About Us

Southport Design, LTD founded by Janet Ackerly in 1976 and later partnered with her daughter B. Elizabeth Rowley is an award winning design firm with over 30 years of experience creating both classic and modern interiors for both residential and commercial design work. Their interior design work includes work throughout Connecticut as well as New York, Florida, Vermont Texas California, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and London. Among their commercial projects are Country Club of Fairfield, The Pequot Yacht Club in Southport, Eagle Hill – Southport School, Fairfield Board of Realtors, The Town Hall in Fairfield, Town & Country Condominiums in Greenwich and model homes at Still Mountain Estates in West Hartford.

Southport Design is unique in its multi-generational perspective. The firm is characterized by their ability to formulate tasteful rooms that reflect a client’s style with a particular attention to their interests and needs. Their design provides structure and foundation for sustaining a level of functionality and flexibility well into the future. House Beautiful presented the Showcase Award to Southport Design in recognition of “Design Excellence”.