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Meet the Designers 

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Principal Designer

Principal Designer


Stephanie began her career in interior design in 2016 working under an experienced designer. She subsequently had experience working in commercial interior design as an inter at Perkins & Will and working abroad in London, U.K. for a prestigious residential and multi family studio. Stephanie launched Studio Wellington with Co-Founder Ashley Malone in 2021. She excels in blending antique elements, classical architecture, and contemporary life to create tailored designs for her clients' lifestyles. Stephanie’s unique understanding and appreciation of classical design principles is a cornerstone of her design process, and she enjoys collaborating with clients to find solutions to challenging designs.

Stephanie graduated with a BA of History from the University of Georgian in 2012 and went on to acquire BFA in Interior Design from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is an Allied member of ASID and a member of Institute of Classical Art and Architecture

Ashley Malone began her career in the industry as an art gallery director at the incomparable d.K Gallery. She struck out on her own after finishing up at S.C.A.D. and ran a successful interior design firm. Ashley has always had a passion for art in all forms, but especially art created within the spaces of life. She strives to share her client’s story in their home and uses the home as her canvas. For Ashley, the value of the art of interior design coincides with her passion to create comfort and functionality combined with sophistication and elegance. 

Ashley has a BA in Art History from Georgia State and a BFA in Interior Design from SCAD. She has a decade of experience, including a background in art curation, interior and exterior design, and project management. Ashley is an Allied member of ASID and a member of Institute of Classical Art and Architure

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Senior Designer

Courtney Yapp graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) where she first met principal designers Ashley and Stephanie. Her appreciation for blending classical and modern architecture grew exponentially in her time traversing medieval villages in the south of France, aligning her with the values of Studio Wellington.


She left SCAD with a BFA in Interior Design and quickly thereafter obtained additional credentials as a LEED Green Associate and WELL AP. She is passionate about sustainable living, health, and wellness, and is mindful of these aspects in her design work.


Her role on the team involves connecting and communicating with clients and assisting the principal designers in creative endeavors. Courtney is an allied member of the American Society of Interior Designers and the Hospitality Industry Network (NEWH).



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