In The Press 2021-10-15T13:52:03+00:00

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STYLE: Monika Nessbach, Owner of designbar

Charlotte Magazine
She creates vibrant, edgy commercial spaces with international flair.

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Different by design

Southpark Magazine
Traditional meets urban as Designbar’s Monika Nessbach teams with Richmond interior designer Gary Inman.

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Designbar Raises The Bar For Interior Design

QC Exclusive 
Monika Nessbach, owner of Charlotte’s Designbar, has had a passion for interior design since childhood.

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Designbar announces creative partnership with Gary Inman Home Couture

Designers Today 
A new, strategic alliance between boutique interior design firms offers a broad scope of experience and depth of design knowledge that benefits clients and designers alike.

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3 Spots You’ll Want to Instagram at Cantina 1511’s New Uptown Location

Charlotte Magazine 
The restaurant’s third location is adapted for the uptown crowd, which means more picture-taking millennials.

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‘I think that’s the key now’: Interior designers say this skill is vital to working remotely

WCNC Charlotte 
The COVID-19 pandemic forced interior designers to do something they’d never thought of trying: designing rooms without ever setting foot inside.

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Designer Spotlight?

Charlotte Observer
Do you know what I love most about my job? I am part of the creation of what charlotte is for years to come and that is so exciting.

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Second acts: Charlotte designer’s business gets boost from former employer

The Charlotte Observer
When her corporate job with a global tire manufacturer took an unexpected but delightful turn into an interior decorating project for the company, Monika Nessbach tried to parlay that into a full-time design gig with her employer, Continental.

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Have you met Monika Nessbach?

WeLoveCLT.com
Before I actually met Monika, I was already completely inspired by this woman and I didn’t even know it. Let me explain, Monika is an interior designer who designed one of what I think is the most visually appealing restaurants in Charlotte, Eight Sushi and Kitchen. I remember going there for the first time and thinking how cool of a spot it was for Charlotte. But my admiration didn’t stop there, being from California I’m always on the look out for great tacos, so when I saw Texicali Taco and Tequila was also opening and saw pictures of the design, I said YES!!! that place is rockin’ too.

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Second acts: Charlotte designer’s business gets boost from former employer

Boutique Design
Seamlessly Weaving local and international narratives into a design that feels genuine takes expert execution.

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Inspiring Interiors

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Inspiring Interiors
Designbar turns a tire headquarters’ employee area from drab to fab with inspiration from the brand.

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Let’s Meet At The Met! The 2010 Symphony Guild Designer House

Charlotte Magazine’s Home & Garden
An oasis of urban contemporary luxe chic paired with timeless modernism. The space is intended to soothe, re-energize and inspire. A perfect retreat for the young professional.

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Inside a Designer’s Street Chic Home

Charlotte Home + Garden
Local interior designer Monika Nessbach wanted a place to call her own. She’s an energetic and engaging transplant from Germany, came to Charlotte 16 years ago and liked it enough to stay. “I just haven’t left yet,” she laughs. Nessbach is the owner of local interior design firm Designbar, which specializes in commercial spaces.

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