Design Intense was founded by Eliza Alys Young, who has a dual BFA from Maine College of Art in Graphic Design and Photography. In 2000, she launched Design Intense and since then has been offering a full range creative services, with a focus on the luxury tourism and hospitality industry.
From 2003-2011, Design Intense was based in the Dominican Republic. The business was relocated to Santo Domingo to take advantage of the burgeoning market in Latin America.
Design Intense has provided creative support for numerous clients internationally such as Alive and Well Resorts & Hotels in the Turks & Caicos Islands, Radisson Summit Golf Hotel and Laguna Azul Eco-Boutique Hotel in Panama, the Islander Collection of hotels and Villas Arquelogicas based in Mexico, Altabella Hotels from Spain and Sun Village Resorts from Canada.
Design Intense is currently based in Florida and works with clients worldwide.