Deborah Wright
Owner, Wright Way designs
Deborah Wright, owner of Wright Way designs, was the first female apprentice upholsterer in the State of California. During her apprenticeship, she studied under several local "old world" craftsmen throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Deborah received her certification as a furniture upholsterer in 1975, and has been designing and manufacturing soft goods in residential, commercial and marine industries ever since. She also holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from St. Mary's College and is listed in Who's Who in California, for excellence in business.

Deborah's love for water and boating comes from her father. George Wright served with the United States Coast Guard as the lighthouse keeper at Piedras Blancas during the 1950's, then went on to a thirty year career in the merchant marines. Deborah's interest in yacht interiors is a natural fit. She has lived on boats for nearly thirty years and has devoted her career to creating boat environments that reflect the coziness, comfort, and function of home.

Most designers contract the upholstery manufacturing process to outside subcontractors. Deborah's personal dedication to client satisfaction requires that she both designs and manufactures her creations in-house. This commitment to personal hands-on quality control, without third party miscommunication, ensures that Wright Way designs understands and delivers what the client desires.

From San Francisco Bay to the coast of Maine, few yacht upholstery businesses can confidently claim to rank among the very finest. Wright Way designs is one that can.

Her home port is Alameda, California where she lives with her 2 children. When she’s not working you may find her kayaking or rowing along the Estuary. Wright's studio, located on the Alameda Estuary in the historic Todd Shipyard, is in an ideal location for the premier design company for high-profile yacht interiors as this island city is home to more private boat slips than any other city in Northern California.

Since 1977, Wright Way designs has stood by its dedication to quality in both design and manufacturing, offering the highest quality products in both craftsmanship and durability.

To provide these services in a timely fashion is paramount in keeping happy customers.

The result is her professionalism in addressing challenges before they arise and attention to detail that clients from coast to coast have come to appreciate.