Kelli Ellis, interior designer and lifelong traveler, represents the epitome of livable luxury, casual international style mixed with rock star glam. Her celebrity and discerning clientele benefit from her extensive world travels,adding dramatic artwork and unique accessories used to create havens. Her influences translate to her new furniture collection with Sunpan debuting Spring of 2018, her art collection with Leftbank Art, the luxe Kelli Ellis Collection for Tilebar, a linen collection with Instalinen debuting in 2018, her art glass line with Frates and her whimsy outdoor rug line for Jaipur Rugs International.
An accomplished interior designer, Certified Life Coach and Design Psychology Coach, Kelli received her Certification in Interior Design from the Interior Design Institute in California. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing from California State University Fullerton, a Law school education from Western State University and a liberal arts education from The University of London. Her international schooling and extensive travel have given Kelli a unique perspective in her design work, which has been published in numerous national and international magazines including Traditional Home, Angeleno Modern Luxury, Riviera Modern Luxury, LUXE Magazine, CA Home and Lifestyle, Better Homes and Gardens, Las Vegas Luxury Magazine, Image, Dabble Magazine and Hearst publications Nationwide. Kelli is a proud member of the Board of Director’s for Miracles for Kids lending her name and time to her passion project; aiding Orange County’s children in need.
You’ve likely seen Kelli as the featured designer on TLC’s Clean Sweep, HGTV‘s Takeover my Makeover, and productions of Value Booster’s, Move or Improve, and The House Therapist. You’ve watched Kelli design homes and offices on Bravo’s, Real Housewives of Orange County. On HGTV’s #1 Holiday hit, Celebrity Holiday Homes, and is a guest designer on HGTV’s current hit show, House Hunters Renovation. Kelli proudly stars in her own show on The Design Network, Design Therapy. And just in: Kelli will be guest designing on a hit show in London, late 2017!
Kelli has many internationally recognized celebrity clients designing their homes and businesses; Maria Menounos (E! Network), Robert and Kym Herjavec (Shark Tank/DWTS), Ashley Greene (Twilight) and Paul Khoory (Lookai), Sasha Farber and Emma Slater (DWTS) to name a few.
The web knows Kelli from RST Brands Ambassador, eHow.com, AT&T Business Circle , and blog expert for Ziploc and Clorox. You’ve heard her give decor and “Design Psychology” advice on HGTV Radio, Sirius Radio with celebrity client, E! Network’s, Maria Menounos, and BlogTalk Radio. She is also a regular keynote and panelist at High Point Market, Las Vegas Market, Atlanta Market, Seattle Market, Dallas Market, Modernism, and Maison Objet in Paris.
Awards: Riviera Magazine recently gave Kelli the Best of OC, and Top 5 Favorite Designers status. She is Luxury Magazine’s “Editor’s Top 10 Designers” and also voted “Top Interior Designer in Orange County” by OC Metro magazine. Kelli is also a featured expert in the global documentaries, “The Compass”, “Riches”, and “The Vow”. Kelli was also nominated for “Remarkable Woman of the Year” by NAWBO, National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County’s outstanding Women in Business keynote and nominee, panelist at the Women of Influence conference, Blogher, and opening panelist for High Point Market.
As a Certified Life Strategies Coach and the leading CDPC, she has created the Certified Design Psychology Coaching program through the nationally accredited, Spencer Institute. As a follow-up, She has authored the ”Design Psychology” book entitled, “Do I look skinny in this house?”
To bring education to all designers, she co-created Interior Design Camp and Design Campus, the world’s leading interior design conference, educating thousands of interior designers, decorators, and design lovers nationally and internationally. And most recently the creator of the DESIGN MasterMind, coaching top designers from across the country.