The Refined Group is a multifaceted design firm located in Phoenix, AZ. Dana Lyon, principle designer/founder and her team create beautifully curated spaces ranging in size and style to meet specific needs of each client. The talented design team at The Refined Group excels at creating contemporary luxury through their ability to balance a sophisticated aesthetic with functionality.


We take a thoughtful, unique, and holistic approach to each client we work with, each project we design. Engaging in every detail from conception to completion. Bringing our experience, resources, and distinctive point of view, we realize the client’s vision through partnership and a focused process. With an emerging scope of projects in San Francisco, Aspen, Sun Valley, Los Angeles and other locations we collaborate with our clients digitally by using virtual meeting software, curated presentations, and well thought out floor plan development.

 We listen to our clients and become their advocates within the design process. Helping to craft environments that suit their lifestyle while remaining luxurious, livable, and above all else, personal. Our relationships with artisans and craftsmen play a primary role in the uniqueness of each project. We are constantly curating spaces that bring a mix of natural materials, textures and patterns. We believe in Design for Living Well.


Principal Designer

Dana Lyon

Dana Lyon, Principal Designer, has always had a passion for interior design.  After majoring in Design and Fine Arts in college, she subsequently graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School in Paris, France.   Dana spent 15 years working in the Luxury goods industry with Conde Nast. She was the Publisher of Wired magazine, and worked at Gourmet, Food and Wine, and Vanity Fair publications. Her past experience refines and reflects her impeccable taste in every aspect of the design process, from the simplest to the most customized details. 


Open Positions

Full Time Positions

PROJECT MANAGER/JUNIOR DESIGNER - Click here for job description  

Design Interns

We are always looking for interns! please reach out via email and send us a sample of your portfolio and skills. 



  • Proficient in CAD
  • Ability to keep up with a fast paced work flow
  • Self started & eager to learn


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