Four ESa interior design team members selected for the Interior Design Magazine 30/30 program
We are excited to share interior design team members Macy Davenport, Allie Bierman, Hayleigh Engelhardt and Katie Koretchko were selected for Interior Design Magazine’s 30/30 program, which recognizes the region’s top 30 designers under the age of 30. The program honors the work of early career creatives and facilitates new connections.
About our designers
Macy Davenport is an emerging interior designer dedicated to transforming spaces into inviting, functional, and visually stunning environments. Her design philosophy centers on the idea that a well-designed interior can promote connection and communication among its users, making it not just a place, but a shared experience. Her passion lies in listening to clients, understanding their unique vision, and translating their ideas into tangible, beautiful designs. Macy believes that the key to successful interior design is the ability to fuse creativity with practicality, ensuring that every detail is thoughtfully considered. She is known for her unwavering attention to detail, which allows her to create spaces that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also highly functional. Macy is a LEED Green Associate and an active member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Auburn University.
Allie Bierman graduated from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville, with a Bachelor of Interior Architecture and minor in psychology. As a National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) certified interior designer, Allie is actively engaged in the design community. She currently serves as the director of communication for the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Tennessee chapter. She also co-founded Young Designers Collective, an organization dedicated to building community for young design professionals in Nashville. Allie is instrumental in recruiting new student talent for ESa and is passionate about mentorship as she continues to be actively involved with the College of Architecture and Design at Tennessee. During her time at the University, Allie demonstrated exceptional leadership as Co-Founder and Vice President of IA Collaborative (Student IIDA/ASID), leading the organization to win the prestigious IIDA Student Chapter of the Year award in 2021. In her free time, she enjoys furniture hunting at vintage shops and thrift stores in Nashville to furnish her house.
Hayleigh Engelhardt is a National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) certified interior designer and Evidence-based Design Accreditation and Certification professional. In her role, Hayleigh oversees space planning, architectural and interior design elements, finish selection, as well as lighting and furniture for the firm’s healthcare interior design projects. Her passion lies in crafting environments that foster healing, productivity, and leisure. Guided by evidence-based design principles, Hayleigh is a firm believer in the profound influence designers hold in shaping communities, creating spaces that captivate and meet the unique needs of both clients and end-users. Hayleigh actively engages with the design community as a member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Tennessee Chapter, and extends her expertise to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, where she volunteers and serves as an associate board member. Hayleigh holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Florida State University.
Katie Koretchko brings a unique blend of creativity and expertise to every project, turning visions into captivating realities. She dedicates herself to shaping the built environment by employing a strategic approach to space planning and crafting interior elements. Her process involves envisioning spaces using rendering tools and techniques, carefully selecting sustainable materials and finishes, and documenting these selections and details to bring designs to life. Driven by a passion for enhancing the well-being of others, Katie firmly believes in the transformative power of well-researched and thoughtfully inspired functional designs. For her, the essence of beauty and joy lies in designs that are not only aesthetically pleasing but also enhance the functionality of the spaces they inhabit. Katie sees design as a catalyst for positive change, acknowledging that while good design may be noticed, great design can revolutionize the way we live, work, heal, and grow. A graduate of the University of Florida, Katie is a National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) certified interior designer, member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Tennessee Chapter and team member of the sustainability group at ESa.
Interior Design magazine is the global, industry-leading design publication, digital companion, and events company. Their annual awards programs are among the most coveted in the interior design industry. The magazine offers 30/30 recipients a robust program of learning opportunities and networking connections to inspire and advance their knowledge.
Congratulations to our honorees!
(from left to right: Macy, Hayleigh, Allie and Katie).