Stephanie Leese, Allied ASID ‚Äď Principal Designer
Stephanie Leese received her 4 year Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design in 2008 from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. ¬† Upon relocation to Southern California, she became a Studio Account Executive at Design Within Reach, a high-end furniture retailer.¬† This experience provided her an extensive knowledge of mid-century modern furnishings¬† and directly impacted founding L2 Interiors by providing a one-on-one design experience with her clients.
Stephanie‚Äôs role as Principal Designer is influenced by her strong technical skills and her natural design intuition. Her knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop and 3D modeling software provides the firm with the ability to quickly provide the client with floor plans and renderings.
Stephanie loves to travel and while studying at Kent State spent a semester abroad, in Florence Italy.¬† She loves dogs and has rescued two of her own, Polly & Mochi, who enjoys spending days at the office and love going to the beach.¬† Growing up in a small Pennsylvania town makes her even more appreciative of Los Angeles, the beautiful weather, amazing people and its laid back lifestyle.
Jason Lai – Principal Designer
Jason Lai received his Bachelor of Arts in¬† Business¬†Marketing and Communications from California State University, Fullerton in 2006. ¬†After studying 3 years of business¬† he realized that he wasn’t fulfilling his creative mind and decided to¬† enroll himself in the Interior Design program at Mount San Antonio College and received his Interior Design certification in 2006.¬† While studying both marketing and interior design, he took a job as a professional showroom designer, winning awards for his floor plan, space planning, and design. Jason had the honor to work at Pasadena Showcase House of Design in 2009 and 2010 and again in 2012, as L2 Interiors, ¬†showcasing his talent and personality.
Jason’s role as Principal Designer is influenced from over 6 years experience in the design industry and his marketing background.¬† He has mastered an array of styles; from modern to traditional and anything in between.¬†¬† He is a driven and focused designer and L2 Interiors is his platform to share his passion with his clients and embrace his creativity.
Aside from design, Jason loves to travel and¬†experience¬†different cultures. ¬†Everywhere he goes he finds new¬†inspiration¬†that can be found through his interior design work. ¬†He considers himself somewhat of a wine connoisseur and loves spending time with friends in the Santa Barbara wine country.