ANDY YATES

Allied ASID
Senior Interior Designer, Grand Rapids & Boyne City, MI

Hometown: Henderson, KY

Education: BA, Journalism and French Language, Indiana University; BFA Interior Design, Harrington College of Design; Semester at Université Laval, Quebec, Canada

Bio: A transplant to Grand Rapids, Andy began his design career in 2007, working under award-winning, luxury residential designers in Chicago. His ability to learn under such creative, talented people ignited his deep passion for beautiful, quality interior design. Still influenced by his Southern upbringing, Andy enjoys a fun approach to interiors that have a colorful, painterly style. Clients appreciate his ability to balance the team, and bring unique, personal solutions to interior design challenges.

Fun Facts: Andy loves to travel the world in his spare time, taking in design inspiration from all corners of the globe. He is the President of the ASID Michigan Chapter, and has long been involved in professional development, and elevating the design industry in the public sphere.