Parallel Design Group Parallel Design Group

The most important skill for a designer isn’t just visualizing—it’s listening.

Small but mighty.

With our tightly-focused team of designers, your project will receive the individual attention it deserves. No hand-offs, no runarounds. Just flexible, attentive service and personalized design solutions.

Our expertise. Your needs. In perfect alignment.

Making buildings and spaces look good.

This isn’t about us. It’s about you. That’s why we check our tastes at the door and listen with intention. Together we can create something amazing. We’re quick to respond and known for our personal attention.

Learn about our Commercial process Learn about our Residential process

Commercial Process

  • S

    Simple Scope

  • M

    Moderate Scope

  • F

    Full Scope

Residential Process

  • F

    Finishing Touches

  • R

    Remodel

  • N

    New Build Interior Design

Forward-thinkers with deep-rooted values.

Meet your team.

To us, business is personal. We believe in handshakes and promises, and caring well for our clients means everything. You won’t find any divas here. Our egos don’t tangle with our designs. We welcome collaboration and make decisions with integrity and purpose.

Briana Dunkin

Briana Dunkin

Principal—Designer

Briana is an all-in creative spirit who enjoys bringing design visions to life and building client relationships. She designs to fit clients’ cultures and brands while creating unique environments that push the limits of design. Her favorite color changes daily, although today she’s partial to Sherwin Williams Cyberspace and colors you can’t even classify—grayish tan, anyone?

Adrienne Evans

Adrienne Evans

Marketing + Client Experience

Adrienne’s passion for design started at a young age when she rearranged her bedroom furniture almost every Saturday morning. She gets excited about white walls and open spaces, as she believes it invites positive energy and happiness into a room. In her free time, her creative spirit leads her to practice calligraphy, encourage women in their faith and fitness, and seek the next big adventure with her hubby Austin.

Stephanie Burkhart

Stephanie Burkhart

Studio Director / Senior Project Interior Designer

Stephanie loves sharing her envisioned designs with the world and appreciates the unique privilege of seeing her work come to life. She enjoys the current oversized lighting trend—the bigger the better!—and treats lighting as a design jewel, adding sparkle to a space. In between raising her two growing girls with her husband, she can always find time to read a book and is also a certified podcast junkie.

Kaitlyn Barrett

Kaitlyn Barrett

Studio Director / Senior Project Interior Designer

Kaitlyn knew she wanted to be an Interior Designer since the fifth grade and hasn't waivered since. As an equal right brain/left brain, she firmly believes that less is more and when given the chance to choose, she will always choose black. When she isn't fully immersed in all things Interior Design, she hangs with her bffs, her dog Olive, and pours into her knitting side hustle, Olive + Wool.

Sarah Furore

Sarah Furore

Senior Project Interior Designer

Sarah, born and raised in Leland Michigan, finds design inspiration everywhere – from nature, to art, architecture or online; she takes it all in (always) as it drives her in her own design creations. Besides her love for interior design – she loves spending time with family and friends, adores cooking and crafting and is a big fan of the great outdoors. Her current favorites? Tedeschi Trucks Band and vanilla lattes.

Alex Rice

Alex Rice

Project Interior Designer

Alex uses research and data to design spaces that balance both form and function. She loves choosing furniture, textiles, art, and accessories that make a room feel custom and unique for each client. In addition to design, Alex enjoys spending time with her family and friends and exploring the great outdoors.

Lydia Walker

Lydia Walker

Junior Interior Designer

Lydia joins us as a recent graduate with a great love for design. Inspired by beautiful designs in nature, Lydia first spent time focusing on residential interiors and is now narrowing in on commercial interiors as she joins our passionate team of designers to serve companies through the art and science of design. In Lydia’s free time, she cooks with her hubby Ryan, and volunteers for her church.

Sarah Wilhelm

Sarah Wilhelm

Junior Interior Designer

Sarah initially became interested in design through HGTV; namely by watching the infamous Joanna Gaines. Attending Miami of Ohio, she fell in love with design in a whole new way. Sarah is a certified plant mama and enjoys adding to her collection every chance she gets! She also loves photographing spaces and places, and she a huge fan of the color yellow.

Mike Dunkin

Mike Dunkin

VP of Technology Development

Mike’s engineering mind is detail-oriented and highly organized; which we all admire. Although he is a wickedly talented techy, he is truly a jack of all trades, as his previous work experience included engineering and finish carpentry. A natural homebody and family man, Mike loves solving problems, organization and architectural design, especially when it’s functional and purposeful.

Maribeth Brennan

Maribeth Brennan

Bookkeeper

Maribeth appreciates design’s ability to transform a house into a home. In fact, she came to Parallel after working with one of our designers to create a comfortable space for her first home. She loves the color grey in design, especially the newer warmer oatmeal color that’s trending and claims her home will be in trouble when she stops liking grey!

Awards & Accolades

Wallcovering Dress

Best In Show

IIDA Modern Masters (2018)

JLL Space

Interior Design Honorary Award

Monumental Awards (2018)

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Ronald Blue Trust Space

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Valeo Financial Advisors Space

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Prolific Space

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SEI Space

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HomeAdvisor Space

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