interior designer nc chelsea benay principal designer

It’s important to work with an interior designer you connect with on a personal level. Someone you feel comfortable with, to guide you through what could be one of the most exciting journeys – creating your ideal space!

Chelsea Benay Larson, NCIDQ is the Owner and Principal Interior Designer at Chelsea Benay, LLC. She turned her childhood dream of becoming an interior designer into a reality and started her career training under award winning design firms, Collins & DuPont in Bonita Springs, FL and Allard & Roberts in Asheville, NC. Chelsea has a BBA in Finance from Temple University, and an AS in Interior Design. She is a NCIDQ certified interior designer NC and is actively involved in the local design-build community. Chelsea is also co-founder of Glad Haus, a collective of interior design firms in downtown Asheville, NC.

With a keen eye for design and a passion for helping others, Chelsea has a great combination of creativity, sensibility, and intuition. Her business finance background gives her creative work a strong functional and professional foundation. She focuses on designing spaces that strike a balance between function, form, contrast, color, and texture and likes experimenting with fresh ideas.

New and different places, experiences, nature, and people inspire her work, and she’s always learning and growing. In her free time, Chelsea enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, cooking, traveling, and exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains. She loves her adopted mutt, Huxley, and spends plenty of time exploring outside with him!