Traphagen Design


Sara Traphagen Traphagen Design offers interior design services for both residential and commercial clients. Sara Traphagen’s personal belief is that interiors need to be functional, enjoyable, and a reflection of the individual or individuals who use the space. Traphagen Design has been serving the North Coast since 1988.

Sara has a Bachelor's Degree from San Jose State University in Home Economics and a Master’s Degree in Education with an Emphasis in Textiles from Humboldt State University.


  • Space planning for remodeling or new construction
  • Specializing in kitchen and bath designs
  • Color schemes for a single room or an entire project
  • Furniture layout and selection for residential or commercial spaces
  • Fabric selection for window coverings, upholstery, or bedding
  • Window coverings from draperies to blinds, shades, and shutters
  • Wall and floor coverings for residential and commercial applications
  • Lighting plans and fixture selection
  • Art and accessories to give those finishing touches to a space
  • Product specification and purchasing
  • Installation of window coverings, art, and accessories
  • Budgeting and construction management from planning to completion of the project working with licensed general contractors and subcontractors