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About Tina Mellino, Designer, Owner~ Zia Interiors
While studying Art History and Romance Languages in Florence, Italy Tina completed a B.A. in Communications & Marketing from Arizona State University. Her career history includes working as a Style & Beauty Editor, Photo Stylist and Event Designer. In 2005' she went on to complete a secondary degree in Interior Design from Phoenix College. As a member of the American Society of Interior Designers, ASID, Tina currently serves as a 'Media Spokesperson and has participated in 'Design for Hire' an ASID fundraising event. Her work has been featured in numerous design magazines,television shows, internet sites and she writes a monthly design feature for 'Biltmore Community Lifestyles Publication.'
Her community efforts include numerous animal shelters, the Wellness Community, Phoenix Children's Hospital, St. Mary's Church and Hospice of the Valley.
In 2010' Tina participated in the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) - Tableau Event, a Tabletop design competition and fundraiser for Ryan House, a palliative care home for children. In 2012, she served as 'Chair' for the Tableau Event, an Evening at Moulin Rouge. The 2012' Tableau event more than doubled it's contribution from the previous year.
DESIGN PHILOSOPHY~ GRACIOUS LIVING, LASTING STYLE~
Architecture, Art, Color and Design are the fundamental beginnings in creating any dramatic, high functioning & interesting space. As your designer, you will find my strength lies in attention to detail, professional execution, creative design solutions, space planning, and a healthy respect for your budget.
I utilize a wide variety of interior design styles and was first introduced to the importance of good design by my mother, a successful business woman, artist and interior designer.
Project inspiration can come from anything important to you! The colors and textures found in nature, the seasons, artwork, fantasy or exotic cultures.
My goal is to create the space my clients envision, from luxe glamour or comfortable sensuality to traditional elegance.
A project is successful when my client is satisfied and happy with their new space.
Call for your design consultation today!
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