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Our interior design services.

New Construction, Whole-House Transformations

Custom Homes

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.

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Finishes, Fixtures, Furnishings, Function, Flow

Residential Interiors

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.

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Refreshes & Renovations of Multifamily Properties

Multifamily Remodel & Repositioning

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.

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Restaurants, Retail, Workspaces

Commercial

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.

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Cafés, Bars, Third Places, Retail Environments

Restaurants & Retail

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.

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Hybrid Workspace, Open Plan, Private Offices, Coworking

Offices & Workspaces

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.

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Our interior design studios.

Custom Residential, Multifamily, Commercial, Civic

Interior Design

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.

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Our interior design portfolio projects.

Mount Baker Historic Craftsman - Before & After Pair – Board & Vellum
New
Classic Restoration Meets Modern Living

Mount Baker Historic Craftsman

This classic Craftsman home had great bones, but needed a remodel, restoration, and a refresh to take it into its next 100 years, adapted for a modern lifestyle.

Magnolia Kitchen – Board & Vellum
Expanding a Kitchen for Everyday Entertaining

Magnolia Kitchen

This updated kitchen and bar create a gathering space comfortable enough for everyday use, yet sophisticated enough for elegant dinner parties.

Laurelhurst Storybook Home – Board & Vellum
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.

Scott Street Mixed-Use – Board & Vellum
On The Boards
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.

Cooper Apartments Amenity Refresh – Multifamily Remodel & Refresh – Board & Vellum
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.

Dockside Apartments Renovation, Furnishing, and Staging of Amenity Spaces and Model Unit – Board & Vellum
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.

Our interior design posts.

Commercial, Interior Design, Third Places

Elements of Great Café Design

Think about your favorite café. What stands out to you? When it comes to designing amazing café spaces, there’s a lot to consider, but it doesn’t need to be complicated. Here, we break down the basic elements every café should include to achieve a great design that elevates your brand and your customers love.

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Interior Design

Vintage Shopping for Your Design Project

Vintage pieces can elevate your space by adding unique and personal flourishes. If you’re looking to incorporate vintage accessories, antique furniture, or second hand lighting into the design of your home or space, here are a few pointers to help you get started – and stay on track – on your next shopping trip.

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Custom Residential, Interior Design

Five Simple Bathroom Upgrades

Bored with your basic bathroom? We spend more time in our bathrooms than we realize. At Board & Vellum, we believe bathrooms are all about self-care – they’re an important space where you’ll consistently begin and end your days. Love your space more with these five simple bathroom upgrades.

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Custom Residential, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture

Must-Have Spaces for Kids

Designing spaces for your little ones can be fun — but it can also be a challenge to create a space that can withstand their growth, needs, and ever-changing interests. Here are some unique, must-have kid’s spaces that will give your child their own room to grow.

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Custom Residential, Interior Design

Five Ways to Enliven Nooks & Niches

Do you have a small, awkward space in your home you just aren’t sure what to do with? With a little creativity, you can turn even the most cramped nook or niche into a spot that delights you. Here are some of our favorite ways to make the most of those small spaces.

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Commercial, Custom Residential, Interior Design, Multifamily & Mixed-Use

Our 2023 Interior Design Forecast

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.

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Our interior design recognition stories.

Board & Vellum is named one of Home Builder Digest’s Best Architecture Firms in Seattle, Washington.

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.

Jeff makes Fixr’s 2023 list of Top 100 Architects Influencing the Industry.

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.

Board & Vellum earns Best of Houzz for “Design” for the 9th year in a row.

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.

Jeff Pelletier makes Fixr’s 2022 list of top 200 experts in the construction industry.

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.

On Home Builder Digest’s lists of recommended architects for single-family residential projects in Sammamish, Tacoma, and Woodinville..

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.

Board & Vellum is on the list of Best Retail Architects in Seattle, vetted and compiled by Seattle Architects.

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.

Our interior design team team members.

Robin Quinn is the Director of Single-Family Interiors at Board & Vellum, an architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firm in Seattle, Washington.

Robin Quinn, NCIDQ, LEED Green Associate

Director, Interior Design

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.

Abbas Rachaman is a Senior Associate at Board & Vellum, an architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firm in Seattle, Washington.

Abbas Rachaman

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 is a Senior Associate at Board & Vellum, an architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firm in Seattle, Washington.

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.

Brie Martin is an Associate at Board & Vellum, an architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firm in Seattle, Washington.

Brie Martin

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!

Charlotte Henn Associate at Board & Vellum, an architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firm in Seattle, Washington.

Charlotte Henn

Associate, Interior Design

Charlotte finds inspiration in interior design that blends with the surrounding environment, fitting both the client and the space. She loves working on deeply integrated projects with dynamic, interdisciplinary teams.

Dana Abdallah is an Associate at Board & Vellum, an architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture firm in Seattle, Washington.

Dana Abdallah

Associate, Interior Design

Motivated by a great before and after, Dana loves unraveling the complexities of a project to create stunning final products. Away from work, she keeps busy with DIY projects on the home she shares with her fiance and a menagerie of rescued pets.

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Our Story

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.

Our Process

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.

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