Meet Cynthia



La-Z-Boy Designer

About Designer

Costa Mesa, CA

Cynthia has been a designer with La-Z-Boy for 11 years and connecting with her clients is key to her design process. “My favorite part about my job is connecting with my clients! I really love getting to know them and how they use their space and coming up with a solution that works for them and their family.”

Design badges:

Contemporary Cool
Clean lines and neutral palettes with pops of color.

Mix Master
Mixing and matching patterns in unique ways.

Using sustainable and eco-friendly materials.

Transitional Stylist
Balancing traditional and contemporary styles.

Kid Friendly
Designing spaces with safety and spills in mind.

Q & A

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What is the design tip you just can’t stress enough?

Think of the texture of the lampshade, the texture of your pillows or carpet; or maybe it’s a tray that you put on your table.  These are really important ways to tie the space together with a little bit of texture and depth without filling up the room in a way that feels overwhelming.

How do you determine the right style for your customers?

I really like to spend time with my clients and understand how they use the room. Do children use the room? Do they have pets?  Is it a family or just a couple? Really understanding how the clients use the room helps me to design the space based on their needs.

What is one La-Z-Boy product that you can’t live without?

It would definitely be the Leo Ottoman.  It’s so functional.  It’s only about 21 inches x 21 inches, has storage and a tray, and you can design it in any material including leather and prints. It’s a great way to bring in some color, as well as storage into the space. It’s tying in that form and function, while also bringing in an element of design.

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