Swedish born, Jill Sorensen worked for several years as a top model with the Ford Agency in New York City. Her modeling career evolved into a career as an actress with several successful appearances in television shows and independent films.
When hiring an interior designer to help with her first home, she was quickly asked to come to work for the firm she had hired. Jill soon began creating interiors for herself and friends. She designed several residences around the world, and became known for her colorful, fearless take on interiors. In 2010, she formally launched her own interior design firm Marmalade Interiors now Jill Sorensen Design. Her interiors have been featured in The Washington Post, The Washingtonian, Traditional Home, DC Modern Luxury and on The Nate Berkus show.
Jill is passionate about encouraging people to live fully as themselves. She believes that you can improve your life with good design, and that good design should be available to everybody, at any budget. This is the spirit behind her inspirational design blog and her e-commerce website LiveLikeYou, which offers interiors suited to personality types and serves as a guide and inspiration to people not able to hire an interior designer.
Jill is an active philanthropist and her passion to help others moved her to found Knock Out Abuse Against Women, a charity that supports victims of domestic violence. She was instrumental in creating Sharing Spaces, a program that redesigns domestic violence shelters to improve the lives of women and children. Recently she launched a private label collection which is available on LiveLikeYou.