We would like to introduce you to Cassie Hutchens, the newest member of our team. She joined us back in June after finishing up her degree in Interior Design from Appalachian State. We’d like you to know a little more about her:
Where are you from? Winston-Salem, NC
Name 3 items you MUST have when you travel. Coffee, Chapstick, and my phone
What is your favorite decade for design? Why? I love it all, but you can’t go wrong with a mid-century modern and eclectic combo. Give me all the pops of color and Eames furniture.
What was your favorite food when you were a child? Any form of Mexican food! … this is still true!
If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor? Probably Georgia O’Keefe; I have always been a huge fan of her artwork, but her life seemed so interesting!
If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Sing or play an instrument! I am not musically inclined in the slightest.
If you had to work on only one project for the next year, what would it be? A fun retail space or boutique hotel.
If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Go to target, duh!
What is your ideal sundae? Vanilla ice cream with Oreos and rainbow sprinkles!
Which celebrity do you get mistaken for? Dakota Johnson from 50 Shades of Gray … it’s the bangs!
What would you name the autobiography of your life? If it can go well, it probably won’t!
If you could have any super power, what would it be? To be able to read minds!
If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Grand Rapids, MI …. it’s one of my favorite cities!
What is your favorite thing about your job? Getting to learn from everyone I work with and being creative every day.
What was the last book you read? The Great Gatsby … for the 4th time.
Would you rather vacation in Hawaii or Alaska, and why? Alaska … I love the cold!
What do you like to do when you are not at work? I love hanging out with friends and family and playing with my dog.
How many pairs of shoes do you own? I don’t think I can count that high!!
What’s your favorite animal? Bunnies! And dogs of course.
What’s your favorite holiday? Thanksgiving
Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life? Amy Schumer
How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? 30 – 45 minutes
Is the glass half full or half empty? Half full … most of the time!
What was your favorite subject in school? Art! History was a close second.
If you had a warning label, what would yours say? Caution: SO Clumsy
What is your favorite flavor of jelly beans? I only like the starburst brand jelly beans
If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go? Greece or the Netherlands … Ireland looks beautiful too!
How many siblings do you have? One younger sister
What is your favorite sandwich? Jimmy Johns veggie sub … add sprouts!!
Do you prefer pens or pencils? Pens
Were you named after anyone? Yes; Cassie (not short for anything) was my Great Great Great Grandmother’s name.