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Jodi Gillespie Interior Design LLC is an award-winning, full-service design resource based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. Founded in 2009 by Jodi Gillespie, ASID, LEED AP, NCIDQ, the firm provides high-end residential and commercial design for clients across the country. Jodi and her team offer a comprehensive suite of design services from consultation through full design implementation. Committed to architectural integrity, Jodi uses classical design principles and authentic materials to create unique, timeless interiors that reflect the owners and their spaces.




Jodi is the owner and principal designer of Jodi Gillespie Interior Design, a full-service design resource based in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. Jodi has over 25 years experience in commercial and residential design, including 11 years at MSR Design, where she collaborated with teams of architects designing and managing the interior build-out of executive offices, private residences, and other large-scale projects in Minnesota, Illinois, Texas, Florida, and other locales.


Passionate about designing interior spaces with relation to the architectural and user context, Jodi especially enjoys collaborating with architects, contractors, artisans, and clients on adaptive reuse and new construction projects. As a design liaison between the built environment and the individuals who live and work in it, she takes great pride in designing timeless interior spaces that reflect the beauty and integrity of the architectural source.


Jodi’s work has been honored with numerous awards, including the 2014 National ASID Elevate-Residential Award, four ASID MN Best in Show awards for residential and office spaces, the 2001 ASID MN Chapter/Midwest Home & Garden Magazine “Emerging Talent of the Year” award, the 2006 University of Minnesota /College of Human Ecology “Rising Star Award,” as well as other project design and organizational service awards. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, and an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from Mankato State University.



Careful listening and focused research help to establish rules and priorities to guide the design and implementation process.


After defining the architectural, user, and functional requirements, the team develops the space plan, illustrates the design concepts with renderings, and documents the chosen solution in drawings and specification packages.


Direct, suggest, and document choices for architectural materials, finishes, fixtures, hardware, appliances, furnishings, and accents.


Design unique products and facilitate standard and custom orders for furniture, rugs, window treatments, wall coverings, accessories, and art.


Work closely with the architecture and construction teams, coordinate, and communicate with all sources to bring the design to fruition.

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