Berkeley Today Stories

Diane Durocher
July 21, 2022
After 27 years in business as the owner and lead designer of Diane Durocher Interiors, Diane Durocher, ASID, IIDA, CAPS, CID, has won numerous awards (including multiple “Design of Excellence” awards from the New Jersey Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)). She has firsthand experience in all aspects of the interior design industry and is a firm believer in the importance of continued learning. In a recent conversation, she spoke of her Berkeley College education, her journey to becoming one of the area’s most successful interior designers and what she looks for when hiring new interior designers.
Ashley Berdan and Professor Lama
October 2, 2019
Ashley Berdan always aspired to live a creative life. Her mother, an amateur artist, encouraged her to express her creativity and helped her develop an affinity for color, patterns, and decorating. For Ashley, studying Interior Design was a natural way to work with all of those. We recently sat down with Ashley to learn more about her journey.