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HIVE Collective is a design collaborative whose mission it is to provide transformational full-service support for your business growth.

We specialize in retail, restaurant, medical and hospitality design. We are passionate about innovative solutions and appreciate unique talents. Together, we push the limits of design by introducing a multitude of details that create harmonious experiences. Through a boutique approach, we provide full-service support by creating your environment in a beautifully functional way, keeping in mind the space and the brand and people connected to it.

Why We Collaborate

How We Are Different

Ideas come from all around us and we believe they are best when they result from exchange and dialogue — often from people of different cultures and backgrounds.

We value the strength of the collective mind, believing that authentic creativity and innovation come from collaboration. We believe in and promote a holistic design approach to shape a stronger user experience. As a collective, we bring varying talents together to provide the best team with the best solutions for your project.

We do the work. Many commercial design firms pass the project onto their interns and entry level designers. We stay the course and are an integral part of every process. We listen and design based on your vision and your needs, allowing us to be hands on with every decision that needs to be made.


You get the A team every day. For clarity, you’ll have a single point contact, connecting you to a team of experts who are with you during every phase of the project. You will easily recognize these people for their talents and experience.


Trust and success are built on constant communication. Regular communication and interaction with you is an essential part of our process. We believe that we must achieve and maintain alignment between our team and you, before we can hope to create alignment between you and your place of business.


Quality control is our job, not yours. We are meticulous and thorough in every aspect of every phase of every engagement. You will find us to be reliable, trustworthy and truly exceptional in how we plan and execute your project.


You won’t get surprises. We begin each project and any new scope of work with a proposal that explicitly details all specifications and expectations. We never make assumptions, and never diverge from your proposal without your knowledge and approval.


We are 100% accountable. Our job is to make your company more successful by making your place of business work best for you. We take pride in setting high expectations, then exceeding them. We stand behind our deliverables, stick to our schedules, and honor our commitments to you.

Who We Are

Gini Marshall and Linsey Puckett are the Principals and driving force behind the HIVE Collective with our studio located in Mills River, NC.

We specialize in boutique hotel, hospitality, restaurant and boutique medical environments with projects spanning from Florida to Santa Fe. We pride ourselves on staying in the know with the latest in design so that we can provide our clients with the most creative solutions and technology at a reasonable price.


With our combined experience in International showroom design, environmental graphics, interior architecture as well as our passion designing for business success, we have a team of talented people who come together to bring your vision to life.

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