Jen believes that good design should be available to everyone! She loves helping everyday people transform their homes into beautiful, practical living spaces within an approachable budget.
After moving to San Diego, she enrolled in design school where it became apparent that design was in her nature as she graduated with top honors while simultaneously working at a high profile model home design firm. Over the following eight years she additionally dabbled in closet design, kitchen re-facing, upholstery, and professional real estate staging.
By far, the most important outcome of these cumulative experiences was her realization that she wanted to design on a more personal level. Through her extensive experience in these many different aspects of the industry, she has refined a keen design eye for color and layout and an ability to work with a wide array of clientele and design tastes. And while high-end remodels and model homes were interesting, she prefers the joy and ease of collaboration with clients who are budget conscious, but who need help sprucing up their spaces.
Before becoming a Designer, Jen received a degree in Psychology with a minor in Anthropology from Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. While Anthropology stimulated her fascination with varying cultures, and Psychology explored the area of social work, both were lacking the creative outlet she yearned for. She seized the opportunity to move to Macerata, Italy to study Italian art and learn the language while being submerged in the culture. She soon began to realize that her passions for both design and helping people could culminate in an exciting career.