About Interior Design Solutions Maui

Interior Design Solutions has been helping people have the most beautiful homes in the world. We have years of experience in matching the right colors and textures to the environment and personality of the location. These are the main people working for you on Maui, Hawaii:

Valerie Spence of Interior Design Solutions, Maui
Valorie Spence

Valorie is an award winning interior designer with a background in Architecture. She has lived on Maui for over 40 years with over 20 years experience in interior design. Attending Market and 3 to 4 major tradeshows and seminars a year with the goal to stay current with trends, colors and looks for the new millennium.

Steve Spence

Chief Financial Officer of IDS Maui Steve has been a successful business man on Maui since 1975. Business owner, Executive Chef, Food and Beverage Director, Hotel Manager, Father, Husband and Sportsman.

Kai Spence

IT and Electrical Engineer. Official member of CEDIA. Our in house specialist for all “turn it off and on again” issues. Technical consultant and in-home electronics installer, Kai has worked with technology his whole life and brings his expertise to our clients.

Christine Thevenard

Chris is a genius in home staging and clean, zen, Asian & Pacific Rim inspired island design. She has lived on Maui for over 30 years and is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, New York. Chris loves the ocean and is very health oriented. She blends East Coast traditional aesthetics with inspiration from her world travels.

Brie Flyge

A graduate from the San Diego School of Art in Interior Design. She brings extensive training in Hospitality and Commercial case goods and furniture. She is a whiz at 3D, renderings, Auto CAD and using photo shop to present design solutions.

• Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) Digitizer – AutoCAD
• Senior Interior Designer/Interior Design Director
• Past President American Society of Interior Designers Hawaii
• Affiliate member AIA Maui
• Certified Green Leader, Sustainable Furnishings Council
• National Kitchen & Bath Assoc. (NKBA) member
• Over thirty-five years of Maui local knowledge and contacts

Professional Experience:

Technology: Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, SketchUp, 20-20,
Chief Architect, CorelDraw, Scanning, Digitizing, Paint
Interior Finishes Specifications
Appliance & Plumbing Specifications
Lighting Design and Specifications
Kitchen and Bath Design
Tile Layouts- Plan Views, Elevations, Takeoffs
Furniture Plans and Selections
Fabrics, Art, Accessories Selections
Green Product Design
Communicating Design: DESIGN BOARDS, DRAWINGS
Client Presentations; Client Relations; Customer Svc.
Business Management
Client Budgets, Cost Projection Spreadsheets, Cost Tracking
Design Team and Project Management
Marketing, Financials, Correspondence, Sales


Sugar Cove
Ho’olei at Grand Wailea
Wailea Highlands
Wailea Golf Estates
Wailea Kialoa
Wailea Pualoa
Wailea Fairway Estates
Pineapple Hill at Kapalua
Kapalua Golf Villas
Kapalua Ironwoods
Ka’anapali Hillside
Ka’anapali Ali’i

Grand Wailea
Fairmont Kea Lani
Four Seasons Manele Bay
Westin Ka’anapali
Maui Prince Hotel
Grand Hyatt Regency
Caffé Ciao
Ko Restaurant
KLR Restaurant
808 Bistro
Spa Grande
Spa Kea Lani

Grand Wailea Business Center
IDS Showroom

La Bareda
Maui Dreams Dive Shop
Nick’s Aqua Sports

Wailea MF9-Ho’olei
Quill Group
Harrison Development

• Oglethorpe University, Bachelor of Arts Degree, Art Major, Business & Biology Minors, Atlanta GA
• Benya Lighting Design, Numerous Seminars
• Haus of Claus, Graduate, Digitizing Training, GA
• Pacific Maritime Academy, Graduate, Honolulu, HI
• Hamilton High School, Graduate, Los Angeles, CA

Industry Experience & Certifications:

Rotary Club of Maui Past President
NKBA Aloha Chapter member,
BBB Better Business Bureau
Advanced Training taken every year using the CEU Training program offered at Trade Shows and on Maui Island by visiting Vendors of the Design Trade