Toni Johnston   Toni Johnston
 

Allied Member ASID

Toni Johnston grew up in Munster, Indiana on the outskirts of Chicago, in a traditional Greek family that loved gatherings, cooking, and entertaining. She grew up appreciating the comforting feeling of a beautiful home bustling with activity. A natural artist, Toni attended Indiana University and graduated from Indiana State University receiving a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design with a minor in Fine Art.

Once out of college Toni worked with several design firms and retailers. While working for Ethan Allen she was recognized nationally for her talent as the recipient of the Circle of Excellence Award. The Circle of Excellence is a prestigious award presented to the top twelve designers across the nation based on their interior design skills.

In 1997, Toni left Ethan Allen to join her husband in their interior design business. While co-running her own design group she kept busy as an instructor at Moorpark College where she taught Basic Interior Design, Materials & Installation of Interior Architecture, Window Treatment Design, Faux Painting and Hand Painting on Silk.

Over the years, she realized she needed more options in art for the home and she chose to create her own paintings both for herself and her clients. Toni’s paintings are unique in that they relate to the space and style of your home; she creates an affinity between the painting and the home interior that’s not found in all artwork. Her hope is that you will feel the same passion for her artwork that she does and that it will bring a sense of serenity and completion to your home.

Toni specializes in custom design for new home construction with an emphasis in gourmet kitchen and high-end bath design.

   
Chuck Johnston Chuck Johnston
 

California Contractor #752998

Born in sunny Ventura, California, Chuck Johnston grew up a typical California surfer. He spent his mornings at the beach and his days working at his parents’ furniture store, Johnston's Furniture (established 1934). Early on he took an interest in furniture design and woodworking, and his interest has stayed with him through out his life. Chuck has a certificate of design from the Furniture Retailers Association and attended numerous furniture trade schools.

Over the years he worked at several furniture companies where he continued to hone his skills and in 1993 he struck out on his own designing and manufacturing all wood plantation style shutters. He launched Plantation Shutter Co. and never looked back. Working in Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties, he saw a great need for custom interiors. In 1997, his wife Toni joined him to expand the business into interior design and they have complemented each others skills ever since. In 2009, they added custom framing to Johnston Design Group. Chuck provides artistic framing solutions to complement your home interior.

Chuck has completed the advanced PlanIt Fusion certification for kitchen and bath design. PlanIt Fusion is an industry leader in computer aided kitchen and bath design and custom designed case goods. He is also certified in Xactimate for construction estimating.

   
Vicky Oglesby Vicky Oglesby
 

A native Californian, Vicky Oglesby is the newest addition to the Johnston Design Group family. Vicky’s passion for art and design came naturally to her, since both of her parents were extremely artistic. Her father was a master furniture craftsman and her mother is a talented artist and photographer. While attending college, Vicky began a career in the home furnishing industry. She worked as a designer, creating functional and aesthetically beautiful environments that fulfilled her clients’ individual needs. Over a span of fifteen years she has held several positions in the industry - designer, project manager, and director of comprehensive design teams for Homestead House and Thomasville Galleries. She has received numerous accommodations for her residential and showroom design projects. 

Vicky’s strong management and communication skills have enabled her to work as an effective liaison between contractors and clients. She also has extensive experience serving both domestic and international communities. This experience enables her to bring a diverse perspective and understanding of multicultural audiences to her work. Vicky’s innate eye for composition and balance have given her a distinct ability for accessorizing, repurposing, and restyling of home décor. Clients utilize her services year after year as a practical and efficient way to breathe new life into their home.

   
   
 
 
   
   
 
 
 
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