Kristen began her career in Set Design for the HSN television network, designing sets for names like Wolfgang Puck and Susanne Somers. She returned to Colorado in 2005 to work for a prestigious design/build home builder, where she honed her skills as an interior designer. In 2008, Kristen launched her own interior design business, and has never looked back. She has a B.A. in Interior Design from Colorado State University (CSU) with a minor in Construction Management. (CSU’s Interior Design program is accredited by CIDA — the Council for Interior Design Accreditation.) Kristen is also licensed and certified by the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) and remains environmentally conscious in all of her design work. Studio 10 is a proud member of the Apartment Association of Metro Denver (AAMD) and the Home Builder’s Association (HBA).
Kristen was recently named Colorado Homes & Lifestyle’s “Top 5 Designers Under 40” and the work of her and her team has landed the cover of Denver Life Magazine for the 2015 Denver Show House. Kristen’s passions are bringing client’s visions to life by producing a design that is unique to them and their lifestyle and exceeds their expectations. Kristen enjoys being a business owner, leading her team, developing their talents and providing experiential opportunities for up and coming designers. She’s witty, passionate, and driven. In her spare time you can find Kristen relaxing on a sunny patio with friends, good food and wine.
Creator of Opportunities
As Creator of Opportunities Amy focuses on building strong and healthy relationships through trust, integrity and consistent delivery. She brings 15 years’ experience in driving sales growth, securing customer loyalty and extensive client relations experience. Throughout your job Amy will check in before, during and after the project and provide feedback to the team, ultimately improving the process and level of service provided to all clients. She holds a B.A. in Communications from Bowling Green State University, and is happy to call Denver ‘home’ for the past sixteen years. Dynamic, stylish and empathetic are words often associated with Amy Dunn. In her spare time she can be found perfecting her headstand at Corepower, skiing, and shuttling her daughter to competitive soccer.
As an Interior Designer, Julie is involved in each phase of the design process. She excels in detailed construction documents and technical drawings and specifications. Her attention to detail, friendly nature, and commitment to each project really shows in all she does. Julie has a B.A. in Interior Design with a minor in Construction Management from Colorado State University and is studying to take the NCIDQ exam. Having been with Studio 10 since 2011, she has experience with a diverse portfolio of projects and has been instrumental in the growth of Studio 10. She can be described as compassionate, impressively tech-savvy, and reliable. In her spare time she loves camping, ATV’ing, and taking care of her beloved furry baby.
As the Project Manager, Becky’s focuses are ensuring all the moving parts are efficiently working together for each and every project. From meeting with clients, producing the design, to coordinating the sub-contractors, vendors, and manufacturers, she ensures we are all working as one big team for the project. Becky received her B.S in Interior Design from The University of Tennessee (CIDA accredited) and graduated summa cum laude at the top of her class. She began her career at a high-end residential firm in her home state in South Carolina prior to relocating to Denver. Since joining the team at Studio 10 in 2014 she has grown in her role to take on more leadership responsibilities and is currently preparing to take the NCIDQ. She is known for being uniquely creative, intuitive, and an adventurist. In her spare time you might find her creating original paintings, skiing with friends, or hiking.
As the Operations Manager, Melinda began her career working in showrooms in the Denver area assisting clients with all of their needs. She has since helped several design firms with their day to day operations and maintaining project organization. Melinda’s diverse background in the design field makes her the perfect asset to the Studio 10 team. She oversees all purchasing and expediting of products to ensure our clients receive the highest level of service. Her keen attention to detail ensures no step in the design process is missed and the project timeline is carried out in an orderly fashion. People describe Melinda as focused, patient, and light hearted. In her spare time you can find her spending time with her husband and friends in her Grand Lake sanctuary, hiking, and entertaining.