Guest Speaker: David Santiago

Guest Speaker: David Santiago

Posted on January 15, 2021

UNCG Department of Interior Architecture Presents:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Design

A lecture series featuring Industry Professionals, Educators, and Alumni


Day Two – 02.09.2021 from 5:00 – 6:15 PM EST

Guest Speaker: David Santiago

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David Santiago launched his design business Casa Santi Interior Design ( in 2011. He caters to clients who seek the unique, creative details that elevate a project blending his traditional sensibility with the unexpected, known as his signature and trademark “Santified”. His Strictly Santi brand was created as an umbrella brand in 2018 and since then, David launched several products; a lighting collection with American Brass & Crystal Lighting and a wallpaper collection entitled The Passport Collection, catering to hospitality and residential markets with Bijou wallcoverings.

David is known as the “Prince of Wallpaper” highlighting his ability to master the art of wallpaper application on every project. David is acknowledged by the High Point Market Authority as an influencer. He is the Co-President of the NY Chapter of the International Furniture and Design Association (IFDANY), an active contributing member of the Interior Design Society (IDS), International Society of Furniture Design, and Accessory Resource Team. He also serves on charity committees for The Bailey House, Kids Need More, Hope Lodge and My Face. Currently, David continues to give back through the media platforms as a design and lifestyle correspondent for “The Donna Drake Show” on CBS NY and guest designer on the NBC hit television series “George To The Rescue”. Get ready to be Santified.