Chelsea has extensive experience in the interior design field having worked for 12 years on both commercial and residential projects. She is an NCIDQ certified designer and holds a BFA degree in Interior Design from Savannah College of Art and Design. She developed her skills at two renowned Atlanta design firms before starting her own business in 2010.
She has found that the best interiors are created when working in close partnership with clients at every stage of the process. Chelsea has a fresh and sophisticated approach, and provides a highly personalized level of service and keen attention to detail. Having traveled extensively around the world and to key trade shows ensures that clients have access to the latest products and up-to-date designs. Her process-driven approach to design has earned her the trust of more than 150 residential clients and counting. As the mother of two small children, Chelsea has developed a highly personal understanding of family-friendly design.
Over the years she has been honored with multiple IIDA’s Best of the Best Awards, voted National Kitchen and Bath Association’s “Top 30 designers under 30” and recognized in Jezebel Magazine as “Atlanta’s Emerging Elite”. Several HGTV shows have chosen her to be the lead designer “behind the scenes”. Shows include Property Brothers, Buyers Bootcamp and Flipping Virgins. She works very hard to provide the highest level of service and genuinely values the lasting relationships that develop from working as a team on each project.
BLUHOME CO-OWNER AND PROJECT MANAGER
Nicole Dolan earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Textiles & Merchandising from Florida State University. She began her career in marketing before moving to sales for Edelman Leather in D.C. and Boston. Chelsea and Nicole are both Florida natives who grew up dreaming of opening a business together. In 2016 Nicole left Edelman to open Blu Home in Sarasota with Chelsea. Nicole’s commitment to client satisfaction and strong project management skills ensure a smooth project from start to finish. With her ability to select well-crafted furnishings, and carefully considered details she is by far our most practical and organized team member.
Jessica Park earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design from School of the Art Institute of Chicago and began her career at a residential Design Firm in Chicago and then Donghia in Atlanta before joining Blu Interiors in 2012. Jessica’s commitment to client satisfaction and her overall calm demeanor ensures a smooth project from start to finish. With her knack for design and a refined eye for detail, Jessica’s designs perfectly suit all of our clients’ individual needs. She has participated in numerous HGTV shows over the years including Property Brothers, Buyers Bootcamp and Flipping Virgins.
Katie received a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree from Florida State University and worked for several Sarasota designers/architects before joining Blu Interiors in 2016. As a senior designer Katie brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to each project she embarks on. Known for her ability to create modern, clean interiors with a tailored level of detail, Katie works with clients by creating the ideal combination of comfort and sophisticated style.
Designer Christy Allen joined the Blu Interiors team after graduating with a degree in business from UGA and an interior design certification from New York Institute of Art and Design. Christy brings strong customer service and organizational skills from her years of owning her own design firm in Atlanta. She enjoys coming up with design solutions that accommodate a client’s specific needs. She revels in the process of discovering a client’s aesthetic preferences and interpreting their personal style into the design of their home. Her attention to detail and strong work ethic are what client’s love the most about working with her!