Celebrate new beginnings.

Meet the


crystal Bell

When we listen and celebrate what is both common and different, we both become wiser, more inclusive, and better as an organization.

– Pat Wadors

Kira Brandt

The essence of Interior Design will always be about the people and how they live. – Albert Hadley

Beth Brown

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.

-Walt Disney

Emera Howden-Gareau

Diversity and inclusion, which are the real grounds for creativity, must remain at the center of what we do. Marco Bizzarri

Zoë Macdonald

Inclusion is not a matter of political correctness. It is the key to growth.

Jesse Jackson

Megan McNeil

Love color, take risks, stay curious.

Kelly Wearstler

Kindi Mimeault

If you don’t have a plan for inclusivity your plan is to be exclusive. Catrice M. Jackson

Shelley Paulus

A world where everyone feels welcome is one I want to help design. Shelley Paulus

Julia Procinsky

It’s kind of fun to do the impossible. Walt Disney

Farhoud Rahimi

With a creative mind in art, unique impossible designs become a reality. Farhoud Rahimi

Shirley Shi

There is a “beauty” where every story is born. We encounter it, are touched by it, our hearts ripple, and a new story is born.


Mariane Sumugat

Inclusivity is the concept of respecting every individual’s opinions, strengths, weaknesses, racial background, mobility, and any form of self-identification.

– Mariane Sumugat

Maggie Timmer

Unity, not uniformity, must be our aim. We attain unity only through variety. Differences must be integrated, not annihilated, not absorbed. – Mary Parker Follett

Yen Nhi Tran (Jenny Tran)

Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere. Albert Einstein.

Solveig Watkins

Beauty can spontaneously occur at any moment given the proper circumstances, context, or point of view. – Leonard Koren

Carmella Yu

If you don’t have a plan for inclusivity your plan is to be exclusive. – Catrice M. Jackson

Congratulations Class of 2022!