Every team member of Atlanta-based Haven Design Works brings her own perspective – as well as her extensive education and experience – to the interior design firm that serves builder clients throughout the United States. Since Donna Mathis founded Haven Design Works in 2012, the company has become known nationally for its fresh, modern approach to model home merchandising, clubhouses and hospitality projects.
Style by Design:
“At Haven Design Works, we incorporate the latest trends and innovations into our interior designs. We design spaces that pop – while they also meet our builders’ needs. We know how important it is to create a positive, lasting first impression. We want to make people smile when they walk in the door,” says Donna.
“We aim for nothing short of fabulous!”
“Our clients appreciate our ability to take an unexpected approach to create a superb new look,” notes Donna. “We create environments with lasting impact and style to capture the attention of prospective homebuyers. At the same time, our professional staff ensures that all installations are efficient and on-time.
Haven Design Works specializes in designing interiors that sell, from eclectic, hip, vintage or traditional. Services include:
- Model Home Merchandising
- Clubhouse/Sales Center/Common Spaces Design
- Review and Critique of floor plans and elevations
- Turnkey service/Purchasing, storage and installation
“We have grown a great team. We complement each other and work on a wide variety of projects throughout the country – from Baltimore to Tampa,” notes Donna.
Donna Mathis, Owner
BFA – University of South Carolina
Before launching Haven Design Works, Donna owned her first interior design company for sixteen years, serving homebuilders throughout the US, especially in the area of new construction. She is recognized throughout the industry for her in-depth knowledge of design trends, market trends, and residential construction.
Lisa Giles, Design Director
BFA – University of Georgia
Lisa has worked with Donna since 2007 on a wide variety of residential and hospitality projects, and shares her vision, drive and determination. “We encourage our team to continue to take chances – with color, texture and unconventional design solutions. It is great to be part of the exciting growth of our company.”
Kristen Slagle, Designer
BFA – University of Georgia
Kristen enjoys the challenges of finding the perfect design solution for unusual spaces, and knows that it’s all in the details. “The details are not the details. They make the design.” – Charles Eames.
Tracey Smith, Office Manager / Accounts Payable
BS – University of South Carolina
After ten years with Applejam, Inc., Tracey joined Haven Design Works to run the business side of the rapidly-expanding interior design company and keep track of the many projects and installations going on at the same time.
Cassy Mathis, Design Assistant
BA – University of Alabama
Cassey comes by her talent for design naturally, through Donna – her mom, mentor and role model. In addition to her sewll-honed talent for interior design, she brings marketing, operations and graphic design skills to Haven Design Works.
Allison Worley, Designer
BFA – Valdosta State University
To Allison, “design is thinking made visual,” but above all, she says, “creativity is intelligence having fun.” She enjoys using her interior design expertise to create spaces that combine everyday inspirations with the hottest new trends.
Angela Williams, Junior Designer
BFA – Florida State University
Angela describes her design passion in this way: “Everyone should have access to beautiful places. Functionality is key, but I also love to create spaces that are inspiring and make you say, “wow!”
For expert interior design and smart, targeted recommendations for your model home community, please contact HDW at 770.945.0211.