After years of working on her own home and helping friends with theirs, Anna launched her design business in 2000. Since then, she is delighted to have helped hundreds of clients create functional, livable and beautiful spaces.
Anna took design courses at Ohlone College in Fremont, received her Certification in Redesign through IRIS, and continued to educate herself through independent courses, workshops, tradeshows conferences, and working with contractors. In 2010 she fulfilled the requirements to become a Certified Interior Designer (CID).
From 2003-2008 she wrote a bi-weekly column called “Real Life Rooms” which appeared in five Bay Area newspapers, and currently writes a decorating column for the Tri City Voice.
Her own remodeled kitchen was featured in the national magazines, “Women’s Day Specials – Home Remodeling and Makeovers” in June 2006, and “Budget Decorating” in March of 2007. She has been featured in US Business Review as well in the Fremont Argus, and participated in the Business of Design Telesummit as a presenter. She has also presented workshops at various national and regional conferences, and teaches classes to both consumers and design professionals.
Anna serves on the Ohlone College Interior Design Program Advisory Committee and is a member of IDS (Interior Design Society). She previously served as Executive Director of IRIS (Interior Redesign Industry Specialists). She lives in Fremont, California with her husband (who was her high school sweetheart), two children and their cat.