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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.

Scout Apartments — Board & Vellum
New
Global Perspective Meets Pacific Northwest Chic

Scout Apartments

With an airy, yet cabin-like feel, this repositioned multifamily building brings the charm of the Pacific Northwest to updated amenity spaces.

Blue Ridge View Home – Board & Vellum
New
Reinventing a House and Yard for Indoor/Outdoor Living

Blue Ridge View Home

With multidisciplinary services — architecture, interiors, and site design — this remodel feels truly customized just for this family, inside and out.

Condo at the Market – Modern Condo – Board & Vellum
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.

Modern Kitchen in a Craftsman Home – Board & Vellum
New Photos
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.

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

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.

Our interior design posts.

Custom Residential, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Multifamily Residential

Storytelling in Design

What inspires designers to create beautiful projects? Just like making a fantastic dish to eat, it’s about more than the individual ingredients — it’s about how they all work together! In design, it’s so much more than meeting the basic programmatic needs of our clients. It’s about telling a story.

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Custom Residential, Interior Design

2021 Trendy and Timeless Design

Each year, materials and design styles come in and out of vogue. Sometimes, it feels like a game of chance, and other times we can see the changes coming from a mile away. As 2021 dawns, we’re reflecting on what design elements are here for the moment and what’s here to stay.

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Custom Residential, Interior Design

The Pros and Cons of Different Types of Toilets

Toilet options are a frequently asked question around here. Where do you start with so many options on the market? Luckily, our office manager, Katie, was able to pick our interior designers’ brains about everything toilets so you can go into your bathroom remodel with the info you need to pick the option right for you.

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Custom Residential, Interior Design

Three Ways to Create a Relaxing Bedroom

Bedrooms are a popular place to make changes when updating your home. From a primary suite to kids’ rooms to a guest bedroom, everyone deserves a restful and calming place to unwind. Here, we walk you through three simple ways to create a relaxing bedroom you'll want to hang out in — awake or asleep.

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Ask an Architect, Custom Residential, Historic Preservation, Interior Design

Matching a Historic Feel with Modern Materials

How authentic does something really need to be? When you remodel a historic home, or just love a lived-in look, it can be difficult to determine when (and how) to make a new object or material look original. Here, we’ve laid out a few rules of thumb to follow if you’re ever in this predicament yourself.

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Interior Design, Retail, Third Places

The Personalized Hospitality Experience

Before Covid-19 shifted our world, personalized hospitality experiences, like private dining rooms and by-appointment-only shopping, were considered luxuries reserved only for an elite few. But, with social distancing recommendations in place — driven first by necessity and later by comfort — it’s possible some of these once-elite experiences become more common. Here’s a look at how some of this could evolve.

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Our interior design recognition stories.

Fixr’s Top 200 Experts in the Construction Industry 2019 – Jeff Pelletier at Board & Vellum

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: Board & Vellum makes the 2020 list.

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.

Board & Vellum makes Expertise’s list of the Best Architects in Seattle, 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.

Board & Vellum comes in at #3 on Fresh Chalk’s 2020 List of Best Seattle Architects.

Best Seattle Architects: Fresh Chalk’s 2020 List

Board & Vellum comes in at #3 on Fresh Chalk’s 2020 List of Best Seattle Architects.

Board & Vellum wins 2020 Best of Houzz awards in the Design & Service categories.

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!

BUILD Sustainable Building Awards: Board & Vellum honored as

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.

Our interior design team team members.

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

Jeff Pelletier, AIA, CPHC®

Principal | Architect | Owner

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.

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

Hyrel Mathias

Senior Associate | Residential Interiors Studio Lead

Hyrel has over 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.

Kristin Jensen – Senior Associate | Interiors Studio Lead – Board & Vellum

Kristin Jensen, LEED AP ID+C

Senior Associate | Interiors Studio Lead

As a Seattle native, Kristin’s passion for interior design is complemented by her love of the outdoors. She loves to play with color, light, texture, and plants to bring a space to life. When she’s not riding her bike or doing other cliché PNW things, you can find her in the kitchen, listening to podcasts, cooking up a storm.

Abbas Rachaman – Associate | Interior Design at Board & Vellum

Abbas Rachaman

Associate | Interior Design

With a decade of experience in kitchen and bath design and design-build projects, 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.

Brie Martin – Associate | Interior Design at Board & Vellum

Brie Martin

Associate | Interior Design

Brie is passionate about helping people take their ideas to the next level with design that marries aesthetic, expression, and comfort. She’s also discovered a new passion: construction documents! Brie’s creativity extends outside the office, where she likes to dance ballet and roller skate, but you can also find her indulging in the newest true-crime docuseries.

Danie Leatherman, Interior Design at Board & Vellum

Danie Leatherman, NCIDQ

Associate | Interior Design

Danie’s foundation comes from years in the residential, commercial, and hospitality interiors industry. Outside of the office, you can find her exploring outdoors, tending to a variety of houseplants, and enjoying live music.

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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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