Leila and her staff rock. We needed help with two bathroom remodel project and we're so glad we found Leila. She is a great designer, she is thorough, and her whole team helps with all phases of the project. Our bathrooms look wonderful!
Dan N., Moraga
A Talented Kitchen & Bath Design Build Team
Each Designer of the Douglah Designs team has at least 20 years of industry experience, formal kitchen and bath design industry training, and at least one of the following industry certifications:
• CID - Certified Interior Designer (Awarded by CCIDC)
• NCIDQ - National Council of Interior Design Qualification
(Required for ASID Professional Membership)
• CKD - Certified Kitchen Designer (Awarded by NKBA)
• CBD - Certified Bath Designer (Awarded by NKBA)
Our Design Team
Experience | Training | Proven Expertise
Leila Douglah, CKD, CBD, CID | Owner, Lead Designer & Sales
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Leila founded Douglah Designs in 1997 and has grown the business over the years into a successful full service Design-Build firm located in Lafayette, CA. With over 20 years in the design industry, Leila is a Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer as well as a Certified Interior Designer and has a formal education in architecture. As one of the firm’s lead designers, Leila enjoys working directly with clients as well as managing her company.
Alie Zandstra, ASID | Lead Designer & Sales
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A second generation designer, Alie has worked on all types of residential and commercial projects. In 2006, Alie focused her career on residential kitchen and bath projects and whole house remodels. A member of the American Society of Interior Designers, Alie has been a professional working interior designer for over 30 years.
Diane Smith | Office Manager & Project Coordinator
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With her attention to detail and over 25 years in the design industry, Diane handles the coordination of all our projects. Diane is NCIDQ certified and has a strong background in both architecture and interiors.
Stephanie Bouret | Junior Designer
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Stephanie graduated with the UC Davis class of 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in design with emphasis in interior architecture. In addition to working on design-build projects, Stephanie is our resident tile expert and works with clients on tile design projects, including palette and material selection.
Lucy Bignan | CAD Manager & Designer
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Lucy graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in architecture and has explored many facets of the design industry both domestically and abroad. She is happy to be working with a design-build firm where she can use her skills in design, drafting, and architecture while working towards her certification as a Kitchen & Bath Designer.
Nancy Glieden | Office Assistant
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Nancy brings her lifelong love for design and her experience in countertops and surfaces to the company. Nancy is the smiling face greeting you at the door, and she supports potential and existing clients as well as the Douglah Designs team. She notes, "if there is anything at all I can help you with, just ask!"
Lisa Schroeder | Cabinet Detailer & Accounts Manager
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With 18 years of experience, Lisa is fluent in custom cabinetry and assists the designers with finalizing all the details involved in pricing and placing a custom cabinet order. Lisa also manages our accounts payable and receivable department.
Bobby Pierce | Construction Manager
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Bobby has been in the residential remodeling industry since 1998 and a licensed general contractor since 2005. In addition to estimating and managing the construction of all projects, Bobby works alongside the design team during the project planning phase.
Why hire a Certified Interior Design professional?
Choosing your design professional is an important decision for your remodeling project’s success. The right interior designer will ensure a great final outcome that meets your design goals both functionally and aesthetically while respecting your project timeline and budget. Certified Interior Designers (awarded by CCIDC) and Certified Kitchen and Bath Designers (awarded by NKBA) have comprehensive knowledge, experience, and specialized training in their respective area of expertise, all proven by rigorous testing.
By selecting a Certified Designer, you’ll be working with a professional who:
- Has comprehensive knowledge in kitchen and bath design, as well as construction, mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems
- Adheres to a strict Code of Professional Conduct
- Is an expert in Planning Guidelines & Access Standards, which recognizes the importance of consumer health, safety and welfare in kitchen and bath design
- Is skilled at assessing consumers’ individual needs and wants, and creating designs that meet and exceed these requirements
- Remains current on local building codes, safety and environmental regulations and the wealth of new products and equipment on the market