Bay Area transplant Nan Tofanelli founded her well-known look in Chico in 1975. Tofanelli began to formally train her artistic eye at CSU Chico as an Art major and Photography minor. She then worked her way up to a business owner, retailer and design principal in the 35 years which ensued.
She is a prominent figure in interior design in the North state and is well-known for the functional, nonchalant feeling she brings to each of her projects. With an eye for evolving style and an enthusiasm for introducing personal elements and heirloom pieces into a space, Tofanelli extends the same professional interest for projects new and old.
In her current role as co-president, design principal, buyer and merchandiser for Nantucket Home her casual, elegant design influence can be seen throughout the Nantucket Home showroom and in her client’s homes. She draws on her experience of 35 years and uses her creative instincts to come forth with evolved projects that meet the needs, budgets and styles of her clients.