About Us

     JOANI STEWART, ASID, principal and head project designer of  MONTANA AVE. INTERIORS, has been designing homes in and around the Los Angeles area since l981.  Joani is a  graduate of Antioch University and UCLA Interior Design Program.

In 1983 she opened her first design studio in West Hollywood as Joani Stewart Designs, but later formed a partnership with a fellow design student and renamed the studio LA Designworks.

     In 1994 Joani left the partnership and opened MONTANA AVE. INTERIORS, on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica.

In 2009 Montana Ave. Interiors opened an office in the  Marina City Club in Marina del Rey, CA

     Ms. Stewart has always had an avid and active interest in and passion for modern and contemporary art. Her extensive knowledge and enjoyment of the arts is an important part of every one of her design projects.

     Joani is a member of the Modern and Contemporary Art Council at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art),  a member of MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), the Getty and the Armand Hammer museums. She is a member of the Los Angeles Conservancy, a member of  The Los Angeles Mural Conservancy, LA Forum for Architecture and the MAK Center for Art and Architecture.









MONTANA AVE. INTERIORS is a full-service interior design firm specializing in creating interiors that fit your lifestyle and your budget. Interior Design is a multi-faceted job requiring today’s professional to be an expert in many areas ranging from architecture to furniture design to lighting and accessories.


MONTANA AVE. INTERIORS coordinates the many facets of your particular design project to achieve the results you desire. In order to do our job efficiently and effectively we require the specialization of a team of talented professionals who are experts in their various fields and enable the designer to translate the client’s image to reality.


MONTANA AVE. INTERIORS teams with professional, reliable and talented architects, structural engineers, general contractors, lighting designers, audio visual, home theater and home security specialists, landscape designers, art consultants and art appraisers, decorative painters, upholsterers, fine finish craftspeople, florists, and more.


MONTANA AVE. INTERIORS is proud to have had the pleasure to work for such valued clientele as actresses Shelley Long,  comedian, Lily Tomlin, the CEO of Lionsgate Films, the president of Virgin Records, the president of Houston’s Restaurants, the vice- president of Herbalife, as well as many prominent writers, lawyers and other professionals in our community.