Ingrid Ballmann was born and raised in France, where she graduated with a diploma in Industrial Design and Creation from ENSCI Les Ateliers (PhD equivalent) and a B.A. in Fine Arts. After working in Paris for acclaimed Design and Architecture firms, she moved to the Bay Area where she joined award-winning design teams Mauk Design, and Nicole Hollis. She started her own firm in 2001. Her work has been featured in Communication Arts, Exhibitor Magazine, SEGD, and other publications featuring Commercial and Residential designs.

Ingrid's team of collaborators include licensed architects, senior designers and installers who can deliver solid concepts and ideas, and a seamless design process, whether the team tackles large scale office redesigns, home remodels or architectural designs.