Meet Hive Interior Studio

Welcome to Hive Interior Studio, your destination for exceptional interior design solutions and inspirations. We specialize in creating captivating spaces. In addition to traditional design services we offer premium real estate staging, specializing in model homes and apartments, and innovative virtual design services. At Hive Interior Studio, we are dedicated to transforming spaces into functional, aesthetically pleasing environments that reflect the unique essence of our clients.

Shannon Ackley

Principal Designer

Shannon Ackley’s career journey has woven a tapestry of interior design, graphic design, and project management creating a design professional with exceptional versatility. Her unwavering dedication to excellence, combined with her innate ability to transform creative visions into impactful realities.

Shannon enjoys crafting spaces that are functional and beautiful. Her recent projects include include Track 281 Apartments in Sacramento, CA, and the Borrego Apartments at Spectrum in Gilbert, AZ. which she collaborated with Jeffrey Allen Designs to create several spaces.

Shannon began her interior design career as a residential designer and her love of technology has allowed her to blend artistic creativity with technical precision. She continues to redefine the boundaries of creativity and innovation, leaving an indelible mark on every project she undertakes.

Cheryl Guest

Managing Partner

Cheryl Guest is a dedicated and versatile professional with a passion for helping individuals and families achieve their real estate dreams.  With a background in administration, staging, interior design and a deep knowledge of the real estate market, Cheryl brings unique skills to the table. Her commitment to excellence and attention to detail ensure that every client receives the highest level of service.

Cheryl’s career started with her love of numbers, which brought her to the world of business management and accounting. Cheryl’s niche was real estate administration where she was able to be surrounded by her passion/hobby for interior design, staging and helping clients achieve their dream homes.  

When not balancing books or transforming spaces, Chery can be found seeking inspiration in the world of art and culture.  With a palette of interests ranging from classical music to contemporary design, Cheryl draws from the rich tapestry of life’s experiences to infuse her work with creativity and innovation.

Our Services

residential design

Residential Design

Our aim is for you to adore your dwelling, a place that envelops you in both comfort and elegance. It should serve as a sanctuary where family and friends gather, where love and laughter are shared, and where enduring memories are forged. Let us transform your residence into a place of beauty, comfort, and pride.

Air BnB Design & Staging

Air BnB Design & Staging

Vacation rentals need to be both memorable and durable, a well designed property will result in more views and more nights booked. We will tailor the design to your budget, we offer both full service design installation in the greater New York and Connecticut area, as well as virtual consultation which is available with furniture procurement and a detailed plan.

Virtual Design Services

Virtual Design Services

Embracing technology to its fullest, our virtual design services offer clients the convenience of remote design consultations and visualizations. Experience our expert guidance and envision your space coming to life, all from the comfort of your home.

Commercial Projects

Commercial Projects

Whether it’s corporate offices or a model home, we excel at curating captivating interiors that leave a lasting impact. Our team of skilled designers meticulously crafts each space, optimizing every square foot to maximize functionality and aesthetics.