This is me...

...a long time ago on the beach in California, where I grew up.

And me again...as I began my career as an interior architect and designer.

At one time I was...
Photograph by Ruth Orkin, 1951

...an American Girl in Italy.

This is me now...
    ...living in the Heart of Georgia.As founder and lead designer of Suzanne M Rogers Interiors and Italian Girl in Georgia I thank you for your visit. If you hang out here long enough, I will be sharing interior design tips, color palettes for your home or place of business, simple styling for corners of your home, holiday design, and much, much more. Special offers on my artworks and photography will occasionally happen here too.I am classically trained in architecture and interior design, with a BA in architecture from UC Berkeley, and an MFA in interior design from the University of Georgia. As a graduate assistant at UGA, I taught furniture design, color and materials, and architectural graphics. My specialized studies included fabric and furniture design, paper making, book binding, and the history of Twentieth Century photography. During this time I began a wholesale art and hand painted home décor business selling my products throughout the United States and abroad.I LOVE my design work and sharing design ideas with you here. In my "down time" I stay creative painting, making artful products for my online shops, looking through my camera lens, gardening, and teaching art to children. Follow ITALIAN GIRL IN GEORGIA on Instagram and Pinterest to see more of my work and inspiration.My work has been licensed on a wide range of products including home goods, dinnerware, fine art prints, gifts, and stationery. Getty Images also licenses a collection of my photography globally. I am open art licensing opportunities - please contact me to see my portfolio.Let's stay in touch. Pop your email address in the subscription box below 📩 so you never miss a post here on ITALIAN GIRL IN GEORGIA.