Lynn Coit

President & Founder of Elsy Studios

Lynn Coit has built her career on raising the bar for interior design in Colorado. An accomplished business leader and award-winning designer, Lynn brings more than 25 years of experience to her role as president and founder of Elsy Studios, a full-service commercial interior design firm based in Denver.

Following the successful co-ownership of BOX Studios, Lynn founded Elsy Studios in 2012 with the goal of creating memorable, people-focused experiences through design. She’s since established a reputation for delivering highly customized spaces that reflect each client’s business and inspire their teams. Today, the company is one of the most highly regarded design firms in the region.

Over the course of her career, Lynn has led dozens of award-winning commercial interiors projects including headquarters spaces for Healthgrades, Newmont Mining and CH2M (now Jacobs), and projects for Hyder Construction, Liberty Media and ServiceSource, earning recognition from influential publications including 5280 Home, Modern in Denver and Colorado Homes and Lifestyles. Her work has also been featured in Interior Design Magazine, Sources in Design and Midwest Construction.

Apart from her work at Elsy Studios, Lynn has helped to shape Colorado’s dynamic aesthetic, building a more inclusive design community in the process through appointments as President of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Colorado Chapter (2018) and Chair-Elect of the ASID National Chapter Support Team (2019). Lynn also sits on the Executive Board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Colorado.

Personally, Lynn’s contributions to the community have been recognized with multiple honors including the 2016 Denver Business Journal’s Corporate Citizen of the Year, the 2013 Outstanding Women in Business Award and the 2009 CREW Women of Influence Award. In her free time, she volunteers with organizations such as Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Colorado, for which she sits on the board of directors.

Education, Awards & Accreditation

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Mississippi State University
  • NCIDQ-certified interior designer
  • Commercial Construction Industry Golden Hard Hat Award in 2007
  • CREW Women of Influence Award 2009
  • Denver Business Journal’s Corporate Citizen of the Year 2016
  • Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in Business Award 2013
  • Member of Art Institute of Colorado ’s Peer Advisory Committee 2012-2019
  • Mayors award for Hyder Construction Remodel
  • Chair of ASID Chapter Support team for 2020