We are moonlighters
Who are easy to work with
And get the job done
CEO, Lead Solar Designer
Off-grid designer, writer & speaker. Fulbright-Hayes Fellow, Austin Designer of the Year
Cum Sum Laude BFA from Miami University with a concentration in oil painting and sculpture.
Master Electrician, NABCEP, Tesla, & Levitron certified. Partner at MSES, LLC.
Architectural & Mechanical CAD. CEO Mad Finds, Yo Boutique + working actress.
Copper Forging and Blacksmith.
CEO of Metal Shop, Austin Metal Authority
Our firm works for you. If you need an architect, bam – got it. Structural engineer? No problem. Aerospace engineer? Actually, we know one.
Designer of the Year
Publications: Orange Magazine (Solar Airstream remodel, René + Thomas), Bust Mag, W Mag, California Apparel News (multiple), The Washington Times, Women’s Wear Daily (multiple), In Style, IlVernerdí (Rome), Surface, Hollywood Weekly, Yogi Times, Austin Women, Austin Monthly, Rare Magazine, Jewell Magazine, Feedback Magazine, La Times, Houston Chronicle, Austin Chronicle (multiple), Santa Monica Mirror (multiple)
Television: WE TV’s Wedding Central 2008– Wedding Masters: Featured designer; Sept 2009 – New Tang Dynasty Television, 2010- EHow, Simply Beautiful (Veria Network) 2007/2009: Washington Life, Featured Designer; KLRU Austin, KTLA Los Angeles (multiple), Fox News LA, Fox News Austin, Today Show MSNBC, Hollywood Live
Blogs: Elle Magazine, Treehugger, PaperMag, Dwell Magazine, White Apricot, Zaproot, IdealBright, StylePhile, The Green Loop, Namli Talk, Hollywood Closeup, LyraMag, BlogCritics, Fashion Wire Daily, Yahoo News, Diva Village, Hip Candy, That Austin Girl, Nirvana Style, Wearing the Future, Green Girl Designs, 944, The Label Lab, Easy Writers, Zimbio
Fun Fact: Most press is on our CEO, René Geneva, as a designer & her solar initiatives in Central America. (as opposed to Indie Solar as a company)
Speaking Events: Keynote Address for Fashion Group International 2009 in Dallas; Presenter at panel on Fair Trade Practices for WWDMagic 2008 in Las Vegas; Presenter at Whole Foods executive event, ‘Tribal’ 2008 in Austin, Tx; Address to students at Schloss Hetzendorf under a Fulbright-Hayes, Vienna, Austria, 2010
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