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Brandy

Brandy Landry, CEO, Principle Designer

As an award-winning interior designer of residential and commercial spaces, Brandy strives to design unique interiors that will have a positive impact on her clients’ lives. With many years of extensive and considerable experience, she possesses an innate desire to create and design interiors that exceed clients’ expectations.  With an eye for quality, a superior sense of style, and a client-centered approach to business, Brandy has proven herself as an innovative designer.  She offers a balance of creativity, collaboration and forward thinking with a structured, organized and detailed mentality.  This enables her to deliver focused development, follow through, and total completion of each aspect of the design.

 

Brandy has led large-scale residential projects as well as mid to large-scale commercial projects. She has overseen complete design development of custom homes within a private family complex, personalized each home, and maintained continuity throughout the entire property.  She coordinated  architectural details, designed and specified custom construction elements, and created and implemented the full interior concept.  During this time, Brandy also led and partnered on various residential projects of differing scale and depth of involvement.

 

Great designs, whether personal spaces or commercial properties, begin with a comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs and expectations.  Brandy’s ability to develop client relationships based on respect, trust, and confidence has been the key to her success as a designer.  Skilled at creating beautiful designs under a variety of budgets, styles, timeframes, and requirements, Brandy guides her clients through every phase of the design process.  She remains committed to cultivating valued relationships and helping clients reach the best version of their overall vision.

 

Brandy opened her first Interior Design Company, Brandy Landry Interiors, where she embraced her entrepreneurial spirit. Her mission is to assist both residential and commercial clients in creating timeless spaces.  Whether modern or contemporary, Brandy balances colors, textures, and lighting to create a space that reflects her clients’ personalities and suits their design needs.  Working in collaboration with her talented creative design team, architects and builders to execute her vision, she takes each project very personally.

 

In her spare time, Brandy enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring different city’s cultural, art, and food scenes, as well as traveling worldwide for experiences and inspiration.

Adoria Dugas-Smith is a Space Planning Consultant who originally joined Brandy Landry Interiors in 2018.  She creates functional and creative interior floor plan concepts that are individually tailored to suit each of her client’s specific needs, parameters, and lifestyle.

 

Space planning provides clients with the ability to experience the infinite potential of their interior project and implement the best creative design solutions for the project. Therefore, providing each client with the confidence in knowing that their project will be as precise as they envisioned.

 

Adoria Dugas-Smith obtained a Bachelor of Interior Design degree from Louisiana Tech University and grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana loving Fine Arts. Whether it is drawing, painting or simply creating, art is a part of Adoria’s everyday life. She immerses herself in learning all she can about Art: its mediums, techniques, and history. With the understanding of how expansive the definition of “Art” is for Adoria, Interior Design is simply “art in its own medium”.

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Adoria Dugas-Smith, Space Planning Consultant

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Jamani Cretian, Operations Manager / 

Lead Interior Stylist

As a design creative, recognized for his super clean, light lux, and minimalistic styling, Jamani Cretian seeks to show that although interior design is considered a luxury service, it can be attainable for everyone. As a child, Jamani was fed and motivated by creativity of any kind. He calls it his “happy place”. As a teen, he started redesigning spaces for family members, and even did renovations and photography as a hobby. Early success in these projects inspired Jamani to pursue design, renovation, and photography as a career.

 

“The act of pulling together a person’s ideas in my head, creating a vision for it, and translating it into reality for them is the greatest gift God has given me and truly makes me feel whole.”  -Jamani C.

 

Jamani’s experience working at Lowe’s Home Improvement has provided a unique opportunity to engage with DIYers. Working closely with customers has sharpened his expertise in kitchen and cabinet designing, color consulting, flooring selecting, and space styling. While doing a color consultation for a client, Jamani was introduced to Brandy Landry of Brandy Landry Interiors, who agreed to mentor him. This mentorship led to Jamani’s current position as the Operations Manager and Lead Interior Stylist at 1123 Matte Black, LLC.

 

Jamani acknowledges the value of the transferable skills gained through his experiences and continues to grow. He recognizes that although style and a good design eye are important, it takes continued education to maintain a successful design career. As such, he continues to educate himself on everything design.

 

“ I am an open-minded creative. I like to think outside the box. I love to be challenged. I want to WOW myself with every design.”  -Jamani C.

As Acadiana’s Best Times of Acadiana  award-winning wedding and event designer, Cotessa Solomon has an eye for details, a superior sense of style, and a client-centered approach to business. Cotessa Nichole has proven herself as an innovative designer. She offers a balance of creativity, collaboration and forward thinking with a structured, organized and detailed mentality. This enables her to give her clients an unforgettable experience with each aspect of the design.

 

Cotessa’s ability to develop client relationships based on respect, trust, and confidence has been key to her success as a designer. 

 

Her mission is to assist both residential and commercial clients in creating timeless spaces.  Whether modern or contemporary and across a vast range of styles, Cotessa balances colors, textures, and lighting to create a space that reflects her clients’ personalities and suits their design needs. As she collaborates with other designers and builders to execute her vision, she takes each project very personally.

 

In her spare time, Cotessa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring New Orleans’ cultural, art, and food scene, as well as traveling worldwide for experiences and inspiration.

 

 

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Cotessa Solomon, Interior Stylist

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Keavoni Shakesnider, Creative Director

Keavoni Shakesnider is our Creative Director.  He plans the layout and visuals for print and digital marketing, maintains and creates our social media presence, publications, retail products, and advertising. He creatively guides all the pieces so they create a beautiful picture while still maintaining the company's goals.

 

Keavoni uses his vast array of graphic design and digital marketing experience in combination with cutting edge innovation to create and maintain a vision for the company's products and branding.

 

In Keavoni’s spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, keeping up with the latest and greatest in fashion, and the entertainment industry. 

Renee is an easy going, but meticulous licensed Louisiana realtor who comes from an Educational Leadership background. 

 

Her experience in education combined with her drive to lead her clients offers them a unique combination when choosing her as their realtor. Striving to give her clients a fun but professional experience, while displaying ongoing communication throughout a real estate transaction is a MUST for Renee. 

 

Her passion for luxury real estate has her constantly seeking knowledge of the high-end real estate and interior design worlds: especially flooring and lighting. 

 

Renee takes pride in building relationships with her clients all while understanding that their real estate needs are her priority. No matter how big or small a project or transaction is, Renee goes above and beyond from the beginning if the process until completion. 

 

Outside of real estate, Renee is a country girl at heart. She loves nature, all genres of music, watching movies, traveling and dining at local restaurants.

 

~ MRS. DON'T DELAY, CALL RENEE! 

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Renee Richard, Realtor