Our experience with Echelon and Dana Duquette was exceptional. We live out of state and furnishing our second home seemed like an overwhelming task. Working with Dana was painless and fun! I felt like I was making selections with a friend. From window treatments to furniture selections, we love them all. The custom painters did a clean, meticulous job. The paint colors pull together the look of a calm, peaceful home that we can’t wait to visit! Dana always responded to questions immediately by e-mail and Echelon was great to work with. We totally achieved our dream beach house look that we wanted.

Thank you!

Liz Manna

One of many pleasant surprises we found with Schell Brothers at Club was a phone call from Dana Duquette of Echelon interiors. Dana knew of our earlier design studio meeting and offered to meet us on a Sunday {his day off} to discuss window treatment options . Dana’ s soft style manner,product knowledge , timely suggestions and follow up assured us that Echelon Interiors was exactly what we needed to assist in completing the interior of our new home. Throught the entire process Dana, Jason Susan and Jaime answer questions,make suggestions,and help guide our selections. Without Echelon Interiors our home would not be what it is. From window treatments ,lighting fixtures,paint selections, rugs ,furniture, outdoor porch and courtyard recommendations Dana and Echelon were with us step by step.We could not be happier.Call Dana and the Echelon team and your selections will be as professionally handled as were ours.

-Gil and Deb Normand

Dear Jason and Chris As We sit in our gorgeous new home, we truly are having trouble believing how beautiful it is and that it actually belongs to us. Echelon Interiors and specifically Dana DuQuette, are largely responsible for our overwhelming happiness. Its hard to imagine how close we came to never contacting Dana because we simply assumed hiring an interior decorator would be much too expensive. From the very first phone call, Dana put our minds at ease and made the entire process easy, stress free and fun! We couldnt believe he was willing to give up his holiday weekend for our initial meet and from that moment on, we knew we had made a great choice. Every email we sent with ideas and questions was answered right away, sometimes even at 5 AM in the morning! (Does that guy ever sleep?). He visited the house several times during the framing/sheet rocking/painting phase just to confirm sizes and colors and even sent us pictures when the contractor was unable to. When certain items we selected were unavailable, he had similar choices within hours and always had a thought or comment about the situation that made us laugh and feel secure that he was on top of it. We could go on and on but the bottom line is we are absolutely thrilled with the outcome and could not imagine our interior being more beautiful than it is. Our new neighbors and friends have all commented that it looks like we have been here for years and they cannot believe how fast we were unpacked and set up. On that note we need to mention that your delivery staff are also excellent. A very nice group of young guys who clearly enjoy their work and are very professional. What else can we say? Just wanted to let you know what a great experience it has been and we look forward to continuing the relationship as we gradually spend more and more time here in Delaware. We are telling everyone we meet about Dana and Echelon and hope that you will give our contact info to any potential clients that may want a reference.

Thank you again for everything

Shannon and Aida McKinney

My favorite part of the whole building process of my Schell Brothers home in Senators of Lewes was choosing my paints, window treatments and all my furniture with Jaime Senard at Echelon. She has exquisite taste and worked with me room by room to create the look I wanted to achieve. I wanted exotic, tropical in my living room and a beachy, cottage look in my bedrooms. She delivered those looks in spades! She was so cheerful and nice to work with, with lots of patience and good follow-up. Everything was set up for me before I moved in! I have had many guests and dinner parties since. Everyone raves about the interior décor! I love living in such a beautiful space. Thank you, Jaime!!

-Joyce Horgan


Dana, Working with you has been just a great experience, more like having a good friend who just happens to be an interior designer and we look forward to continuing our relationship both professional and personal.

-Peninsula Homeowner

We worked with Dana Duquette. He was very helpful throughout the process and made the process of selecting furnishings, paint, and window treatments a lot less overwhelming. We are very pleased with all the selections and the quality of the furnishings and window treatments. The customer painters did an amazing job – very neat and high quality work.

-Sawgrass Homeowners

Dear Susan, We wanted to thank you for the excellent job on our home. Our home has been expertly decorated by your keen eye for design and flawless execution of the entire decor — from the rugs, window treatments and furnishings to the beautiful lighting, perfect paint choices and incredible accessories.We’re pleased that we had the opportunity to work with you and your team. We couldn’t be happier and and the results of your work are so beautiful that we can hardly wait to show everything off to our friends and family. We couldn’t have done this without you. You truly are the best and Echelon and Schell Brothers are fortunate to have you on their team.

Best Regards,

-Gail Mitkoff

Dear Susan and Jason, Frank and I are in love with our new home and we owe it all to Susan, Jason and Echelon! We were helped in every step with our decorating choices. More often than not we needed a lot of hand holding and Susan was always there to guide us. Any time we encountered a design question Susan would always help us and come up with a great idea that worked perfectly in our home. She was great in joining a few of our “heirloom” pieces with a very different decorating theme than we previously had. Her color suggestions were spot on. We absolutely love how she helped us decorate our outdoor rooms. Echelon’s competitive pricing, ease in ordering, delivery and even an exchange made the difficult process of decorating quite comfortable. Thank you so much for all your help. We now have a home that is more beautiful than we could have ever imagined.


-Frank and Wendy Gottdank

Dana was beyond great. We sent him pictures of old antique pieces that we wanted to incorporate into the house along with new furniture we were looking at. Dana took this and ran with it to such a degree that we have had friends visit us who told us the home looked like a model house. Dana not only spent a day overseeing the delivery of the new furniture we purchased from him….he came back two days later when the movers came with our things from our previous home and spent another whole day coordinating where to place everything. Since then he has come over several times to assist us with follow up questions about little things like where to place pictures, hang wall decorations, etc and when there were a few issues he addressed them immediately.

-Barry and Karen Stiefel

Susan was a great source of design/decor selections. She also worked patiently with us to help us make selections that were in line with our personal tastes and preferences. We are very pleased with all items we purchased through Echelon. She was especially helpful when we were required to return an item two separate times due to product damages.

-Judi Sherman and Paul Sherman

It was a pleasure to work with Jaime. She is bright, pleasant, professional, and easily grasps your specific style and taste preferences. She pays attention to details and also sees the big picture. Jaime also displays a wonderful sense of humor throughout the process. We would not hesitate to use her again and to recommend her to others.

-Laura and Lindley McGrew

Please let me take this opportunity to remark on what a fabulous job Susan and her team have done! There are no words superlative enough to describe how beautifully and perfectly Susan has been able to create the coastal look and feel we desired. The entire house decor is amazing! – and please feel free to quote us on that 🙂

-Dorothy & Tom Schilder