Principal Designer and Owner Jennifer Jones brings a well-honed and well-traveled eye to Niche Interiors. A native Californian who studied Art History in Rome, Jennifer’s designs achieve an elusive blend of sophistication and sustainability. Jennifer is an Ambassador to the Sustainable Furnishings Council and is a Founding Member of the Good Future Design Alliance.
She launched Niche Interiors in 2007, where her process-driven approach to design has earned her the trust of more than 60 residential clients and counting. As the mother of a seven-year-old, Jennifer has developed a keen and highly personal understanding of family-friendly design. Her own home is located in Piedmont, where you’re likely to find her on urban hikes with her husband, son, and rescue dog or searching for vintage treasures at the flea market. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science degree in Design from UC Davis.
Senior Designer Lynn Trinh earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Architecture from UC Davis and began her career at a custom furniture workroom before joining Niche Interiors in 2012. Lynn’s commitment to client satisfaction and strong project management skills ensure a smooth project from start to finish. With her knack for sketching and a refined eye for detail, Lynn designs bespoke furniture to suit all of our clients’ individual needs. As our in-house foodie, she spends her weekends testing out new gourmet recipes and exploring San Francisco’s culinary gems.
Anna Eways graduated with honors from UC Davis in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Architecture and joined Niche Interiors shortly after. Anna loves discovering a client’s aesthetic preferences and interpreting their personal style into the design of their home. Her attention to detail, personalized approach and responsiveness consistently exceed client expectations. On the weekends you’ll find Anna baking treats for friends and family or planning her next international adventure!
Melissa Avalos joins Niche Interiors as Project Coordinator, bringing with her a background in fashion and textile design and years of experience in project management. She keeps all of our projects on time and on budget – managing schedules, tracking furniture, and coordinating trades. Originally from Houston, Melissa enjoys everything the Bay Area has to offer, from the restaurant scene to salsa dancing and comedy shows. Melissa has a BFA in Textile Design from the Academy of Art University.
Erin Stickley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Loyola University in 2019. After returning to her native San Francisco and interning for a landscape architecture firm she realized her true passion for interior design and enrolled in courses at UC Berkeley Extension. Erin helps keep our office running smoothly and supports Senior Designers on residential projects throughout the Bay Area. She spends her free time absorbing all things design – from interiors magazines, pouring over instagram or searching for vintage furniture at the flea market.
In 2015 Niche Interiors was at a crucial expansion point and in need of operational support. Angelo decided to leave his career in Advertising and Marketing to join the family business, and hasn’t looked back since. He manages the backbone of the business, keeping systems running smoothly and supporting our creative team with staffing and benefits. Originally from Chicago, Angelo relocated to San Francisco to pursue his passion for competitive cycling, joining a team focused on road racing as a Category 2 cyclist. He takes pride in being a father and enjoys the outdoors, strong coffee, and homemade pasta.