Our Team

Denver Interior Designers

Devon and Miranda, co-founders of Inside Stories, have a combined 30+ years of design experience. Inside Stories was established in 2015 as an alternative option to Devon and Miranda’s affiliate company Duet Design Group. With talented local Denver based interior designers with the support from Devon Tobin and Miranda Cullen, all projects types are accepted. Learn more about our team below.

Denver interior designers. Duet Design Group and Inside Stories
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Degree:

Marketing

Favorite Design Challenge:

Keri loves a good challenge of any kind! She gets invigorated when working with others to brainstorm solutions and plan what's possible.

Her Genius Strikes:

At any moment. She has a hard time turning her brain off.

Fun Fact:

She used to dance professionally for the Denver Nuggets!

Keri Hinterreiter

General Manager

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Degree:

Merchandising and Marketing

Favorite Design Challenge:

She loves bringing life and color to spaces in her home that speak to who her family is as individuals and together. You could know them without ever meeting them.

Her Genius Strikes:

Usually randomly and without warning.

Fun Fact:

She loves to travel and has almost reached her goal of visiting each continent - only 3 to go!

Kelly Isham

Account Manager

Degree:

Sociology and Psychology

Favorite Design Challenge:

Finding neglected properties and turning them into homes that people love living in.

Her Genius Strikes:

During mornings outside and while spending time in nature.

Fun Fact:

She eloped and kept the marriage secret for 2.5 years.

Erin Hildmann

Account Manager

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Degree:

Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

space planning

Her Genius Strikes:

when she's collaborating with creative people or during her valued alone time in the shower.

Fun Fact:

She can out drive most men on the golf course

Kate Rainwater

Senior Interior Designer

Degree:

BFA in Interior Design and Bachelor's Business/Marketing

Favorite Design Challenge:

Creating unique layouts to bring more function into spaces.

Her Genius Strikes:

When she's perusing design publications, traveling or training.

Fun Fact:

She is an endurance sport junkie (i.e. Long-Distance Triathlons)!

Karleen deVilla-Mohr

Senior Interior Designer

Degree:

Bachelor's in Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

Kids rooms! She loves the fun and whimsical aspects they can have while still creating a timeless space that can grow with them.

Her Genius Strikes:

When she least expects it. Grabbing a cup of coffee, taking her children to the park, eating at a new restaurant, trying to sleep, driving alone in the car, surfing the internet ... Inspiration is all around!

Fun Fact:

She can say the alphabet backwards!

Rachel Vanek

Senior Interior Designer

Degree:

Master's in Interior Architecture

Favorite Design Challenge:

Reworking an existing space to function differently for a clients needs. And she always loves a good challenge!

Her Genius Strikes:

During a long run outdoors. The combination of fresh air and no distractions equals design breakthroughs.

Fun Fact:

She's fed and bathed elephants in Thailand.

Lauren Winter

Senior Interior Designer

Degree:

Bachelor’s in Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

Tiny spaces! I love turning a small space into ultimate functionality that reflects the client’s day-to-day lifestyle.

Her Genius Strikes:

When I least expect it – On a hike over the weekend, while taking a shower in the morning, or even trying to fall asleep at night.

Fun Fact:

I’m obsessed with tiny homes, and lived in 300sqft. for a year to test my ability to go tiny.

Brittany Porter

Interior Designer

Degree:

BA Classical Art + History

Favorite Design Challenge:

Reimagining a space for a completely new function, like turning a front desk into a bar!

Her Genius Strikes:

When hiking in the PNW, exploring rural Europe and waking up at 3am with a hair-brain idea.

Fun Fact:

I am a certified yoga teacher and currently teach classes when I’m not designing.

Samantha Leffel

Interior Designer

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Degree:

High School Senior at Mountain Vista High School

Favorite Design Challenge:

I love modern design

Her Genius Strikes:

when touring celebrity homes on YouTube

Fun Fact:

Her celebrity crush is Lamelo Ball

Reagan Cullen

Interior Design Intern

Degree:

Integrated Physiology and Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

Bringing life back into a dated and dull space.

Her Genius Strikes:

when she is traveling. She is inspired by different cultures, architecture, and, of course, the fashion.

Fun Fact:

She has a Chow named Morty that won in a fight against a mountain lion!

Molly Esfahani

Junior Interior Designer

Degree:

Interior Design

Favorite Design Challenge:

bridging client's contrasting tastes to create an eclectic design that works together harmoniously

Her Genius Strikes:

during outdoor activities that her body moving or surrounding herself with creative friends

Fun Fact:

Her celebrity crush is Shrek

Sarah Beth Shamblin

Senior X Interior Designer

Degree:

Communications

Favorite Design Challenge:

Her favorite thing about purchasing is seeing the project come together after placing the orders.

Her Genius Strikes:

When she is home with her family.

Fun Fact:

She works with her two sisters.

Rachel Bena

Purchasing Coordinator

Degree:

Communications

Favorite Design Challenge:

getting everything delivered in mint condition and without delays!

Her Genius Strikes:

when problem solving a logistics issue

Fun Fact:

She and her husband both played college soccer and now all three of their kids play

Megan Sawatzki

Purchasing Coordinator

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Degree:

Human Development & Family Studies

Favorite Design Challenge:

Staying within budget.

Her Genius Strikes:

when there's an issue that needs creative problem solving.

Fun Fact:

She's currently working on earning her Private Pilot's license.

Sarah Newcomer

Financial Director

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Degree:

Art History & Photography

Favorite Design Challenge:

Mixing prints and styles to tell a cohesive story.

Her Genius Strikes:

when she's enjoying one of her two favorite things; being outside or sleeping.

Fun Fact:

She does a killer Australian accent.

Sasha Laurie

Marketing Coordinator & Visual Strategist

Degree:

Fine Arts with a focus in Paw-ttery

Favorite Design Challenge:

adding "character" to rugs around the house

Her Genius Strikes:

when food is involved

Fun Fact:

I have three big brothers that I boss around

Tilly Cullen

Design Dog