Meet our design team

Matthew Quinn ( Click here for more about Matthew )

Principal/Designer

As one of the leading experts in kitchen, bath and product design, Matthew Quinn has worked around the world providing his clients with original, memorable living spaces. Inspired by his clients — their environments, lifestyles and desires — Matthew collaborates with them to design the perfect fit for the way they live every day.

 

The recipient of numerous national design awards, Matthew’s designs have been published in magazines and books including House Beautiful, Architectural Digest and Veranda.  Matthew has designed innovative and award winning products for MTI Baths, Reveal Designs, Francois & Co., Art for Everyday, and the Rubinet Faucet Company.

 

Matthew is a principal in Atlanta based Design Galleria Kitchen & Bath Studio and founder of the Matthew Quinn Collection. March, 2016 features the release of Matthew’s book, Quintessential Kitchens by Matthew Quinn:  Volume One.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Mary Kathryn Timoney

Senior Designer

Mary Kathryn Timoney has been a premier kitchen and bath designer with Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio since 1999. A member of NKBA with a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design, Mary Kathryn’s work has been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Kitchen Trends, Beautiful Homes, Veranda, Beautiful Kitchens & Baths and various other design publications.

 

Mary Kathryn is an active member of the design community, and her breadth of knowledge and her passion for her industry have made her a perfect choice for a Featured Host Episode on HGTV Kitchen and Bath and numerous national video and print interviews.  She has participated in 17 Junior League of Atlanta Tour of Kitchens and her design and collaboration has been showcased in over a dozen Atlanta Symphony Associates’ and Christmas Decorators Show Houses.

 

Mary Kathryn’s clients span the globe from Taiwan to Nigeria and across the United States.  Among her many accolades are the Grand Prize in Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles’ 2012 and 2014  Kitchen of the Year contest and 2003 Bath of the Year contest, and winner of their 2006 and 2008 Kitchen of the Year contests.

Kelly Carlisle

Designer

Graduating from Western Carolina University with her bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Kelly Carlisle began her career as a project manager in the kitchen and bath design industry.  Kelly joined the team at Design Galleria Kitchen and Bath Studio as a design technical engineer..  As a design engineer, Kelly perfected her technical skills, thus rounding out her design ability and talent.

 

In 2008, Kelly helped launch the Matthew Quinn Collection as the first Showroom Manager.  She rapidly became an integral and foundational member of the Matthew Quinn Collection, creating relationships with hardware manufacturers and paving the way for the Matthew Quinn Collection to establish itself as one of the premiere distributors of fine decorative and architectural hardware in the Southeast.  Kelly's dedicated relationships to her clients and her attention to the refined detail of hardware selection and placement eventually brought her back to her professional passion for kitchen design.

 

Kelly became a member of the Design Galleria Design Team as a seasoned veteran in the industry  and a long term member of the company.  Her work as a design technical engineer and her work for the Matthew Quinn Collection has been a part of earning numerous awards and been featured in regional and national publications.

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Debbie Blumencranz

Designer

For over 15 years, Debbie's work has been a feature in private estates and residences throughout the United States and internationally. Debbie graduated from the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa with a major in Interior Design and has since been involved in the processes of designing and building fine homes throughout the country and abroad. Debbie is a certified Kitchen and Bath Designer as well as a member of ASID. Her work has been featured in publications such as Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles and AtHome.

 

Debbie began her career in Atlanta in 2001.  Five years into building a broad portfolio, she relocated to Greenwich,Connecticut to work for Christopher Peacock. Later, she independently ran her own company with a focus on whole house construction projects followed by working for Smallbone of Devizes in New York City.

 

After seven years in the New England area, Debbie’s love for the South and her desire to be close to family drew her back to Atlanta. Debbie is a hands on designer who enjoys assisting in the process of selecting finishing materials that capture the persona and compliment the lifestyles of her clients.

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David Cook

Designer

Originating from the coast of Mississippi and coming from a strong construction background, David’s fresh perspective and style and in depth knowledge of construction has driven his five years as an independent interior designer in Atlanta.  After graduating with a BA from University of Southern Mississippi and then graduating top of his class at the Art Institute of Atlanta, where he earned his interior design degree, David has been able to use his business acumen and drive to build a successful business.  His projects range from house renovations to commercial interiors and of course, to his passion for kitchen and bath design. In addition to detail oriented knowledge in designing kitchens and baths, David is known to be a problem solver and seeks the challenge of tackling even the most complex design solutions. He enjoys working with clients to best understand their needs and design goals and prides himself in building long lasting relationships.  Proud to be the newest member of the Design Galleria Design Team, David is looking forward to creating, whether large or small, brilliant custom spaces for his clients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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