Meet The Team
Anna Shiwlall, Lead Interior Designer
Anna holds a degree from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles, CA. Since graduating, she has worked on numerous projects including La-Z-Boy showrooms, Koopmans Furniture showrooms, Forever21, Herbalife Health Clubs, spas, various restaurants and hundreds of residential projects ranging from small one bedroom apartments to 15,000 sq. ft. homes and movie rooms. In the past, Anna has been featured on CNN.com for her taste in fashion and love for style and design. After all of these years, Anna still thrives on finding treasures to fit your budget and give you that designer look without the designer price tag.
Lisa Conley, Lead Interior Designer
Lisa Conley is an interior designer with an emphasis on residential design. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from California State University, Fullerton, Lisa went on to earn a Professional Designation A.A. in Interior Design from The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. Since graduating, she has worked on numerous floor-sets for a retail clothing store, as a design consultant for a custom sofa company and has been a lead designer for 27 Diamonds since 2012. Lisa has worked on design projects ranging from one bedroom makeovers to 5,000 sq. ft. home remodels. She also has experience in commercial design and brings an at home feel into business interiors. Lisa loves helping clients create custom designer interiors that reflect their personal style.
Louisa Lam, Lead Interior Designer
Louisa Lam is inspired by color, music, movement, and culture. She has a great understanding of architectural history and strives to reflect that in her designs. She received her Bachelors of Science in Interior Design from the Art Institute of California, Orange County. Since then she has designed multiple high-end residential projects, which have allowed her to work with different styles from modern to traditional. Louisa uses her experience in different styles to make every project unique and fit for the client.
Sanaz Tousi, Interior Designer
Sanaz Tousi is an interior designer from the Art Institute of Orange County. During her studies in AI, she developed her skills in all the design phases. As a child, her interest in painting provided her a great sense of colors and helped her become a creative and motivated interior designer. Living in the Middle East and traveling throughout the other parts of the world influenced her high end taste sensibilities. Sanaz believes that interior space should reflect owner’s characteristics. For creating outstanding interiors, Sanaz uses different styles based on the client’s taste and she believes that every detail has a big impact in the design.
Sara Vera, Interior Designer
Sara Vera’s personal style consists of bold colors with a touch of whimsy where she strives to find and incorporate beauty in all aspects of life. She earned her degree at The Art Institute of Orange County where she graduated with a bachelors of science in interior design. While in school, she worked on retail store displays and multiple detailed warehouse space plans. Her designs aim to always bring the best solutions that will bring the most return for her clients by incorporating style, practicality and always keeping the clients budget in mind.
Sylvia Lopez, Interior Designer
Sylvia Lopez is an interior designer who is strongly inspired by architecture and art. Her studies at the Art Institute helped her strive to use the right balance of comfort and artistic architectural elements to create successful spaces. She has developed designs for large retail, hospitality, and commercial projects while working for a commercial company. It is Sylvia’s goal to create a unique experience which reflects each individual’s personality. She strives to create curiosity and thrill while proposing tasteful designs.
Veronica Naranjo, Custom Goods Specialist
Veronica Naranjo has enjoyed working in the furniture industry for over 13 years. Prior to joining our 27 Diamonds team as our Custom Goods Specialist, Veronica worked in both retail management and the wholesale furniture industry. Here at 27 Diamonds, she uses her knowledge and experience in our workrooms to oversee finished products and expedite beautifully tailored furniture to our clients. She has a strong passion not only in servicing our clients but most of all in furniture and quality craftsmanship.
Gabrielle Frey, Design Assistant
Gabrielle Frey is a graduate of The Art Institute of California Orange County and holds a Bachelors of Science in Interior Design. Gabrielle is inspired by nature and how form and function work in perfect harmony with one another. She loves to incorporate organic forms, textures and colors into a space. Gabrielle believes that careful attention to detail and creativity will inspire the perfect space for the client.
Cindy Ortiz, Design Assistant
Cindy Ortiz has a unique sense of style and her experience in residential design comes from all different areas. As a graduate from The Art institute of Orange County, she has developed the love for green living and sustainability design. She strives to make every project a part of her life as she connects individually with every client. After traveling to Europe and having a better understanding of space and culture and living situations, she loves to share her personal style and is capable of making any area into a perfect comfortable living space.
Eric Shiwlall, Office Manager/Logistics
Eric has lead a successful team of people as the owner of a private mortgage firm. His experience as a business owner is a valuable asset at 27 Diamonds. Eric always finds a way to extract the best out of his peers and is a real team player. He is here to make sure the client’s project is completed in a smooth and efficient manner. In his free time, Eric is a free agent basketball star at the local community center and proud dad to his beautiful 3-year-old daughter, Sarah. He is excited to welcome his new baby girl, Riley, very soon.