"the word can't is not in our vocabulary"
- Diane S. Taitt
"we celebrate life, people, cultures, ideas and our passion for design because...that's who we are"
My Father said,
"best to learn your people skills and embrace the world of collaboration, the art of listening, and sharpen your solution oriented spirit."
Diane S. Taitt, Managing Partner
Education - Bachelors of Architecture - Pratt institute NYC | Masters of Business Administration – Baruch College NYC
For over 20 years, Diane has been practicing architecture, interior design, devising workplace strategies & branding companies, in the United States.
Diane has received over 13 design awards and has been featured in numerous publications. She has been an innovator and leader at both large and small firms including the post as Director of Interior Architecture at Leo A Daly, one of the largest frms in North America.
In her full-service interior architecture studio, De Space Designs, Diane S. Taitt embraces a philosophy she calls “earth-centered design,” which she defines as work that is “inspired by the genius and beauty of the natural earth, informed by humanity and seamlessly integrated with cutting-edge technology.”
Her world travels provide a rich, cultural experience from which she draws constant design inspiration. She studied architecture in Italy and Denmark, backpacked through North Africa, led high-end commercial interior architecture projects in China, and documented a spiritual journey through Indonesia.
Her personal commitment to work with a social purpose includes work with the YMCA, DC public school system, University of the District of Columbia, Creative Associates, and The Refuge of Hope. She has served as a mentor and adjunct professor at Pratt Institute, The Art Institute of Washington, Marymount University and George Washington University. Diane now leads a team of talented architects and designers at De Space Designs, who share her passion and commitment to design excellence.
In her free time Diane who is a certified yoga instructor can be found doing yoga and meditation on the beach, and working on her book of Sacred Spaces.