Meet The Designers

Deri Washington

Owner/Principal Designer

Deri Washington is an experienced and creative interior designer whose main focus is service.  She earned her degree in interior design from Ashworth College in Norcross, Georgia. Deri founded her own interior design company, Tranquil Designs, LLC in 2009. Deri is known for her attention to detail and her ability to visualize what her clients’ needs are and then translate their vision into reality.
 

Deri has worked on a number of projects in all sizes, from full-house design to simple color consults. She has worked on a number of commercial projects, including office spaces, as well. Deri’s passion for design shows in her work – she believes that you change someone’s life by simply transforming their space.

 

Deri has a heart for community and has developed a program within her business to give back. Every year she chooses a nonprofit organization in her community and donates her designs skills and any furniture needed to makeover one room in that organization. She was awarded a certificate for an outstanding job well done in 2015 from the Pregnancy Resource Center of the Poconos.

 

In her spare time she tries to spend as much time as possible with her grandchildren.

 

You can view most of her work on FacebookHouzz, or on her website www.tranquil-designs.com

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Our Designers

Kimberlee is a native of Durham, North Carolina. From an early age, she has been drawing and creating beautiful works of art. She began studying interior design while in high school and went on to pursue a degree in Interior Design. Kimberlee earned her BS in Interior Design from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. During her time at Meredith College, Kimberlee studied abroad in Italy. She traveled throughout the country exploring Venice, Rome, Florence and all of Tuscany learning art history and design. After gaining her degree she worked as a designer for Pottery Barn Kids, and she has experience in both residential and multiple-family design. Kimberlee’s passion for design shines through her work and she believes things should always be beautiful yet creative. “Design is much more than a look, it’s a lifestyle designed just for you. I love seeing one’s vision come together right before their eyes...it’s like magic!” She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and snapping candid photographs with her new puppy, Dexter.

Kimberlee Patterson, Designer

Kimberlee is a native of Durham, North Carolina. From an early age, she has been drawing and creating beautiful works of art. She began studying interior design while in high school and went on to pursue a degree in Interior Design. Kimberlee earned her BS in Interior Design from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC. During her time at Meredith College, Kimberlee studied abroad in Italy. She traveled throughout the country exploring Venice, Rome, Florence and all of Tuscany learning art history and design. After gaining her degree she worked as a designer for Pottery Barn Kids, and she has experience in both residential and multiple-family design. Kimberlee’s passion for design shines through her work and she believes things should always be beautiful yet creative. “Design is much more than a look, it’s a lifestyle designed just for you. I love seeing one’s vision come together right before their eyes…it’s like magic!” She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and snapping candid photographs with her new puppy, Dexter.
Anique is a convivial, hardworking individual from the beautiful island of Jamaica. Anique spent 4 years at Northern Caribbean University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in television production. Anique enjoys binge-watching Hallmark movies and Nickelodeon cartoons and surfing the net. She is also an active user on most social media platforms (i.e., Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat) and she enjoys traveling to new places and meeting new people. She is extremely family-oriented with her mother being her major source of inspiration. Together with her mom and dog, Spoogy, she believes she has the perfect family.

Anique Bartley, Personal Assistant

Anique is a convivial, hardworking individual from the beautiful island of Jamaica. Anique spent 4 years at Northern Caribbean University where she obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in television production. Anique enjoys binge-watching Hallmark movies and Nickelodeon cartoons and surfing the net. She is also an active user on most social media platforms (i.e., Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat) and she enjoys traveling to new places and meeting new people. She is extremely family-oriented with her mother being her major source of inspiration. Together with her mom and dog, Spoogy, she believes she has the perfect family.