WHO WE ARE
LlOYD J. GRIFFIN
Lloyd has extensive knowledge and practical experience in designing and building complicated home remodels and additions. He excels in the high-end remodeling business and processes necessary to complete the most extensive projects. Born in California, Lloyd started early in the building industry, beginning with ground up custom homes to a thriving design build firm on the north shore of Chicago. Lloyd moved to Tucson in 2010 with his wife and three children and is a licensed contractor. As the owner of Dorado Designs he looks forward to developing close relationships with clients and vendors.
MICHELLE CARNES, ASID, NCIDQ
Vice President/ Senior Designer
Michelle has been following her passion for Interior Design for over 25 years including serving as President of ASID of the Arizona South Chapter. She excites in all design challenges (in fact the crazier and more difficult, the better) and creates ideas and solutions that makes clients jaws drop. Her biggest compliment is connecting with you in your finished space drinking a cup of whatever while conversing about your next project together or your upcoming family adventure.
ADELLA MILLER, ALLIED ASID
Lead Interior Designer
Adella is the Lead Interior Designer at Dorado Designs. She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area where she has enjoyed designing luxury homes in the Tech Capital of the world. She seamlessly incorporates a timeless and a one of a kind esthetic from start to finish in her designs. She excels at creating photorealistic renderings to help you visualize and generate excitement about your vision. Clients needs come first with recognizing the importance of design, budget, comfort, and practicality. Adella is looking forward to collaborating on a beautiful home for you and your family.
Alisa is the Design Coordinator at Dorado Designs. She enjoys it because it combines three of her favorite things: Creativity, Organization, and Detail. She helps the designers get their concepts out of their heads and into a set of working drawings or illustrated into a dynamic rendering. She does what they don’t have time to do and provides essential support the office needs to function efficiently. The relationship she has with the Dorado Designs Team allows her to complete every task wholeheartedly.
SARA BENJAMIN, NCIDQ
Design Build Coordinator
Sara has been following her passion for Interior Design for 18 years. She began in the Cruise Ship industry designing cruise ships for Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises and has been working in the residential field for several years. She enjoys the details, coordinating everything right down to the last inch (more like millimeter), making sure that everything is just the way you want it.