EL Questionnaire 2015


Name: Stacy Rollins
Company: Stantec
Concentration: Commercial
College/University: Wentworth Institute of Technology
Year(s) of Graduation: 2011

As a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?: I wanted to be an Olympic Figure Skater – but that dream quickly faded when I realized I couldn’t get myself to jump!
If you could keep only five possessions what would they be?: A bottle of red wine, a glass, a bottle opener, my cell phone, and a charger.
What is a skill you'd like to learn and why?: I want to know everything I can about how spaces are constructed so that I can enhance my ability to design.
If you could have dinner with any person, dead or alive, who would it be?: Mindy Kaling. She is hilarious. 
If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go?: Italy. I love Italian Design.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?: I am really proud of myself for getting over my fear of public speaking. I wouldn’t say it is entirely gone, but I feel comfortable presenting my ideas to groups and clients now.
Lesson learned that has benefited you most in your career: What separates an OKAY design from a GREAT design is the details. 
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: I love the idea of creating an experience. Whether it’s your home, your office, or the hotel you stay in for a few nights – I want to set the stage for the experience you have there. I find emotional connections to spaces very fascinating.
Most significant inspiration: Honestly, my mom.