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Francy C. Arria's versatile approach to interior design is inspired by traditional trends of her Hispanic heritage and the modern energy of South Florida life. She founded her firm in 2011, Max Space Design. Francy’s passion and purpose is to create functional designs, while keeping the environment, the latest trends, and home technologies in mind . With over ten years of experience, Francy has provided homeowners with full interior design services that include construction planning and management , 3-D drawings, space planning, and kitchen, bath, closet, and furniture design, just to mention a few. Her eye for exploration, color, and beauty is reflected in every finished project. Her work captures client’s distinctive taste and vision, as well as her trademark of balance and comfort. Her signature style reveals a global and innovative vision for design influenced by our changing environment and demanding needs for functionality. Her robust and varied design background has helped homeowners shape their project with imagination and vision. Francy earned her interior design degree at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, and she continues to strive for never-ending education. She contributes and supports causes that protect children, animal welfare, and the environment, while implementing sustainable design in all projects.
Janice Attia earned her Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City. In 2011, Janice moved to Miami where she worked for two years as a design and creative manager for a design-build firm. After living in three different countries, Mexico, Israel and the U.S., Janice developed an inter-cultural design influence that is reflected in each one of her projects. She specializes in residential and commercial design, including condominiums, single-family houses, retail stores and more. Her portfolio includes projects in Mexico City, Cuernavaca, Miami, and the Caribbean.
Reginald W. Dunlap, Founding Partner and Principal Interior Designer of Luxe Interior Design and Finishing (Luxe IDF), possesses a talent along with a passion and true affinity for interior design. In 2013, Dunlap founded Luxe IDF in Miami, Fla., as an innovative concept for both interior design and construction. With an interior design division and a development division, the foundation of Luxe IDF’s design-build concept is trust. For Dunlap, developing a client’s trust with the owner creates a remarkably obvious cohesiveness, which translates into successful projects. He consistently delivers excellence for his clients with his innovative interior designs and flawless execution of projects. Over the years, Dunlap has studied and worked with many great designers such as W. Scott Carter, Alexander Keith Powell and Bernard Mizrahi of France and Brazil. He served as a Senior Designer for many of these design houses and led the design team as Lead Designer for Tui Lifestyle, a Miami-based international interior design brand. A native of Texas, Dunlap attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas where he studied Art and Design. He furthered his technical skills at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design.www.luxeidfirm.com
Georgio Ferrara is a creative and talented Architect who has developed his career in the product design field. It was in Venezuela, his country of birth, where Georgio together with his brother Nicolas, entered in the furniture industry as Ferrara Group. The company mainly focused in the manufacture of custom design Italian kitchens and closets. The Group has experienced an exponential growth in the last two decades.
Due to its several design awards, hundreds of publications, trust and support of its clientele, Ferrara became the most recognized Italian kitchen and closet brand in Venezuela. Georgio‘s success with Ferrara Group and his desire of exploring his passion for design awakened his next challenge.
He wanted to create a different, stylish, novel and yet affordable furniture brand. Georgio started developing this project a couple of years ago, when after living several months in Milan – Italy, he developed a complete furniture line, moved to Miami and founded what today is Georgio Ferrara.www.georgioferrara.com
Guimar Urbina is a Miami based interior designer and owner of KIS Interior Design. With over ten years of experience in the industry, Guimar has excelled as a respected designer and continues to collaborate with leading professionals in the field. Her work is characterized by a contemporary aesthetics that seamlessly fuses functionality and beauty to create an elevated lifestyle. The Miami environment is a great source of inspiration for her interiors and architecture, focusing on an abundance of natural light, refreshing materials, and chic color palettes. The firm's motto, Keep It Simple is incorporated into each stage of the design process, focusing on key elements, the client's needs, and statement pieces. Under her design umbrella she is also co-founder of The Wallpaper Company, the largest wallcovering distributor in the United States.www.KISinteriordesign.com