The Dove Design Studio Team

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Jim Dove


Jim Dove has over 25 years of industry experience creating architecturally-inspired, award-winning kitchens with top-of-the-line pieces in locations from California to Italy. Jim holds a Masters degree of Architecture from UCLA. He has appeared on NBC and HGTV and his work has been published in numerous design publications including Traditional Home, Better Homes & Gardens, Design New Jersey and most recently House Beautiful. Jim has won two Best of the Best awards from Sub-Zero/Wolf as well as the NKBA. He prides himself on being a professional communicator of the design process and draws inspiration from his passion for art and architecture. Jim works out of Short Hills, New Jersey and Palm Beach, Florida.

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Jamie Malanga



Jamie brings over 20 years of experience to Dove Design Studio. Prior to joining the team she was a principal of an architectural and interior design firm in New York City.  Jamie received her Bachelor of Architecture degree from NJIT and is a member of AIA and ASID.  Over the years in business she has developed a great rapport with staff and building professionals and oversees the project management services of Dove Design Studio. Blending her passion for food and family, Jamie is thrilled to be part of the team that brings the “Heart of the Home” to life.

Karen Vazquez


Karen holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Virginia Tech’s CIDA design accredited program, graduating Cum Laude.  She’s best at combining her analytical skills with creativity when it comes to design.  At Dove Design Studio, she is the Production Manager and specializes in using computer aided design software to translate design concepts into construction documents and photo realistic renderings.