Design Theory Studio, LLC

Design Theory Studio is a full service Interior Design firm specializing in residential and commercial projects, whether it is full-scale new construction, a remodel, or simply providing furnishings and accessories. Founding principal designers Audra Siao and Stephanie Higgins bring a unique touch with their individual styles as well as a modern eye and fresh perspective. As a team, we focus on each project carefully, paying close attention to each client’s unique personality, lifestyle, and design goals in order to achieve a cohesive design resulting in timeless, refined interiors. Working closely with architects, contractors, and other trade professionals is an integral part of our design process, which allows us to complete each project seamlessly and successfully.

Audra Siao

Co-founder & Principal Designer

Audra’s passion for interior design led her to earn a Bachelors Degree in Interior Design from San Diego State University. Soon after completing her undergraduate degree, Audra pursued a Masters Degree in Business Administration in order to form a balanced foundation for her budding career. Over the past 10 years, while working for various local design firms, Audra gained vast experience in high-end residential and commercial interior architecture and interior design. Through the harmonious mix of her business background and eye for design, Audra strives to make her client’s dreams a reality through creative design development, technical analysis, and detailed project management.

Stephanie Higgins

Co-founder & Principal Designer

Stephanie is a California native and earned her Bachelors Degree in Business Marketing from California State University, Chico. Her passion led her to pursue her life-long goal and achieve her second degree in Interior Design. Working with award winning design firms for the past 10 years has taught her important project management skills and knowledge in the high-end residential and hospitality design industries. Being a lover of international travel, she has a keen eye for detail and an appreciation of ethnic and cultural design aesthetics. She appreciates a wide range of design styles and recently received a certification in Feng Shui, which allows her to maximize positive energy and create well-balanced, cohesive interiors.