Design Center

Customer Service

Meet the Staff


Walter Rigsbee -  Sales manager

A graduate of North Carolina State University with a focus in Business Administration & Management. With over 15 years of Interior  Design  experience, Walter has enjoyed working with many residential & commercial clients on their special projects.  Walter enjoys setting up design appointments in the home & assisting the customer in their selection of fabrics, paint colors, furniture, accessories, art  &  window treatments.  By utilizing space planning tools, understanding the functionality of the room, proper scale, and  integrating the customers feedback he is able to ensure that  they will  love  their  dream  home or room upon completion. Let Walter assist you in creating that special room for you.

Please feel free to contact Walter at the store 919.572.2870, or at and set up that appointment to start this rewarding experience.


Sharon Meriwether

Graduated from Sheffield School of Interior Design in New York City. With over 15 years of experience in  the  industry,  she is very happy to assist clients with their design needs. Sharon works with fabrics, furniture, wall and window treatments, flooring, and decorative accessories. Sharon works with clients in their  homes and businesses; she finds it to be a very rewarding profession.

Please feel free to contact her at the store 919 572 2870, or by e-mail for a pleasant experience with your design needs.


Deirdre Minissale

Graduated from Berkeley College of New Jersey with a degree in Interior Design, and has been in the design field ever since. Having over 9 years of experience, she  absolutely  loves helping clients find the perfect items for their home. Whether it is the perfect living room set or just an accent lamp, she is there to patiently work with you through the entire process. She also loves coming out to your house to assist you with any of your design needs. Deirdre says she can never picture herself in any other profession. Come in and let her help you get started on one of your projects!

Feel free to contact her at the store at 919.572.2870, or by email at



Nina takes pride in her ability to transform spaces by bringing ideas and inspirations to life. She has spent many years creating environments that compliment and suit the lifestyle and personality of the client and with her international experience working in Italy and Russia, she has developed a keen eye for creating awe-inspiring surroundings.

Nina is a graduated of Meredith College with a Bachelors Degree in Interior Design and a Minor in Art. As a professional member of A.S.I.D., Nina is committed to positively changing people’s lives through the power of design.

You can find Nina at or call 919.572.2870.


ed stocz

Ed has been on the Scandinavian and contemporary furniture scene since arriving at Danco/Raleigh in 1990. He first discovered his passion for design while traveling abroad. In 1989 he came to Raleigh from Los Angeles and began designing commercial and residential interiors, feeding his artistic taste with the architectures, inspirations and styles of his travels. Ed has an uncommon understanding of project management that combines customer resources with design skills - the ultimate outcome is a signature look for each of his clients.
Educated in the Midwest from Youngstown State University in Ohio, Ed has a degree in Business Administration. If you're looking for a designer who is easy to work with, works within your budget, designs around your lifestyle, expands upon your ideas and makes decorating a pleasurable experience, please give him a call at 919.572.2870 or email at



Bil graduated from High Point University in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. With nearly 20 years of experience in home furnishings and interior design, Bil is more than happy to put all those years to work for you. He believes that good design is the result of collaboration between designer and client, and likes nothing more than fulfilling clients' visions for their homes.

If you want to make your next design project both pleasant and memorable, contact Bil at 919.572.2870 or email at

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