Tim Schelfe has a long and distinguished career as a design professional working throughout the North and South East and in January 2019 relocated to Austin to join BDG. Tim joins the firm as Vice President and Principal. Tim will focus on assisting the leadership and design teams at BDG on design, business development and overall strategic operations. Prior to joining BDG Tim was a Partner, Co-Owner, and Director of Interior Design at JDavis, a multidisciplinary design firm serving the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions. With offices in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Philadelphia. JDavis’ areas of expertise included multifamily housing, urban design and planning, senior living, commercial office, mixed-use, retail, clubs, and resort projects. Prior to joining JDavis, Tim was Owner and Managing Principal of Schelfe & Associates, Inc. for more than fourteen years, developing a reputation for strong design leadership, a keen business sense, and collaboration among design disciplines.
Tim is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design. Tim has over 30 years of experience in the interior design profession and has built an impressive portfolio of design work, receiving over 30 design awards for his diverse work in residential, multifamily, commercial, hospitality, and senior living interior design. Tim is a fellow (FASID) of the American Society of Interior Designers and a Past-Chair of the ASID National Board of Directors. Previously, Tim served as president of the ASID Carolinas Chapter, was a board member of the High Point Market Authority (HPMA), and a member of the Best Practices Network (BPN). Tim’s work has been published in several design books including Vision of Design and Southern Rooms II. He is a certified aging in place specialist (CAPS) and is licensed as a Certified Interior Designer (CID) in Maryland and is NCIDQ Certified (National Council of Interior Design Qualification). Tim serves on the advisory panel of Interiors & Sources magazine and previously served on the Interior Design Advisory Board for both Meredith College in Raleigh and East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.