Maria Elena Holguin, ASID is a licensed Interior Designer at Clive Daniel Home and the Community Ambassador for ASID in Miami. She has worked for firms like Arquitectonica, Calderin & Associates, Roche-Bobois and Armani Casa. She holds a Bachelor in Interior Design from Florida International University and completed an Architectural History minor in Italy.
Maria Elena was voted Top 15 Interior Designer of Miami 2015; Won best of HOUZZ 2015, was awarded MERCEDES-BENZ Woman of Excellence Award 2015 and was one of the 2014 Femfessionals Top 5 Business Women of the Year.
Maria Elena is a 4th generation designer and has been in the field of architecture, design, and construction for over 30 years. She has done projects throughout the United States, England, Africa, India, Mexico and Colombia.
Maria Elena uses her design talent for philanthropic projects throughout South Florida. She has redesigned the McLamore Center for Children’s Home Society, designed and remodeled a room for a terminally ill girl as one of her “last wishes” and most recently, she was the Project Director for “The United Cerebral Palsy Baby House Project.”
Her experience spans from residential, commercial and hospitality projects, bespoke furniture and set designs.
Whether it is a 20,000 sq. ft. home in Tanzania, Africa, a building for 15 young adults with Cerebral Palsy, or a room for a young girls last wish; Maria Elena always puts her heart into every project.
“As an interior designer I am surrounded by luxury every day; I am truly blessed to love what I do, meet so many amazing people, travel with my work, and have found a way to give back. Designing spaces that transform lives is my legacy.”