Jo Ann Howa is the principal designer of Natural Instincts Interior Design with over 20 years of experience in the residential, commercial and hospitality design industry. She cultivated her design talents and education opening a design firm in south Florida. Her love of winter sports bought her to Park City, Utah where she established upscale interior design and home furnishings showrooms. Creating unique interiors for the luxury mountain home clientele, her contemporary rustic style continues to be most popular. She expanded her business designing luxury homes in exclusive resort and golf communities nationwide. She has designed and consulted on multiple hospitality projects for US ski resorts. She is the recipient of the Maritz Award for service and her achievements are recognized in publications throughout the country.
“The relationship I establish with my clients allows for a creative collaboration with all parties involved. Creating the clients vision from drawings through the specification process to installation is achieved on time and within budget.”
Summary of Qualifications:
- Award winning Interior Designer with over 20 years of experience in the commercial, hospitality and residential design industry
- Principal Designer of multiple luxury condominiums and homes throughout south Florida
- Established upscale interior design and home furnishings showrooms catering to the luxury mountain home design clientele in Park City, UT
- Designed and consulted on multiple hospitality projects in U.S. ski resorts
- Expanded business designing multi-million dollar resort homes/ model homes in CA, NM and TX
- Recognized with service award by Maritz, world-wide sales and marketing company with a clientele of 28 of the 50 largest companies in the world.
- Specified interior finishes and furnishings for Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley owner units creating a consistent product for rental
- Project Designer – The Grand Summit Resort Hotel – Penthouse Suites
- Project Designer – The Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel – Condominiums and Penthouses
- Project Designer – Club Regent Park City – Hotel/Residences
- Designer of luxury homes in the Park City Resort areas of Deer Valley, The Colony and Deer Crest
- 2007 Maritz Top 5 Service Award out of 160 franchises
- Designer of multi-million dollar luxury homes at Bighorn Golf Club, Palm Desert, CA