Lorena Gaxiola co-founded Kuatro in 2000 and became the sole proprietor in 2003, making her among San Diego’s youngest business owners.

In March 2007, Lorena launched her brand “Kuatro a lifestyle by Lorena Gaxiola” at the prestigious Architectural Digest Show in NYC and in 2008; she was named one of San Diego Metropolitan Magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40”.

During the past decade, Lorena’s design work has been consistently recognized by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and the Building Industry Association (BIA). In addition, she is a member of the Design Institute of Australia (DIA), the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), an allied member and an industry partner of the ASID, and the BIA and its Sales and Marketing Counsel (SMC) She has been featured as an award-winning designer and leading industry innovator in Riviera Magazine, The San Diego Union Tribune, 944 Magazine, The San Diego Business Journal, Décor & Style, SDHG, Biz San Diego, Home by Design, NBC, FOX, ABC, Australia’s Trend Magazine, Modern Home, Sydney Morning Herald, The Daily Telegraph Australia and International Casa y Estilo, among many others.

Today, Kuatro’s global operation extends to three continents, America, Asia and Oceania, where her design expertise continues to be in demand in the areas of residential, commercial, retail and hospitality industries.