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Professional Certifications

›  NCIDQ Certified Designer 1999


›  MS | Interior Design | Virginia Tech 1995
›  BS | Interior Design | Virginia Tech 1993

Michelle Acevedo - Principal/Owner of MAD Hospitality Studio

Michelle Acevedo is the Principal/Owner of MAD Hospitality Studio, LLC, a Washington D.C. area Interior Design firm offering services to the Hospitality Industry since 2012. Prior to starting MAD Hospitality Studio, she was V.P. of Design at Tishman Hotel Corporation, a New York City Hotel Owner/Developer company. Her expertise includes a broad range of Hospitality projects, combining effective design solutions, managing budgets and schedules, while keeping the Owner's interest in mind. With 20+ years of experience, including positions at Gensler, BBGM, and Tishman, Michelle Acevedo offers specialized Design services leading projects through all the phases, providing a start-to-finish comprehensive and effective design approach to all of the projects. Being fluent in both English and Spanish, Michelle's skill set has allowed her to work on international projects including Europe and Latin America. She is also a Certified Interior Designer in both Virginia and Florida.


Restaurant designs

Restaurant design recreating an outdoor space with a 25 foot artificial tree

Lobby designs

Urban Lobby Bar/Lounge design in a clean and contemporary design

Contemporary designs

Contemporary Soda Fountain design in a whimsical Art Deco style

Control Panel

Accent Colors