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Deana Duffek

Principal Designer
& Creative Director

Deana Duffek is known for creating luxury interiors. Luxury interiors that also encompass mindful and restorative spaces to support whole body wellness. For over 25+ years Deana has spent her entire career immersed in the interior design & product development arenas. With both a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Architecture & Design and a Masters of Fine Art in Organizational Leadership, Deana brings a disciplined approach and creative leadership to each project she and her team embark on.

Deana is the founder of Design With Purpose, a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to provide healing environments to families and children in need by transforming the interior space of their homes or classrooms at no cost to them. Deana is also a Yogi, Reiki Master, Artist and a student of Feng Shui. She believes that the intersection of these various modalities within art and nature is where the design magic happens. Deana has appeared in Architectural Digest, HGTV, Luxe Magazine, and a multitude of other multimedia publications.

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Juan-Carlos Ochoa

Interior Designer

Juan-Carlos studied at Universidad del Valle de México. After relocating from Mexico City to Laguna Beach he has not only become a sought after designer, but a true trend setter.

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Angela White

Jr. Interior Designer

Angela earned her B.F.A. in Interior Architecture from CSU Chico. Her passion for biophilic and sustainable design shines through her work, bringing unique solutions and style to the team.

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Colton Bryant

Marketing & Design Coordinator

Colton Bryant keeps his finger on the pulse of all podcast, social media and marketing endeavors. He works as a liason between our Duffek Design team as well as our nonprofit, Design With Purpose. Colton is smart, personalble, and our “go to” guy with a get it done attitude.


Alyssa Zabala

Marketing Maven

After graduating with a B.A. from UCSB. Alyssahas helped hundreds of accounts grow their brand presence using expert marketing strategies.

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Kelly Ashcraft

Graphic Designer

With a B.F.A . in Graphic Design and more than a 15 years of industry experience, Kelly has a passion for finding functional, beautiful solutions to design problems.


Juliya Nepomilueva

Design Specialist

Julia holds a B.A. in Industry Specific Engineering. She is a stickler for details and a great “conductor” working to pull a multitude of ideas together into one piece.

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