Susan C. Dunn


P.O. Box 1086
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, 92067
United States
Phone: 858-832-1086

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San Diego, CA – A graduate of Stanford University with a degree in Economics, Susan Dunn has twenty-nine years of experience as Designer & CEO of Susan Dunn Inc., a recognized leader in the at-home and travel luxury items market. Her clients include some of the most prestigious resorts and spas and luxury goods consumers worldwide.

In addition, Susan holds the title of Design Director for LuxeGlobal, a global real estate and luxury products company catering to ultra-high net worth individuals. She has had direct involvement with the development, design and construction of multi-million dollar real estate projects.  Dunn is a professional member of IFDA, the International Furnishings and Design Association.

Susan, her husband Robert L. Mani and their two felines, Lili and Codi, reside at Villa Solace, a spa-inspired estate in Rancho Santa Fe, California, undergoing an extensive renovation and addition. The scheduled completion date for this once-in-a-lifetime dream house project is the first quarter of 2015. Dunn has collaborated with world-class brands to design a unique, luxurious yet energy conscious environment for Villa Solace.  A breathtaking infinity pool with waterfalls designed by Susan is one of several water features located throughout the estate, important elements that contribute to her ultimate Spa Lifestyle.  Susan’s relaxed and responsible approach to design fueled by her boundless energy continues to drive her success. 

A gourmet cook, a dedicated swimmer, avid reader and spa-goer, Dunn emphasizes that the act of caring for one’s mind and body is essential in our hectic world.  “We should treat ourselves daily with a lovely home environment that nurtures and provides functionality and sustainability.”

Dunn's design work and products are now enjoyed by indulgence-seekers in 27 countries.  Her exquisite limited edition Solace Per Aqua® Bath and Door Hardware Collection debuts the second quarter of 2015 and will be featured throughout the Villa Solace estate.

Villa Solace will be Dunn’s designer showcase of a lifetime. World-class brands including American Faucets & Coatings, Americh, Benjamin Moore, Brown Jordan, Dasal Industries, Del Ozone, DesignPlan Lighting, Dry Treat, Elan, Fisher-Paykel, Full Circle Design Studio, Kallista, Kohler, Laticrete, Lutron, Miele, Noritz, Nu-Heat, Pentair, SaviPool & Spa, SDH,  Signature Iron Doors, SOLI, SONY, Subzero-Wolf, Thermasol, Toto, Tridentum, Tube Lighting Products, Tuscan Resources, Velux, Venetian Architectural Stone, Vista Lighting, Walker & Zanger, Waterstone and Whitehaus are participating in the project and providing their leading edge and outstanding products.  No detail has gone unnoticed by Dunn. Villa Solace will be transformed into a masterpiece that will receive global attention and acclaim for Dunn‘s tremendous and versatile design talents and partners’ acclaimed products and services