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FRESH Perspectives: Northern California A&D

We teamed up with five fresh designers from Bay Area design firms for our latest edition of FRESH: Vol 8 A&D Perspectives Northern California. Each spread is exciting and offers a unique design perspective.

March 14, 2017
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Denise Rocha
Project Architect
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Ease & Simplicity
Clean, simple, and elegant. Perfectly purposeful. 

Denise Rocha has more than 10 years of design experience and has been involved in a variety of project types including residential, retail, restaurants, hospitality, and higher education, with a recent focus in commercial interiors. She obtained a Bachelor of Architecture from Cal Poly, SLO and studied architecture abroad in Copenhagen.


Rhiannon Texara
Interior Designer

Inspired by Calder
Primary colors, thin black wires, reconfigurable, and responsive. A delicate balance. 

Rhiannon Texara has a user-centered design approach. She has a Bachelor of Interior Design from California College of the Arts. Rhiannon has been involved in commercial, residential and strategic projects re-envisioning the workplace environment of a large organization.


Lillian Chung
Senior Interior Designer
HGA Architects and Engineers

Grounded by Nature
Organic, natural, balanced and pure. Bring the outside in.

Lillian has a background in both Architecture and Interior Design and brings a highly creative approach to commercial interior design projects—always in search of ways to carve out fun spaces. It’s a thrill for her to collaborate with others. Lately, she has found inspiration with all things natural.


Hakee Chang
Senior Associate / Senior Designer
Perkins + Will

Shapes to Savor 
Shapes and materials that invite you to trace with your fingers. 

Hakee Chang is a Senior Designer with Perkins+Will and has experience in numerous project types from bio-pharmaceuticals to apparel to technology. With a focus on creating unique experiences that engage and connect with clients, he leads his team to explore creative solutions in conventional projects.


Megan McDonnell
Associate / Designer
Gensler San Jose

The Power of Powder
Balance, light, shadow, and transparency. The 
transformative power of makeup.

Megan has a deep passion for workplace and its transitional nature which has allowed her the opportunity to design spaces that blend work with lifestyle, retail, and restaurant design. Megan is a graduate of San Jose State University, and has worked for Interior Architects and Gensler. 

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