Cindy Aplanalp, ASID Allied
School: Kingwood College
Company: Chairma Design Group
16535 Hollister Street
Houston, TX 77066 map
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Cindy Aplanalp-Yates, Owner of Chairma Design Group, has amassed an impressive body of work with her portfolio ranging from new construction to remodel projects that encompasses work in all facets of residential and commercial Interior Design. She focuses on creating highly functioning, eclectic, detailed and sophisticated interiors for residential and commercial clients. For more information see other http://www.ChairmaDesignGroup.com.
Cindy Aplanalp's rare combination of university degrees in interior design and business management give her a powerful competitive advantage in the design industry. Her lifelong passion for exotic travel continues to influence her work and subtly elegant traces of her travels in Europe, Asia, India and Central America are exhibited in her designs.
While influenced by such designers as Suzanne Kasler, Jan Showers and Larry Laslo, Cindy synthesizes her own fusion of an elaborate collection of styles and expertise to create beautiful, balanced and exceptionally functional environments for her clients. Her signature style is a crisp and elegant mix of sophisticated eclectic, with touches of the traditional and a savvy use of materials, textures and technology. Designing from the premise of intention, Cindy places great significance on the inspiration and guidance gained from the idea that each element must offer a personal connection for the user.
Cindy Aplanalp's design services range from conception through installation and include:
-Space planning and technical drawings
-Materials, finishes and furnishings selections
-Custom cabinetry and furniture designs
-Accessory placement and staging
Awards & Publications
Cindy is the winner of numerous Greater Houston Builders Association â€˜Houstonâ€™s Bestâ€™, Prism awards. Her work as graced the cover of national, state-wide and local magazines.
"Best of Houzz" was a title awarded to Cindy in January 2013 & 2014 by Houzz.com. The Houzz â€œBest Of Houzzâ€ award for 2013 is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. This award is chose by over 11 million users that make our the Houzz community. While winning awards is nice -Cindy and her design team gain their greatest satisfaction from providing their clients living spaces tailored specifically to them and a home to create beautiful memories!
To learn more about Cindy Aplanalp Yates and her design philosophy - please visit http://www.chairma.com .
Featured on the cover of Houston Design Resources in 2011 was one of Cindy's bright and refreshing designs.
"Texas' Textured Walls can welcome wall covering- After a step" written by Cindy Aplanalp was published in the Houston Chronicle on April 10, 2011.
"Simply Stunning Sophistication" was a comment made about the cover of the Texas Home and Living magazine in the 2011 edition, featuring a project by Cindy Aplanalp.
"An Exercise in Restraint" written by Jack Frink featuring a recent kitchen design was written in the Sept/Oct. 2010 edition of Texas Home and Living.
Febuary 6, 2011 in the Houston Chronicle was an article written by Cindy Aplanalp called "Let there be light from the beginning".
Texas Home & Living featured Cindy's "Sensuous Master Bathroom Escape" in the The 2011 Bathroom Design Special.
Cindy Aplanalp was featured on HGTV's blog, Design Happens as a feature designer on August 3, 2010.
"Plan Could be Green Element in Remodel" written by Cindy Aplanalp and Erika Barczak was published in the Houston Chronicle on July 23, 2010.
A collaborative design by myself and Peggy Fuller was featured in the Sept/Oct 2009 edition of Houston Home and Living.
A By Design Interiors article, "The Secret Language of Interior Design" by Larissa Caramanid is was featured in the 2009 edition of Houston Design Resources.