Designer profile: Jessica Duce

The Monogram Experience Center brings designers to Louisville, Kentucky, for three-day experiences to learn about Monogram, the design process, our appliances – and even cook with them! We interviewed each designer to learn a little more about their background and design experiences.

Today’s profile highlights Jessica Duce from Designers Touch in Omaha, Nebraska.


Jessica Duce, recent participant at the GE Monogram Experience Center in Louisville, Kentucky

Jessica Duce, recent participant at the GE Monogram Experience Center in Louisville, Kentucky


SRFD: How did you become interested in design?

Jessica: I grew up with Design. My mother was an Interior Designer. I remember helping her haul sample books when I was 12. We would watch movies and discuss the decorating and design elements, but forget the plot.  I guess it’s in my blood.  🙂

SRFD: Tell us about a recent project you really enjoyed.

Jessica: I recently completed a kitchen remodel. The transformation is stunning. And of course I had to introduce them to Monogram and the Advantium. They love it. We also introduced fridge and freezer drawers in the center island to create a “kid zone.”

SRFD: A trend you’re over?

Jessica: I know Chevron is great and fun, but I am tired of seeing it. And we need a burlap break.

SRFD: A trend you’re excited about?

Jessica: I love the Pantone color of the year – Marsala. I gravitate to warm colors and even just a pop seems rich. Also, it reminds me of my wine roots growing up outside Napa, California.

SRFD: What did you learn in Louisville?

Jessica: Louisville was amazing. I feel a kinship like loyalty to the values and responsibility that GE holds and maintains. The integrity, creativity and dedication really impressed me.

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