Deirdre Sullivan


Deirdre Sullivan is a freelance feature writer who specializes in interior design and home improvement. Her career has taken her from an assistant editor at Elle magazine to a content creator for brands and publishers including, MTV Networks, and Bustle.


  • 10+ years of writing experience and covering all things home decor and interior design.
  • Been a featured speaker at Social Media Week NYC, 140 Characters Conference, Fashion 2.0 Awards, and PR News Conference


Deirdre started writing for The Spruce in 2014. She has written for publications such as MTV Networks, Bustle,, and HouseLogic. Deirdre is also a "maker." Her award-winning collection of home and personal accessories has been featured in The New York Times, Marie Claire, Elle Magazine, InStyle, Real Simple, Better Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Oprah Magazine, and more. 

Currently, Deirdre is obsessed with making the most of her pre-war New York City apartment.


Deirdre Sullivan earned her degree in communications at SUNY Purchase. 

Expertise: Interior decor

About The Spruce

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