Recognized as a Salt Lake City luxury interior design studio, Cobblestone and Olive has earned the widespread reputation for designing, building and renovating family homes of exceptional quality and character. The studio is led by the stylish and endearing couple, Jenn & Derrick Blackburn, who serve as the heartbeat of the business. Together, they bring four decades of expertise in large scale construction, project management and turnkey, luxury design. They are noted leaders in the industry for their thoughtful, functional and family forward work.
Jenn Blackburn
The Tastemaker
Jenn Blackburn is the Chief Creative Director and interior designer behind her family run firm, Cobblestone and Olive. Born and raised in Utah, Jenn is passionate about running her business in the same manner that she runs her family, with love, passion and clear direction. With a degree from Utah State University, she graduated with honors from the interior design program. Shortly after graduation, she went to work at an international firm where she built and designed large-scale construction projects ranging from commercial skyscrapers to LDS Temples. Shortly after giving birth to her two beautiful daughters, she decided to take her technical training to individuals' most personal assets, their homes. On a personal level, Jenn enjoys traveling the world with her family. When her girls were young, her family lived in Lyon, France. She deeply believes in raising her daughters to be thoughtful and caring citizens of the globe. On weekends you can find her cheering her girls on the front row at dance recitals, basketball games and school plays.
Derrick Blackburn
The Operations
Derrick Blackburn is the Chief Operating Officer of Cobblestone and Olive which he runs alongside his loving wife of two decades, Jenn. Derrick was born and raised in the greater Salt Lake city area and deeply believes in investing in his family, business and community. Derrick graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in mechanical engineering. He followed his career, moving with his family around the world to France to pursue his passion in technical development projects in the Aerospace industry. He led projects ranging from $100-200m. Derrick brings a high-level, professional acumen to the project management side of Cobblestone and Olive. On Saturdays, you can find Derrick in the Moab desert, off-roading with his two girls followed by a delicious family meal. On Sunday’s, you will find Derrick at church followed by brunch with his family and core group of friends.