"To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest."

My name is André and I'm really passionate about how design can make people's lives better.

There is a good chance that you and I are more similar than different. Family and friends are everything to me and I've been lucky enough to foster meaningful relationships with some crazy talented and loving people.

Melissa and I in Bend

Trying new foods, especially ethnic, is one of my favorite pastimes. I'm always willing to go out and get a bite to eat, but I also enjoy an evening at home with a sauté pan, a chef’s knife, and my go-to cooking playlist.

Indian Food

I've learned to love getting out of my comfort zone — that's one of the reasons why I enjoy traveling so much. I've been privileged enough to travel around the world and be humbled by new experiences, unique cuisines, and learn about customs that differ from my own.

I live by a quote from teacher and author Pema Chödrön: To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.

Airplane Cabin


Here’s to the next challenge, whether it be a personal goal or the next business endeavor — I’d love to hear about it and I’m always willing to help.

Let's get started: view my portfolio or get in touch with me.