Studio

Our collective expertise includes interior architecture, furnishing, decoration and point of view.

Philosophy

We believe in bright, informed, and functional design that values both people and the spaces they inhabit. We take time to understand the preferences of our clients, pushing their experience to the forefront of the process, rather than relying on aesthetics alone. We are dedicated to making interiors that enhance quality of life.

Relationships

We’ve built a network of people who are invested in doing things the way they should be done. From architects and contractors to fabricators and artists, these professionals help us execute our designs, and we trust them enormously. Working with OreStudios means accessing our network of the best in the business.

Process

Flexible and responsive, our team collaborates with architects, builders, and makers to create meaningful contributions to each stage of a project. The breadth of our work spans multi-room renovations to new-builds of whole homes, often working on a project from its earliest stages. With a deep understanding of both traditional and contemporary design, we guide clients who have a clear aesthetic perspective as well as those who might need help finding one.  

Culture

We're a boutique firm of Seattle natives who pair warm professionalism with unwavering expertise. We believe that trust is fundamental to success, which is why we take the time to get to know our clients. We enjoy cultivating lasting professional relationships that are true partnerships. We are always thinking about how we can improve the lives of our clients, a process driven by intention, efficiency, and a distinct vision.

Andy Beers

Principal

Andy has spent more than a decade crafting residential and boutique commercial interiors across the country. Comfortable working on both traditional and contemporary projects, he aims to imbue his work with clarity and warmth. Passionate about people and sustainability, he endeavors to find the delight that occurs when both building and client are well served. Andy holds a Master of Interior Architecture from the University of Oregon. He lives with his family in Phinney Ridge where he is renovating a 100-year-old house.

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Laura Cariaso

Interior Designer

Laura’s portfolio spans multi-family residences and single-family homes to custom cabinetry design and material specification. Ardent about each detail that brings a room together, she thrives at finding ways to inject authenticity and uniqueness in every space to tell its story. From a passion for design to a diligence for details and her acute skill for seamlessly adjusting to unexpected surprises, she enjoys every aspect of the design process. Laura is a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts. She can often be found exploring the Pacific Northwest and collaborating with creative friends and neighbors.

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Bo Knutzen

Studio Manager

From footwear design and development (on the East and West coasts) to interiors and letterpress printing, Bo is a meticulous business manager and strategist who thrives alongside conscientious professionals working in a collaborative environment. She ensures that all operations run smoothly while supporting the goals and objectives of both OreStudios and our clients. A Pacific Northwest enthusiast, Bo has a design degree from Seattle Central College and has been known to use the hashtag #ilovebread.

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