Your Vision,
Your Dream,
Our Passion

At M. James Design Group our team works together side-by-side using each person's strengths to create a vision for our clients. We provide full service residential and commercial interior design that is both thoughtful and personalized. Traveling throughout Texas and around the country, we are devoted to building lasting relationships.

Melinda James


Melinda, a native Texan grew up in a small Cajun French community. She graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas in 2004. During her law school years she assisted a friend in designing their home. The homeowner began to refer clients igniting a new found love for architecture and interior design and this quickly became her passion. By the time she graduated law school she had an established client base and a successful interior design business. Melinda's love of people and her innate ability to develop relationships with her clients helps her to interpret their dreams in ways that are uniquely personal and yet unexpected. Her heartfelt approach to creating a mood allows her to breath extraordinary life into each client's home. Melinda has a refined eye for color and detail. Her intuitive sense of scale and balance as well as her attention to detail are evident through her award winning designs. Melinda resides in Texas and designs throughout the country.

John Thomas James

Interior Designer/Principal

John studied environmental design at the University of Houston and completed his studies in Art Education at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. After teaching John started his career in the furniture business as a visual merchandiser. He soon became the buyer and vice president of a large retail operation. He is now a partner and merchandises a small high end furniture and design boutique. His scope of knowledge and long term relationships with the industry provides access to unlimited vendors of furniture lines, lighting, art and antiques. John's experienced design eye and impeccable taste along with his passion for art, design, and landscaping is evident throughout our projects. John was raised in the Big Thicket of Southeast Texas surrounded by the beauty of nature which lead to his interest in horticulture and landscaping. He excels at seamlessly blending the feeling of the interior living areas with outdoor spaces.