LISA LANDRY / OUR FEARLESS LEADER
Since Lisa began her design career, she has been honored to receive many industry accolades. To date, her design work has been published in national magazines and books 28 times. She is grateful to all of our wonderful customers throughout the U.S. who allow our team to do what we love for a living while helping transform their environments. It's such a fun job!
CARLIE PREWIT / DESIGNER
After earning her degree in Interior Architecture and Drafting, Carlie left her hometown to follow her dreams of becoming an interior designer. Her dream came true when she joined Landry Designs, and she's been impressing clients with her designs and professionalism ever since. Carlie absolutely loves making spaces beautiful and turning dream rooms into reality. She is also a visual and creative thinker with fresh ideas to share with the world, and she’s thankful to be able to do that with our amazing customers! See me HERE!
ANGELA RILEY / DESIGNER
Angela grew up with a love for art and design and realized that a career in interior design was the perfect fit. She received a degree in Interior Design from Texas Tech University. Angela also studied abroad in Florence, Italy at the Florence University of the Arts which contributed to her passion for beautiful design and inspired her creativity to an entirely new level. Angela’s warm, outgoing personality enables her to get to know her clients quickly and learn what creating “dream rooms” means to them, even when they don’t know how to explain it in design terms! See me HERE!
KIM GARDNER/ DESIGNER
Kim is inspiring to our team because she’s fun, optimistic, and lives her life with verve. She’s had a passion for art, interior design, and decorating since childhood. With many years of experience in the education field, she’s able to convey ideas and design recommendations clearly to her clients. Kim is a globe-trotter and has gained great inspiration from her international travels. She also utilizes her design skills to plan amazing parties and has a fondness for entertaining and hospitality. She is committed to staying current with trending designs, and she challenges herself to be innovative and thoughtful with each and every design project. Kim believes that a space should be a reflection of those who live and work there, as well as a place that makes them feel happy and rejuvenated. She loves working hand in hand with her clients to create designs that are a perfect fit for their lifestyles and their budgets.
SHANTELL THOMAS / DESIGNER
Shantell is both a dreamer and a doer, and that translates well into her design styling. She is a wife and mother of three extremely active children so her attention to the details is crucial to make any team she is a part of run smoothly. Shantell has a passion for her craft that keeps her truly inspired. She earned her Associate in Arts degree and studied Interior Design and Home Furnishings Merchandising at the University of North Texas. Building relationships with her clients is key. Shantell is able to connect in a way that makes their design dreams come true time and time again. See me HERE!
LISA RIBBLE / DESIGNER
Lisa has been with our team for over 20 years, and we can't imagine life without her! She's an amazing designer, design assistant, and also our Vendor Relations Manager. Lisa has her degree in Apparel and Textile Marketing from Kansas State University and also attended the Sheffield School of Interior Design. With her experience as a Visual Merchandiser and her hands-on knowledge of carpentry and remodeling, Lisa is able to understand every aspect of a home’s interior. She is known around here as our "Jill-of-all-trades." Lisa enjoys being involved in multiple projects from design through installation and helping to create beautiful rooms each and every day.
TIFFANY PARADISE / DESIGNER
Tiffany's passion has always been curating creative spaces that evoke excitement, cultivate joy, and plaster a BIG smile on her clients' faces. She brings over a decade of interior design experience to her clients, along with a background in high-fashion trade shows, furniture refinishing and customization, corporate marketing, and even scientific editing. She enjoys hiking, oceanside getaways, bright city lights, and vintage Prada. She focuses on learning her client's personalities and styles and lets them shine through her unique designs. Tiffany's goal is to make the world a happier place by creating happier spaces!
LARISSA BAGGS / DESIGNER
Larissa brings youthful creativity to our team. Her upbeat positive attitude is infectious, along with her winning smile. As the daughter of an artist, her abilities come naturally, and in her free time, you can find her sketching and creating her own designs. Larissa’s position at Landry Designs has given her the opportunity to combine her love of art and design. This hometown girl from Mansfield, Texas has a strong Brazilian heritage, and nothing makes her happier than visiting Brazil, enjoying the cuisine, and participating in the Carnival Festival. Brazillian culture is apparent in her vibrant, eclectic style.
CELESTE SEAMAN / DESIGNER
Celeste was born with natural talents in design and art, and she would paint and draw every chance she got while growing up. She’s creative and kind and loves helping others. She’s extremely detail-oriented and has always been drawn to unique, one-of-a-kind things. She grew up in the DFW area and received her degree in interior design from The Interior Design Institute. She says that her career in interior design is the perfect fit because it allows her to help others by improving their home and work environments (which is life-changing!) while using her creative skills. Oh, and just a warning…she has a smile that will melt
KATHLEEN OLIVER / DESIGNER
Kathleen, aka “Kat” is naturally curious and self-motivated, and her passion for art and design started at an early age when she worked on various art projects with her dad. Today, she likes to gather inspiration for her work from architecture, nature, fashion, and her peers, and always adds a wow factor to her projects. Kat has an extensive background working in the multifamily space and enjoys adding value to those properties. In her free time you can often find Kat painting, hiking with friends, or traveling with her lovely husband, Russell. When you work with Kat, we think you’ll love the sense of calm, positivity, and edgy design aesthetic that she brings to each and every project.
