Paula Oblen

I want to teach you how to tell your story through your property.

In my two decades of working in interior design, I’ve learned that interior design isn’t just about making things beautiful. Interior design is about creating a valuable experience for yourself and for others.

With an expansive client base in Southern California, I’ve been recognized for my signature approach to creating hospitality-inspired interiors. I approach every project as a fresh start, and I’ve helped artists, musicians, celebrities, and boutique hotels capture their sparkle through compelling interiors. Now, I’ve shifted gears to help rental property owners upgrade their listings on a larger scale—by bringing boutique hotel experiences to listings through interior design.

I believe that life experience plays a significant role in design, and I believe that a well-designed rental experience can help you craft a life that you truly love.

The time to upgrade your rental property is now. Through my course or through my custom Hotelements products, I invite you to create an experience in your home.

Education & Accolades

  • Independent creative director and interior designer since 1998
  • Studied interior design at the Ft. Lauderdale Art Institute
  • Designer & community volunteer (and former director) at Special Spaces

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