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Queen Anne Gambrel – Integrated Design for Indoor/Outdoor Living – Board & Vellum
New
Integrated Design for Indoor/Outdoor Living

Queen Anne Gambrel

A full yard remodel paired with a new kitchen and targeted architectural updates, this home features spaces perfect for this family’s indoor/outdoor lifestyle.

Harrison South: New Apartments in Capitol Hill – Board & Vellum
New
New Apartments with an Owner’s Unit

Harrison South Apartments

This new apartment building is contextually traditional, respecting the fabric of the neighborhood, with a modern intervention.

Cloverdale House – Second Story Addition by Board & Vellum
Updated
A New Second Story & Full Remodel

Cloverdale House

It might look like a whole new house, but it is actually a second story addition on an existing single-family home now with water views.

Sunset Hill Overlook – Board & Vellum
New
A New Home on an Existing Foundation

Sunset Hill Overlook

Featuring a “flipped plan” — with the bedrooms on the first floor, and the living, kitchen, and dining spaces above — this home’s shared spaces enjoy expansive views from indoors and out.

Condo at the Market – Modern Condo – Board & Vellum
New
Interior Remodel of a Downtown Seattle Condo

Condo at the Market

Refreshing a condominium unit once dominated by a beige materials palette with a modern aesthetic and an eye for tight architectural details.

Puget Sound Bluff Home – Cape Cod Style Remodel of a Historic Home with Water Views
New
Historic Cape Cod Style Home Remodel

Puget Sound Bluff Home

With a newly-opened plan, this Cape Cod style home has a kitchen worth hanging out in all day, and water views from nearly every room.

In Development
New Lowrise Multifamily Development

Carkeek Park Townhomes

These proposed townhomes near Carkeek Park act as a buffer between a single-family neighborhood and a commercially-zoned area on a busy arterial street.

Craftsman Manor Resurrection – Architecture & Landscape Architecture by Board & Vellum
Preservation & Modernization of a Historic Home

Craftsman Manor Resurrection

After decades without an update, this old Craftsman home is restored, both with some modern adaptations and some beautiful original details.

Lucille on Roosevelt: New Apartment Development in Seattle
New Construction for a Mixed-Use Building

Lucille on Roosevelt

This multifamily development features 106 apartments and ample street-level commercial space, all with quick access to the future Roosevelt light rail station.

A Year-Round Exterior Meditation & Relaxation Space

Tree of Life Backyard

Lush plantings, custom art pieces, integrated lighting, and more, helped transform this underused backyard into an oasis with seasonal interest.

The point of sale counter at Armistice Coffee and Cocktails, located at the Lucille on Roosevelt.
TI Build-Out for a Modern Coffee Lounge

Armistice Coffee & Cocktail Bar

In the corner commercial space in the Lucille apartments, this hybrid coffeehouse/bar offers drinks and treats with the vibe of a European café.

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Architecture, Interior Design, FF&E for Model Unit Staging

Lucille Apartments: Unit Design & Model Unit Staging

Each unit in the Lucille on Roosevelt is designed to maximize natural light, comfort, and storage, with modern-yet-softened interiors. The staged model unit tells the design story of the whole building in its details.

Vaulting Ceilings into Former Attic Space

Seward Park Gables

Where there once were low, flat ceilings, there are now exposed trusses and metal collar ties contributing to the architectural drama of these newly-opened gabled spaces completely transforming the character of this home.

A kitchen with a California feel: blue painted base cabinets and bright red accents.
A Seattle Green Home with Midcentury Cali Vibes

Fremont High-Performing Home

This sustainably-minded home features solar panels, a rainwater cistern for graywater irrigation, sheep's wool insulation, passive cooling strategies, and more.

Two bar stools at the counter in this Petite Condo Kitchen, by Board & Vellum.
A Small, Highly-Functional Kitchen

Petite ADU Kitchen

With an integrated kitchen cabinet system from Henrybuilt, this kitchen has not only clean lines, but is highly functional, even for an avid home chef.

Backyard Reading Retreat – Board & Vellum
Transforming an Overgrown Backyard

Backyard Reading Retreat

This petite backyard shed and yard are an urban oasis: the perfect place to relax and recharge in the busy city with a great book.

A mosaic mural in the Jack Apartments is composed of salvaged cassette tapes reads,
Interior Design with FF&E for Multifamily Amenities

Jack Apartments: Amenity Refresh

This redesigned apartment complex on Capitol Hill gives off a nostalgic vibe inspired by Seattle’s music scene, featuring a mosaic mural composed of salvaged cassette tapes.

Full Interior Remodel & Penthouse Addition

Minecraft House

Once a home that screamed “Late ‘80s” — this interior remodel with a penthouse addition transformed dated spaces into an open and airy interior designed for modern living.

A Retreat for World Travelers – Board & Vellum – Interior Design, Finishes & Furnishings
Furnishings & Storage Solutions

A Retreat for World Travelers

Finishes, furnishings, and a lot of new storage for a modern condo showcasing the souvenirs of this family’s travel adventures.

Modern Kitchen in a Craftsman Home – Board & Vellum
Kitchen Remodel & Addition

Modern Kitchen in a Craftsman Home

The minimalist details of this kitchen remodel and addition complement the detailing of this traditional home — a modern box inserted into a Craftsman home.

Sigma Kappa Mu Interiors – Board & Vellum
Furnishings for a Sorority House

Sigma Kappa Mu Sorority Interiors

A modern refresh (with a hint of glam) for the formal living and dining rooms of a historic Tudor sorority house at the University of Washington.

