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 antiques to create unique havens.
Based in Barcelona, Spain, her influences translate to a named furniture collection with Sunpan Modern Furniture, an art collection with Leftbank Art, and the luxe Kelli Ellis Collection for Tilebar.
You’ve likely seen Kelli as the featured designer on TLC’s Clean Sweep, HGTV‘s Takeover my Makeover, Celebrity Holiday Homes, House Hunters Renovation, 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. Kelli proudly stars in her own shows on The Design Network, Design Therapy, and Mid Mod: Then and Now.
Kelli has many internationally recognized celebrity clients designing their homes and businesses; Maria Menounos (E! Network, Access Hollywood), Robert and Kym Herjavec (Shark Tank/DWTS), Ashley Greene (Twilight Series) and Paul Khoury (Lokai), Sasha Farber and Emma Slater (DWTS), to name a few.
The web knows Kelli as a Brand Ambassador for eHow.com, AT&T Business Circle , 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.
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.
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.
She has created the Certified Design Psychology Coaching program, and as a follow-up, 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.