About Us

Our Story

Seeing our thoughts and sketches turn into a tangible, physical space is a pretty amazing feeling. It is one of the primary reasons why we began ALine Studio. We’re fervent believers that great design should be easily attainable, not intimidating. We strive to make the whole process enjoyable; our depth of experience, down-to-earth sensibilities, and easy-going personalities make that possible. We also believe in working efficiently to deliver what you want, when you want it.

Over the years, we’ve been lucky enough to see many of our ideas come to life. We have learned a lot about what it takes to make an environment successful for the client and for the people who live in, work in, or otherwise interact with it. We constantly challenge ourselves to think about how we can do things differently—and better. We love what we do and we want you, as our client, to love it too.

OUR WORK

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Our Team

AMANDA K. THOMPSON, NCIDQ, LEED AP, NEWH, ASID Professional
Principal & CEO

With an impressive roster of high-profile projects under her belt, Amanda brings her dedication to creating unique, innovative concepts to ALine Studio. Amanda has been in the design industry for 16 years. She received a Fine Arts Associates and went on to acquire her Bachelors in Interior Design from Northern Arizona University. Amanda is a nationally certified Interior Designer receiving her NCIDQ Certificate. She has worked for several prestigious firms including SFA Design in California as well as MGM Resorts International Design Group in Las Vegas as a Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager. In accordance with ALine’s dedication to green design, Amanda further validated her commitment to the good practice of environmentally responsible design by earning her LEED AP accreditation.

LISA DIMASO-PATCH, ASID Allied, NEWH
Principal Designer & COO

Lisa has over 12 years of experience working in the interior design industry. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Environmental Interior Design from Syracuse University and began her career in Los Angeles at a high-end architectural and residential interior design firm. Lisa worked as a Project Manager for four years before progressing to an Associate Designer position at SFA Design. During her tenure at SFA, Lisa met and worked alongside Amanda Thompson, ALine’s CEO and Principal. In 2014, she returned to her home base in New York to take on a Project Manager role at a residential design firm based in Brooklyn where she remained until she joined ALine Studio in 2018. Lisa’s portfolio consists of numerous published projects including a Florida family compound featured in in Architectural Digest Magazine and a Hollywood home featured in Luxe Magazine.

JULIA A. METCALF, A.I.A., N.C.A.R.B.
Principal

Julia graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelors of Architecture degree, after studying in London and Italy. With nearly 20 years experience, she has worked for such firms as SLCE, STV, and David Kleinberg in New York City prior to starting Julia Metcalf Architecture and Interior Design in 2011. Julia is a licensed architect in Connecticut, New York, and Pennsylvania. She works on projects as small as one room and as large as complete renovations of 20,000 square foot offices as well as large single family and multi-family residences. Julia believes that the role of an architect is to marry the client’s needs and aesthetics. Currently, Julia is the Chair of the Litchfield Historic District Commission, where she has volunteered for five years.

VICTORIA FENNESSY
Interior Designer

Victoria Fennessy is a Queens based artist and designer. She is driven by deleting the barriers between the design and art worlds. Through each design she strives to create environments that are not only sculptural in nature, but fully functional in day to day activities.

Victoria graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Environmental and Interior Design. Victoria is a multi-talented artist working in mediums such as illustration, textiles, ceramics, painting, video art, and photography. She has had her work shown at Spark Contemporary Art Space (Syracuse,NY) and Secret Project Robot (Brooklyn, NY). She can often times be found exploring the art galleries and museums in NYC finding inspiration for her designs. In her spare time she enjoys exploring NYC, attending musical events, sewing, and creating illustrations portraying her interpretation of being a female in the 21st century.

JESSICA SEO
Interior Designer

Jessica graduated from Pratt Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design. Her 8 years of professional experience has included work in interior design, architecture, and construction. This has not only developed Jessica as a designer, but also as a drafter and a project manager. She launched her career in New York at a firm that specializes in architecture, interior design, and branding. Jessica also worked as an architectural assistant and project manager for 4 years, where she developed her knowledge of building code and construction management. 

Jessica’s design philosophy emphasizes a designer’s role as versatile, well-rounded, and to fit oneself into any given concept. Her passion lies in hospitality and commercial design, encompassing a vast array of projects that include restaurants, bars, and salons, along with residential and senior living. In her spare time Jessica enjoys traveling to explore different types of art and design.

KENT OTTWELL

Project Accountant

Kent holds degrees in Photography, Graphic Design and Interior Design. He has worked in various aspects of the Interior Design field for the last 11 years. His position before joining ALine Studio, was office manager at a high-end residential firm.

LINDSEY BEDNAR
VP of Marketing

Lindsey is an experienced executive assistant and marketing coordinator. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and a minor in Business. Lindsey’s diverse background includes law, tax, online marketing, and business operations. Her professional passions include website design, SEO, and e-commerce.

LAURA WORMALD
Marketing Executive Assistant

Laura has over 20 years of broad-reaching experience in marketing, office administration, technology support/training, client services, and education.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Laura taught elementary school for eight years before joining ALine Studio’s Marketing Team. Her professional passions are writing, research, and web-based instructional design.

Sustainable Design

ALine Studio is proud to assist you with green design issues. As U.S. Green Building Council LEED certified designers, Amanda Thompson can advise on or specify any number of sustainable or environmentally friendly products.

Philanthropy

ALine Studio gives back.

ALine Studio is all about making a difference – whether it is through interior design or through philanthropic efforts. We are dedicated to being the best that we can be and that means giving back to those in need.

We are strongly committed to the communities that we live and work in. We support a select few charities in the New York City area including those that prevent animal cruelty, assist worldwide disaster & epidemic victims, treat cancer, and support children in poverty.

We are a proud contributor to the following charities:

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