Bachelor of Design, University of Florida College of Architecture
Joined studioWTA in 1998
Nancy is a registered Interior Designer with more than 30 years experience in commercial and residential architecture and interior design. Awarded a degree in architecture from the University of Florida (Bachelor of Design, College of Architecture), in professional practice Nancy has focused on the synthesis of interior design and architecture. Her experience includes corporate offices, higher education, adaptive reuse of historic buildings, and healthcare. This diversity allows Nancy to bring cross-disciplinary best practices to all of her projects along with a keen sense of how interior design affects end-users.
Nancy’s extensive knowledge and skills lead to compelling and positive solutions for each unique and complex client, reinforcing culture and brand with intent, furnishings, materials and technology. In the 1980s, Nancy and Wayne first worked together, on the Louisiana World’s Fair In 1998, she collaborated with Wayne in a joint venture with the Atlanta firm of Scogin, Elam and Bray on a residence hall for Tulane University. This $11,000,000 project, Willow Street Housing, included seminar and residence rooms, study rooms, social lounges and a coffee café. Their friendship and professional collaboration integrating architecture and interior design continues today with diverse and varied projects.
Nancy was Director of Interior Design at EB / MT Interiors (Errol Barron / Michael Toups Architects) from 1987 to 1995. In 1992 Nancy began her own firm offering complete interior design services to architectural firms. Among the area architects Nancy has worked with are Arthur Q. Davis FAIA, E. Eean McNaughton, Rozas Ward Architects and John C. Williams & Associates Architects.
In addition to a full professional life, Nancy is active in the New Orleans community; volunteering at area schools and helping a local shelter for women and children.
Photo by Zack Smith Photography