Carrie Oesmann, ASID, CLIPP, AKBD
Carrie Oesmann’s entrepreneurial spirit has inspired her to take great homes and make them into one-of-a-kind masterpieces that show off her client’s individual personalities. Her portfolio ranges from basic space planning and remodeling to complete home design where she is an invaluable resource from initial blueprint and lighting design to the last accessory. Her passion has found its place in making people feel at ease throughout the process, as well as at home in their new, functional space.
Gold and silver awards for her designing talents are a testament to her creativity and dedication to her profession. Carrie’s work has been featured in multiple trade magazines including New York Spaces, Distinctive Kitchens, Design NJ, New Jersey Home and Style, to name a few, as well as designer showhouses and even a television pilot.
Carrie takes education seriously, she holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University and an Associate’s degree in Interior Design from Centenary College. She is an active professional member of ASID, the American Society of Interior Designers, and is one of the elite who has passed the rigorous national qualification exam, making her an NCIDQ certified interior designer.
As a member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association, NKBA and holds an AKBD certification as accredited Kitchen and Bath specialist. She is also a member of the National Association of Home Builders and holds a Certified Aging in Place, CAPS certificate. Carrie’s latest accreditation is as a Certified Living in Place Specialist (CLIPS) which expands her knowledge base and commitment to incorporating universal design concepts into all her work.
Carrie has spearheaded various community service projects, including Katie’s House, an assisted living facility for young women with special needs. Carrie is married with two wonderful daughters. She is an active member of her church and community. Carrie enjoys, skiing, golfing, and teaching Pilates classes. In recent years her passion for fitness has led her to become a triathlete and now competes at the Olympic distance level.