ABOUT Cecilia Ratto, Allied ASID
Cecilia Ratto, Designer and owner of CR-CreativeInteriors, started her career after receiving her Bachelors of Fashion Design from the Lagarrigue Institute of Design in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She worked in the fashion industry until 1997, when she moved permanently to the United States. Following her interest in Art, Cecilia earned Associate Degrees in Fine Arts and Interior Design from the Orange Coast College, California.
Since then, she has devoted her time to her true passion, Interior Design. Cecilia strives to design unique interiors that will have a positive impact on her clients’ lives. With more than ten years of extensive and considerable experience, she possesses an innate desire to create and design interiors that exceed clients’ expectations. With an eye for quality, a superior sense of style, and a client-centered approach to business, Cecilia has proven herself as innovative. She offers a balance of creativity, collaboration and forward thinking with a structured, organized and detailed mentality; enabling her to deliver focused development, follow through and total completion to each aspect of the design.
Great designs, whether personal spaces or commercial properties, begin with a comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs and expectations. Cecilia’s ability to develop client relationships based on respect, trust, and confidence has been the key to her success as a designer. Skilled at creating beautiful designs under a variety of budgets, styles, timeframes, and requirements, Cecilia guides her clients through every phase of the design process. She remains committed to cultivating valued relationships and helping clients reach the best version of their overall vision.
Cecilia’s mission is to assist both residential and commercial clients in creating timeless spaces. Whether classic or contemporary, across a vast range of styles, Cecilia balances colors, textures, and lighting to create a space that reflects her clients’ personalities and suits their design needs. Working in collaboration with architects and builders to execute her vision, she takes each project very personally. She specializes in all aspects of residential and hospitality interior design needs, including the building process from planning stages through final accessorizing and staging. She makes the design process fun and exciting!
In her spare time, Cecilia enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the city’s cultural, art, nature, and food scene, as well as traveling worldwide for experiences and inspiration.