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Before co-founding Designer for a Day in 2008, Joan worked as an interiors project designer for Bank of Hawaii, Leo A Daly, Kitchen Concepts Plus, and Castle Resorts and Hotels. She continues to be a partner with her architect husband, John, in Robinson-Whitaker Design

Joan Robinson-Whitaker, ASID is an award-winning interior designer with over 39 years experience in both residential and commercial design.

A Kalani High School graduate, Joan received her Interior Design degree from the University of California, which included two years of study at the well-respected American College of Lucerne, Switzerland. After completing her education and the proscribed years of experience in the field, she passed the rigorous national NCIDQ exam, qualifying her to become a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Joan has always been active in the local community. A consummate professional, her work has received numerous awards and has been published in Honolulu Magazine, Hawaii Home and Remodeling, and Island Home.


During our two-hour consultation we will provide you with a customized packet which includes all the design ideas, selection details, shopping resources, budget and your color palette. Included is all the inspiration and encouragement you need to complete your home makeover. Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, we offer you award-winning interior design at an affordable price. We can work with you wherever your project may be: on-site and in-person, or on-line with a virtual consultation.