Founder and CEO
As D2's founder and CEO, Denise leads the design and product teams at D2Interieurs and is personally an avid collector of mid-century modern art, artifacts, and furniture. Prior to launching D2 in 2010, Denise had a 20 year career as a fashion executive in New York City, Los Angeles, and Florence. An active member of the design community in Fairfield County, Denise has expanded the D2 portfolio to include over 75 residences in New York City, Easthampton, Southampton, Fairfield and Litchfield Counties as well as throughout New York's historic Hudson Valley.
Denise founded D2 on the premise that active collaboration amongst designers, artists and craftspeople create signature homes that integrate style and function. By assembling an eclectic and highly trained in-house team, D2’s signature portfolio includes artfully unique and supremely functional living spaces and home products that are accessible to a broad range of discerning clients.
Emma is responsible for managing day-to-day priorities on D2interieurs design and construction projects. From a family of residential construction managers and interior designers, her professional experience includes Business Development, Project Management and Client Services in Foundation Management as well as International Exchange and Development Programs. Emma’s extensive travel in Southeast Asia, South America and Europe continues to drive her interest in multi-cultural design. A native of Pittsburgh, Emma holds a Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from Ohio University and is currently pursuing her Masters in Interior Architecture and Design at the Academy of Art University.
Caitlin is responsible for managing day-to-day priorities on D2interieurs design and construction projects building on her experience as both a design project manager and assistant designer. With a focus on client management and daily management of subcontractors and project installations, Caitlin’s prior professional experience includes residential design-build and interior design project management as well as showroom layout and merchandising for international furniture collections. A native of Southern Connecticut, Caitlin played Division I Women’s Soccer at the State University of New York at Albany and attended the Allied Health School of Nursing at the University of Connecticut.
Linda is a key part of D2’s creative vision and has been painting and creating art in various media for over 20 years. She currently defines her artistic approach as an abstract expressionist. Linda first translated her passion for art into a 15 year professional career as a scenic painter in the music television industry before dedicating herself full-time to a painting career. Linda studied at Parsons School of Design and works from her studio in the AmFab Arts Building in Bridgeport, CT. Exclusive collections of prints and originals are offered at Uprise Art in NYC, internationally on One Kings Lane and on.
Robin Reitzes Kern
Chief Connecting Officer
Public Relations - Special Events - Marketing
As Chief Connecting Officer at D2 Interieurs, Robin wears many hats. She develops communications strategies for the brand, executes concepts and programs to increase D2 Interieurs’ visibility, and works with both local and national media to showcase D2 Interieurs’ work. Robin also collaborates with other businesses and industries to develop mutually beneficial partnerships and synergies. Prior to joining D2 Interieurs, Robin spent over 15 years representing regional and national luxury brands, focusing mainly on the interior design industry.
When she is not promoting D2 Interieurs, Robin dedicates her time to her three young boys – Jake, Joey and SJ – and singing in her rock ‘n’ roll band Blonde Ambition. A proven leader with an enthusiastic passion for life and success, Robin’s drive continues to help D2 Interieurs surpass their goals.