Orangerie Home is a full service design studio that seeks to create timeless and comfortable spaces for everyday living. We specialize in residential interiors throughout the country.

Kelly Cook

Founder and Designer


Kelly has a strong appreciation for art and beauty and a talent for making a house into a home. She holds both a degree in psychology and interior design and has close to 20 years of decorating and design experience. Her design career began under decorator Phoebe Howard and designer Julie Schulte. She has worked with renowned decorator Linda Woodrum while traveling throughout the country, designing homes for HGTV’s Dream Home, Smart Home, and Urban Oasis . She has worked alongside top architects such as Patrick Ahearn, Joe Waltman and Richard Skinner. When she is not in the studio, you can find Kelly visiting antique marts, museums and art galleries with her husband as well as dabbling in watercolor and spending time with her beloved puppy Charlie.

Brian Conover

Senior Designer


Brian brings creative and technical skill to his design with an unparalleled level of polish. He studied engineering at Florida State University, as well as a summer studying ceramics and life drawing at Skidmore College, and photography at the famed Parsons College in New York. He holds an interior design degree from Florida State College of Jacksonville. His professional career began under Laura Howson of Ponte Vedra Beach as well as notable decorator James Michael Howard. Brian can be found spending time with family and friends and scouring art and antiques at local markets when he is not in the studio.

Brenda Barnes

Office Manager/Bookkeeper


Brenda brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to work, keeping every “i” dotted, each “t” crossed, and all the books in order, no matter how busy the season might be. Born in Orlando, she grew up all over the world as the daughter of a Marine and Air Force soldier. She has over 30 years of experience as a senior engineering administrator for NASA. Married with four children and five grandchildren, Brenda loves gardening at home and enjoys flying with her husband at their home in the country west of the city.

Additional Team Assistants


Natalie Chebi

Project and Studio Assistant

Recognition & Awards


Incredible Kitchen Designer

House Beautiful

Kitchen Design Company

Jacksonville's Best in HOME 2021

Bath Design CompanY

Jacksonville's Best in HOME 2022


Jacksonville's Best in HOME 2023

Professional Memberships