student successes


Many of our graduates have gone on to become local, state and national officers in interior design professional organizations.

Harper Interior Design graduates do find jobs or go on to create their own design businesses! Among them are:

Brook Voris, Owner, Brook Voris Designs LLC, Oak Park

Karen Pflanz, Owner, Creative Design Concepts Inc.

Karen Walker, Owner, KW Custom Design

Carol Meyer, Chicago Design Team

Cathy Sparling, Owner CSPAR Designs, CKD, CBD

Cathy Ziemba, Owner Cathy Lee Interiors

Lakshmi Sravanthi Tammana, Design Assistant at Briggs Design Associates Inc.

Maria Washer, Design Assistant, LRS Designs

Erika Weickart-Smith, Designer/ Office manager at McCaulsand Kitchen & Design

Gina Nunes, Account Manager, Prosource Wholesale Floorcoverings

Lynn Hajduk, Owner LH Interiors, Inc.

Gillan Hampton, Owner, Gillan Hampton Designs

Joyce (Miller) Konstantinow, Owner, Blooms & Rooms Design Studio

Ashley Avery, Bath and Sales Designer, Winslow Kitchen Studio

Linda Navara, Owner, LMR Designs, LLC, ASID

Lenny French, Store Planner, Sears Holdings Corporation

Terry Romin, Sales/Project Management, Mr. David's Flooring International, Ltd.

Debbie Collins, Owner, Interiors with a View

Mallory Plummer, Designer, Studio 41

Jeri Solomon, Owner, IFDA, AKBD

Nikki Baczkowski, Project Manager at South Water Signs

Lakshmi Sravanthi, Designer, Cabinets Plus

Linda Glassman, Designer, Cabinets Plus

Angie Fortman, AKBD, Owner, Center-Stage Kitchen & Bath Design Inc.

Cindy Frenzer, Owner, Interiors 4 U

Carol Meyer, Owner, Apple of My Eye Creations

Deborah Murphy, Owner, Adaptability - Deborah A. Murphy, Inc.

Barbara Bajlicz, Designer at Kitchen Village

Karen Staller,Design Assistant at Loren Reid Seaman and Associates

Donna Tassi, Owner at DJT Interiors, Ltd.

Judy Koehler, CKD, Better Kitchens, Inc.

Rachita Mathur, Owner, RMI Designs

Theresa Sterbis, Owner/Chief Designer at Project Partners Design

Terri Urquhart, Retail Merchandiser at Acosta

Amber Johnson, Design Consultant, CAD Technician at Acquisitions for the Home

Mary Mesa, William Ryan Homes

Gina Nunes, Sales Rep, Prosource

And Many More....

My appologies to anyone left off this list, please contact if you have updates or would like to be added.