It's time for our sixth featured designer in our Designer Inspired Series of pink ribbon welcome mats exclusive to Carpet One Floor & Home. We've hit the halfway mark but there are still six more amazing designer inspirations to come. Remember, there are 12 designs so we'll be featuring one designer and their inspiration each month. This month we're taking a closer look at the welcome mat design from Lisa Mende of Lisa Mende Design.Her green and gray graphic design represents “Steel Magnolia” which relates to her southern heritage. After seeing loved ones battle breast cancer she can attest to the strength it takes to fight this disease. Being a “Steel Magnolia” is a requirement for women who are fighting cancer and Lisa's mat design represents the strength and beauty of the women who fight this disease every day. "The inner strength gets us through trying times," comments Mende. About LisaFounder and principal, Lisa Mende of Lisa Mende Design is a nationally acclaimed interior designer and allied member of ASID, IDS and Withit.  Known for creating traditional interiors with a modern vibe for clients throughout the southeast.  Her vibrant social media presence is expanding through the popularity of her blog, also named Lisa Mende Design.Lisa is a three-time panel member of the coveted High Point Market Style Spotter Program. As a Brizo Blogger19, she has participated in New York Fashion Week with Brizo and St Jude's Hospital in Memphis.  A member of the Design Trust of New York City, under the direction of Steven Nobel, Lisa traveled to Paris in 2013 to study and tour with a group of designers and architects from across the United States.  She participated in the Traditional Homes "Adamsleigh" Showhouse in 2013.  Along with Traci Zeller, Lisa opened a new studio in Charlotte, NC in May 2014 where they are currently designing a room in the Ronald McDonald House - Long Island Project, which is due to unveil in October 2014.  Lisa and her blog regularly featured in local, regional, and national magazines.