ABOUT DWAYNE BERGMANN INTERIORS
ABOUT DWAYNE BERGMANN INTERIORS
Dwayne Bergmann Interiors is a renowned design firm driven by an inherent mission to create ideal backdrops for the lives his clients want to live. Founder and principal Dwayne Bergmann and his team value discovery, creativity and human interaction, and use these three as the jumping-off point for their evolved and highly tailored designs. They connect. They listen. They then use this information to design with reckless abandon, taking risks and tearing down the walls of what’s possible to create spaces that are as authentic and dynamic as the individuals for whom they are designing.
Founded in 2013 and based in South Florida, with offices in Fort Myers and Naples, Dwayne Bergmann Interiors specializes in high-end residential, commercial and hospitality projects, from architecture and interiors to full-service design-build, throughout the United States, Canada, South America and the Bahamas. His projects have enlivened the pages of countless publications, including Luxe Interiors + Design, East Coast Home + Design, Gulfshore Life, and Naples Illustrated, among others. Inspired by art, nature and the visual curiosities of both the everyday and the extraordinary, Bergmann is known for his inventive kitchen and bath concepts, as well as his custom furniture designs. He is on a constant quest to reimagine and redefine the look and feel of utilitarian spaces by seamlessly integrating them into the designed home. Though, his ultimate goals remains to have his clients walk into their Dwayne Bergmann Interiors—designed home and feel as if they can’t believe they get to live there.
MEET OUR TEAM
Inspired and stimulated by art, nature and the visual curiosities of both the everyday and the extraordinary, Dwayne Bergmann has been expressing his artistic side in home design for the past decade, breathing new life into outdated spaces.
An experienced executive coach, artist and designer, he is a young yet seasoned pro with a fresh approach to design. He is being sought out as one of the most creative options in the field of design/build in the SWFL region. An artist by passion, he is the consummate problem solver, finding creative solutions to improve and impact clients’ quality of life and work.
“I want to be the conceptual conduit for interior design reflecting the individual and how that person lives and uses their space,” he says. “I love the ability to motivate, help and impact people in different and meaningful ways.”
Demonstrating a multidimensional depth and understanding of unrestrained, undefined design, Dwayne wants clients of Dwayne Bergmann Interiors to walk into their home and feel as if they can’t believe they get to live there. He loves quality ingredients, all things art and design, and his twins Carter and Coleman who he is nurturing with his husband Luis.
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The get-it-done girl with the 24 hour smile, Julie brings her positive attitude and genuine concern for clients and co-workers to everything she does. A girl from Baltimore, who says she’s never going back but still loves the Ravens, Julie has a long list of experiences that perfectly prepared her to carry the Dwayne Bergmann brand forward.
In addition to being a Florida licensed Real Estate Agent with Luxury Home Sales Certification, she has built and managed Real Estate and Title Insurance companies in Maryland, Virginia and Florida. With that much experience, she appreciates and understands the importance of loving the space you’re in. Julie enjoys paddle boarding, golf, jogging and being any place close to water.
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Robin McGarry’s designs defy quick categorization by using a sophisticated mix of textures and shapes, creating simplicity out of complexity and strength through subtlety. With attention to detail, rooms are elegantly understated. Attention to and maintaining interior architectural integrity is always a priority. In this intensely paced technological age, it has become even more important that one’s home become a place of respite. This is achieved through the discipline of restraint, simple lines and balanced composition.
Creating a great design is the goal for all Robin’s projects and she feels strongly that a critical component of a successful job is organization and coordination. Robin has worked on both commercial and residential Interiors. Robin has over 30 years in the interior design business.
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Learn More about Robin here: www.RobinMcgarry.com.
Our creative collaborator and interior designer, Mary believes that great design is a partnership between client and designer. She engages naturally with her clients to select perfect pieces and put together rooms much the same way one might fashion a great outfit. Piece by piece. Layer by layer. With attention to detail, fit, comfort, color, style, and yes, even budget!
Our clients love her unerring fashion sense and attention to detail. She holds an associate’s degree in interior and bath and kitchen design. She has won ASID awards, but she notes that the best reward is a delighted client.
