About VAA

The Hanna Building 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1010 | Cleveland, OH 44115 | T 216.241.2220 | F 216.241.2221

Rhonda Franklin NCIDQ, LEED AP ID+C

Senior Interior Designer

Rhonda joined the firm as Senior Interior Designer with over 15 years of professional design experience. Her portfolio includes a combination of education, healthcare, corporate and residential projects, where she has played an integral role as a member of the design team. Most recently, Rhonda served as an Interior Designer for a commercial architectural firm specializing in corporate design, and was responsible for developing interiors for tenant build-outs, compiling bid documents, drawings and specifications for furniture packages, submittal review, and coordination with builders, architects and furniture installers. She also has experience developing interiors for new construction and renovation projects, including furniture packages ranging from $200,000 to $2 million. In her new role as Senior Interior Designer at VAA, Rhonda works collaboratively with the design team, actively participating in all phases of a project—from programming through construction administration—generating fresh solutions and producing high quality project design deliverables.


Rhonda holds an Associates of Applied Business in Interior Design from Cuyahoga Community College, a Master of Fine Arts in Ceramics from The Ohio State University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Allegheny College. She is also currently serving as an Adjunct Faculty Member at Cuyahoga Community College, where she is teaching Beginning and Advanced Ceramics.



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