ASD Journey

Allison Smith has 30 years of experience designing homes in the Portland area and beyond. We are a full-service interior design studio providing large and small remodeling, new-build design, custom furniture, commercial projects (new and remodeled), and custom design palettes. 

Allison has been working in and around Beijing since 2006 when she completed a western-themed mock town outside the Great Wall called Jackson Hole.  In 2018, she was brought back to Beijing to create a rodeo-themed bar and restaurant on the 26th floor of an Armani/Casa building in the financial district.  

For commercial, restaurants, and residential projects, Allison Smith Design manages every aspect of the design process. From material selection, floor plan adjustments, project management, to custom furniture design, and all the way down to accessory placement. Each project is unique and catered to by our design team and trusted contractors. 

Contact us to set up your initial consultation with Allison.


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ASD Design Studio @ 16 SW Whitaker ST

A Cause Special to ASD: The American Autism Association

Allison Smith Design donates a portion of proceeds to The American Autism Association.  Check out “Our Sophia” for Allison’s personal journey with Autism. 

The ASD Team

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Allison Smith – Owner & Designer

Favorite Quote: “A man’s reach should exceed his grasp.” — Robert Browning

Jay Smith – Director of Operations

Favorite quote: “Keep it real.”  — Jayism

Carissa Laub – Design Assistant

Carissa is a Midwest transplant, coming to us from Bloomington, IL. She has a degree in fashion merchandising which has given her a keen eye for all things design. Before joining ASD, she worked for an interior design firm in the Chicago area. Her deep project management experience serves our clients well by ensuring no detail is missed.

She’s hooked on transformation and loves seeing how projects come together from start to finish. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking with her husband, running, and fashion.

Amy Wenger Design Assistant

Amy Wenger – Design Assistant

Amy is from the Portland area and grew up in Milwaukie. She attended California Baptist University and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design. During her summer off from college, she interned at Allison Smith Design, which led to her position as a full time team member! Interior design has been her career goal for as long as she can remember. This field combines creativity and collaborating with clients, which is something Amy really enjoys.

When Amy is off work she enjoys music, travel, and trying out new recipes.

Lisa Guerrero, Administrative Manager

Lisa Guerrero – Administrative Manager

Although originally from Chicago, IL Lisa transplanted to Oregon in 2002 and quickly settled into the PacNW lifestyle. She attended Portland State University and spent her time gaining experience in corporate settings. She began with ASD in 2016 and currently manages all the back end administrative duties. From HR to bookkeeping if there is a financial related inquiry you’ll find yourself interacting with her.

When not in the office Lisa is running around with her young family and doting on her ever expanding menagerie.



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