Gina Almaguer of Ortal Fireplaces joins the Peopleverse live from the Tect booth in the expo hall at the American Institute of Architects National Conference on Architecture which took place on June 23-25 in Chicago, Illinois.
In this episode Gina and Evan discuss how the element of fire has evolved in the digital age. They also talk about how fire can be used in new, unexpected ways as a tool in a design professional's toolbox.
Gina Almaguer has been an experienced marketing professional in the interiors and home design space for over a decade. She started as a CAD designer in the custom cushion and umbrella industry for some of the leading, high-end furniture designers in the industry.
Shifting her focus to marketing over the years has allowed her to channel her roots in art and music to implement creative, out-of-the-box strategies to design professionals, retailers and luxury homeowners.
Before joining Ortal for luxury fireplaces, Gina was working closely with designers and landscape architects in hardscape materials, aiding in design, product recommendations and assisting with technical support.