About Appleton Design Group
(formerly A. Lestage Interiors)
Appleton Design Group is a small, full-service interior design design-build firm. The interior designer, Nathalie Appleton, and Tino Fazio, the Construction Manager, have been working together, leveraging their strengths, to create highly efficient team that can design and build a distinct new or renovated interior without a lot of the additional stress that comes with hiring two separate entities.
Nathalie graduated from Wheaton college with a double major in fine arts and art history. She went on to earned a masters degree in interior design from New England School of Art and Design. Nathalie has lived and worked in Paris where she worked for Art Defis organizing art exhibitions. She returned to Massachusetts and started as well as managed Appleton’s, a fine home accessories store on Newbury Street, in Boston. After 7 successful years she sold the store to launch her career as a sought after interior designer.
For 12 years Nathalie worked for an established interior design firm in Wellesley. As a senior designer she managed both large and small spaces ranging from a 22,000 square foot home to a single room.
For the past 9 years she has owned her own interior design firm in Concord, MA area where she lives with her two children.