Single Family Homes, Vacation Homes, Second Homes, Rental Property, Condos, Apartments, Townhouses, Commercial Senior Centers.



Awards & Publications

We won the Grand Prize for the Fischer & Paykel Washington Metropolitan Dream Kitchen. We have been published in Home and Design Magazine for a top kitchen design and several bathrooms projects on multiple years. We have been published in Bethesda Magazine for their Best bathroom designs for 2 years in a row. Also, Bethesda Magazine featured our own kitchen in an article titled "Kitchen Designers who Cook". We have been published in Insight Magazine and Metro Washington Home Improvement Magazine.

My client wanted a stately and unique retreat.  Together we created this elegant, restful result. 
I loved the resulting Cherry, Gold & Limestone fixtures with Tall Pillasters, columns and other architectural embelishments.  B.T., Potomac, MD
All the values we sought: high quality, personal attention to detail and excellent customer service. S.E. - Brookville, Maryland
Im still in awe each morning. P.M.- Olney, MD
It is so much more than I had ever dreamed. J.P. - Germantown, MD
She was well worth her fee because of the tremendous value she added to the project. S.A. - Montgomery Village, MD
We are impressed with her indefatigable energy, her mastery of technical processes as well as the very beautiful and professional work she creates. J.K. -Bethesda, MD
Very talented, professional, and extremely responsive.
Designed with resale in mind...was completed on time and under budget.  From dated to updated... D. & R.C. - Montgomery Village, MD
Thank you for our beautiful kitchen. S.& L.J. - Derwood, MD
Respect for our need for timeliness and ongoing clean up. T.B. - Kentlands - N.Potomac, MD
Your firm mastered our desires for the kitchen and our master bathroom. C.M. Chevy Chase, MD
For entertaining we love the functionality of our basement upscale bar area, it blends with the furnishings.
During the construction phase, she was the front line for communication with suppliers and the contractor.- C.P. Potomac, MD
Incorporated both of our styles into a harmonious theme. -C.M. Bethesda, MD
Appreciated you taking our vision and helping to narrow down the choices, and presenting us small sets of options.
Colorful, playful functional and fashionable.- E.K. Potomac, MD
It started with our favorite blue bowl and ended with our favorite room in the house.
The designer touches you added- a corbel braced shelf here, a wrap-around cabinet there, a unique flooring pattern around the table area...
They created an artist's kitchen showcasing my own personality.
Upscale powder room - like a jewel box
Square plumbing & tile with limestone and slate, brushed nickel, contemporary and stream-lined - F.G., Bethesda, MD
Tuscany Retreat- corner toilet, roman tub. -E.E. Silver Spring, MD
Plumbing options in vibrant bronze
Subtle, soothing, limestone, spa retreat
Moderne, sleek, upscale, pampered
Free form tub, oversized shower, honed granite tiles, plumbing options! C.M., N. Potomac, MD
Toilet- bidet room with style
Fresh, light, clean
Storage options and plumbing super shower
Small bath -all dressed up, demiloon vanity, display wall cab, heat lamp, rainshower and much more.
Small Bath- looses tub, adds oversized shower with extras.
Clean lines, sophisticated design - A.N. Kensington, MD
Euro-styled tub/shower with niches, grab bar and metalic tile
landscaper's pebbled rock backsplash, contemporary flavor
Bronze venetian influence with intricate tile layout
Shaker ideals with upscale materials
Shower sophistication with plumbing options and exotic tile
Black & White Classic
Ebony wood with glass mosaics and bronze hardware
Splendid upgrade from 1970's small bath to enlarged neoangle luxury - L.B., Potomac, MD
Oversized shower, niche tub, furniture vanities, glass door cabinetry, and shutters added to new window. -M.K., Bethesda, MD
Radiant heat flooring, heated towel bars... -J.K. Bethesda, MD
Multiple Showerheads, grab bar, niche, decorative frameless shower window and door.  - J.K. Bethesda
Custom closet, built-in storage, wood flooring... -B.M., N. Potomac
River Stone, Glass Block, Oversized shower, soaking tub with vinage hardware... -B.M., N. Potomac
Furniture looking vanity & mirror in the Powder room