Fernanda started her career studying at the design institute of San Diego. While Attending school, she
worked high end residential design firms in La Jolla, CA, where she gained experience on client
relationships, design function and aesthetics.
Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fernanda had an opportunity to work independently on residential and commercial jobs. She has also worked as a consultant in the hospitality field, for several architectural firms in San Diego.
Her love for textile’s color, shape and textures landed her a position at Aja Rugs and Aja Hospitality. This is where she feels at home. Here Fernanda has been able to design rugs for beautiful homes and hotels around the country, learn about innovative materials, weaving techniques, dyes, and logistics. All while working with amazing clients and Having Adi Pourfard as a mentor, which she feels it has been life changing.
Fernanda balances her time between work and family; she enjoys the beach, hiking, biking, and her passion for traveling around the world. She currently lives in San Diego, and has embraced California as her home.