Our interior design services.

Commercial, Residential, FF&E

Interior Design

Board & Vellum has a great interior design team that can assist you with the selection of finishes, fixtures, and furniture to tie your space together. Whether it’s a quick consult or full services, we love helping you create a space that you’ll absolutely love.

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Our interior design portfolio projects.

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

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
Custom Residential, Interior Design

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
Interior Design

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.

WG Clark Office Lobby Interiors
Commercial Office, Interior Design

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.

The Eden Apartments Amenities Refresh – Board & Vellum – Multi-Family Interiors
Interior Design, Multi-Family Residential

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.

Green Lake Second Story Addition – Board & Vellum
Custom Residential, Interior Design

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.

Our interior design posts.

Interior Design

Our (Current) Favorite Kitchen Details

This time around on our “B&V Designer Spotlight” series, we asked our interior design team to share their (current) favorite details for kitchens. So, from lighting to cabinets, with a bit about ideas for materials and finishes, read on to learn what’s exciting the team these days.

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Ask an Architect, Custom Residential, Interior Design

Do I Need to Permit My Remodel?

More than likely, if you’re remodeling a home in the Seattle area and wondering if you need a permit, the answer is, “Yes.” The real question is, “What type of permit do you need?” Of course, we can help you figure that out, but here’s a quick preview to get you started.

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Interior Design

Why Should You Have a Foyer in Your Home?

It seems like foyers are disappearing from the floor plans of newer homes. We know people think they want to use that square footage elsewhere, but we feel strongly that you should have a foyer in your house, even a tiny one. Here’s a little about why, from each of our designers on our interiors team.

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Custom Residential, Interior Design

Clever Ways to Increase the Storage Space in Your Home

Not everyone can Marie Kondo all their extra stuff away — sometimes, you just need a little extra storage space, and we don’t mean you should go rent a storage unit. Here are ten ways to maximize the space you already have in your home to find additional (or previously under-utilized) space for storage.

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Interior Design

How To Feng Shui Your Bedroom

We spend a third of our lives asleep in our bedrooms, and that time is incredibly important to our health and wellbeing. To make sure you are getting the most out of your bedroom, here are some Feng Shui practices you can implement to improve the energy in your bedroom.

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Ask an Architect, Custom Residential, Interior Design

Reducing Stress with Good Design

Reducing stress with good design is a thing, we promise. Even if you can’t put your finger on it, sloppy design causes stress. But well-designed spaces make you feel good, often without you realizing. Our goal as architects and designers, is to create those spaces that you love to be in, stress free.

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Our interior design recognition stories.

Emerald Award for Renovated Community of the Year 2019
Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Multi-Family Residential, News

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.

Best of Houzz 2019: Design & Service – Board & Vellum
Custom Residential, Interior Design, News

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.

Fixr’s Top 200 Experts in the Construction Industry 2019 – Board & Vellum
Custom Residential, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, News

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.

Dwell Best of Design 2018 Awards – Backyard Reading Retreat – Board & Vellum
Custom Residential, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, News

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.

Best of Houzz 2018 – Board & Vellum
Custom Residential, Interior Design, News

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, Principal at Board & Vellum
Custom Residential, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, News

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.

Our interior design team members.

Jeff Pelletier – Meet a B&V'er – Board & Vellum Team

Jeff Pelletier, AIA, CPHC

Principal | Architect

In 2011, Jeff founded Board & Vellum in his attic and has forged ahead with excitement ever since. Architecture aside, he is a huge advocate for traveling, and takes LEGO really seriously.

Charles Fadem – Meet a B&V'er – Board & Vellum Team

Charles Fadem

Associate | Interior Design

Charles has a passion for interiors, and especially for creating Third Places. When he leaves for the day, you’ll find him ogling classic cars, working on his Mustang, or writing fiction, probably in a Third Place.

Hyrel Mathias – Meet a B&V'er – Board & Vellum

Hyrel Mathias

Associate | Interior Design

Hyrel has nearly a decade of experience in high-end residential interior design. When out of the office, she loves traveling, cooking for friends, and taking her dog Mowgli swimming.

Marissa Lada – Meet a B&V'er – Board & Vellum Team

Marissa Lada

Associate | Interior Design | Feng Shui Consultant

Marissa is championing a B&V effort to ensure we specify sustainably responsible finishes and fixtures wherever possible. She is also a crystal and gem nerd, and a regular contributor to the B&V blog.

Monika Shreves – Meet a B&V'er – Board & Vellum Team

Monika Shreves

Associate | Interior Design

Monika is an interior designer who also loves to dabble on the exterior of buildings. She’s a dog lover (borrowing them until she gets her own), a DIY’er, and the B&V Champion of Materials & Finishes.

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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, third places, 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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