Kitchen & Bath Design News

NOV 2018

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they know that they can come to me as their designer and I will not judge them because of their age or budget," she notes. "We can see eye to eye on where they are coming from and how much money they have to work with." Her business has benefited in surpris- ing ways from her willingness to work with clients many other designers would shy away from. "Working with my younger clients is so much fun because they are so tech savvy… These younger clients use social media to their advantage and share the progress of their jobs using the hashtag #designsbyebony," she notes. For Stephenson, whose marketing is primarily done through social media, clients' promotion of her brand provides a much-needed organic awareness boost. PERSONAL APPROACH Stephenson believes that getting to know potential clients is crucial – not only to create an appropriate design, but to see if she and the This kitchen remodel was based around the concepts of Universal Design, aging-in-place and multi-generational living for three generations of a family all with different abilities. A custom wine area, contrasting granite top, glass mosaic tile backsplash and wine cooler finished off this living/dining room. Photo: Susan Houchin Photography Photo: A. Tatum Photography 24 Kitchen & Bath Design News • November 2018 DESIGNER PROFILE Award-winning. Handcrafted. Solid brass. 30 finishes. Created one at a time, by hand, in California. See more at californiafaucets.com/idkitchen Winner of Interior Design Best of Year Awards 2010, 2013, 2014, and 2015 THE ONLY THING MASS PRODUCED IS THE BOX IT SHIPS IN Circle No. 15 on Product Card

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