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Lissa Bounds started in the residential design field in 1984 and grew up in the home furnishings industry in Historic Ellicott City, MD. Her first of four model homes in Harford County, MD won 1986 Model Home of the Year.

Over the years, she has completed dozens of projects including custom homes, historic homes, renovations, additions, kitchens, baths, model homes, and designer show houses. Project locations have spanned the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.

Lissa ’s design education includes studio interior design, historic architecture, architectural construction and fine art at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD. She continued studies in fine art and art education at Towson State University receiving her certification to teach art in the early 1990’s. She also holds a Bachelor’s of Science from American University in Washington, DC and was the Manager of Design and Selections for a regional custom home builder specifying materials and finishes for custom homes, designing model homes, and staging.


American Institute of Architects (AIA) Baltimore Chapter, Professional Affiliate Member

International Furnishings & Design Association (IFDA), Professional Member

National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), Member

Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America (ICA & CA), Member

Howard County Tourism & Promotion, Silver Partner

Historic Ellicott City, Inc., "Longwood" Designer Showhouse 2005, Co-Chair




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