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The Business of Design
In 2023, Board & Vellum achieved a Just label from the International Living Future Institute, joining a select few architecture and design firms in the state to have achieved a the social justice label.
PSBJ’s Largest LGBTQ-Owned Businesses of 2023
PSBJ lists Board & Vellum 10th among the top 25 largest-revenue businesses with LGBTQ-majority ownership. We’re honored to be acknowledged for our work advancing equity in our region.
Best Architectural Firms in Seattle
Board & Vellum is honored to be named as one of Home Builder Digest’s Best Architectural Firms in Seattle, Washington.
Fixr’s Top 100 Architects Influencing the Industry 2023
Jeff has been selected as one of Fixr’s Top 100 Architects Influencing the Industry, among other professionals seeking innovative solutions with an eye toward future needs.
2023 REX/T-REX Award for Interior/Exterior Remodel Excellence
Our Sand Point Home Theater & Backyard Pavilion project was honored with a 2023 REX/T-REX award for Residential Remodel Excellence for an Interior/Exterior Remodel.
2023 REX/T-REX Award for a Basement/Get Away Room
Our Sand Point Home Theater & Backyard Pavilion project was honored with a 2023 REX/T-REX award for Residential Remodel Excellence for a Basement/Get Away Room.
WASLA Award of Merit 2023
Board & Vellum is honored to be presented with a 2023 Award of Merit from the Washington State chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
PSBJ’s Largest LGTBQ-Owned Companies of 2022
Ranked 9th, Board & Vellum makes PSBJ’s list of the 25 largest-revenue majority LGBTQ-owned companies of 2022.
Best of Houzz 2022: Design
We enjoy the collaborative process of our work — with 80 five-star reviews on Houzz, we’re thrilled to see our clients and collaborators are happy, too. We are excited to be recognized for Design for the 9th year in a row.
Fixr’s Top 200 Experts in the Construction Industry 2022
For the 6th consecutive year, Jeff has been selected as one of Fixr’s Top 200 Experts in the Construction Industry for adopting new technologies to adapt to the changing world.
Gray Awards Finalist for Residential Landscape Design, 2021
Board & Vellum is honored to be a Gray Awards Finalist for landscape design, earning the recognition for the rooftop garden at the Lucille on Roosevelt.
Best Residential Architects in Sammamish, Tacoma & Woodinville
On Home Builder Digest’s vetted lists of recommended architects for single-family residential projects in these Pacific Northwest locales.
The Best Retail Architects in Seattle
Board & Vellum is on the list of Best Retail Architects in Seattle, vetted and compiled by Seattle Architects. With architecture, interiors, and landscape in-house we can be the agile team you need to create your brick-and-mortar retail space.
PSBJ’s Top LGTBQ-Owned Businesses of 2021
Board & Vellum ranks 7th among the region’s top 25 largest-revenue companies with LGBTQ-majority ownership. The 2021 list reflects the resilience of LGBTQ+ businesses during the pandemic.
PSBJ’s Washington’s Fastest Growing Private Companies of 2021
Thanks to our amazing clients, collaborators, and hardworking team, we’ve once again made PSBJ’s list of Washington’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies!
Fixr’s Top 200 Experts in the Construction Industry 2021
Jeff has been selected as one of Fixr’s Top 200 Experts in the Construction Industry for the 5th year running, recognizing him for successfully adapting during the major industry changes during the pandemic.
Best of Houzz 2021: Design & Service
We are excited to be recognized for the 8th year in a row with Best of Houzz awards for both Design and Service. Many, many thanks to our wonderful clients and partners who’ve collaborated with us over the years!
Fixr’s Top 200 Experts in the Construction Industry 2020
In the architecture and construction industry, Fixr releases an annual list of who they consider experts in the construction industry. Jeff Pelletier has made the cut for the last four years!
Best Restaurant Architects in Seattle: Seattle Architects’ 2020 List
Seattle Architects includes Board & Vellum on their list of the 15 Best Restaurant Architects in Seattle in 2020.
Best Architects in Seattle: Expertise’s 2020 List
Expertise examined 138 architecture firms in the Seattle area and selected only 19 to make their list of Best Architects in Seattle, including Board & Vellum.
Best Seattle Architects: Fresh Chalk’s 2020 List
Board & Vellum comes in at #3 on Fresh Chalk’s 2020 List of Best Seattle Architects.
Best of Houzz 2020: Design & Service
We are so appreciative of our fantastic clients, collaborators, and fans — with your support, we are excited to have been recognized for the 7th year in a row for Best of Houzz awards for both Design and Service. Thank you!
WASLA Award of Merit 2019
Board & Vellum is honored to be presented with an Award of Merit in 2019 from the Washington State chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington’s 100 Best Companies 2019
We are one of 2019’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington, making it our fourth year in a row on the list!
BUILD Sustainable Building Awards 2019
We’re honored that BUILD magazine has named us the "Architecture & Interior Design Firm of the Year" in Washington state in their Sustainable Building Awards, 2019.
Best of Houzz 2019: Design & Service
At six years, we’ve officially reached more than half a decade winning Best of Houzz badges! Many, many thanks to all our fantastic clients, collaborators, and fans out there — we appreciate your support.
Seward Park Gables Wins Two 2019 REX/T-REX Awards
Our Seward Park Gables project takes home not one, but two REX/T-REX Awards: for bath excellence and major remodel excellence.
