Attention to clients' needs and dreams, implemented by the creative process, yields practical, functional, and beautiful interiors. Whether subtle or bold, they always make a statement.
With over 21 years of experience, John Kelly has designed both traditional and contemporary residential and commercial interiors, which include professional offices, car dealerships, art galleries, public spaces for country clubs, and set designs for television.
John's specialty is designing yacht interiors. For 15 years John has designed prototype interiors for several boat manufacturers and custom interiors for private clientele. Current projects include the refurbishing of several power yachts and sailing vessels. He has just completed a three-year renovation on his personal classic motor yacht, which will be featured in a future episode of HGTV's Design Basics.
John Kelly Interior Design, Inc. was founded in 1991. John was the recipient of the American Society of Interior Designer's (ASID) Designer of Distinction Award in 1996, and the 1999 recipient of ASID's Medalist Award, the highest award bestowed on a chapter member. The firm has received eight Design Excellence Awards, four consecutive Best of Show spaces for a local show house, and Window Fashion's Award of Excellence in 1997.
Educated at The Art Institute of Philadelphia, where he was the first inductee to the Interior Design Hall of Fame, John is a former past president of ASID, a current board member, and serves on the advisory board of two local interior design schools. His passion for beautiful interiors and creative abilities challenge all of his clients and makes the design process a true pleasure.