Name: Ronique Gibson
Occupation: Associate Architect, Home Lifestyle Expert and Blogger
Place of Residence: Jacksonville, Florida
Background and Personal History: Ronique Gibson is an associate architect, LEED A.P., who has been in the home design industry for over 17 years. She worked 12 years in the commercial architectural world and in 2009 decided to leave it for her real passion: home design! She now owns a home lifestyle website, Stagetecture, which is dedicated to helping homeowners stage and sell their home while also offering decor, recipes and lifestyle tips. Ronique contributes to many high-profile design blogs and publications and pairs up with home niche brands to bring readers to their doorsteps.
Experience: Ronique Gibson, Associate AIA, LEED A.P., is a home design/lifestyle expert whose point of view is enhanced by the fact she is a trained architect—stretching back 17 years, her career in the design field brings her a natural astuteness at identifying spatial acuity, aesthetic elegance and overall graciousness when she is crafting coverage for new media.Ronique launched Stagetecture.com in 2009, quickly establishing herself as a voice on the design scene by helping homeowners meet myriad challenges. Through the informative blog, she showcases elements that bring pizzazz to interiors, helps the frazzled gain a handle on organization, shares fun do-it-yourself projects, and acts as a resource for top-shelf solutions that make everyday life brighter and more aesthetically pleasing. 111 Simple Tips for your Everyday Home is Ronique's ebook which helps homeowners find decor, organization, and easy tips to beautify their homes.
Requests to contribute to a variety of high-profile home design, architecture and lifestyle blogs and publications quickly followed. Gibson has represented the popular portal Freshome at the World Market Las Vegas, and was tapped by Brizo to participate in Blogger19—a select group of social media savants who attend New York Fashion Week to see Jason Wu launch his couture collections each year. Within five years of founding Stagetecture, she has gone global, traveling to Valencia and Madrid as a member of a select group of leading architectural journalists with the Tile of Spain organization.
In the fall of 2014, Ronique was selected by Ceramics of Italy to attend the Cersaie Tile Show in Bologna, Italy with an elite group of design journalists and architects. In February 2015 she was chosen for Modenus’ BlogTour to visit Ambiente the largest consumer goods trade show in Frankfurt, Germany.
Gibson also serves as the ‘Blogger Expert’ moderator for the Interior Designer Community on Google+. In this capacity, she offers new media tips and presents coverage of her travels to design events for brands and for her readers.
Current Projects: Ronique is currently working on the following websites:
• Uncle Bob’s Self Storage – The Decluttered Home
• About.com – Home Staging Expert
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