Stephen has 30 years of professional experience in interior and exterior commercial and residential design and annual event planning/designing. He holds an Associate of Science in Business Administration and an Associate of Arts in Design and Fashion Merchandising, with ICD Interior Custom Design Certification from Atlanta, Georgia. To keep abreast of new products, designs, and technology, he travels extensively to Los Angeles and San Francisco, California, to Design Centers for product and education. Twice a year, he attends the Wor1d Market Center (“Market”) in Las Vegas, Nevada, for seminars, furniture, art, floor coverings, accessories, and new installments to the design trade. This Market, with over 2,000 manufactures, provides a unique cross-section of resources and sets the stage for the most current color palettes and design trends for the US and the world.