Tonie is one of California’s leading home renovation experts.   An award-winning interior designer with more than 25 years experience remodeling homes, kitchens, baths, beach houses in Malibu to Newport Beach to San Diego, mountain homes in Mammoth Lake, Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake, Temecula Wine Country homes & Estates, Redlands homes, estates & historical homes, and her favorite place to work especially in the winter months Coachella Valley communities including her favorite Palm Springs.  "There is nothing like taking a step back in time when I have the opportunity to work on a classic Mid Century Modern project".

Nicknamed “Deziner Tonie” by her peers Tonie is knowledgeable about and involved in every aspect of remodeling: from plans to materials selections to working with contractors as project manager, to overseeing the implementation of the interior design and furnishings.  She is a kitchen and bath specialist known for her attention to detail and her outstanding customer service.

Clients use words like amazing, accomplished, detailed, focused, in control of her projects, respected and very talented.  “Deziner Tonie listened to our goals, paid attention to our budget and got our renovation and decorating completed in time for our daughters wedding”.

“I just want my clients home to be welcoming & to reflect their taste and their lifestyle”, “It’s not about me, it is always about our clients style”, Tonie says - “above all I want my clients homes to wrap its arms around them after a busy day of work, carpool and the noise of the life outside their sanctuary”

Tonie’s passion and hobbies cross over, she loves traveling especially to Europe, studying and photographing architecture.  Tonie studied fashion merchandising, interior design and architecture at FIDM, Cal Poly Pomona and Mt. San Antonio College.  A member of ASID & NKBA for many years, she is a top franchise owner with DDI and a Member of IVY Designers.

Tonie employs a talented award winning team of designers and architects holding degrees and certifications. Her firm is backed by the area's most prominent contractors they have been featured in numerous publications such as Traditional Home, Better Homes & Gardens the back cover of Romantic Home, Beautiful Kitchens and Baths, many trade publications.  She has also been featured in 5 hard cover design books, and has won a variety of design and service awards with DDI, Window Fashions, NKBA  including 1st place kitchens, 1st place bathrooms, 1st place window coverings, 1st place master bedrooms, 1st place show house. Earlier in her career Tonie’s work was featured on ABC Home Show 1994, HGTV 1996 Kitty Bartholomew You're Home and Discovery Channel's Christopher Lowell Show 2003.

She has been recognized as one of the top interior design business owners as well - receiving the Positive Thinkers award, the Designer/Owner of the year awarded to her by James S. Bugg Sr. her mentor and friend.  Tonie has received business manager of the year for DDI 4 times.

Call 877-829-0277 or email to discuss plans and goals for your next project.  

Current Projects

We are currently working on projects in Redlands, Temecula, Palm Desert, the Newport Coast, San Diego, Los Angeles, New York and Palm Beach.  We are ready to start your renovation today, Please contact us. We love to travel!