Nina began her design experience in New York City, at which time she was completing a dual degree in Interior Design and Studio Art from Yeshiva University and FIT. While in school, she worked for Eric Cohler Designs on Fifth Avenue, focusing on upscale residences in the Manhattan area. Upon completing her degree, Nina moved to Baltimore where she designed for Livina Lemon in Washington, DC and Amanda Austin Interiors in Federal Hill, respectively. While at Amanda Austin Interiors, Nina worked on high-end projects, such as a Ritz-Carlton renovation and design and preservation of historic rowhouses. Next, Nina moved to Boston for a three-year stint, at which time she was hired by Lisa Sivan Interiors and worked on both restoration of old homes and new construction. During this time, she also obtained a Master’s in project management from Brandeis University. In 2014, having acquired a robust design background, Nina made her final move to Baltimore and opened her own design firm – Nina Elman Interiors.
Nina specializes in designing new construction, detail drawings, furniture plans, building off architectural plans, and choosing finishes. Her projects range from large to small scale, from full home renovations to one-room makeovers. Her priority is finding a design solution that is both visually appealing and tailored to her clients’ individual tastes. Nina was recognized by Houzz.com with the 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2022 Best of Houzz award.
Brittani is an award winning Baltimore-based Senior Design Associate and Project Manager. Her mission is to create unique and memorable interiors. With her background in real estate, Brittani enjoys both providing insight and expertise to clients preparing to market their homes, as well as, helping them decorate their new homes. An extensive vendor and resource list allows Brittani to offer superior service to her clients, supplying them with everything they need!
Valerie is a Baltimore based design associate and project manager who specializes in bringing classy and modern interiors to life from plan to completion. Her background in art allows her to visualize a space and its proportions to create a balanced and cohesive design, and attention to detail leaves no question unanswered. Valerie will help guide you through the process of building and furnishing your home with organized lists and AutoCAD drawings for anything from lighting plans to furniture layouts and custom wall molding designs. She looks forward to helping you bring your design dreams to life!
Rachel is Baltimore native and an integral part of the NEI team. Whether managing social media accounts or supervising accounts receivable, Rachel gets it done. Her efforts behind the scenes with billing and finance is what makes the offices of NEI run smoothly and efficiently. When Rachel is not in the field, she enjoys playing guitar or painting!