Design Director & Owner
Jamie Smith Jackson is design director and owner of Jamie Jackson Design. Jamie's exceptional design talents have taken her all over the world resulting in an award-winning design of a New York City SoHo restaurant; a resort hotel at St. Thomas in the Caribbean; and numerous private homes from lofts in New York City's Tribeca area to modern high-rise condos in Honolulu, and actors Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor's home on the north shore of Kauai. After at least a decade of living in Hawaii, with homes on both Oahu and Kauai, Jamie has developed a personal knowledge of living the Island lifestyle that, when coupled with her worldly experience, makes her the perfect choice to design your pacific home from pre-construction to completion.
Architectural Designer Jamie Emberson brings generations of island living coupled with fresh vision to Jamie Jackson Design. A part of the team since 2008, her enthusiasm and great attention to design detail has been an asset to all projects. Jamie was raised on Kauai, and has always had an interest in the arts. She studied fine arts at the Art Institute of Chicago, and returned to Hawaii to study environmental design and architecture. She has received her Doctorate in Architecture from the University of Hawaii. Her dissertation and research focused on the environmental psychology of design, analyzing how the built environment affects human behavior. This specialty gives Jamie the spatial expertise to create the perfect living environment for you and your family.
Doug Groenveld is landscape designer and owner of Hale Fresh Gardenscape and Design. Doug's noteworthy design talents have taken him in all reaches of design. From Industrial Designer for Tabar Design, designing winter gloves and gaiters to set and graphic design on national television shows such as Hawaii 5-0. After exploring his metaphysical roots he has come back to where he began. Growing food for himself and his community. With almost a decade of life in Hawaii Nei he is proud to be apart of the local food system and enjoys spreading his design eye with his green thumb. Perfectly balancing an aesthetically pleasing and functional designs in everything he does. From outdoor landscapes to custom made vertical gardens and indoor atriums. Doug has developed a passion of living the island lifestyle, when harnessed with his earthly experiences, makes him the obvious choice to design an edible landscape for your dream home in paradise.
Xen Design Inc
Art, Design and Fabrication Artists
KC Grennan lives and works on the Windward side of Oahu in lovely Kahalu’u. Here she works collaboratively with Scott Fitzel as Xen Design Inc., maintaining a hot glass studio and metal fabrication shop for the production of furniture, lighting and architectural elements. She also independently pursues her own work in painting, sculpture, and interior design.
Project Manager and CAD technician
John Rosales was born in the Phillipines and raised in Molokai and has received a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design in 2013 from University of Hawaii in Manoa. John proficiency in CAD design, Rhino, InDesign and Photoshop makes him a valuable contribution in Jamie Jackson design team. John's smile is just one of his many personal qualities that also makes him a great fit as a project manager for Jamie Jackson Design providing valuable assistance to clients.