How did you become involved in NEWH? - A colleague told me about Wine By Design, I attended and now 8 years later here we are…More about Genevieve Mansfield ›
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How did you become involved in NEWH? – A colleague told me about Wine By Design, I attended and now 8 years later here we are.
Tell us about your personal/professional background? – I started as a residential interior designer for 6 years and then was recruited by one of my tile reps. I have been rep’ing for 11 years now.
What is the last book you read? – I am too embarrassed to answer this questions honestly.
If you could stay at any hotel in the world, what would it be? And why? – Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora bc I want a hut over the water or Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India bc I have always wanted to go to India in general.
Name one of your favorite Bay Area pastimes? – Japanese Tea Garden or Dim Sum in Chinatown.
What do you enjoy doing when you are not at work? – Traveling or just trying new things in general.
What is one thing nobody would know about you? – Most people don’t know that I was suspended the last 2 weeks of high school and was not aloud to walk for graduation or go to prom. Long story… that requires several drinks!
Favorite caffeinated beverage? – Always Mountain Dew
Kelly is an Interior designer based in Cincinnati, Ohio and the San Francisco Bay Area who specializes in hotel and restaurant design. Her experience spans all major brands including Hyatt, Marriott, Hilton and IHG. She enjoys all aspects of the project from composing design narratives, custom furniture designs, millwork details, and material specifications. After building a successful career in design leadership with Cincinnati based firms, she founded Designshop in November of 2019 and has been enjoying the challenges and rewards of owning her own business ever since. As the Creative Director she is responsible for guiding the design process and applying nearly 20 years of experience to overseeing the production and execution of each project. Her hands-on approach allows her to ensure quality control while implementing artful custom designs for her clients.