Ricci Jackson is the founder of Your Design Partner, LLC. and the only designer in the area who leverages “Mood” as a springboard for design projects, rather than design style. Changing the emphasis from design style to evoking a mood, creates a more authentic dialogue with her clients.
Since 2010 she has designed for first time homeowners, empty nesters, downsizers, single women, retirees, busy professionals, and small businesses, but she seems to have a heart for the first time homeowner. Ricci believes good design should be accessible to everyone.
“One of the most exciting moments in a person’s life is when a renter becomes a homeowner.” The excitement and appreciation to exercise your creative license is unmistakable.
Ricci remembers her own experience moving from renter to homeowner as if it were yesterday. The decisions to buy the right scale, color, flooring, furnishings and accessories felt overwhelming, and she remembers wanting to get it right the first time and avoid costly mistakes.
This process ignited something in her and was the impetus for starting YDP. Ricci felt that she could help her clients avoid overwhelm and get back to their busy lifestyles, so she decided to leave corporate America, enroll into an accredited interior design program, and live out what she believes is her purpose.
Ricci holds a B.S. degree in business and has worked many years in advertising and pharmaceutical sales. This required significant planning, project management, meeting deadlines, and solving problems. These qualities are the foundation for her success as a designer and entrepreneur.
Ricci chose this career because she believes designing is a gift she can share. She always says “As long as there are colors, textures, patterns, finishes and wonderful people to help; designing is something to get excited about over and over again.”
Your Design Partner (YDP) was founded on the principles of collaborations, successful partnerships, teamwork, and integrity. If you are looking for a collaborative process and a team to help you create a home that feels authentic to your needs, we would love to meet you.
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