Chelsea Semelka

W8 team
interior designer
Chelsea graduated with honors from Rochester Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Interior Design in 2011. Prior to joining WORKSHOP8, Chelsea worked for two commercial furniture dealerships where she gained knowledge in space planning and commercial furniture standards and best practices. Chelsea is also LEED GA accredited.

Chelsea specializes in comprehensive and functional space planning for commercial, retail, and multifamily settings. Her passion for clean and functional design and her background in successfully designing interiors for high end residential and affordable multifamily units, equates to a unique blend of developed taste with an appreciation for budget sensitivity and a knack for creative design solutions. WORKSHOP8 prides itself in having a fully cohesive design, this includes creating a strong relationship between the exterior of the building and the interior of the building. Chelsea works closely with the architecture team to fully integrate interior materials, colors, and layouts into our projects.

professional experience
WORKSHOP8 architecture | planning | design, Boulder CO
Interior Designer, 2014

Corporate Environments, Lakewood CO
Designer, 2013 – 2014

Volt Workforce Solutions
Erie Insurance Planning Section
Temporary Project Planner / AutoCAD Specialist, 2011 – 2013

Sedgwick Business Interiors
Interior Design Intern, 2010 – 2011

Visual Intern, 2010 – 2011


Rochester Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design

Minor in Art History

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