Interiors By Design, LLC
Dennese Guadeloupe Rojas
As a child growing up in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Dennese Guadeloupe Rojas was mesmerized by elegant beach homes, their sheer drapes billowing in the wind and their lavish terraces meandering toward sandy beaches. “I attribute my passion for interior design to my cultural roots,” she reveals. “My love for color, fabrics, rich woods and every dimension of design directed my career toward interiors.”
Guadeloupe Rojas later moved to the Washington area, where she launched her firm in 1993. Today, she and her team of five take pride in completing warm and inviting homes that are also decidedly elegant.
Noting that everyone has a different vision of “home,” Guadeloupe Rojas believes her first obligation is to listen to each client and develop a deep understanding of his or her perspective. “The key to my success is collaborative communication, which enables me to translate a client’s ideas into reality,” she avers. “My goal is to infuse every project with creative ideas that reflect the personality and lifestyle of my clients and enrich their lives.”
Guadeloupe Rojas and her colleagues are also committed to sustainable design, guiding clients to select construction methods, materials and furnishings that minimize environmental impact. “These are ecological choices and decisions that could potentially protect waning resources and reduce future energy consumption,” she asserts.
Ultimately, Guadeloupe Rojas views her mission as a rewarding one. As she reflects, “Creating beautiful surroundings for my clients brings me immense gratification.”