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For over two decades, Carolyn E. Oliver was the Owner and Design Principle of Oliver's Interiors. Oliver's Atelier was located in Pasadena's historic Theatre District. Several of her historic restoration projects have been showcased in: The Home Section, LA Times; LA Magazine; CBS's Beautiful Homes and Great Estates; PBS's FIND! hosted by the Keno Brothers, on the cover of Kitchen and Bath Magazine and showcased in several coffee table design books.


Oliver was hired as a consultant to revitalize the Home Shop, a LA County Museum of Art retail venue. Oliver participated as a selected designer for seven consecutive years of the nation's largest house and garden tour, The Pasadena Showcase House of Design. For six consecutive years she was chosen as a selected designer for the LA Assistance League of Southern California Hancock Park Design House. 

For over two decades, Oliver has been a Board Member, Art Center One Hundred, Art Center College of Design. As a former Pacific Asia Museum Trustee, Oliver co-chaired the Museum's successful 40th Anniversary celebration securing Tiffany's as a major sponsor. A member of Pasadena Art Alliance, whose mission is to foster appreciation for contemporary visual arts in Southern California, Oliver has completed the International Society of Appraisers course work and serves as an expert witness. Prior to opening Oliver's Atelier, she was the first woman Executive Director, Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce, the second largest in the world and the host of the nationally televised PGA LA Open, Riviera Country Club. 

Oliver has also been featured in Elle Decor with a mention how her work "has a strong sense of history, and she stocks her studio with choice antiques and collectibles." 

Oliver has now opened a studio in Carlsbad, North San Diego County. 








Carolyn E. Oliver,

Owner and Design Principle of Oliver's Interiors

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