Real Designer: Leslie Cutler

Real Designer: Leslie Cutler

All this month I’m interviewing real-life designers about what it is like to run a design business.  As you’ll see these ladies have all different backgrounds and experiences, but one thing they all have in common is that they have taken my course, The Golden Blueprint.

About Leslie Cutler

Leslie has had many a creative careers and a life of travel. After growing up around art & antiques, she graduated with an Art History degree and went on to model for 15 years. After modeling she worked in event design and planning before ultimately settling into interior design. She has been working as Leslie B Cutler Interior Design off and on for 20+ years.

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Real Designer: Claire Parkinson

Real Designer: Claire Parkinson

All this month I’m interviewing real-life designers about what it is like to run a design business.  As you’ll see these ladies have all different backgrounds and experiences, but one thing they all have in common is that they have taken my course, The Golden Blueprint.

About Claire Worth Parkinson

Claire grew up in Southern California and always loved interior design.  Like so many of us in interior design, she was constantly rearranging the furniture in her childhood home and even painted some kitchen cabinets while her mom was out of town! She graduated from UC Berkley and received an MFA in Interior Architecture and Design.  She's worked with several design firms in both residential and commercial design, including AirBNB's San Fran headquarters.  As the Elite + Celebrity Design Manager for Decorist, she had plenty of experience with e-design.  Claire lives in Los Angeles, has been running her own design firm, Design Worthy, for about a year. 

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Real Designer: Corrine Wilbur

Real Designer: Corrine Wilbur

About Corrine Wilbur

After earning a Bachelors & MBA in International Business and working in International Trade for 9 years, Corrine left her job managing a team in exports/imports and customs documentation.  She got a certificate from the Interior Design Institute and started Boo and Rook in July 2016.  In addition to her residential interiors work, she does interior and creative design work for a consulting and branding agency as well as designing cases and displays for a jewelry company,  styling several sets for a photoshoo for the same jewelry company, and she'll be styling a launching event coming up in the next several months.

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Designers Around the World: Jamie Daley - Paris

Designers Around the World: Jamie Daley - Paris

I'm interviewing real-life designers about what it is like to run a design business in countries all over the world.  As you'll see these designers have all different backgrounds and experiences, but I think you'll be surprised how similar we all are too.  

About Jamie Daley

A native of New Jersey, Jamie Daley has a post-graduate degree from Parsons School of Design.  She maintains an office in New York, however, she lives full-time in Paris, France.  She has 10+ years in luxury residential design and has had her own firm for over 4 years.  

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Designers Around the World: Ana Asturias - Guatemala

Designers Around the World: Ana Asturias - Guatemala

I'm interviewing real-life designers about what it is like to run a design business in countries all over the world.  As you'll see these designers have all different backgrounds and experiences, but I think you'll be surprised how similar we all are too.  

About Ana Asturias

Despite being a trained dancer with a BS in Biology, 8 years ago Ana opened Lo Studio in Guatemala City, Guatemala.  She is also a graduate of The Golden Blueprint, my business training program for interior designers.  Typical projects for Lo Studio are high-end residential and office spaces for single men.  

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