Deanne McBride (Owner & Head Designer)
“The strong, visionary of the group”. Deanne, our head designer and owner, can head into any space and have a vision that’s outside of the box. She is our team’s greatest inspiration… constantly encouraging us to broaden our design perspective and vision.
Edith Boucher (Accounts & Office Manager)
“The organizer of the group”. Edith, our accounts manager, is always on the ball. She handles all the invoicing and administration requirements. We love Edith for her soft, mothering heart and how she always takes care of our team.
Ingrid Carstens (Head Interior Designer)
“The most experienced designer of the group” Ingrid, one of our amazing interior designers, has been working with Deanne for over 8 years already! She has a great eye for design and is extremely hard working. Her design style has softer feminine approach to choice of colour and lines with an absolutely amazing eye for detail!
Aimy van Aarde (Interior Architect and Interior Designer)
“The A-type personality of the group” Aimy, our interior architect, has been working with us for almost 2 years. Things have really stepped up a notch at Cocoa Bean since Aimy arrived! She brings such a lovely dynamic to the group and is incredibly hard working. She has a great eye for precision and puts together beautiful colour schemes.
Dorette Coetzee (Freelance Interior Designer)
“The expert draughtsman of the group” Dorette, our freelance interior designer, mainly does the drawing up of plans for our projects. She has loads of experience in cabinetry, as she comes from a background of working with kitchen designs. We just love her humour and how she has fit right into our team.