Victoria Pouncey and Beth Ann Kallen are co-owners of Folly, a home furnishings store and interior design studio in Charlottesville. They share a philosophy that beauty and comfort go hand in hand, which is reflected in the objects sold at Folly and in the spaces they design. Victoria and Beth Ann also share a passion for finding interesting and unusual pieces that set their clients’ homes apart.
|Victoria Pouncey moved from New York City to Charlottesville, Virginia five years ago and founded her eponymous interior design firm.Victoria’s sophisticated eye was developed during a 17-year career at Christie’s, the world’s leading auctioneer. As Senior Vice President and International Head of Proposals, she collaborated with top executives and specialists to bring some of the most important works of art and collections to auction in New York, London, Paris and Hong Kong.Victoria’s love of art, architecture and travel has taught her to appreciate a wealth of international influences that inform her taste.Recently, Victoria was on the board of the not-for-profit Second Street Gallery, now celebrating its 40th anniversary. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and International Relations from the College of William and Mary.||Beth Ann Kallen also relocated to Charlottesville five years ago from Mobile, Alabama.After a successful career in telecommunications sales in Atlanta and New York, Beth Ann and her husband moved to London. It was in London that Beth Ann developed her love of interior design, absorbing everything she could from museums and antique dealers and spending countless hours exploring Portobello Road.Back in Mobile and later in Charlottesville, Beth Ann used her London-trained eye and her innate southern style to decorate the homes of family and friends. She has turned a passionate hobby into a new career.Beth Ann volunteers with CASA and at the University of Virginia hospital where sits on the Auxiliary Board of Directors. She has a BS in Marketing from the University of Alabama.|