Roya R. Akbari is the founder of GREAT DREAMS INTERIORS, LLC, a full service window treatment and interior design company located in Potomac, Maryland.
GREAT DREAM INTERIORS is an MBE certified small business qualified to contract government-related projects. For the past 23 years, we’ve provided custom-made window treatments, bedding, upholstery and the like to suit a broad range of clients, each with their own personal tastes and preferences. We specialize in commercial projects, but regularly take on jobs for private homes as well.
The company’s mission is to take a client’s vision and – through meticulous design, carefully chosen textiles, and expert execution – turn that idea into a one-of-a-kind custom piece that is both beautiful and functional.
Our hope is to leverage our design knowledge and experience to ensure that our clients receive the highest level of service and a quality product. It is this commitment to service and attention to detail that has made Great Dreams Interiors one of the leading custom design firms in the DC metro area, delivering interior designs that, for over two decades, have matched or exceeded client expectations.
“The company’s mission is to take a client’s vision and – through meticulous design, carefully chosen textiles, and expert execution – turn that idea into a one-of-a-kind custom piece that is both beautiful and functional.”
- Federal style farmhouse in Virginia Hunt Country (in partnership with Alison Martion Interiors) (2011): The house was built in 1816 and went through a complete remodeling and redecoration. The window treatments throughout the house were made with Jim Thompson silk with intricate and hand sewn trims. This home was featured in Architectural Digest (Oct 2011).
- Spring Design House at Washington Design Center (2009): Upholstered all four walls of a spacious foyer with Stroheim silk and thick Dacron for DC design firm, Bossy Color.
- Chinese Consulate (2004): Designed and built custom window treatments for the entire building incorporating elaborate fabrics, sheers, and trims
- DAR Museum (1995): Designed and built custom window treatments (swags and jabots) made with horse hair fabric; re-upholstered dinning room chairs