Oculus Inc. Grows Interior Design Staff

By on October 8, 2018

Oculus Inc., a full-service architecture and interior design firm headquartered in St. Louis, announces the addition of four new interior design staff members to the St. Louis and Portland offices. The new hires will better support the firm’s expanded design services in the hospitality, retail and healthcare markets.

“As Oculus Inc. grows into new and more sophisticated markets, we are dedicated to adding strategic resources to provide our clients with high-end, truly innovative designs that eloquently communicate their message and brand through physical spaces,” said Lisa Bell-Reim, Oculus Inc. President. “These new, talented additions to the interior design team will strengthen Oculus’ capabilities and we’re thrilled to have them on board.”

Joining the St. Louis office are interior designers Carolyn Fava and Mallory Smith.

Carolyn Fava’s background includes an emphasis on green design, design-build and architecture.

Mallory Smith previously worked as a Project Designer at Cushman & Wakefield.


Also joining the St. Louis office is project designer Carlos Goldberg. Goldberg comes to the team after working as an interior architectural designer with a focus on senior living, hospitality and luxury residences.

The Portland office welcomes Jaime Merrill as interior designer. Merrill joins the staff with a residential interior design background.

Oculus Inc. has made significant strides in the hospitality industry, most notably the recent acquisition of Staicoff Design Company in Portland, Ore. Oculus employs 50 professional architects, designers, and corporate staff in the St. Louis headquarters and the Dallas and Portland offices.

Oculus Inc. delivers comprehensive architecture, interior, planning and move management services that support business change and promote business value. Founded in 1994, Oculus creates high-performance design for clients in the retail, commercial, restaurant, education, government and healthcare industries. In 2017, Oculus Inc. acquired Staicoff Design Company to create a new force in hospitality design and architecture and now serves national and international clients from offices in St. Louis, Dallas and Portland, Ore. Oculus is WBE-Certified and regularly cited in top industry rankings for retail architecture and design, sustainability, interior design and overall growth.


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