Banko Design acquires interior design studio in Illinois

Banko Design acquired Eleni Interiors in Illinois to add to their group of boutique studios.

MARIETTA, Ga., March 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ Banko Design is delighted to announce the acquisition of Eleni Interiors, a multi-family commercial interior design company located in the Chicago Metropolitan area. The workshop will be called Eleni Interiors – A comic studio.

For the past 29 years, Helen Velas, Founder of Eleni Interiors, has built and maintained a thriving commercial interior design and supply business, specializing in multifamily homes and models in the single and multifamily markets. Looking to retire from the private sector to pursue her passions in the non-profit world, Helen asked Banko Design to take ownership of Eleni Interiors and continue her legacy of primitive design and service, alongside her talented design team. Finding a shared passion for multi-family design, Banko Design is delighted to add Eleni Interiors as a BD studio to its portfolio.

“Banko Design is honored to add Eleni Interiors to the BD Studio collection. Helen Velas and her team have built something amazing, and we couldn’t be happier to now have a team in Illinois, expanding our regional footprint and customer base. We look forward to sharing ideas and collaborating with new members of our team,” says Melissa BankoFounder and director of Banko Design.

Red Pen Procurement, the portfolio’s in-house purchasing agency, will manage all BD studio purchasing, resulting in efficiencies including increased purchasing power, centralized warehousing and purchasing, and leveraging Leveraging supplier partnerships for the benefit of all customers.

Banko Design is proud to have curated this family of studios providing excellent service and boutique design to clients in senior living, multi-family and boutique hospitality spaces across United States and Canada and looks forward to their continued expansion.

bank design, a full-service commercial interior design company located in Mariette, Georgia, specializes in new construction mid to luxury, multi-family and hotel retirement homes and is home to all studios in the BD Studio Collection. Other locations include Minneapolis, Minnesota, San Mateo, California, Amelia Island, Floridaand Austin, TX.

Red pen supplythe portfolio’s internal purchasing center located at Mariette, Georgia, manages and processes all studio purchasing, warehousing and facilities. They also provide agent-only sourcing services to other design studios, architectural firms, operators, owners, and end users.

Eleni Interiorsa commercial interior design company located in the Chicago metropolitan area, specializes in multi-family and models in the single-family and multi-family markets.

Contact: Emily Haley
Company: Banko Design
Phone: (678) 202-4812
E-mail: [email protected]

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