Mary is an IDS Member and ASID Professional. She is also a creative adventurer. She loves traveling to new places to broaden her perspective. And, she also recharges by returning to best-loved spots full of happy memories. Her own home, which she shares with her husband of many years, is certainly one of her personal favorites.
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More than a CAD designer, Pat has been involved in art, music, drafting and design throughout his life. After high school, his primary trade was as a professional welder, welding everything from structural steel to cosmetic Harley Davidson products.
Throughout the years, this trade has given him the opportunity to be involved in construction, manufacturing and design, which led him into fields such as programming CNC machinery, product R&D and quality control. He moved to Florida to take on a fulltime CAD designer role in the residential and commercial building market. After working with high-end builders and various companies, Pat stepped out on his own to build a freelance design business. His adept computer design skills caught the attention of Dwayne Bergmann and they have been putting ideas onto the computer screen and into reality ever since.
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Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Robin brings over 20 years of advertising, marketing and account managing experiences to Dwayne Bergmann Interiors. Having started her career at New York Magazine as an account executive taking advantage of all “The Big Apple” has to offer. Then moving cross town to Madison Square Garden as an account manager developing sports sponsorships for the New York Knicks, New York Rangers and the New York Yankees. She then headed south to the Sunshine state where she lives with her husband and raised two beautiful boys. Dwayne and Robin’s paths crossed when The Correnti’s hired Dwayne Bergmann Interiors to do a complete home renovation. So thrilled with the entire process and finished product that Robin joined the Dwayne Bergmann Interiors Design team in April of 2015.
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Andrea is a licensed interior designer with over 10 years of experience. Born and raised in the northeast United States and later growing up in Florida, her signature style is a unique blend of casual metropolitan function and earthy natural aesthetics. As a young technical-minded professional, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in astronomy from the University of Florida and has 10 years in science research, teaching & education. Having a passion for creativity, Andrea returned to school, earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in interior design from Harrington College of Design in Chicago, IL. After a few years working on corporate commercial projects in Chicago she returned home to Florida and began working on high-end residential design. Andrea’s diverse background in both the technical and the creative, lends a distinctly meticulous yet artistic approach to her designs. She is a highly experienced AutoCAD technician and has extensive experience in designing not only private single family homes but also high-rise condos, residential community common areas and model homes alike.
Her professional philosophy is rooted in making the design process both a creative and educational experience for both the designer and the client. Joining Dwayne Bergmann Interiors in the spring of 2017, she is very excited to be part of a team with similar diverse backgrounds who strive to beautify both commercial and residential spaces throughout the Southwest Florida area.
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The summer of 2017, Dwayne Bergmann Interiors initiated its internship program in hopes of enlisting new talent and providing experience to college students pursuing a career in Interior Design. Gabriella was selected all the way from Springfield, Missouri. We are thrilled to announce that upon graduation, she accepted a permanent position and joined our incomparable interior design team.
Gabriella graduated with a BS in Interior design and a minor in Construction Management from Missouri State University.
“I chose interior design as a career because it provides me with the opportunity to be a part of an industry that is constantly evolving and changing, where no two days are alike. Interior design requires much more than a good design. It is strategic planning, scheduling, coordinating and effective communication with your clients, vendors, builders, and project managers. It is my responsibility to take the clients ideas and needs to create a vision and plan of execution that results in a beautiful and functional design. When a designer changes someone’s environment it changes their perspective and that is a powerful privilege.”
She brings many design talents to Dwayne Bergmann Interiors including her ability to create 3D renderings with programs such as SketchUp, 2020 design and Autodesk Revit. She also has had several years of cabinetry experience emphasizing in Kitchen and Bath Design. Gabriella is an organized designer adept at multi-tasking and developing creative solutions. Driven to bring customized design concepts to life to guarantee complete client satisfaction. Gabriella along with her puppy, Athena, now call Southwest Florida home.
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Lea was born and raised in South Eastern Kentucky before her family relocated to the Naples area later in her childhood.
