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Francy C. Arria’s
Francy C. Arria’s versatile approach to interior design is inspired by traditional trends of her Hispanic heritage and the modern energy of South Florida life. She founded her firm in 2011, Max Space Design. Francy’s passion and purpose is to create functional designs, while keeping the environment, the latest trends, and home technologies in mind . With over ten years of experience, Francy has provided homeowners with full interior design services that include construction planning and management , 3-D drawings, space planning, and kitchen, bath, closet, and furniture design, just to mention a few. Her eye for exploration, color, and beauty is reflected in every finished project. Her work captures client’s distinctive taste and vision, as well as her trademark of balance and comfort. Her signature style reveals a global and innovative vision for design influenced by our changing environment and demanding needs for functionality. Her robust and varied design background has helped homeowners shape their project with imagination and vision. Francy earned her interior design degree at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, and she continues to strive for never-ending education. She contributes and supports causes that protect children, animal welfare, and the environment, while implementing sustainable design in all projects.
Roberta Black, owner of RB Design, was educated in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where she was born and raised. She has been living in the US for the past 17 years. Having worked in the design world for several years, she believes that: “Design is not for philosophy — it’s for life.”
Her inspiration came from being raised in such a colorful and lively city. It gave her a huge perspective and understanding of how to use colors, shapes and textures. She is also very inspired by sleek, European lines, that for her, is chic, simple and yet shows tremendous style. The mix of these elements together creates a warm, inviting, innovative, modern and unconventional ambiance that makes people never want to leave.
Roberta has completed many residential and commercial projects (large and small), locally and abroad, accommodating all budgets.
Veronica “Ronnie” Gordon-Brown, owner of Klassik Designs & Events LLC., has brought her commitment of superb quality and superior designs to interiors and exteriors where only the ﬁnest products will sufﬁce. She designs spaces in Florida and also the Caribbean Islands, including numerous distinguished residences. Her motto ” turn dreams into reality” is the cornerstone of all of Ronnie’s designs. She welcomes all her clients design challenges and embraces every design with the same level of enthusiasm and commitment. The greatest care is always at the forefront of each changing space. Her skill level is inclusive of over twenty years of design experience accumulated in the Fashion and Interior Design Industry. Her goal is to provide the level of work that will be durable and outlast time and season. She is committed to expanding her knowledge staying abreast with new ideas and with constant feedback from her clients. Ronnie is currently expanding her enthusiasm and expertise by sharing her knowledge with aspiring adults where she now lectures as an adjunct professor in the subject area of home staging and interior decorating at Broward College, Florida.
Daniel Lugo Ferrara
With over ten years of experience in the closet design industry in Ferrara Group, Daniel created Arkimodel to provide a multifunctional interior solution for today’s diverse and evolving community. As director of design and distribution channels in the United States, his projection is to provide the highest quality and design oriented products while also delivering a VIP service for every client. Daniel also participates in the creative process of designing the products, finishes, and functions. His inevitable tendency for all things modern, Italian and minimal is applied to every Arkimodel design.
“We want our designs to not only look aesthetically modeled, but to also provide a thoughtful use of space: one that resonates with the environment it occupies.” Daniel Lugo Ferrara