Who We Are
Marianne Kohlmann, has a designer's eye and an artist's soul. If you are looking for imaginative and personalized assistance with design and material selections, you have come to the right place. Welcome!
Blue Hot Design, LLC
offers interior design, space planning & good advice
Marianne at
Blue Hot Design has been assisting homeowners, architects and contractors with award-winning residential design for new construction and renovations since 2004. Each design is well thought-out, unique and delightful.
48 Reviews
Genesis Architecture, LLC.
Relationship: Colleague

I have worked with Marianne Kohlmann on many projects as an interior designer where I was the architect. I highly recommend her work either as a consultant to an architect or directly with the homeow...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2012

Marianne was very helpful throughout our entire project. She was always well prepared and brought an abundance of ideas to each meeting. I particularly appreciated how she brought to us ideas that w...Read More

Carmel Builders
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Dec 2004

We have worked with Marianne on many projects over the years and have never been disappointed. Her professionalism, enthusiasm, and tremendous eye for detail are a big reason in why we continue to br...Read More

Robert Bundy
Relationship: I am an editor who has written about this designer, and I also retained her services on a project of my own.Project Date: Dec 2010

As the editor of a regional shelter and design publication, I had the opportunity to closely follow Marianne's work over a period of years, as she is much sought-after in the design-build community, w...Read More

Ginkgo Leaf Studio
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: May 2012

We have referred Marianne from Blue Hot Design to several of our clients to help them with selecting new paint colors for the exteriors of their homes. Her ability to show multiple color schemes to a ...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2014

Marianne was everything you would want in a room designer--organized, prompt, a good listener, professional, respectful of our ideas but not afraid to twist them a bit, budget conscious and friendly. ...Read More

Story Hill Renovations LLC
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Apr 2013

I have worked with Marianne on a variety of projects and am never disappointed. She is very passionate about what she does and it reflects in the design aspects she brings to each one of our remodels....Read More

QRS Group
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Sep 2013

Our company has hired Marianne of Blue Hot Design for material selection on several projects. She has done a phenomenal job for our clients and for our company. On some projects, I have specified exac...Read More

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and too many other awards to list from: Milwaukee Builders Association (MBA), the local NARI remodeling chapter, Milwaukee Home & Fine Living Magazine and the Milwaukee Business Journal newspaper.