Meet the Team

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Isabel Candelaria


Isabel Candelaria is the owner of Earth and Images, her home furnishings showroom, and IDID & Associates, her interior design firm. She holds a BS in Psychology from the New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology and is a graduate of the American Institute of Interior Design. She consults regularly with design professionals as well as the general public on all matters of interior design. Prior to owning Earth and Images she managed a custom furniture and cabinet store and mastered retail merchandising. Raised in northern New Mexico, Isabel has lived in Scottsdale, AZ since the late 1990’s.

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Nikka Bochniak


Nikka's love for color, accessorizing, and creating warm, welcoming spaces led her into the world of Interior Design. She obtained a BA in Interior Architecture from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Having been in the field since 2011, she is grateful everyday to have wonderful clients who entrust us with their homes. Designing home interiors for living, Nikka creates beautiful, yet functional, interior spaces that reflect the clients' personal tastes that meet their budget and lifestyle needs. In her free time, she enjoys doing anything active such as hiking, camping, or playing with her dog. She also loves to explore new places and gain knowledge of the world and various cultures around the globe.

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Chris Fulinara


Chris loves investing in and working with amazing people. Wanting to create new solutions to unsound problems is what drives him. He loves making cool use of materials based on their properties concentrating on creativity, warmth, and so many aspects. Creating conceptual drawings and having the ability to see the site progress, is where he enjoys the process the most.

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Inspired by the beautiful interiors of performing arts concert halls around the world, Amanda’s passion for interior design sparked at a young age while performing the violin in orchestra. She is a graduate of Northern Arizona University with a dual-degree in interior design and music. She joined the Earth and Images team in October 2018, and has been a part of the interior design field since 2014. As a designer, she aspires to promote healthy lifestyles in combination with bringing clients’ dream environments to fruition. In her spare time, she enjoys doing yoga, traveling, spending time with her family and playing the violin.

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Angelina Ponce


Angelina is the Office Manager for Earth and Images. Since she joined the team in August of 2015, she is responsible for all office procedures. She uses her organizational skills to keep the team working efficiently. Angelina has 10 years of client services and office administrative experience. In her spare time, enjoys spending time with family and friends.