Fran Bernstein, ASID, NCIDQ, CAPS
skilled touch + creative vision
Harmonious and balanced spaces are built through analysis and practical solutions. You may know something's wrong but can't figure out what it is - let alone how to fix it. Our goal is to have your house become your home with care, communication and well-planned design. This happens with interaction. From questions, we'll find answers. You'll be listened to and we can then move you forward.
Get to Know Me
I offer you aesthetically pleasing and efficient solutions by better managing your available space. It's what I do best!
Designer for real people with real issues and real budgets
Innate sense of proportion, color and placement for most successful design solutions
Creative muse and bad-ass organizer
Deep belief in LESS IS MORE and FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION
Optimization of potential with minimization of limitations
Professional member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers)
NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualificiation) Licensed in NY and FL since 1989
CAPS (Certified Aging In Place Specialist)
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design
Residential and Commercial designer (Avis Rent A Car and NatWest Bank)
Grading Coordinator for North American Interior Design licensing exam
Habitat For Humanity associate
Designer of community-built playground with Tom Rockwell
Creative knowledge + practical solutions = perfectly wonderful spaces
Cozy and crisp guest bedroom in vacation home
Comfortable gathering area for conversation and relaxation
Quiet respite away from the bustle of a busy home
....the art and science of enhancing your world through the use of creativity, critical analysis, spatial awareness, juxtaposition and planning for real life....
measuring your space
to-scale floor plan
psychology of color
respect for architecture and site
Windows & Lighting
Shopping & Organizational Assistance
use what you have
find the best of the best
Interested in learning more about how we can work together?
"Fran is a unique combination of left-brain creativity and right-brain analytics. She heard what I said and deciphered what I needed so that we were able to find the perfect solutions to what was lacking in my home. I walk in every day and smile!"
~Pat F. of Fort Lauderdale, FL
"I never imagined my home could function so much better than it was. Frankly, it DIDN'T work. Now it does and I've found a whole other room to use."
~Bill C. of Long Island, NY
"Wow! Beautiful and perfect for me and my family. Fran worked with what we had, added a few things and viola! It's like a new home."
~Charlotte S. of Bellingham, WA