Meet Savannah

Savannah Starring is a third-generation interior designer and owner of Vellum & Velvet. Her approach to design is fully dependent on the house speaking to her. Savannah is passionate about creating a space where a homeowner can experience life as it happens. Outgoing and yet down to earth, Savannah’s design abilities cater to all stages of life. Dedicated to providing a one-stop-shop for everything home, Savannah has comprised a team of design professionals that is unmatched.

Meet The Team

The Vellum & Velvet team, comprised of five interior design industry experts, is locally-owned and operated. The team embraces clients across the Gulf Coast, the United States, and ultimately, the globe.

Bobbie Michalopoulos,
Office/Studio Manager

A wearer of many hats and a truly invaluable individual, Bobbie Michalopoulos is the go-to girl. She handles back-of-house operations, invoicing, vendor relations, and much more. Bobbie has been with the store for more than ten years, resulting in an impressive mental filing cabinet. From naming a fabric that reupholstered chairs years ago, to knowing everything about every project, she can’t be measured.

Email: bobbie@vellumandvelvet.com

Tommy Nix, Interior Designer

Tommy Nix, a native of the Eastern Shore, has years of experience in the world of color. From floral arrangements to furniture, Tommy is the epitome of a talented designer. He approaches his projects by gaining an understanding of the client’s needs in order to produce functional, aesthetically pleasing spaces.

Email: tommy@vellumandvelvet.com

Holly Kern, Interior Designer

From childhood experiences at antique auctions to spending her first earned money on outfitting her personal spaces, Holly’s desire to be a design professional started at an early age. As a mother of two, Holly is mindful of creating and designing livable, practical spaces that withstand time while providing an aesthetically pleasing look and feel. Holly has a true talent for taking clients’ existing pieces, heirlooms and sentimental belongings to create a refreshed and revitalized design scheme with a collective, unique aesthetic.

Email: holly@vellumandvelvet.com

Allison Mezick, Project Manager

Allison is Vellum & Velvet’s right-hand woman and also your new best friend. A woman of zeal and organization, her priority is to ensure Vellum & Velvet provides a premier client experience. From product ordering to scheduling installations, she is the Client Liaison. Making sure things happen on time, and in order is the name of her game.

Email: allison@vellumandvelvet.com