She began her higher education studies as a Pre-Pharmacy major but her passion for historic art led her to obtain a BA in Art History from the University of Central Florida. Lea completed an internship at the Menello Museum of American Art and then moved to Los Angeles after accepting a position as a Key Account Manager at an art gallery in Santa Monica where she worked with and managed top accounts such as 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures, The Recording Academy, LACMA and the Getty Museum. Discovering she had a passion and talent for designing, she pursued additional education and received her AS in Interior Design in 2009. In addition to designing, Lea spent five years as a manufacturer representative for high end furniture brands in North Carolina and was named Sales Rep of the Year two years in a row by Taylor King. Her knowledge of both design and the manufacturing process and capabilities allows her to be able to the push the limits in her designs and create one of a kind looks. Her design style is reflective of her love of nature and she likes to incorporate organic elements and textures into her designs.
Lea volunteers as the Lead Set Designer at the Center for the Arts Bonita Springs for the youth theatre program. She loves photographing nature in her spare time. Lea resides in Bonita Springs with her husband and three children.
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Gabriela was born and raised in Brazil and since she was a little girl, her passion for drawing, art and design were part of her life. During her teenage years she participated on exhibtions and competitions exposing her art, and her skills with the pen and paper naturally led her to be interested in architecture, design and drawing world as the years passed. In 2011 she started her studies in Architecture and Urbanism in the Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas in Brazil where she earned her bachelor´s degree in 2016. During this time, she was able to put in practice her skills working on residential and commercial projects on architecture and design offices in Brazil. Also during this period Gabriela was approved and selected to participate in an academic exchange program in the University of Seville in Spain, where during a whole year she was able to travel throughout 16 countries and see some of the most important architectural and art works in loco in addition to all the knowledge acquired during her academic program. At the end of 2016 Gabriela moved to the United Stated with her husband and now a mother of a little wiener dog named Flora. Gabby has joined the highly talented Dwayne Bergmann Interiors team to support with her solid background and skills in drawings, 3D renderings and software expertise.
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Raised in the Midwest, Sherri was immersed in the home furnishings industry from an early age, as her parents owned and operated retail furniture stores. She attributes her love of design to both parents; her father who insisted they move frequently into a “bigger and better home,” and her mother who fully redecorated every home, all 12 of them were lured by the warm climate, sandy beaches, and abundant opportunities. Sherri has resided in beautiful Ft. Myers for the past 26 years; now happily married with two kids.
Most recently her position for 7 years as Director of Business Development has yielded a tremendous volume of relationships within the luxury home industry of Lee and Collier counties. There, she cultivated business partnerships throughout the industry to provide design and marketing solutions for luxury builders, developers, and Realtors. She also managed new client projects and supervised contract negotiations.
Sherri is also very active in the community, serving on the Lee Building Industry Association Board of Directors. as well as several committees within the Lee county BIA and Collier county CBIA. She is a current and past member of the CBIA Sand Dollar Committee, and served as Committee Co-Chair in 201 Sand Chair in 2016. She has also been recognized with several prestigious industry honors such as CBIA’s “Associate of the Year,” and “Marketing Director of the Year,” as well as Lee BIA’s “Member of the Year,” the “Rising Star of Leadership,” and “Marketing Director of the Year” awards.
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Born in Poland, Klaudia moved to Naples, Florida in 2004 at the age of 12. Growing up and watching her father in his wood shop, she learned to see the beauty and appreciation of creating things from scratch.
Having passion to create and design, she moved to Fort Lauderdale to study Interior Design at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. Her job opportunities led her back to Southwest Florida along with her husband, three dogs and two cats.
Klaudia (also known as Kay) is looking forward to growing her dream and flourishing as an interior designer at Dwayne Bergmann Interiors.
She can be reached at Klaudia@dwaynebergmann.com.
Marla Davidson offers 18 years of tile & stone experience and design solutions, now in the Fort Myers and Naples area. With studies in Chicago, Italy, and France, Marla’s passion brings the hallmark of design, with beauty and balance, into your home.
Marla Davidson Tile & Stone Company was established in Tampa in 1999, offering the finest ceramic, mosaic and marble collection. Through our company’s experience and ethics we have garnered the respect and loyal following of homeowners, award winning interior designers, custom home builders, and architects.
Our success is based on our ability to offer inspirations for exceptional design with thoughtful solutions tailored to the clients’ vision and financial considerations.
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Learn more about Marla here: www.MarlaDavidsonTileStone.com.
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