My name is Michelle Kiley. I am dedicated to supporting local leaders interested in investing in design. I hold degrees in both Urban and Local Affairs; and Tourism, Planning, and Development. The body of my work focuses on design through the lens of the overall visitor and resident’s experience.

Areas of Focus 

Design assessment specific to:

  1. Educational programming and interpretation of a specific resource(s).
  2. Space planning within a particular building or designated community space.
  3. Creative placemaking through arts-based community development (ABCD).

My work emphasizes responsible planning and community development best practices. In addition, it recognizes the symbiotic relationships and encourages out-of-the-box approaches that entice people to playfully engage in their surroundings.  Feel free to contact me to talk about your design ideas and goals for success.

Until then,


“Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.”

Robert L. Peters


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