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Originally from Arizona, Sara primarily resides in Rhode Island splitting time between Tucson and the east coast.  

She is a Founding Partner and was the former co-owner of O&G Studio for a decade, an award-winning design studio focusing on American-made contemporary furniture and accessories.  Her design work has garnered International acclaim being featured in the London Design Museum as a Beazley Design of the Year recipient in 2017 and was also a Best of the Year Award finalist with Interior Design Magazine for product design in 2018 and nominated for a Best of Year award by the German Design Council in 2018.  She is a member of the New York based Female Design Council and has been published extensively both domestically and abroad in shelter and design magazines including: The World of Interiors, Architect’s Newspaper, Dwell, The New York Times, Interior Design Magazine, Architectural Digest and named one of Ten Contemporary Designers to Collect Today by Vogue.  

She is a faculty member of both the Furniture and Interior Architecture Departments at RISD and was a full-time faculty member in the Theatre Arts and Performance Studies Department at Brown University teaching theatrical set design.

In 2019 she founded Studio MO, focused on R&D and cross-industry connectivity exploring initiatives balancing business development and social responsibility, the first being re-thinking the Assisted Living housing model drawing focus towards the aging population in society.

A multi-disciplinary designer and artist, she also has an extensive professional career as a theatrical set designer working as a Visiting Artist at Brown University, Connecticut College and many professional theatres in the region. 

She holds a Masters Degree of Interior Architecture from RISD and a Bachelors degree in Fine Art and English Literature from Rice University.

She lives in the East Bay of Rhode Island with her husband and two children Sofia and James.  In addition to her design career she was also a Division I basketball player and Academic All-American in college and is proud to be a living index of all oyster bars in the region.

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