Linda Maria Steenkamp was born 1962 In South Africa and has a Bachelors degree in Architecture from Technicon Witwatersrand. She worked for Sanlam Properties overseeing and managing projects from design to final completion. Linda worked for Margoles Dukes and Smith Architects using Autocad for commercial building design. Linda lived in the Netherlands where she designed office spaces and studied art at the Meerse in Hoofdorp. She started “Designs Wise” in 2001 specializing in Interior design and staging for real estate.