Born in Chicago, raised in Mexico City, Rodrigo Vargas is an accomplished artist, Architect and Interior Designer. His passion for bold and unexpected design led to the formation of RVDA in 2009. His uniquely global, bi-cultural perspective is reflected in the signature interiors he creates for leading hospitality brands, multi-family real estate projects, restaurants and bespoke residential clients worldwide.
After starting out with legendary Designer James Northcutt, Los Angeles native Danielle Fox has designed for many of the worlds' top hospitality brands and iconic properties including The Hotel Bel-Air and The Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Property, among others. At RVDA, she oversees the design team and is in intimately involved in all projects.
With a degree in Interior Architecture, Heather Soliday's keen eye for detail and exuberant passion for design has helped her design and oversee projects such as The Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, Hilton Hotel Golf Resort Palm Springs, and the award-winning Atelier in downtown Los Angeles.
Devon Williamson joined RVDA from renowned design house Clear on Black. With an exquisite eye for detail and a playful sense of design, Devon has created incredible interiors for developers and top hospitality brands the world over including The US Grant, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Diego and the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa.
With degrees in Art and Interior Design, Taiwan native Susan Chen joined RVDA in 2017 and has managed and designed for top hospitality brands throughout Asia, Mexico and high-end residential clients in Southern California.
After 10-years of interior design experience working with global hospitality brands and high-end residential projects across Asia and the Middle East, Lu Lu Fangyan left Shanghai in 2013 for the bright lights of Los Angeles. Joining RVDA in 2018, Lu Lu believes true luxury exists when interior design tells the client's unique and memorable story.
Working alongside legendary hospitality designers James Northcutt as well as Tricia Wilson helped shape Erwin Canela's style of creating classic designs with a modern twist for clients such as the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore, Santa Barbara, the Kimpton Epic Miami and even a Vice-Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi.
With skills in both project management as well as AutoCad, Malaysian born Jeffrey Lau's experience as an Interior Architect covers high-end hospitality, residential and multi-family projects the world over.
Gio has 15 plus years experiences at respected design firms including Texeira, Shema Dougall Design Associates, and Northcutt Design. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture from Manila Philippines, enhanced by additional studies in Computer-Aided Drafting and Design (CADD). A highly experienced Interior Architect possessing strong creative and problem solving skills. Gio brings high level technical expertise to his work.
Graduating from Boston University with a B.A. in Hospitality Administration, Brigitte returned to California to complete her second degree in Interior Design and Architecture at UCLA. Brigitte's background in hospitality provides a unique and fresh perspective to interior design.
Krystal graduated from University of Santo Tomas with a degree in Interior Design. She brings ten years of FF&E and project design expertise from noted design firms, KNA and HBA. Her experience on international developments and positive energy brings a valued perspective to the team.
Camille graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from University of Cincinnati’s DAAP Program. She has worked on a variety of projects, from local hospitality design to residential developments in Asia. Her passion is to create spaces which feel both elegant and warm, and thrives on expanding her creative knowledge.
Jezzica holds a degree in Journalism and a Masters in Interior Architecture from UCLA/Cal Poly. Her unique skill set merges nearly 20 years in public relations and brand management, with a second career in interior design at several notable Hospitality firms. She supports RVD through business innovation, dedicated client communication and creative marketing.
Al earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Manuel L Quezon University in Manila, Philippines, after which he immediately began working in the US. His 30-plus years of experience in the interior design field span from commercial to residential, including time at Hirsch Bedner Associates in hospitality. Al’s love of art and rich skill set, support his passion for design from classic to contemporary