Every space has a story.

At Sheppard Knight, we use customized planning, personalized design, and exceptional service to tell yours.

Our Story

Sheppard Knight Interiors is the realization of a dream for its founders and principal designers, Sydney Radford and Amber Sierra. With two decades of experience, these two partners and friends deliver stellar design with a relentless pursuit of the client’s perspective. Serendipity struck and introduced Sydney and Amber who became fast friends. You can find them, often with coffee in hand, hugging stone slabs, ogling furniture, or drooling over design details. This obsession with design translates into custom spaces that reflect their clients’ visions — not their own.

Amber and Sydney are on a mission to make the Upstate of South Carolina more beautiful, functional, and liveable for as many people in their community as possible. They design spaces meant to be lived in that never go out of style.

Sheppard Knight creates interiors for life.

Our Namesake

Launa Sheppard Williams & Lucy Knight Floyd

When choosing the name of the future studio, Sydney and Amber wanted something thoughtful and personal — something that would tell their story. Naturally, the idea of family names was passed around until the duo realized the combination of their maternal great-grandmothers’ maiden names was magic. Launa Sheppard and Lucy Knight were both respected matriarchs in their families that approached life with graceful strength. The two were avid bakers and gardeners with tenacious spirits. They made the lives of others more beautiful — and used Southern hospitality to make everyone who visited feel right at home. Sheppard Knight designed spaces do the same.

Sheppard Knight’s signature Morning Glory is an homage to both these wonderful women and the shared birth month flower of Sydney and Amber.

Our Team


Sydney Radford

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Amber Sierra

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