Lisa Furtado Interiors
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“There is no medication,” Laura said. “There is no
treatment at all. But there are many, many, clinical trials for
FA right now.”
Knowing the facts about the disease and its effects, a
former classmate of Laura’s, Lisa Furtado, of Lisa Furtado
Interiors, was amazed when she first met Siena, who she
describes as, “full of energy and a big personality. So sweet
and just a joy to work with.”
Furtado’s description is an accurate one. Despite all that’s
transpired over the past two years, the blond haired, blue
eyed, dimpled cheeked Siena exudes a level of boundless
happiness that radiates from within, and resonates outward
to everyone around her.
Furtado’s involvement in remodeling Siena’s room came
from the goal she’d set when she first opened her Redwood
City business in 2015.
“I wanted a way to volunteer and give back in the way I
knew best, design,” Furtado said.
Last year, when she found out about Siena from a friend
and former classmate of both her and Laura, she knew she’d
found her next project.
“Creating a space that is both personal and functional and
acts as a place of reprieve can make a big impact on a child,”
Furtado said. “Especially one with a medical condition.”
In March of this year the designer began working with
dozens of volunteer professionals, including carpenters
and lighting specialists. Two weeks later the makeover