Whether you are a home owner or a builder, we want to make your things beautiful. As a boutique interior design group, we specialize in elevating your home to its full potential, highlighting its best features, and getting it market ready to give you the best resale opportunity. With our in-depth knowledge of current home design trends, we also offer residential design to update or refresh your home. Have a vacation property that needs a warm and inviting touch? We do that too! Our attention to detail, budgets and deadlines make us an ideal partner with builders. merchandising and coordinating all aspects of model homes from design to install.
Rian's background as an interior designer along with many years as a fashion show producer for Nordstrom gives her a sharp eye for aesthetics, space planning and balance. She is a results oriented person with a drive for complete customer service. Formally educated in Interior Design, hired at Saddle Back Interiors in Corona Del Mar, California, she worked exclusively on custom interior design projects for high-end model homes in Northern and Southern California. At a young age she began her world travels, with experience living in Japan, Taiwan and South Africa. This background in different cultures gave her an appreciation for local foods, art and architecture creating a melting pot of inspiration in her designs. Rian has been involved in the Pacific Northwest Ballet, chairing and volunteering for their events, also finding herself volunteering at Sacred Heart School in Bellevue, WA. Rian is truly a Pacific Northwest gal at heart taking delight in skiing and hiking throughout the West Coast.
Jennifer has long had a passion for design and architecture. With 15 years of experience in construction management and project management, she has been involved in new construction development, building/remodeling homes, and home staging throughout the greater Seattle area. Jennifer's keen eye and unfussy, simplistic style perfectly blend to provide warmth and coziness to any home. As a Partner of Whittier MacLeod Interiors, Jennifer hopes to fulfill the needs and personalities of her clients with her love for clean, thoughtful design. Jennifer received a Bachelor in Business from Seattle University. When not staging and designing for clients, Jennifer is exploring the great outdoors and joins her family in active adventures from sea to ski.
COMMITMENT & COLLABORATION-
We are here to make you look good. Committed to your project's success, we collaborate with your Sales and Marketing Team to ensure your project speaks to your potential buyers. With an in-depth knowledge of current design trends and comprehensive budgets, we fully coordinate from design, merchandising, receiving, storage, delivery and meeting builder opening deadlines with a completed and beautiful install.
VACANT HOME STAGING DESIGN-
We generally stage our properties with a neutral color palette with small pops of color that only complement the coloring of the home. With staging an empty room it creates a visualization for the buyer of the functionality of the space. Our designs incorporates space planning, furniture lay-out, high-end silk trees, artwork and accessories selections. Transforming your vacant house into a finished and inviting home.
OCCUPIED HOME STAGING-
Living in your home while on the market has its challenges. Our number one goal is to ensure you're comfortable with our process and getting your house sold within a quick timeframe. We navigate the emotional attachments some long term homeowners might have with patience and understanding. We can work with you to attract potential buyers by suggesting if necessary, paint color to update and refresh a room, declutter and tag what furniture and accessories need to be stored to open up a space. We try our best to work with existing furnishings to enhance its style by rearranging or adding fresh linens, fresh towels, if necessary, artwork that is neutral, lamps, rugs and vignettes to appeal to today's market trends.
MARKET READY CONSULTATIONS-
How your home is presented online in todays tech savvy market is extremely important. Let us help you shift your mindset from "living in your home" to "selling your home". We will walk and talk with you and or your selling agent room by room, looking for ways to improve the space by suggesting decluttering, organizing, new paint colors, furniture removal or rearranging ideas. At the end of the consultation we will send you a "punch list" with suggestions for each of the rooms we walked.
Most market ready consultations take 2 hours. Depending on the square footage of the home and extend of the homes condition.
PHOTO READY OR HOME STYLING-
Buyers are looking for homes almost strictly on-line, stand out and keep buyers swiping right on your home. Photos are determining factors when potential buyers are ready to schedule a showing to see your home. We have a keen eye for placement, styling and finishing touches. Let us make sure your home is photo ready.
*These Services are charged by an hourly rate of $100.00
Flat rate per room design service in which with you provide the dimensions and a photo of two of what room you want redesigned. We provide you with 2D or 3D mood boards that have direct shopping links to the website to make purchases from and for your home. Packages available to suit your budget and desires.