Julie Smith- Julie Smith is a preeminent interior designer in Northern California. Her unique and creative talent has set the standard for fine home development over the past 24 years.

An astute businesswoman, she founded the design firm of Julie Smith and Associates in 1985. In 2007, she and her husband, Ron of Ron Smith Construction, combined their talents by constructing a custom 16,000 sq. foot interior design and construction pavilion in Granite Bay, CA.

Julie's specialties range from new construction to residential and corporate remodels, which incorporate every aspect of design. Her passion for people and design is evident in all that she does and is the cornerstone of her success.

Tanya Newton- Tanya has inspired and excited her clients with her enthusiastic and gifted approach to their design projects. Along with her education, thirteen years of experience and thirteen years in the applied arts, Tanya has traveled to Europe and extensively in the United States and other European influenced countries experiencing their stunning architecture, landscapes and interiors. This has broadened and defined her design spectrum and style adding to her creative inspirations. She has designed homes from the Bay Area to Lake Tahoe specializing in custom interiors, kitchen and bath design, remodels, new builds and commercial projects.

With her focus on detail, Tanya provides beautiful hand drawn renderings such as, elevations, specialty iron or stone work, to tile specs, draperies and floor plans. This allows the client and contractor to visualize the project before it has even begun! Tanya works with local artisans and talented contractors to smoothly bring the design project to fruition. Her love and passion for design along with her professionalism and integrity are evident with your first encounter and continues until the very last detail of the project.

Tanya has been featured in Sacramento Magazine and has designed custom homes that have won accolades and awards from the BIA home tours. Her interests include traveling, Black Forest and French antiques. She is a joyful sponsor with Compassion International. Working with a talented team of designers, Tanya is honored to be an associate with the Julie Smith design family.

Suzy Pierce- Suzy Pierce has been serving the Sacramento area and surrounding vicinities for over 30 years as an Interior Designer. Her association with the firm of Julie Smith and Associates since its inception has given her the opportunity to be involved in many interesting projects covering a wide variety of design concepts in both residential and commercial projects.

Commercially she has created and implemented projects at Sutter Memorial and Sutter General Hospital including the maternity, pediatric, and special care wings. In addition, she has been involved with the design of Mercy Medical Radiological Lab and Imaging Centers.

Residentially, she continually meets the high standards and specifications of JSA and her clientele. Her range of expertise includes taking new construction packages from the plan stage all the way through turnkey completion while working closely with her clientele in creating the home of their dreams. Suzy enjoys working very closely with not only the client, but with the architect, contractor, and sub-contractors in all decisions. “My goal is to make their house a home of which they will be proud of with the entire experience being as stress free as possible”.

Cathy Williams- One of the original designers to join JSA, Cathy’s vast design experience, involvement in the community, and approach of “treating others as one would want to be treated”, has resulted in an impeccable reputation. Developing projects from their incarnation, to remodels, to simply selecting the perfect paint color; Cathy’s approach is founded on respect for all involved and creatively resolving each design issue. In recent years, Cathy has expanded her talents to include exterior living spaces.

Dee Leiker- Dee Leiker has over 32 years of experience in Lighting and Interior Design. Having specialized in the development of customized lighting solutions for clientele in both residential and commercial projects, she has established herself as an expert in her field. Developing designs from the planning stage through completion, she has been called upon by the region’s top builders and architects for her knowledge and experience.