Preferred Design Professionals
G Street Phoenix
Interior Designer, Allied ASID, LEED AP
Debbie English is the owner and principal Interior Designer of Doola Design based in Phoenix, Arizona. Debbie’s focus is on residential remodeling, rehabbing, and interior design.
Debbie studied interior design at Scottsdale Community College and earned her AS in Interior Design, which she combines with her knowledge of eco-conscious design as a LEED AP. She is an Allied professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), as well as a member of United States Green Build Council (USGBC). Her combination of talent allows her to make a home enjoyable and aesthetically pleasing for the occupants, while focusing on the impact the project will have on the planet. Debbie has over 15 years of experience in residential remodeling and has redesigned and refurbished many of Phoenix, Arizona’s older residences into up-to-date, efficient homes. Debbie’s range of services include redesign of the existing floorplan, space planning, ‘green’ product specification, specification of fixtures, finishes and furnishing, color consultation, construction coordination, and overall design oversight.
Interior Designer, Allied ASID, Associate IIDA
Bonnie Lewis is Principal of Copper Star Interiors, LLC, based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her firm provides residential and TI consulting and interior design services. Previously, she was Principal of Enhanced to Sell, LLC, an award-winning vacant home staging company that primarily served real estate investors throughout the Valley with consulting, interior design and staging services from 2004 through 2010. Bonnie also has extensive experience in marketing and branding Fortune 100 firms and start-ups. She holds an Associate degree in Interior Design from Scottsdale Community College and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communications from DePaul University. Bonnie is an Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers and an Associate Member of the International Interior Designers Association.
Bonnie’s design work has been featured in the Arizona Republic newspaper and AZcentral.com and in Personal Real Estate Investor magazine, where she was also frequently interviewed and quoted as a subject matter expert. Bonnie is an advocate of green/eco-friendly design and volunteered her time to do green product research for Habitat for Humanity. Bonnie is passionate about color and design. She leverages her design talent and knowledge, marketing skills, and keen understanding of real estate investors’ needs to drive results, as well as create functional, safe, eco-friendly and inspiringly beautiful homes that appeal to buyers. She has a solid track record of increasing her clients’ ROI.
ASID Interior Designer
Mary Estes, PLA, LEED-AP
Mary Estes, ASLA, is Principal and founder of inDIGenous mINds, based in Phoenix AZ. With over twenty-five years of professional experience, she has created high-quality, regionally-appropriate, and sustainable landscapes for both public and private clients in New York City and the Northeast, Seattle and the Northwest, and now in Phoenix and the Southwest.
With this vast and varied experience to draw from, inDIGenous mINds focuses on the unique design and environmental considerations associated with each project’s site. We understand aesthetic qualities and the importance of place-making, and create spaces with strong regional identity where people feel connected to nature. Our mission of environmental stewardship includes creating new environments or transforming existing water-intensive landscapes into livable, productive, and lush gardens.
G Street Denver
ASID Interior Designer
Blessed with a limitless imagination, an innate eye for beauty and design aesthetic brimming with soul and stylish sophistication, Kristi Dinner’s professional experience as an interior designer of residential and commercial spaces spans more then 25 years.
In 1994, she founded the interior design firm company kd, llc which specializes in luxury residential living spaces. Since then, she and her team have created some of the best-dressed interiors in the country, all marked by their captivating color palettes, timeless allure and vibrant personalities.
An avid global traveler with a passion for exploring other cultures, Dinner is adept at sourcing the best fittings from around the world to make each living space inviting, personal and unique. While her interiors are designed to provoke the spirit, quicken the pulse, and rouse the imagination, she takes great pride in ensuring that they are also functional, comfortable, and accurately reflect her clients experiences, needs and lifestyles.
Dinner has re-imagined the visual landscape on a diverse array of award-winning projects. Under her leadership, company kd has received several industry awards from venerable organizations such as The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and the Colorado Awards for Remodeling Excellence (CARE).
The firm’s work has also been featured in a variety of national publications such as Home, Women’s Day, and Better Homes and Gardens, as well as regional publications including 5280 and Colorado Homes & Lifestyles.
Prior to launching her Denver-based firm, Dinner honed her skills in Los Angeles working with Tosh Yamashita, an internationally recognized designer who was the creative inspiration behind the interiors of Neiman Marcus and Gump’s of San Francisco. While in Los Angeles, she also spent several years lending her versatile creativity to various film and television projects as a set decorator.
She received her graduate degree from The New York School of Interior Design and is currently an Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers.
She is particularly proud of her Mediterranean bungalow home in Congress Park that her maternal grandparents built in 1928, the year they were engaged. She shares her home with her beloved dog Lulu and spirited cat Matisse.
RESNET Energy Rater
Paul Kriescher is a Principal of Lightly Treading Energy & Design – a Colorado based company –formed in 1997- that works to better the energy efficiency, safety, environmental impact and comfort of homes & small commercial buildings. Kriescher has served on the board of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society and is currently on the Habitat for Humanity for Metro Denver’s Plan Review committee. He currently serves on the Governors Energy Office (GEO) Residential Energy Efficiency Working Group and is a member of the Energy Efficiency Business Coalition. In addition, Mr. Kriescher is an Adjunct Professor for Colorado State University’s Institute for the Built Environment Program. Paul Kriescher has a Masters of Science in Energy Analysis & Policy from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Rebecca Silva, LEED AP BD+C
Rebecca Silva specializes in a holistic approach to design with a consistent eye for environmental sensitivity. With degrees in both architecture and landscape architecture, she views every project in its entire composition. Harmoniously blending landscape and architecture is the goal while exploring experiential and environmental opportunities. This unified design approach seeks to connect landscape and architecture, and people and place. Rebecca has extensive experience in educational and residential sectors in the fields of landscape and architecture. She seeks to enfold context, materiality and process, while striving to design dynamic, beautiful and inspiring spaces.