Michelle Miller, principal designer of Michelle Miller Design, is an interior designer whose objective is to create memorable high-end environments that exceed her clients' expectations. Michelle is an NCIDQ certified and state of Florida licensed designer who has worked in various areas of the design industry including residential, retail, commercial, and entertainment design.
After graduating from Philadelphia University in 1988 with a BS in Interior Design, Michelle was hired by the Philadelphia's prestigious Walnut Street Theatre. She worked on many productions and this early experience influenced Michelle's style as she gained valuable insight on the ability of design to impact on a grand and dramatic scale.
Michelle left the theater to join IKEA Inc, as their corporate Promotional Designer. Michelle designed numerous promotional campaigns and store room settings which earned her both corporate and national recognition. Michelle's work with IKEA was featured in Business Week magazine while the Ikea design model became a national trend. Michelle's team was also responsible for opening IKEA's first west coast store in Burbank.
In 1994, QVC was making the transition from small electronic retailer to national retailing and television giant. Michelle was brought on board to oversee the visual direction for their on-air sets. Her team brought a unified design brand to all sets of the networks shows. It was here that Michelle started various relationships with celebrity icons that continue to this day.
In 1997, Home Shopping Network recruited Michelle to Florida to take on the daunting task of helping to resurrect the company's on-air look. Michelle developed a team of designers and stylists to achieve what can only be described as a complete metamorphosis of HSN's outmoded and conservative look. In face HSN's current on-air look still reflects direct styling cues implemented by Michelle's team over six (6) years ago.
Michelle's design style encompasses her diverse experience and enables her to bring drama and impact into designs with graceful simplicity. Incorporating innovative use of color, finishes, textiles, lighting, and furnishings; she creates environments that are thought-evoking, fun, and most importantly successful! Michelle’s varied experience with many different styles and milieus has uniquely equipped her with a chic eclectic style that is elegant yet comfortable approachable.
Michelle has designed for many high-profiled brands and personalities including House Beautiful, Diane Von Furstenburg, Iman, Coach, Wolfgang Puck, Marie Claire, Adrienne Vittadini, Christi's, Randolph Duke, Natori, Prince Scipione Borghese, Bob Mackie, Rocco Dispirito, and Sandra Lee. Michelle is a regular on-air contributor to NBC/Universal's iVillage Live and had her design work featured on The Christopher Lowell Show. She also designed the sets for Daytime on News Channel 8.
Should you wish to contact Michelle, please e-mail her at Michelle@MichelleMillerDesign.com