“Interior Design concerns itself with more than the aesthetic of a space. It should harmonize with the built environment creating “architectural interiors” benefiting everyone who experiences the space.”


Colletta Conner is Studio Leader of ForrestPerkins’ Dallas office. With over twenty years of experience, Colletta has led major projects with brands, including Accor, Four Seasons, Hilton Hotels, Marriott International, Intercontinental Hotels, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Wyndham and numerous Boutique independent properties. She brings extensive experience in large scale and boutique hotels, spa design, restaurants, and resort properties. Her award winning work includes numerous Landmark Historic Hotels.

She also leads the design of major luxury multi-residential projects. Colletta’s ability to balance highly detailed design with astute project and financial management skills makes her a strong and respected mentor and leader in the firm and a valued collaborator with clients.

Her passion for creating healthy environments that impact body, spirit, and mind is part of her DNA. Prior to her career in design Colletta served for 8 years in the U.S. Air Force, where she was a medic & Health Promotion Director. This unique background engages particular interest of the impact the built environment has on its end users. Wellbeing is not optional and as a design leader commits to this endeavor.

Colletta holds a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership, and is an NCIDQ-certified interior designer, licensed in the State of Texas.