ASID Award Winning Designer
Fine Designed Interiors, Laura Mergens Sullivan
About Us
Laura has been providing Interior Design service and space planning solutions to southern California clients for over 16 years, with total industry experience exceeding 26 years. She is formally educated, and is a Certified Interior Designer, a Certified Kitchen Designer, and a Certified Bath Designer, and has successfully achieved the prestigious NCIDQ Certification. Memberships include National Kitchen & Bath Association, American Society of Interior Designers, and California Council for Interior Design Certification. Additional accolades include an ASID 2015 Gold Award for excellence in Interior Design for Master-Bath Design.

She is a southern girl born and raised in Atlanta Georgia. She attended American Intercontinental University in Atlanta where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design.

Laura’s career has developed and expanded in the Kitchen and Bath Industry. She has worked with several cabinet manufactures from startup to high end companies. She has held various positions including; Interior Designer, Senior Kitchen Designer, Project Design Manager and Manufactures Representative. Her corporate positions include; Design Director, Showroom Operations Manager, and Vice President of Operations. Laura has given back to the industry in the form of apprenticeships and a mentoring program for students from the Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) located in Walnut, California. She has also taught at Mt. SAC College in the Interior Design Program with the curriculum of the approved NKBA standards for the Kitchen and Bath Studio Design Classes.

I have fond memories growing up with my southern family in Georgia. The kitchen was a welcoming gathering place for me and my three siblings, mom, dad, and anyone else who wanted to pull up a chair and enjoy a glass of sweet tea, some good eats, and great fellowship. Often these gatherings led to extended conversations, various types of events, and entertainment in other areas of the home.
Then and now, the kitchen is an ever expanding major part of the home that encompasses and influences all areas of our lives. I enjoy cooking, eating, conversation, entertaining, collecting kitchen gadgets, exploration, architecture, and art.

“Designing Kitchens and other spaces is an expression of the client’s heart and soul; enriching their personal environment, promoting wellness, harmony, peace and creating memories in a place called home.”

“It’s important in formulating kitchen design concepts to understand the aesthetics, functionality and practical working environment in the kitchen. Passion for the art of cooking enables you to understand the functioning, versatility, and the usage of the space requirements.”

It is a tremendous blessing and privilege to be a part of enriching a client’s home and promoting wealth of life and memories for years to come. Thank you.
13 Reviews
Maddie Oden
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Dec 2018

Laura helped me create my dream professional office space. I was hesitant, reluctant, and overwhelmed at first however, she constantly provided assurance that the space would be fabulous. We worked t...Read More

Home Image Remodeling
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Jul 2018

From initial design to project completion, Laura Sullivan has been a pleasure to work with. Laura demonstrates respect and thoughtful consideration toward customers and contractors alike. She works h...Read More

Tehmina Basit
Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2016

Laura was very instrumental in getting our kitchen completed when the manufacturer had closed it's shop and the parent company was dragging their feet to complete our kitchen project.Read More

Tony Dang
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2017

It was a pleasure to have worked with Laura at Fine Designed Interiors. She helped me create my dream kitchen last summer and I'm still in awe every time I walk into the kitchen. Laura is very knowl...Read More

Yvonne Wilson
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Aug 2015

I renovated 1.5 baths and a dressing area in 2015. After being abandoned by another designer I found Laura. She listened to my frustration and the ideas I had. She enhanced my ideas with her expert...Read More

Relationship: Received an estimate

My husband and I utilized Fine Design Interiors last year and we were greatly satisfied. The challenge for us was blending our styles together into one living area. Laura helped us find that common g...Read More

Michael Grillo
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Apr 2016

I have worked with Laura for almost 15 years and on many fantastic projects form San Diego to West Lake Village. Her Designs are well thought out and make the best use of space for her clients. I lo...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Mar 2016

My job was not the easiest kitchen remodel due to structural issues with irregular walls, floors and plumbing constraints, and other challenges. However, Laura was there every step of the way assurin...Read More

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