Annette E. Smith is the founding principal of AES Interiors & Associates Incorporated,
located in Delray Beach, Florida. She received a Bachelors of Arts & Sciences in Interior
Design from Ohio University in 1983. Via the University of Michigan she completed a study abroad term at the University of London, London England.
Annette is certified as an Interior Design Professional by NCIDQ and has been Registered
In the State of Florida since 1993. She has proctored and joured the NCIDQ Exam, (National Council for Interior Design Qualifications).
Over the course of her professional career Ms. Smith has planned and designed for National & International Companies in the field of Medical, Financial, Hospitality, Retail, Government, Historical Renovation, and High End Residential in the United States and Abroad.
Annette moved to South Florida in 1991 as a Senior Designer for Richard Plumber Design
Company located in Miami, Florida. She was formerly Director of Interior Design at Smith Stevens and Young Architects Incorporated located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Her experience includes Programming, Space Planning and Interior Design for Major Clients such as Proctor & Gamble and General Electric. Annette Incorporated AES Interiors & Associates in 1994, and with over 28 years of Design experience she has extensive knowledge in Project Management and the Design Industry.
Some of Annette’s major projects include:
American Embassy in Cairo, Egypt
Le Meridian Hotel Chennai, India
Freeman Justice Center, Courthouse Key West, Florida
Hershey International Inc. - Weston, Florida
Union Bank Corporate Headquarters- Sunrise, Florida
Oce Printing North American Division- Boca Raton Florida
Universal Music Group, Latin American Headquarters, Puerto Rico
Merck Pharmaceuticals, Boca Raton, Florida
The Doral Spa and Salon, Miami, Florida
Blue Martini, prototype West Palm Beach, Florida
South Florida Radiation Oncology, Jupiter, Florida
Registered Interior Designer, State of Florida, ID #0003405
American Institute of Architects – AIA Allied Member
American Society of Interior Designers, ASID
International Interior Design Association, IIDA- Past Board Member
Ohio Regional Chapter and South Florida Chapter.
National Council of Interior Designers, NCIDQ
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, WBENC
National Association of Executive and Professional Women, NAEPW
Commercial Real Estate of Women, CREW
Community Services & Organizations
City of Delray Beach, Florida Historic Preservation Board Member 2010-2014
Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce – Member 2006-2012
Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce – Member 1994-2007
Gold Coast Builders Association 2007 Gold Award Commercial– Overall Renovation for the West Palm Beach Airport Hilton, West Palm Beach, Florida.
Articles written for Atlantic Avenue Magazine, Delray Beach, Florida - 2011
Why Hire a Interior Designer verses a Interior Decorator, What’s the Difference?
Interior Design & Life Safety Concerns
Interior Design & Psychology of Space
Designing for the Aging Eye
Off Gassing of Materials
The Meaning of Color and How it Affect’s our Environment and Society
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