Christina Cole Abboud is a designer and LEED AP, based in Austin, TX with more than 12 years of experience working in the design industry. She offers her clients a holistic approach and creative process that draws from a multi-disciplinary background in design.
She complements her professional practice with her academic career, having taught Architecture, Urban Design and History at the Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, DC and Barcelona, Spain. She served four years as Director of the Barcelona Studio and Foreign Studies Program where she co-taught design with faculty from La Universitat de Seville and La Universitat de Politecnica de Catalunya. Most recently, Christina held the position of Director of International Programs in Architecture at the Catholic University of America, School of Architecture and Planning.
She is an award-winning designer. She authored THE SPACE CASE, a design blog on the discoverychannel.com and has been published by ElleDecor, Harpers Bazaar Arabia and TLC.
MEGHAN FIELD LOPEZ
Meghan Field Lopez is an NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer, and LEED AP, based in San Fancisco, working to create exceptional, diverse spaces for all hospitality, commercial and residential clients as well as providing a unwavering commitment to client satisfaction.
Her career experience includes contributions at award winning design firms in Washington, DC, San Francisco and Napa Valley where she collaborated on high-profile projects such as the Ritz-Carlton Highlands Tahoe, the Four Seasons Seattle and the Hotel Yountville in Napa, CA; as well as award winning restaurants and residences.
Lopez's industry experience has positioned her as an expert in the field of sustainable interiors. She is a founder of Furnicology.com, a website that increases awareness and understanding of responsible design and provides an outlet for accurate, transparent information on products and their manufacturers.
She has compliments her professional practice with her academic position teaching sustainable interiors at the University of Berkeley extension. She has been published on the todayshow.com and in the nest magazine.
Kasey Dixon brings to Austin, TX and the Christina Cole and Co. team, experience working on bespoke single-family residential projects in NYC. She contributed to influential design studios including Headley Menzies Interior Design and Betty Wasserman Arts and Interiors. She holds a Real Estate License in NYC and brings a keen understanding of interior trends and project value.
She completed post graduate work at the Institute of Classical Architecture where she attended special interest classes and authored a blog on hand drafting and drawing in the Ionic order.