Faith Fix, Founder of Freestyle Interiors in 1981 has over 36 years of experience in the Interior Design field.With her value of customer satisfaction at the forefront, Faith has directed Freestyle’s growth to become a prominent, SW Florida award-winning design firm. She has assembled a highly synergistic team of talented and experienced Lead Designers dedicated to creating beautiful environments. Faith works tirelessly to ensure that each of Freestyle’s clients are thrilled with their home design experience from inception to completion.
Arlynn McDaniel, ASID
Senior Lead Designer
FL Lic ID #5052
Arlynn McDaniel, Senior Lead Designer, is a licensed Interior Designer with over 19 years of design experience in both the interior design and construction fields.She graduated with a design degree from Brenau University in Georgia. Arlynn has been with Freestyle for 7 years; her clients benefit from her skilled knowledge of the construction process as well as her high attention to detail.
Alex Thies, MA
Senior Lead Designer
Alex Thies, Lead Designer, earned her Bachelors degree from Washington University in St Louis and her Masters in Architecture from NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego. She has over 15 years of experience working around the country in the commercial, retail and residential design field. Alex has mastered the ability to oversee large projects while paying attention to the finest of details.
Jamie Herzlinger, Senior Lead Designer, has over 27 years experience in high-end luxury residential interiors. As a native New Yorker, she has participated in the Kips Bay Designer Showhouse and has been recognized by Traditional Home as Top 20 Designers in the country. Jamie's aesthetic is rooted in the classics, rendering the spaces she designs as timeless.
Paula Myette, Allied ASID
Paula Myette, Lead Designer, has over 30 years of residential and commercial interior design as well as project management experience. She is a graduate of Mount Ida College, Boston. Paula joined our team after 16 year as a principal of her own design firm where she created luxury coastal homes on Cape Cod.
Julie Roy, Lead Designer, is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC and furthered her education at RISD in Providence RI for Interior Design. Julie has over 20 years of experience in the interior design field where her work focused on luxury coastal residences in MA and RI before joining Freestyle.
Lucie Simmons, Lead Designer, earned her degree from the Art Institute International Minnesota. She has over 10 years of experience both locally and internationally in residential design, project management and construction administration. Lucie personalizes her client’s interiors in unique ways.
Deana Skelly, Lead Designer, ASID has 25 years of experience in the residential interior design industry, both in new construction and renovation. She is a graduate of Florida State University with a degree in interior design. Deana is an award-winning interior designer who has been featured in Florida Design, Gulfshore Life and Home & Design Magazine.
Christy Lederer, NCIDQ, EDAC
FL Lic ID #6294
Christy Lederer, Lead Designer, earned her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from La Roche College in Pittsburgh and her Master’s Degree from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh in Communications specializing in Public Relations and Marketing. Christy has over 18 years of residential, healthcare, education, commercial and hospitality design experience working in architecture and interior firms throughout her career.
Robyn Lang-Shankland, Lead Designer, has over 10 years of design experience in Scotland and Florida. Robyn has an Interior Architecture degree from Napier University and is a a featured columnist for the Scottish Daily Record and a monthly feature, "My Humble Abode” in Scotlands No 1 Magazine.
Ana Oates, graduated West Virginia University with a BA in Psychology and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from The Institute of Interior Design at SW Florida College. Ana has 8 years experience in the high-end residential field creating warm and inviting homes for her clients.
Michelle Stahl, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from the Institute of Interior Design at SW Florida College. Michelle has been with Freestyle for 5 years and has designed numerous spec homes all of which have successfully sold under 60 days.