Years in business: 3 years
Areas of specialization: Home Interiors | Renovating for Value | Color Inspiration | Livable Design – Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
Design Philosophy: I believe that our homes should not only be our refuge but be beautiful and reflective of our own lifestyle and personalities. It is primarily for this reason that I chose interior design as my encore career. I want to create beautiful home sanctuaries for my clients.
“When I am not working, I am probably…” outside somewhere enjoying our beautiful state and fabulous weather.”
Years in business: 8 years
Areas of specialization: Up cycle recycle and repurpose furniture and accessories. Offering quality and unique vintage and antique treasures. Classic and timeless pieces add personality to every room.
“When I am not working, I am probably …..” My husband Bob (also co-owner) and I have a passion for gardening, and hunting for those unique and special pieces that can be given a second life. Saving pieces of history for another generation.
Name: Julie Gerns
Business: Powers Interior Services
Address: Westlake Village, CA
Years in business: 35+ years
Areas of specialization: A custom window treatment, bedding, and upholstery company, coordinating specialty decor for designers and their discerning clients.
We are a small local family owned business with years of expertise, great products at competitive pricing and detailed workrooms to fabricate your treatments.
Priority Dealer for Hunter Douglas
Design Philosophy: My design philosophy is to say ‘Yes’ to clients no matter how challenging the request. I then find the product, information, and expert team to achieve the creative solution.
When I’m not working, you’ll find me walking my 2 adorable Havanese dogs, doing yoga, and completing challenging puzzles. I also love the beach and ocean, and the occasional camping trip.
Name: Kim Bernard, ASID, IIDA
Professional Organizations other than CAPID: ASID, IIDA
Years in business: 39 years
Areas of specialization: Kitchens, baths, hard surfaces and architectural backgrounds, retail, commercial
Design Philosophy: Every space has its constraints and possibilities and it’s about the finished product AFTER all of the compromises have been made.
“When I am not working, I am probably sailing, kayaking or wishing I were sailing or kayaking.
Name: Genoveve Serge
Business: Genoveve Serge Interior Design
Address: 377 Donlin Road, Newbury Park, CA
Professional Organizations other than CAPID: CCIDC, CID # 6795
Years in business: 25 YEARS
Areas of specialization: No two projects are alike. The collaboration between myself and my clients ensures every detail is discussed. Having worked on numerous remodels and custom homes I have found that starting with a complete specification packet saves both time and money for all whom are involved including contractors and architects.
Design Philosophy: “The design investment in your home should stand the proof of time. I prefer clean elegance, comfortable living and quality interiors with an outdoor influence”
“When I am not working, I am probably enjoying time with my family and friends.
Favorite pastimes: Cal Men’s Basketball, Lakers, Clippers, Walks, Yoga and my husband’s cooking.
Name: Alexandra Rae
Business: Alexandra Rae Design
Address: 3625 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 257
Years in business: 13 (as of 2020)
Areas of Specialization: Luxury Residential Design, New Construction and Remodeling projects
Design Philosophy: I believe a home should be a total sanctuary for all who live there. As Jane Austen said, “There is nothing like home for real comfort.”
Favorite Pastime: “When I am not working, I am probably eating, drinking and being merry with family and friends …..”
Name: Janice Peters
Business: Distinctive Decor
Address: 1560-1 Newbury Road #211, Newbury Park, CA 91320
Phone: (805) 506-4150
Years in business: 19 (as of 2020)
Areas of Specialization: Full Service Interior Design, Conceptual 3D Designs, Space Planning, Project Management and (my favorite), Material and Furniture Selection.
Design Philosophy: I like designing for the long-term and enjoy balancing my client’s wishes with a classic design that will last beyond the immediate trend.
Favorite Pastime: Hiking, Paddle Boarding and Travel
Name: Judi A. Doling
Business: JA Design
Address: Westlake Village, California
Years in business: 18 years
Areas of specialization: Residential–including kitchens, bathrooms, furnishings, window treatments, color selections, accessories and artwork.
Design Philosophy: Your home should be a reflection of you…I use my best skills to offer you options that will be functional and give a “wow” factor. I like to help my clients discover their “edge” in design style and bring them fresh and exciting ideas, colors and style.
Favorite Pastimes: When I am not working, I am probably reading, checking out what’s new in design, playing golf, at the gym, hanging out with friends, or traveling.