Capitol Hill Landscape – Capitol Hill Craftsman – Board & Vellum
Site Design & Landscape Architecture

Capitol Hill Craftsman Landscape Design

Crisp, new walkways and plantings, along with a great-looking bike shed, help this Craftsman home in the Capitol Hill neighborhood feel anchored in its yard.

Cabins in Eastern Washington – Board & Vellum
Two Sister Cabins on Two Ranches

Cabins in Eastern Washington

Two rustic cabins nestled into the land of two Eastern Washington ranches feature carefully-detailed exposed plywood paired with salvaged wood from an 1890s barn.

WG Clark Office Lobby Interiors
Commercial Office Interiors

W.G. Clark Lobby

Inside a midcentury modern building with landmark status, this Pacific Northwest Modern commercial lobby is flush with natural materials and carefully-crafted details.

Central District Edible Garden – Board & Vellum – Landscape Architecture & Site Design
Space for Urban Agriculture

Central District Edible Garden

Raised beds with integrated benches and full of flowers, fruits, and vegetables surround a fire pit in this yard designed for urban agriculture and entertaining.

The Eden Apartments Amenities Refresh – Board & Vellum – Multi-Family Interiors
The Eden Apartments: Amenity Refresh

Photo by Tina Witherspoon.

Interior Design for Multifamily Amenities

The Eden Apartments: Amenity Refresh

Flush with soft, green plants, and earthy-yet-crisp materials, this refreshed apartment complex now feels current, charming, and like somewhere you can relax with your friends after a long day at work.

Footprint Wine Tap – Wine Bar Capitol Hill – Board & Vellum
TI for a Wine Bar on Capitol Hill

Footprint Wine Tap

This wine bar on Capitol Hill in Seattle advocates for sustainable principles and the design of their new space reflects it with salvaged, reused, and rescued materials large and small.

Shelby House – Board & Vellum
Proposed New Waterfront Home

Shelby House

A new “Modern Tudor” home in a historic neighborhood presents formally to the street, while opening up to sweeping waterfront views off the back.

Green Lake Second Story Addition – Board & Vellum
Building Up on a Narrow House

Green Lake Second Story Addition

This full-house remodel and new second floor on a skinny, split-level home allowed a formerly-chopped-up main floor convert to an open plan with a warm, contemporary style.

1819 Exterior Refresh – Site Design & Landscape Architecture – Board & Vellum
Site Design for an Apartment Building

1819 Exterior Refresh

With earthy materials — steel, natural wood, gravel, concrete, and green foliage — this apartment complex from the 1980s has a refreshed, modern street presence.

Atulea Tea Shop – Board & Vellum – Commercial Interior Design
Tenant Improvement for a Cheese Tea Shop

Atulea Tea Shop

This cheery tea shop on Capitol Hill in Seattle features dramatic wallpaper to catch your eye and draw you in to experience its perky “beach chic” vibe.

Nia Tero office interior design by Board & Vellum.
New
Eco Office for an Environmental Non-Profit

Nia Tero Office

Eco-conscious office design in a historic building for a non-profit working with indigenous communities worldwide.

Modern Deck on a Tudor Home – Board & Vellum
Pacific Northwest Modern Deck Design

Modern Deck on a Tudor Home

This new deck with a Pacific Northwest Modern feel complements a traditional home, connecting the indoor and outdoor spaces and anchoring the home in the landscape.

Leschi Lookout – Board & Vellum
Under Construction
A New Home from the Ground Up

Leschi Lookout

A second story addition and full-house transformation to convert a short Cape Cod home into a Pacific Northwest Modern house with a fantastic view of the lake.

Outdoor living room with a gas fire pit. – Urban Yard at The Seattle Box – Board & Vellum
A Small Yard Flush with Amenities

Urban Yard at The Seattle Box

This urban yard is not expansive, but it tucks in all the amenities you dream of for outdoor living, with landscaping designed to look fantastic, year-round.

The Urban Sanctuary – Interior Design for a Condo – Board & Vellum
Interior Refresh for a Condo

The Urban Sanctuary

This condo in a converted church balances the look of original details with a combination of industrial materials and modern lines for a clean, contemporary feel.

Dynasty Room – Interior Design by Board & Vellum
Interior Design for a Bar with a Story

Dynasty Room

In the now-shuttered Four Seas restaurant in Seattle’s International District, the old and the new mingle in this experiential reincarnation of the Dynasty Room bar.

Crow's Nest Cottage – City Cottage – Board &  Vellum Interior Design FF&E
Crow’s Nest Cottage

Photo by Andrew Giammarco.

Furniture, Fixtures, Art & Accessories

Crow’s Nest Cottage

A tiny, adaptable guest house with a modern, moody, Pacific Northwest vibe. With an interior design theme centering around crows, the cottage is full of “creature comforts.”

Lake City Park – Landscape Architecture – Board & Vellum
Under Construction
A New Public Park for a Local Community

Lake City Park

This new neighborhood park celebrates play, recreation, urban agriculture, relaxation, enjoying the outdoors, and it features art funded by the 1% For The Arts program.

Laughing Buddha – Tattoo Parlor & Piercing Shop – Retail – Board & Vellum
Tenant Improvement for a Tattoo Parlor

Laughing Buddha Tattoo & Body Piercing

Laughing Buddha’s new space has a soothing, spa-like atmosphere, but one that still keeps the “edge” of a tattoo and piercing parlor.

The Eden Interiors – Interior Design and Staging for Apartments – Board & Vellum
Interior Design & Model Unit Staging

The Eden Interiors

With all new interiors, these apartments give off a classic-yet-current vibe designed to attract their target client: young professionals with an eye for Instagrammable spaces.

New Townhomes for Families

The Shoreline Row

The gabled roofs and traditional details of these townhomes complement the neighborhood character, while the interiors feature the modern, open plans that so many buyers seek.

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