Our interior design services.
New Construction, Whole-House Transformations
Designing and building a custom home from the ground up can be both deeply personal and highly complex. Our integrated design teams — architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture — can help you navigate the process with ease to create a home and property you love from indoors to out.Learn more.
Finishes, Fixtures, Furnishings, Function, Flow
The finishing touches interior design adds to a project make it feel truly special and uniquely personal. From simply helping to select a few finishes, to engaging in comprehensive interior design services, our interiors team loves to collaborate with you to create beautiful, meaningful spaces you’ll be delighted to call home.Learn more.
Refreshes & Renovations of Multifamily Properties
With in-house teams in architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture, we are uniquely positioned to collaborate on the reinvention and repositioning of aging multifamily housing stock. Whether or not you already have a refreshed brand for the community, we’ll design the environment to attract your target resident, and breathe new life into your multifamily development.Learn more.
Restaurants, Retail, Workspaces
We build dynamic, multidisciplinary teams customized for the needs of your project. Whether you are starting from scratch opening your first space, or updating your existing brick-and-mortar location, we’ll collaborate with you to design a commercial experience true to your brand and values.Learn more.
Cafés, Bars, Third Places, Retail Environments
In our digitally-focused world, the design of brick-and-mortar spaces is more important than ever. Our integrated architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture teams design holistic, stimulating experiences for your restaurant or retail space, enticing visitors to return again and again, and to share their excitement about your business organically.Learn more.
Hybrid Workspace, Open Plan, Private Offices, Coworking
Though the landscape of in-person offices and workspaces is changing, the essentials remain the same: you need a place where you, your team, and your guests can feel both comfortable and productive. From coworking spaces to private office build-outs, we create welcoming workspaces that suit your unique needs and help you get your work done well.Learn more.
Our interior design studios.
Custom Residential, Multifamily, Commercial, Civic
Interior spaces are often the ones we get physically closest to, interacting with the layout of a space, actually touching the materials. Great interior design makes the places we live, work, and play not only functional, but delightful. We are a passionate team of designers, eager to collaborate with you to create beautiful, meaningful, finished spaces for your home, business, or multifamily project.Learn more.
Our interior design portfolio projects.
Bringing a Fairytale Home to Life
Laurelhurst Storybook Residence
A Tudor-style estate brimming with custom details inside and out, designed by a fully-integrated architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture team.
Integrated Design for a Mixed-Use Development
Scott Street Development
Interdisciplinary design for a multi-acre site with dedicated permanent, affordable community land trust homes, mixed-use retail buildings, and market-rate apartments.
Reinvention of Indoor & Outdoor Amenity Spaces
Cooper Apartments Amenity Refresh
Transforming an apartment complex’s indoor and outdoor amenity spaces for the competitive Seattle market.
Amenities & Model Unit Reinvention, Furnishing, Staging
Dockside Apartments Renovation
Reinventing the amenity spaces and model unit of an apartment complex with a modern lakeside design concept.
A New Take on a Classic Capitol Hill Café
Fuel Coffee on 19th
Two Seattle brands come together in a reimagined space highlighting the best of both: lively, energetic Fuel Coffee and quirky, homey Ada’s Technical Books and Café.
Our interior design posts.
Trying to stay ahead of the design-trend curve? Us too. And for good reason! There are so many beautiful trends having and about to have their moment – not just ”for now,“ but as lasting elements of beautiful design. Our 2023 Interior Design Forecast is here to help you get to know upcoming trends you’ll love.Read more.
If you’re adding an island to your kitchen, you might be wondering what details are essential to achieving a functional space that’s a delight to use and also looks great. We’ve got you covered with five of our favorite must-have details for every kitchen island.Read more.
Concept vs. Theme. Maybe you’ve never thought about the difference between these approaches to design. Maybe you didn’t even realize they were related to design! The difference is subtle, but being able to tell them apart could be what keeps you from taking your design vision to an unpleasant extreme.Read more.
Product lead times can play a major role in the success of your project and, these days, they’re longer and less predictable than ever. If you’ve been frustrated trying to find a product in stock and on your timeline, we feel you. And we have some simple ways to help you overcome these challenges.Read more.
When it comes to acquiring your project’s FF&E, the process might seem confusing and complicated. But it doesn’t have to be! Sure, it’s complex, but we can help you get there. With the right team and interior designer at your side, the FF&E procurement process can be simple — even fun!Read more.
If you’re working with an interior designer, you may be wondering how you’re going to acquire all the amazing items they’re helping you select for your space. We have the answer: FF&E Procurement. It’s one of the many ways we work to help you get the most out of your project!Read more.
Our interior design recognition stories.
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.
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.
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!
Our interior design team team members.
Kristin Jensen, LEED AP ID+C
Director, Interior Design
Kristin’s passion for interior design is complemented by her love of the outdoors. When she’s not riding her bike or doing other cliché PNW things, you can find her in the kitchen, listening to podcasts and cooking up a storm.
Robin Quinn, NCIDQ, LEED Green Associate
Director, Single-Family Interiors
Robin is delighted by the imaginative journey her interior design career has taken. In every project, she likes to celebrate the unexpected, especially the “ah-ha” moments where work and planning come together into a cohesive design.
Senior Associate, Interior Design
With a decade of experience, Abbas knows what it takes to bring a project to life. Outside the office, he spends the chilly season indoors and the warmer months exploring the city and traveling with friends.
Jennifer Ross, NCIDQ, LEED GA
Senior Associate, Interior Design
Jennifer loves brainstorming with a collaborative team to come up with creative design solutions for residential projects of all sizes. In her free time, you might find Jennifer traveling with her family, gardening, and otherwise enjoying the outdoors.
Associate, Interior Design
Brie is passionate about taking an idea to the next level with design that marries aesthetic, expression, and comfort. She's also discovered a new passion: construction documents!
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We’re thrilled that you’re interested!
Board & Vellum is a young and vibrant firm built on the idea that an informed and engaged team leads to better design and happy clients. We wouldn’t be where we are today without passion and hard work, and those same two things keep us going strong today.
Bringing your project from “idea” to fruition is a little different at Board & Vellum. We give personal care to each of our projects, and you’ll be in the loop every step the way. The bonus: we are an integrated firm, so each project has access to plenty of great knowledge — and that leads to better design.
Considering a project? Or, just curious about something?
Send us your questions about design, architecture, interiors, landscape, LEGO rooms… Anything, really. We’re always eager to meet new people, and we’d love to get to know you, your project, and your goals.