Design Studio

Raleigh Design Studio Location

4025 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 200

Raleigh, NC 27607


The Raleigh Design Team

Aprill Rife

Design Studio Consultant
Meet Aprill, an Ashton Woods Consultant since the summer of 2014. She is a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, with a BFA in Interior Design. Prior to joining Ashton Woods, Aprill worked with HGTV, DIY Network and TBS, as a Design Assistant for Design to Sell, Movie and a Makeover and Mega Dens. In her spare time, Aprill and her husband work on design projects together and play with their daughter. “When selecting the hard surfaces with my client, I emphasize how this will impact the overall aesthetics of their home. Ensuring that each buyer maximizes their experience with the Design Studio is my number one goal!”

Julie Primanti

Design Studio Consultant
Meet Julie, a Raleigh Design Consultant who has had over five years of experience at Ashton Woods. She attended North Carolina State University where she studied Textile and Apparel Management. Julie loves that design isn’t an afterthought when it comes to the Ashton Woods experience. Bringing a dream home to life at The Studio, is a great experience for her, as well as the client. Something Julie expresses to every customer; “Find things that inspire you and be open to new ideas – inspiration is everywhere!” In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, attending concerts, volunteering and running!

Tara Deans

Design Studio Manager
Meet Tara, Raleigh’s Studio Manager. Tara is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, a member of ASID, and she has 16 years of experience in Design. Tara loves to encourage clients to take a little risk and to try something new and exciting. Her favorite part about the Ashton Woods Design Studio, is the inspirational experience they offer, leading to a well-designed home for the client. In her time off, she enjoys spending time with her children and supporting their sporting hobbies from dance class to soccer games.

Emily Bosman

Design Studio Consultant
Meet Emily, a Raleigh Design Consultant since the summer of 2015. She is a graduate of East Carolina University where she studied Interior Design and Business. Her favorite part of Ashton Woods is that “The sky is the limit. I have almost endless possibilities to discuss with my clients to make their dream become reality. I love when they become engaged in the process and get excited about design.” In her spare time Emily enjoys going on trips with her husband, playing with her dog, and going to the gym.

Whitney Ogden

Design Studio Consultant
Raleigh Design Consultant, Whitney Ogden, graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design in 2012. Whitney has been a Designer in the new home industry for over 5 years. Whitney loves meeting with clients in the Studio and applying her product knowledge as well as design expertise to create a space that is truly unique for them. In her free time, Whitney enjoys spending time in the great outdoors, camping and hiking with her husband and their dog, Henry.