Tell us a little bit about how you started in Interior Design. Was becoming a designer always a dream of yours?
I decided to go to school for interior design after a long career in the Performing Arts. I knew that I wanted to do something creative but I didn’t want to learn how to play an instrument or be a fashion designer. I found the world of interior design and it was a perfect fit for me. The funny thing is that when I look back at my childhood I remember redecorating my room as well as my friend’s room all the time! It was something that I loved and that was in my nature. After finishing school and getting my degree I worked for several interior design companies before opening ASD Interiors.

Your projects all seem so unique and different from one another! Do you have a style you gravitate towards?
Yes – when I grew my company I made a special effort to have a wide range of different styles so that I could appeal to different clients. However the fundamentals are always the same. I tend to gravitate towards a more contemporary look but I also love very colorful and playful faces.

Give us a little insight into your design process – where does it all start?
The first thing we do in the process is listen to our clients. I take my cue from them. Then, I dive into looking at color palettes, space planning and lighting simultaneously.

What does a typical day ‘at the office’ look like for you?

There isn’t a typical day! That’s all the fun. There are days that I am jumping from one job site to another or from a client meeting to brainstorming with my team for a new project. Days are very different and always keep me on my toes!

Do you have a favorite project?

I don’t have a favorite project but I have favorite parts of projects and I absolutely have favorite clients. I think it’s the clients that make me love a project or feel disconnected to a project. At the end of the day it’s all about communication.