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Sue Erickson Bartlett, Principal

NCIDQ #0168867, ASID

A native New Englander, Sue Erickson Bartlett grew up in a home designed by her parents, who were constantly doing projects of some sort. Her mother was an artist and her father worked in the aircraft industry so she got the best of both left and right brain philosophies! A typical weekend jaunt for her family was a trip to a barn full of antiques, where her parents would find a treasure to repair or refinish.

Bartlett’s interiors draw on her unique background experiences as an artist, architectural designer, and interior designer. Her experience in architectural firms has sharpened her skills in cabinet design, space planning and lighting design.

Bartlett earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tufts University and the School of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Subsequently, she studied at Chamberlayne College in Boston and was granted an Associate Degree of Science in Interior Design. She is a professional member the American Society of Interior Design (ASID) She has passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualifiers (NCIDQ) exam and holds certificate number 016867.

Sue has served on the Board of Directors for the New England Chapter of ASID. BDA’s work has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Yankee Magazine, Renovation Style, and other publications.