Hello, I’m Amanda — The Principal Designer behind AMA Designs & Interiors, an interior design firm located in northern New Jersey, serving residential and commercial clients locally and globally.

As a certified Design Psychology Specialist, I design “happy interiors” that support people starting a new chapter of life such as recently married, separated, or looking to expand their family.

I help homebuyers go from overwhelmed with decisions to feeling overjoyed with their home—while saving time, money, and peace of mind. Whether this is your starter home or your forever home, your environment should be a reflection of you and meet your needseven if it’s temporary. The moment your home starts to function for you, not against you, life becomes effortless.

When your home reflects your story, personality, and style, your home evokes a certain energy. All of a sudden, those four walls start to feel like an extension of you and your life. Design isn’t just about pretty things. On a deeper level, great designs improve your life. I am passionate about helping others achieve a beautiful home that fulfills their needs and sharing that experience with as many people as possible.

With a decade of industry experience, I help people across the globe create intentional spaces that influence the next chapter of their life. The choices we make in our homes impact how we approach every aspect of our lives—consciously and subconsciously. Things aren’t just things; they represent something, and that is what makes a house a home. When we curate items that remind us of what we want to bring more of into our life, we set an intention and an affirmation for our future. Intentional design elevates your living space and your headspace.

Design goes deeper than picking out fabrics. I design with intention and everything I select has a purpose. Great designs have the power to change how you live life.
— Amanda M. Amato, Founder

As Seen In…

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  • NOV 2018 - Commercial Kitchen Designed by AMA Designs featured in Weight Watchers Commercial

  • JUN 2018 - Design Advice for Stuaton + Henry: “34 Designers Share their Design Advice for Couples” Read here

  • MAR 2018 - Gorgeous Home Reno under $30k Designed Virtually. Read here

  • FEB 2018 - Interview with Floor Coverings International. Read here

  • DEC 2016 - Televised Interview with Joanna Gagis of “Life and Living”. Watch here

  • JUL 2016 - Great Notch Firehouse Gets Kitchen Makeover featured in The Record Home

  • AUG 2016 - Interior Designer Lends Expertise to Little Falls Firehouse. Read here

  • NOV 2016 - Attic Becomes Bedroom Oasis featured in The Record Home

  • JAN 2016 - Interview with Floor Coverings International. Read here

  • JUN 2015 - Designer Curated Collection with View here

  • OCT 2014 - Sponsored Online Video Series “Make the Most of Your Space.” Watch here