your aesthetic in one sentence.
enjoy an updated, traditional look with pops of color
and clean lines.
Tell us about one of
your favorite projects — and why you enjoyed it.
One of my favorite projects was for a couple who left town for six
months and told me to do a total turnkey renovation of their condo
before they got back. It was gratifying that they placed that much trust
in me, and I was able to give them great design.
Aside from furniture
and décor, who or what influences or inspires you?
I guess nature is an inspiration to me. There are unlimited patterns and
colors to contemplate, and bringing nature into our interiors, or
biophilic design, proves to enhance our sense of well-being.
Finish this sentence:
Every room needs _____ .
Something personal — for example, a collection or artwork or a souvenir
from traveling. Otherwise the room looks like it’s right off the
What is something
that would surprise people to learn about you?
People who visit the studio are
surprised to see my collection of chairs. I think they are really an art
form, but you have to be careful sharing this with people because you
end up receiving anything with a chair on it!
What are your
favorite Milwaukee-area spots?
I enjoy eating at Lake Park Bistro and Harbor House, as well as some of
the smaller restaurants
like Crazy Water. I’m a boutique shopper for clothing and accessories
and like to stroll the (Historic) Third Ward. A trip to the Milwaukee
Art Museum is always a wonderful experience.