Interior Design Team

Donna Vallone

president + lead designer, ASID

A graduate of ASU with 30 years of professional experience. Donna co-founded Berkley House, LTD, an interior design firm, before venturing on her own nine years ago when she established Vallone Design, Inc. Today, Donna is one of the most sought-after interior designers in the Southwest. Donna made a name for herself in the residential arena before taking on commercial projects in 1997, leading the trend of creating commercial spaces with a residential ambiance. Her depth in expertise ranges from luxury custom homes to hospitality projects in the United States and abroad.

Niki Saulino

Completing her Bachelor of Science Degree from the School of Architecture and Interior Design from the University of Cincinnati, Niki has 15 years of experience and specializes in hospitality projects, including the remodel of historic El Chorro Lodge in Paradise Valley and the Kukui'ula Clubhouse in Hawaii. Niki has designed the interiors for custom estates throughout Arizona. Extremely client-focused and detail oriented, Niki goes to great lengths to ensure client satisfaction.

Shane Mehrer

Attending Arizona State University and studying Urban Planning and Development, Shane had the opportunity to work alongside Donna Vallone 10 years ago and has been with Vallone Design ever since. Since working at Vallone Design, he has managed and overseen multiple custom high-end residential projects throughout California, Colorado, New York and Arizona, some of which have been featured in Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine and Luxe Magazine.

Kerri Foreman

Kerri Foreman is ASID and NCIDQ certified. She holds a B.S. in Interior Design and Construction Management from Minnesota State University at Mankato. Kerri has been in the Arizona design community for more than 18 years. Her comprehensive portfolio covers the full spectrum of commercial and residential, ranging from traditional to contemporary, and every style in between. A few of her notable hospitality projects include Villa Cortez Resort Development in Puerto Penasco, Mexico; Two Biltmore and Fairway Lodge Clubhouses and Residences next to the famed Biltmore Hotel and the Seville Golf and Country Club in Gilbert, Arizona. Kerri has also completed numerous residential projects throughout Arizona and throughout the nation.

Barb Blake

Barb received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture and Interior Design at Arizona State University. She also studied with Parsons School of Design in Paris France. Her work experience includes Commercial and Residential Design. Some of her past Commercial projects include Resorts, Restaurants, Law Firms, and Medical and Business offices. Residential Design is her passion and she has completed numerous projects in the Valley. Her Residential projects have been primarily in the Paradise Valley, Arcadia and Scottsdale areas. Her strength lies in her client relationships and meeting and exceeding their overall expectations.