ABOUT BERYN HAMMIL DESIGNS
As a designer, Beryn listens carefully to her clients' needs, and then expands on them to create the homes that people enjoy living in for years after the work is complete.
She works directly with all her clients and they appreciate knowing that her hands-on approach is being used on their behalf in both design and management. Projects are finished on time and on budget, making good on her goal that the process should be as enjoyable as the results.
Beryn is well known throughout the San Francisco Bay Area for the "Design Dilemma" columns she has written for the San Francisco Chronicle's Home & Garden section. Links to many of her articles can be found on LIBRARY page listed below. Of course, her interior design and remodel projects are as compelling as her written ideas.
Her other talent includes being the featured on camera designer of many episodes of HGTV's "Curb Appeal" and "Sensible Chic."
KNOWN BY THE COMPANY SHE KEEPS
As a professional, Beryn knows how important it is to be affiliated with organizations that support her business and her continuing education. This is a list of the organizations she's been involved with over the years:
ASID - Allied Member
American Society of Interior Designers
DesignFinder Steering Committee 2005 – 2009
NARI National Association of The Remodeling Industry
Member - Board of Directors 2009
Marketing Committee member 2009
IDS Interior Design Society – Associate
NKBA National Kitchen & Bath Association – Designer
MIDA Marin Interior Designers Association
NAWBO National Association of Women Business Owners
Robert Allen Advisory Board Member
San Francisco Design Center Professionals Program (1999 - 2001)
ALSO KNOWN BY HER WRITING
Beryn has written about home design for the following publications and contributes articles to numerous blogs:
San Francisco Chronicle: Home & Garden section
Examiner.com: Interior Decorating, National & SF editions
The IS Collection: Marin, Sonoma, Napa edition
Bay Area Women's Business Journal
Here's the link to Beryn's own blog
BERYN’S OTHER INTEREST: TECHNOLOGY
“Chic Geek” is an apt term to describe Beryn as she has a passion for technology. So in addition instructing members of industry associations NARI and ASID, Beryn writes a blog about technology so people can get the most out of their devices and stay safe on-line. It's written in an easy-to-read style so it's understandable even by people who aren't techies. Here’s a link to it: Design Tech Tonics
AND NOW, BERYN IS TEACHING OTHERS THE FINE ART OF INTERIOR DESIGN
College instructor at San Mateo College, San Mateo, CA