Founded by Dana Lyon in 2001 as Palm Design Group.  Over the past 15 years Dana and her team have been "REFINING" what is interior design today.  In order to align the design firm with it's emerging scope of projects beyond its original Arizona setting they recently re-branded to The Refined Group.

The Refined Group encompasses projects in San Francisco, Sun Valley, British Columbia, Aspen, New York, Los Angeles and many other exciting locations. 

At The Refined Group we ARE CONSTANTLY evolving, cultivating, and creating what we believe to be "DESIGN FOR LIVING WELL"

Working with The Refined Group, clients have access to more than your typical design firm.  We believe in technology, from the latest textiles to software systems to visualize your space in a new and exciting light.

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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