Knit is excited to announce that Jonelle Vance, IIDA, LEED AP has joined the firm as an Associate Principal and Director of Interiors.
“Knit continues to grow toward our vision of designing community,” said Eric M. Roberts, AIA, Knit President and CEO. “Interior design is a critical element in fostering community within the buildings and structures we design. Bringing Jonelle Vance on board strengthens our interior design services and further demonstrates our commitment to our clients to help them, in turn, grow their businesses through the environments we create together.”
Jonelle brings three decades of experience designing innovative and successful interiors for commercial, hospitality, healthcare and tenant improvement clients. Her design philosophy makes for symbiotic architecture and interior design to which she adds a background in art. She has millions of square feet of projects to her credit with strong client relationships resulting in multiple AIA and NAIOP awards for design excellence. Her relationships with prominent developers and brokers include, The Howard Hughes corporation, Ensemble Real Estate Solutions, University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, EQ Office, Del Mar Properties, Gardner Company, CBRE, Cushman Wakefield, Colliers International.
In addition to her project portfolio, Jonelle is a member of several professional organizations including NAIOP and the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ). She has also served as a jury member and expert panel member for the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and served as City Center Director, representing Nevada.
“I love the opportunity that joining Knit offers me–the ability to grow regionally,” said Jonelle Vance. “The Seattle and Salt Lake City areas have their own design vernaculars, but the design aspect I want to bring to all three geographic locations is the same: the aspiration to elevate interior spaces to enhance environments so people thrive. I get the firm’s commitment to designing community and look forward to continuing to collaborate with national clients I know in these areas, and meeting brokers, developers and others in the industry to cultivate new relationships.”