Vanessa received her Bachelor's Degree in Art from San Francisco State University in 2001 and her Masters Degree in Architecture from The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) in 2008. She is now an associate member of the AIA and the Boston Society of Architects.
She has worked in the field of architecture, art, and design for over 15 years in Los Angeles, Mumbai, and Boston. She was introduced to the world of integrated digital media at Oblong Industries where she developed interior spaces optimal for gestural interface as Director of Architectural Design.
Vanessa moved to Boston from Los Angeles to join Jeff Grantz, founder of Materials & Methods, in the fall of 2014. As Lead Designer, she specialized in architectural integration and experiential design before stepping into the role of Managing Director in 2016, as Jeff Grantz returned to Design Communications Ltd. as Director of Creative Technologies.
In early 2018, Studio HHH was formed.