In her 17 years with Chipman Design Architecture, Nelly Augustyn has acted as both Project Manager and Project Architect for numerous retail and restaurant accounts, running national expansion accounts for Ulta Beauty, H&M, Potbelly Sandwich Works and Bally Total Fitness. Recent projects include the highly-acclaimed Ulta Beauty Flagship locations in Chicago, IL and Manhattan, NY, in addition to numerous large-scale projects at the American Dream including Barneys New York, Urban Planet and Charlotte Russe.
In addition to skilled coordination with properties and contractors, Nelly has also taken a leadership role in the firm’s mentoring program by acting as an ARE licensure mentor. Nelly’s primary objectives are building strong client relationships, conceptualizing their needs and delivering a beautiful space.
Nelly is a recipient of the 2018 ICSC CenterBuild “Retail Leaders Under 40” award. Her award nomination focused on Chipman Design’s utilization of 3D gaming technology to create fully immersive client experiences for the Ulta Flagship Stores in both Chicago and Manhattan, a brand with which she personally aligns, empowering women in the workforce and body-positive messaging.