Designer Spotlights

Michelle Chiang

Michelle ChiangContact Information

Name: Michelle Chiang, NCIDQ | WELL AP | LEED Green Associate Business: Michelle Chiang Address: Chatsworth, California Phone: 818-998-1316 Email: Website:

Social Handles

Facebook: Instagram: @MichelleCDesign

Design Business

Professional Organizations: NCIDQ, WELL, LEED Years in business: 23 Areas of specialization: Incorporating Sustainability and Wellness concepts in all aspects of Built Environment Design, including Residential Renovation, Commercial Interior Design, Accessible Restrooms, Tenant Improvement, Kitchen and Bath Design, and Furniture Design. Design Philosophy: Trust the process. A successful project must include in-depth research, data collection, thorough communication, detailed design and construction documents, team collaboration, and project management and coordination. “When I am not working, I am probably …..” Enjoying classical music, exploring art and architecture, cooking and eating, reading, drawing and sketching, taking classes, and playing with makeup.

Bob Sturgeon

Bob SturgeonContact Information

Name: Bob Sturgeon
Business: Westside Remodeling
Address: 1164-B Newbury Park Road, Newbury Park, CA 91320
Phone: 805 499-4121

Design Business

Professional Organizations: BKBG (Bath and Kitchen Business Group)

Years in business: 35 (since 1985)

Areas of specialization: We Specialize in Residential – Design/Build of: New Custom Home Construction, Whole House Remodels, Kitchen Remodels, Bathroom Remodels and Room Additions.

How is your business uniquely positioned to support CAPID projects? Over 35 years of Design/Build Construction, Local Kitchen and Bath Showroom, Cabinet, Hardware and Quartz Countertop Dealer.

“When I am not working, I am probably …..” Sailing, surfing, mountain biking, hiking, playing guitar, and wood working.

Rose Arnone

Rose M ArnoneContact Information

Name: Rose M. Arnone
Business: Della Rosa Designs
Address: Westlake Village, CA
Phone: 818-519-0211

Social Handles

Facebook: @dellarosadesigns

Design Business

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.”

Bonnie Roberts

Contact Information

Name: Bonnie Roberts
Business: The Little Curiosity Shop
Address: 3 Mayflower Street, Thousand Oaks, California
Phone: 805-794-9305

Social Handles

Facebook: The Little Curiosity Shop
Instagram: @littlecuriosityshop

Design Business

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.

Julie Gerns

Julie GernsContact Information

Name: Julie Gerns
Business: Powers Interior Services
Address: Westlake Village, CA
Phone: (818)707-1441

Social Handles

Facebook: @1powersinteriorservices

Design Business

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.

Kim Bernard

Contact Information

Name: Kim Bernard, ASID, IIDA
Phone: 818-439-4441

Social Handles


Design Business

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.

Genoveve Serge

Genoveve Serge

Contact Information

Name: Genoveve Serge
Business: Genoveve Serge Interior Design
Address: 377 Donlin Road, Newbury Park, CA
Phone: 805-499-8998

Social Handles

Houzz: @Genoveve Serge Interior Design
Facebook: @Genoveve Serge Interior Design

Design Business

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.

Alexandra Rae

Alexandra Rae

Contact Information

Name: Alexandra Rae
Business: Alexandra Rae Design
Address: 3625 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Suite 257
Phone: 310-579-9338

Social Handles

Instagram: @alexandraraedesign
Facebook: alexandraraedesign

Design Business

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 …..”


Janice Peters

Contact Information

Name: Janice Peters
Business: Distinctive Decor
Address: 1560-1 Newbury Road #211, Newbury Park, CA 91320
Phone: (805) 506-4150
Website: d-dé

Social Handles

Instagram: @janice_peters_interior_design
Houzz: Janice Peters, Distinctive Decor

Design Business

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