Author Archives: Amy Ramaker IIDA, LEED ap, CPC

About Amy Ramaker IIDA, LEED ap, CPC

Amy has worked in the field of Commercial Architecture as an Interior Designer and Design Director, for such notable firms as Gensler, HNTB, and Ware Malcomb. She has served as principal of her own architecture and interior design firm, and as Design Director for a venerable Steelcase Dealership in the Midwest. Her projects have ranged from the 1,000,000 sq.ft. Indiana Government Center, to a 850 sq. ft. coffee kiosk prototype. Amy is a Certified Professional Coach, a professional member of IIDA, NICDQ and is a LEED AP. She is currently piecing together stories of life, love and loss, taking her creative ride down a new road. She is hoping to share these stories with you.

Part 2…..A Designer’s Home

I wanted to share a few more photos of our home just to prove being a designer doesn’t mean we live in a home that looks like it’s out of the pages of a swanky design magazine.  Remember those houses … Continue reading

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A Designers Home…’s not so different than your own!

When people ask me what I do for a living, I sometimes don’t know how to answer.  I’ve spent a very large part of my life being an interior designer for numerous companies, HNTB, Gensler, Ware Malcomb and my own … Continue reading

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If I had 25M…………….would I want to live here?

All right the view is spectacular, the terrace is inviting, but am I really a New Yorker?  Do I want to be a New Yorker?  Would I ever feel at home in New York. I’m a California sort of person, … Continue reading

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Casa Orlandi Guesthouse

The fabulous 18th Century palazzo  is in Prato, Italy.  Prato is a 30-minute train ride from Florence filled with charming trattorias, 13th Century stone walls and watchtowers,  and an amazing textile museum, the Meuseo del Tessuto. The city is filled … Continue reading

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