Dwell Best of Design 2018 Awards Nominee
We are excited to see the Backyard Reading Retreat nominated by Dwell as one of the “most inspiring projects featured on Dwell this year,” in the category of “Small Spaces” with five other nominees.
Emerald Award for Renovated Community of the Year 2019
We are excited to hear: The Eden Apartments — the renovation of which our interiors and landscape studios designed — won a 2019 Emerald Award for “Renovated Community of the Year” from the Washington Multi-Family Housing Association.
Fixr’s Top 200 Experts in the Construction Industry 2019
How do you know who to listen to in a world flooded with content? Fixr is trying to help with their annual list of Top Experts in the Construction Industry, and Jeff Pelletier has made the cut for the last three years.
Historic Seattle’s 2018 Exemplary Restoration Award
We are honored to accept Historic Seattle’s 2018 Exemplary Restoration Award for the PRAG House, the Colonial Restoration on the Hill.
PSBJ: Washington’s Best Workplaces, 2018
For the 4th year in a row, Board & Vellum is honored by Puget Sound Business Journal as one of Washington’s Best Workplaces!
Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington’s 100 Best Companies 2018
We are one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2018, and in the Top 10 of small businesses for the third year in a row!
Largest LGBTQ-Owned Companies in the Puget Sound Region
Ranking by revenue, Board & Vellum made PSBJ’s list of Largest LGBTQ-Owned Companies in the Puget Sound Region.
In the Top 10 of The BOND Custom Top 100
We are excited to share that we are in the Top 10 on BOND Custom’s list of the Custom Top 100 Residential Architecture Firms in North America!
#1 Best Residential Architect & #5 Best Restaurant Architect in Seattle
Seattle Architects ranks Board & Vellum as #1 on their list of Best Residential Architects, and #5 for Best Restaurant Architects in Seattle.
Best of Houzz 2018: Design & Service
Best of Houzz 2018: For the fifth year in a row, Board & Vellum has earned “Best of Houzz” awards for both categories: Design and Service. We are so excited; thank you, everyone, for your continued support!
Fixr’s Top 200 Influencers 2018
Jeff Pelletier is recognized as one of Fixr's Top 200 Influencers for 2018 (for the second year in a row!) — honoring building professionals with great online presence and social media impact.
Certified LGBTBE by the NGLCC
The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce recognizes Board & Vellum as a certified LGBT Business Enterprise.
PSBJ: Washington’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, 2017
At just over six years old, Board & Vellum has landed on Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Washington’s Fastest Growing Private Companies” list, at number 21!
PSBJ: Washington’s Best Workplaces, 2017
For the 3rd year in a row, Board & Vellum is honored by Puget Sound Business Journal as one of Washington's Best Workplaces, 2017.
Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington’s 100 Best Companies 2017
We are excited to announce that we have made the Top Ten for best small companies to work for in Washington for the second year in a row!
Best of Houzz 2017: Design & Service
Voted in by our clients and Houzz users for the 4th year in a row, Board & Vellum wins 2017 Best of Houzz badges for Design and Service.
Fixr’s Top 200 Influencers 2017
Jeff Pelletier is recognized as one of Fixr's Top 200 Influencers for 2017, honoring building professionals leveraging social media to reach new audiences.
PSBJ’s 2016 Top 25 LGBTQ-Owned Businesses
In 2016, Puget Sound Business Journal released a Top 25 of LGBTQ-Owned Businesses demonstrating leadership, and Board & Vellum made the inaugural list!
Best of Houzz 2016: Design & Service
Voted in by our clients and Houzz users for the 3rd year in a row, Board & Vellum wins 2016 Best of Houzz awards for Design and Service.
Seattle Business Magazine’s Washington’s 100 Best Companies
Board & Vellum not only made the 100 Best Companies list, but placed 4th for Best Small Business to Work in Washington, 2016, by Seattle Business magazine.
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Read and watch Board & Vellum in the media.
“Woodinville Pivot” featured in Pacific Northwest Magazine
Sandy Deneau Dunham writes in The Seattle Times‘ Pacific Northwest Magazine about Board & Vellum’s Woodinville Pivot project, and how a careful interior remodel can make a house live larger.
“Seattle Box” Remodel in Architect magazine
Jeff’s own “Seattle Box” was featured in Architect Magazine, with a discussion about the design intention, and implications of remodeling older houses in the city.
Jeff Pelletier voted as one of “15 Best Architects in Seattle” by BuildDirect
BuildDirect polled users on a list they compliled of The 15 Best Architects in Seattle, and Jeff Pelletier got the second highest number of votes!
Urban Farmhouse in Pacific Northwest Magazine
Rebecca Teagarden writes in Pacific Northwest Magazine about Board & Vellum’s Urban Farmhouse project, and how to create the feel of a farmhouse in an old Seattle neighborhood.
America This Morning Features Jeff’s Lego Lounge
America This Morning shares Jeff Pelletier’s 250,000 piece Lego collection, housed in his “Lego Man Cave.” on this ABC program.
“Seattle Box” Remodel One of Most Popular Homes on Houzz
Mitchell Parker from the Houzz editorial staff lists 25 of the most popular homes ever featured on their platform, and the “Seattle Box” Remodel is on the list!
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