Meg Deshpande is a professional member of ASID. She has been a designer for both large commercial interiors as well as residential spaces for 30+ years, working in design and architectural firms throughout her early years in the industry. Now as lead designer at Pillar & Pen in Larchmont, NY, Meg and her partner run a design + construction business that includes renovations and new home design + construction. Meg also oversees the development of single-family residential homes in Westchester where she and her partner focus on the design + construction of high performance homes and emphasize sustainable practices. Mindful of how fortunate she is to enjoy her work, Meg gives her time and support to local academic scholarship funds and affordable housing projects.