Senior Interior Architect
Lara has been practicing in architecture and design firms for over 13 years. She holds a Master and Bachelors Degree in Architecture, from The University of Illinois, Chicago. She has studied in Sao Paulo, Brazil and had travelled to Milan, Italy to further study in graphic design and art history. Her work experience includes time at SLDesign, Peter Marino Architecture and Interface Studio. She has worked on highly customized, high end residences, as well as faced paced, hospitality environments. She has mastered the process of design and honed in on her attention to detail. Lara has produced many beautiful documentation sets. Her strength is also in coordination, detailing and shop drawing review phases. But they don't stop there; she is a team player and enjoys it all.
In her free time, you will find Lara in her private Pilates studio, Back Bone. She loves hiking in the Adirondacks, or walking the streets of Philadelphia with her husband and their two Siberian Husky rescues, Sesi and Tynda.
Senior Interior Designer
Lisa has a unique background, having worked in several diverse industries. Her first degree is a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The University of Utah. Later, she returned to school and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design from The Art Institute of Salt Lake City. She has worked on a variety of projects - from rustic ski lodges to sleek residences and even spent a year abroad in Rome, Italy. After moving East, she worked at Black & Poole where she really took charge and honed her skills in construction documentation, custom furniture + millwork designs. She excels in coordinating with trades, architects, contractors and clients. She can see a project from early concepts to completion and brings enthusiasm to every phase of a project.
In her free time you can find her enjoying time with her talented photographer husband; hiking with her dog, a Papillion mix named Belle, or sweating her face off in the gym.
Megan received a Bachelor of Science from Philadelphia University in 2011 and since then has immersed herself in the local design community to build her professional career. She has gained experience quickly from designing and managing large multi-family residential projects while at Barton Partners. She also has a vast knowledge of FF&E due to not only her personal passion, but her time as a sales representative with BAM Associates, Today's Systems and Restoration Hardware. Megan excels in communication and organization and has a true passion for hand made craft. She is not afraid to get her hands dirty! She even makes her own line of soy wax, essential oil candles, called Homestead.
In her free time you can find her at home with her dog, Lucy and her husband where they continually work on renovating their home to be it's best self.