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Deana Duffek

Principal Designer
& Creative Director

Deana Duffek, owner & Creative Director of Duffek Design, is known for her high integrity, keen attention to detail and an ardent commitment to quality. Beginning her career in Interior Design 25+ years ago, Deana found her passion for design early in life and has spent her entire career immersed in the interior design & product development arenas. With both a Bachelors of Fine Art 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.

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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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Trina Hua

Jr. Interior Designer

Trina earned her B.F.A. in interior Design from CSU Long Beach. Her attention to detail, passion for design and project processes helps all projects stay on time and on budget.

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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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