Biographies

Polly Zeleny

Polly founded Concept360° in 1998 based on her pioneering idea that understanding a person’s personality is the key to successful designed environments. Polly is the creator of the LifeSpace® series and LifeTraits® quiz, a personality-based process for meeting individual needs through carefully balanced environments. Her creations cover the spectrum from commercial to residential environments, products, and systems. She has worked for Walt Disney MGM Studios and has studied Feng Shui under master Joseph Yu. Today Polly travels throughout the country consulting and presenting workshops for colleges and universities, corporations, health clubs, developers, and health and wellness clinics. Polly holds a BA in theatre & design from the University of Colorado and is CAPS certified through NAHB.

Polly Zeleny’s work as an author, ASID industry partner and publisher for her firm gives her experience and a strong understanding of how environment affects personality, buying behaviors, and merchandising. Creating Your LifeSpace® is available nationwide through Barnes and Noble and provides the basis for the Jungian study of personality through design. The LifeTraits® quiz, developed and tested over a period of six years, is DISC validated.

Designer and speaker Polly Zeleny provides training for organizations in corporate America. Her clients include Village Homes, IBM, The Group Real Estate Company, Home State Bank, Hospice, Group Publishing, Stoner Development Company, Hunter Douglas, Poudre Valley Hospital, Curtis Strong Low Vision Center, Netvion, Front Range Internet, Inc., Covenant Healthcare, Alliance Airlines, Fort Collins Athletic Club, Denver International Airport, and Colorado State University. Her presentations are remembered for their content – personal connection with hands-on application and strategies while providing tools for design, branding, and customer service excellence.

Polly resides in Fort Collins with her Bullmastiff Nancy. She participates in outreach for the homeless Common Cathedral and supports art supply for the underprivileged Color Our World.