Who is Diana Cutler?
I learned to see the world through the eyes of my mother as I tagged along to decorator’s stores when she designed our home. I would climb among the fabric samples and wallpaper books and she would say to me, “Isn’t this beautiful, dear?” I experienced the powerful connection between the sanctuary she created for us and people’s emotional reactions to the space when they visited. Our home became another character in our lives, and the memories we made in it were enhanced by the beauty and grace of the space she designed.
My family is creative, so I come by this world naturally. My father was a cinematographer and one of my brother’s an architect. The worlds of design, both graphic and interior, have captivated me for as long as I can remember.
I got my start in Graphic Design, attending Western Washington University. After school, I bought my first home, a 1919 Craftsman, and completely remodeled it. People would come over and exclaim, “Oh my gosh, what you did!” It was through re-designing my own homes that I knew I needed to do three-dimensional, experiential design. I returned to school at the Art Institute of Seattle to study interior design, and the rest is history.
I have been designing custom interiors for clients, both remodels and new construction, for well over two decades in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. After a succession of life changes, I decided to move to Central Oregon, so I could be closer to the natural beauty I love getting lost in. I’m an avid hiker, cyclist, paddler, skate skier and downhill skier, and count my lucky stars that I get to enjoy these activities several times a week. I continue to support past clients and referrals in the Seattle area, but my home, my heart, and my business are now grounded by my 97703-zip code.