Andrée Langlois is an interior designer with broad experience in residential, commercial, and health care facilities. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Interior Design with emphasis in Accessible and Universal design from San Francisco State University. She is also an Adjunct Instructor in Interior Design at Santa Rosa Junior College where she teaches Barrier–Free Design. Andrée’s extensive knowledge of ADA accessibility codes has convinced her of the importance of applying universal design principles to residential construction. She has written and published The Residential Universal Design Guide, a Manual for Architects, Interior Designers, and Builders. Ms. Langlois believes strongly that providing accessibility need not interfere with good design.
Catherine Wood has twenty-five years of experience in the field of interior design working with residential, commercial, and health care clients. Ms. Wood received a B.A. in Design from U.C. Berkeley and completed three years of graduate work in design and art history. As an artist and color specialist, Catherine has extensive experience working with clients and their staff in designing surroundings which are functional and aesthetically pleasing. She also has personal experience in designing barrier-free environments for people with special needs.
Elsa Torres, Allied Member, ASID, holds a B.S. in Interior Design, and an MA in Interior Design with emphasis in Green Buildings from San Francisco State University. She is a Certified Green Building Professional (CGBP), and has designed bathrooms for people with disabilities, small offices in commercial buildings, residential spaces, and has worked as a consultant in kitchen and green design. One of her works was featured in Los Altos Town Crier newspaper and Stanford Business magazine. Elsa currently works as an adjunct faculty at Santa Rosa Junior College teaching interior design, where she is developing a certificate in Green/Sustainable Design for interior designers.