Team

Mary Rutledge- Principal

Education:

  • Western Michigan University
  • San Diego State University- California State University BA, Interior Design / Environmental Design

City Born:

  • Detroit, Michigan

Q&A:

  • ON BUCKET LIST? My parents are from the island of Malta- I would love to live there and immerse myself in the culture!
  • GROWING UP YOU WANTED TO BE? An artist, traveling the world.
  • DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 3 WORDS? Creative, Honest, Silly.
  • REALITY SHOW YOU WOULD BE ON? The Amazing Race and Katheryn would be my partner.

Katheryn Haro- Principal

Education:

  • Design Institute of San Diego
  • University of California, Los Angeles

City Born:

  • Honolulu, Hawaii

Q&A:

  • FAVORITE BUMPER STICKER? “Well behaved women rarely make history."
  • ON YOUR BUCKET LIST? Seeing Northern Lights in Iceland.
  • YOUR FIRST CAR? Orange 1973 VW Thing-I loved this car even though it broke down all the time!
  • WHAT ARE YOU KNOWN FOR? My laugh.

Celeste Roberts - Design Director

Education:

  • Design Institute of San Diego, BFA in Interior Design / CIDA Accredited

City Born:

  • Mexicali, Mexico

Q&A:

  • IF YOU WEREN'T IN INTERIOR DESIGN? I’d be a Chef or a food critique.
  • FAVORITE CONCERT? Foo Fighters!
  • DOGS OR CATS? Dogs- especially Boxers or Boston Terriers.
  • FAVORITE CITY VISITED? San Miguel de Allende, Mexico because of its picturesque cobblestone streets and its colorfully buildings.

Christina Cameron - Project Manager

Education:

  • San Diego State University- California State University BA, Art and Science / Design

City Born:

  • Merced, California

Q&A:

  • IF YOU COULD LIVE ANY PLACE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD IT BE? Denmark because of its architecture- both modern and classical, clean air, low crime rates, pastries and so on. Plus, I’m a quarter Dane!
  • WORST FASHION FAD YOU FOLLOWED? Pegged jeans.
  • WEIRDEST THING YOU HAVE EVER EATEN? Chicken heart
  • IF YOU AREN'T AT WORK, WHERE CAN WE FIND YOU? Running after my two boys alongside my husband.

Esmeralda Rodriguez- Interior Designer

Education:

  • San Diego State University- California State University BA, Art and Science / Design / Dean’s List / Magna Cumme Laude
  • Southwestern College- Associate of Science (AS) Architecture / Dean’s List

City Born:

  • San Diego, California

Q&A:

  • FAVORITE BUMPER STICKER? “Do it with passion or not at all.”
  • FAVORITE CONCERT? Paul McCartney
  • WHAT ITEM DO YOU ALWAYS HAVE WITH YOU? My memories.
  • SWEET OR SAVORY? Sweet.

Brooke Dye- Interior Designer

Education:

  • San Diego State University- California State University BA, Art and Science / Design

City Born:

  • Riverside, California

Q&A:

  • WHAT ITEM DO YOU ALWAYS HAVE WITH YOU? A hair tie.
  • REALITY SHOW YOU WOULD BE ON? Say Yes to the dress.
  • IF YOU WEREN'T IN INTERIOR DESIGN? I’d be something within Film or TV industry.
  • FAVORITE MOVIE? The Fall.

Stephen Gonzales- Technical Designer

Education:

  • New School of Architecture and Design graduated 2016
  • Mira Costa Community College, AA degrees in Drafting and Design/ Two degrees graduated 2009