JESSICA JANUSCH / DESIGNER
Jessica’s passion for design and creativity began early in life with her grandmother. On weekends they spent time together designing and painting birdhouses with bright, bold colors. As a member of the award-winning TVCC Cardettes in college, she further developed her creativity through choreography and dance. Jessica recently graduated Cum Laude with a B.F.A. in Interior Design from the University of North Texas, and is now pursuing her dream of becoming a designer at Landry Designs. Her goal is to be known for her creativity, style, and versatility. She keeps this Dorothy Draper quote in mind while designing: “I always put in one controversial item. It makes people talk.”
VALERIE VARA / VP FINANCE & OPERATIONS
It’s no surprise that Valerie received the “Rock Star'' award for Landry Designs. She is the rock who runs our studio, keeps up with our bookkeeping, oversees vendor relations, and is the star who shines in everything she does. Valerie grew up in Arlington, has her Associate of Arts degree, and is continuing her education through UT Arlington and Tarleton State. Her passion for helping others shows itself daily, and she believes that a positive attitude will always lead to a positive outcome.
VICTORIA ZAIGER / VP MARKETING & EXPANSION
Victoria has always had a passion for design, art, and decorating, and enjoys sewing, painting, and drawing. She has a degree in Advertising & Marketing from the University of Texas at Arlington and previously worked in the advertising industry for multiple national brands. As a "Team Builder" for Landry Designs, she gets to combine her love of design and teaching by assisting talented designers while keeping them up-to-date on the latest design trends from our many suppliers. Victoria also assists with local marketing, along with interviewing potential candidates to help grow our team. We've nicknamed her the Roadrunner because she seems to move at the speed of light, even in really high heels!
DIANA SIMPSON / CLIENT CARE MANAGER
If you’ve called the studio, you’ve probably heard, “Landry Designs, this is Diana!” You can hear the smile in her voice, as her trademark is sweetness and hospitality. She hails from the small town of Paris, Texas, and has 15+ years of customer service experience. Her welcoming southern charm will put you at ease. We call her the “Organizing Queen” because she lives by the motto “a place for everything, and everything in its place,” but adds her own style and pizzazz to every project. Diana is a ray of sunshine who brightens everyone’s day.
LAURA TEMPLETON / VP TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Always encouraging and motivating, Laura coordinates and implements our training programs. With her degrees in Speech Communication and Education from San Diego State and UT Arlington, she’s a gifted communicator, teacher, and our team’s biggest cheerleader. After 25 years in education, she was ready for a new challenge, and she says that Landry Designs is the perfect fit. Laura’s leadership ability stems from her years of playing competitive soccer, and she has stayed involved by coaching and playing on a number of teams. Laura approaches every day as a new adventure, and on the weekends you can find her kayaking at Joe Pool Lake or hiking with friends.
MIGUEL ROJAS / VP QUALITY CONTROL
Miguel is probably our most multi-talented employee. Prior to working at Landry Designs, Miguel was employed for nine years at a country club where he was involved in grounds maintenance and landscape floral design. He has also worked as a dance instructor, and every once in a while we get to see his great moves! He has always enjoyed art, dancing, painting, design, catering, and cake decorating. Yep, you read that right. We call him the Cake Boss. He has a talent for fixing things and tends to be very detail-oriented, which comes in handy while managing our extensive warehouse areas. He assembles furniture, assists with delivery and installations, and helps to maintain our offices. Miguel loves the fact that all of the behind-the-scenes things he takes care of help to turn our customer’s dreams into reality.
EDWARD LANDES / RECEIVING SPECIALIST
Edward comes from a family of ten children, so he fits right in with our large team. He has a background in martial arts and has competed in numerous MMA competitions. His highest love, however, is for animals. In addition to the traditional dog and cat, Edward has a pet fox that he rescued as a baby, nursing it back to health and providing it a safe home. Of course, we have him bring it to the studio for occasional visits. We love Fox Day! His compassion and attention to detail make him a true asset to the Landry Designs team.
TANNER LANDRY / IT MANAGER / FIREMAN
As a team member since 1999, Tanner's responsibilities have evolved through the years. Today, he considers technology as one of his favorite "tools" to use in enhancing how we serve our customers, and his goal is always to keep Landry Designs on the cutting edge. In addition, Tanner has a degree in Audio Engineering from the Los Angeles Recording School, so he assists with many technical aspects of our business, including marketing and advertising. See me HERE!
EMILY LANDRY / PHOTOGRAPHY VISIONARY
Emily has always been creative and has a hard time sitting still for very long. Her great passion for photography and capturing the beauty of the world and architecture is apparent and she enjoys being able to help showcase our designers and their beautiful designs through her work. We're so thankful for her amazing eye!