About Us

Carol Smits has been involved in the world of Art and Design for over 20 years. She started her career in business management, but during this time, Carol was also working towards a degree in Interior Design. Once she finished her degree, Carol started her own design business along with her husband Dennis. Now, "Designs of the Times" specializes in custom windows, specialty technique painting, murals, floor plans, accessories, fine art and portraits. Today Carol has gone back to her educational roots and is now an instructor of Window Treatment Design at F.V.T.C.

Carol at Work

Carol has grown the business to the point where she has a staff of talented designers, painters, artists, installers, and numerous sub contracted fabricators. Having done design work for the past 15 years and painting murals for the last 10 years, Carol has achieved a wealth of experience. She can complete a variety of styles to achieve the desired outcome for her clients.

Today Carol and her staff of artists and designers have done several hundred murals and window treatments, and well over 1000 faux finishes. To see a portion of her works, visit our gallery, and browse to your area of interest. Enjoy the gallery of pictures, and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Designs of the Times