Our Values

Creativity // Practicality // Efficiency // Beauty // Collaboration

At Refresh Design, we have a deep understanding of both interior design principles and the construction process, from concept to completion.

We bring expertise, collaboration, and strong project management skills to every project, ensuring a comprehensive plan that integrates seamlessly with all aspects of the build. As a collaborative and trusted partner, we take pride in fostering strong relationships with our clients, builders, and vendors throughout the design process.


We embrace innovation and seek imaginative solutions to design challenges, ensuring each project is unique and reflects our clients' personalities and lifestyles.


We prioritize functionality and practicality in our designs, ensuring that aesthetic appeal is complemented by usability and comfort to enhance the daily lives of our clients.


We are efficient in our processes, managing projects effectively to meet deadlines and budgets while maintaining high standards of quality and craftsmanship.


We are dedicated to creating spaces of timeless beauty, where every detail is thoughtfully curated to evoke a sense of harmony, flow, and visual delight.


We prioritize open communication and collaboration, acknowledging the expertise and contributions of every member of the project team. Our focus on building strong relationships with everyone involved guarantees a smooth and enjoyable design process and amazing end result.

Amy Pottenger

Founder + Principal Designer

Amy Pottenger is an award winning interior designer specializing in residential properties in Grand Rapids, Michigan and beyond. With nearly two decades of experience leading her design studio, Amy has been transforming spaces since 2005, from new construction homes to large scale renovation projects.

Amy holds a BFA from Kendall College of Art & Design and is certified as a true color expert. She actively participates in organizations like the Professional Women in Building Council and the Grand Rapids Home Builders Association. As a sought-after design professional, Amy has been featured on numerous podcasts, showcasing her expertise and insights on the many ways design can improve your daily life.

Through her approachable take on interior design, Amy fosters a sense of ease among her clients, allowing them to enjoy the design process knowing their voice is heard. Her collaborative method shines through in a varied portfolio of distinctive and timeless designs, echoing her lifelong dedication to creating soulful interior spaces.

Amy's passion is dedicated to designing soulful spaces that transcend mere aesthetics and reflect the essence of those who inhabit them. A soulful space, in her view, serves as a life-giving source of inspiration- nurturing its inhabitants while seamlessly supporting their lifestyle needs. Living in a soulful space will elevate the quality of your daily life.

Amy finds purpose in creating homes that not only serve as settings for lifelong memories but also enrich the lives of those who dwell within them.

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