Jill has 15 years of experience in design, working for several high profile architecture and interior design firms in Los Angeles, including Vantage Design Group, Studio Jackson, Kovac Architects, and DEX Studio. With extensive experience in commercial and hospitality design, she founded Dust & Co in 2014 . She has been a LEED Accredited Professional since 2006, and a CCIDC Certified Interior Designer since 2011. She has lived in Boston, San Diego, and Savannah, where she worked as a social worker prior to her career in design. It is those roots that inform Jill's and Dust's holistic approach to design and our commitment to amplify the vibrancy, diversity, and extraordinary in every project we do.
Lydia studied interior architecture in Paris and worked for on residential, commercial and cultural projects with several award-winning teams including Le Grand-Palais Museum Architectural Office, CHD Architects, Odile Saffroy Architect, "Jeux de Plans" architectural office, and others. She moved to the United States and her expertise in new American construction broadened while working with various architectural firms such as the award-winning H. Richardson, Lewis Buttler, Kovac Architects, and the renowned international firm STUDIOS. She has worked on international commercial & high-end mercantile projects in Versailles, Barcelona, London, Detroit, Los Angeles and New York City.
On a national level, Lisa is NCIDQ-certified and a LEED Accredited Professional with an emphasis in interior design and construction. Regionally, she is a certified interior designer in California and licensed in the state of Nevada. Most recently a senior project manager for HOK, she has also worked for DEX Studio, D. Crosby Ross, Inc. and M. Design Interiors, Inc. in Los Angeles and is a graduate of UCLA’s prestigious architecture and interior design program. Lisa has her BA from Occidental college, where she graduated Summa cum Laude.
A native Alaskan, Orea has lived in Louisville Kentucky, Portland Oregon, and Savannah, Georgia, and has made her new home in Los Angeles. In 2007 She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Savannah College of Art and Design with majors in Photography and Fashion. Since then she has worked as both a designer and fine artist in a broad range of disciplines including fashion, textile, jewelry, furniture and soft goods design, interiors as well as fine art photography, abstract painting and traditional Northwest Coast Native Design. As a designer she is increasingly concerned with functionality and accessibility.