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Deanna V. Amirante
Designs by dVa…the beginning
My professional background, for over 20 years, was in commercial and residential construction. I loved working on projects and seeing them come together from their rough beginnings to a beautiful and functional finished product. Seeing all the parts and pieces and colors and textures come together had a very profound effect on me; so much so that I started my college career majoring in Architecture. Designing has always been a passion for me; and as much as construction design and interior design had a special place in my heart, I found as time went on, a different kind of design was calling me...and it wasn’t architecture.
My motivation for change first came to me when I designed a set of four all occasion cards for Mother’s Day. The inspiration for those cards came from my grandmother, Leona, and her love of butterflies. I lovingly named this set of cards “The Leona Collection” after her. I then went on to name each of the designs after my mother, myself, and my two daughters. The reaction of friends and family about what I had created not only inspired me, but also gave me the motivation and courage to focus on my love of creativity and design and take it in a different direction. It was then that I went on to make this change a reality. Hence, Designs by dVa was born.
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Deanna would love to collaborate and see her patterns and your products come together in perfect harmony. Deanna's pattern designs and choice of color palettes work very well together and make for a wonderful fit across multiple product categories and lines.
All of Deanna’s designs are available for licensing. Please contact her directly for any licensing or collaborations - she'd love to hear from you!