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About Rochelle

Interior design was one of Rochelle's first jobs, altering the appearances of rooms by stripping wallpaper. Not exactly how you would imagine someone to be introduced to the world of design, but it worked. During summer vacations she worked for her mother’s decorating service, after a few summers her mother realized she had an untapped talent for colors and Rochelle was soon helping clients. Exploring how a room could be transformed with the clients was intriguing; she loved the challenge of helping choose just the right paper and coordinating paint colors. After college she started traveling to Europe where she discovered a diverse array of cultures, color pallets and architectural design. In 2003, inspired by years of traveling and her passion for design she started her color consulting business. Most of her jobs were for interior paint color consultations, but soon she was getting inquires for space planning and other design projects. She obtained a certificate for building codes and the business graduated to full home decor and remodels. She went on to become a Certified Interior Designer (CID) and later obtained accreditation for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED-AP). Rochelle has been creating interiors for over 13 years.

Rochelle is based in Northern California. She continues to take classes for current design and building trends.  She’s still traveling for never ending inspiration, adding Turkey and Volunteer work in South America to the list of adventures. All of her experiences have influenced Rochelle to be the designer she is today. Delivering a kind and understanding approach and really listening to clients, are her professional trademarks.

 

Showcase Homes Benefiting Local Charities & Awards:

  • IDS Heart of the Home Most Promising Designer
  • IDS Classic Home Lead Designer & Best Bathroom
  • IDS Renaissance & Romance Master Bedroom & Bath
  • IDS Western Regional Design Contest Best Wine Cellar
  • IDS Fox Hill Estate Bathroom Design
  • IDS The Chavet, Glenn Ellen Eclectic Contemporary Design

Memberships:

  • California Interior Design and Decor Group
  • Certified Interior Designers (CID) (California)
  • Color Marketing Group.
  • IDS Interior Design Society
Rochelle Mella, CID, BIG, Leed AP

Rochelle Mella, CID, BIG, Leed AP

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"Rochelle's experience with kitchens and bath designs combined with her budget conscious solutions rejuvenated outdated spaces into absolute showrooms."
~ Sharon Carlin, Stager

How I Work

It is my hope that you will have an amazing experience working with me.

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