COSTA MESA — Rona Graf, an interior designer whose contemporary style is behind the highly popular Men's Billabong suite at La Casa del Camino Hotel in Laguna Beach, will open her first design studio to the public next week.
Grace Blu Designs Inc. is a partnership between Graf and Stephanie Fryer, a kitchen and bath design specialist who joined the company last year. The two women met while attending classes at Newport Beach's Interior Designers Institute.
Grace Blu Designs was launched about four years ago. Since then, Graf has had high-profile projects such as designing a room for the Casa Surf Project in 2009. Next week marks the founding of her first client-friendly studio and showroom.