Owner and founder, Tonya Lance combines her talent for design with her love of collaborating with clients to create personalized, inspired and practical spaces. To ensure optimal results each project is carefully managed from design development to the finishing details.
Our mission is to gracefully design, plan and manage optimal environments through inspired collaboration and interactive process. Varo Interior Design takes a client-driven approach to every project. We are guided by integrity to create designs that will last and be loved. We accomplish this by carefully detailing interiors in ways that encourage the highest levels of flexibility, durability, performance and appreciation. Our designs capture the spirit and vitality of the surrounding context, focusing on the integration of the project goals with the heritage of the built and natural environment. From client to client the context may vary, but we always produce designs inspired by the surroundings and reflect the uniqueness of its individual situation. Our inherent nature is to be creative and artistic problem solvers. We believe that only through a collaborative process can excellent design be achieved. To that end we are open and inclusive, welcoming inspiration from all. Creating remarkable designs requires a high degree of empathy and a knack for helping clients take creative risks. We accomplish this by being responsive to our clients and by challenging the status quo.
With over seventeen years of professional experience, Tonya Lance is eager to help clients achieve optimal comfort and visual harmony. Tonya is grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with a wide range of clientele. She is noted for achieving high echelons of design within any budget. Tonya continually strives to develop strong working relationships to foster open communication and overall clarity. She is continually developing and in search of innovative design solutions. Her formal education includes a Bachelors of Art in Interior Architecture for Marylhurst University as well as a Certificate in Architectural Project Management from Portland State University.