Ingrid is an Elite Designer of NKBA and an NKBA Fellow. She tutors the first-year block course for the New Zealand Diploma in Kitchen Design.
Ingrid trained as an interior designer, working for various kitchen and bathroom design companies before becoming self-employed in 1992. Since then, she has employed and trained many talented students who have also gone on to be very successful designers.
Ingrid has worked together with Rachel Barnes, her co-designer, for 21 years, together they have been a very successful formula. In 31 years, Ingrid’s business of creating interior spaces and joinery design has accumulated over 55 design and business awards.
Ingrid is an active member of the NKBA, being the Canterbury Chapter Chair for many years and then on the Executive Board, including holding the post of President.
She is passionate about furthering the benefits and services the NKBA provides to the members.