Brita Bergstrom DESIGN PORTFOLIO
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Brita Bergstrom (206) 375-2691
Interior Designer, Camelion Design • 2013-Present 2105 N 51st Street #102 Seattle, WA 98103
skills design drawings, concept development, visuals boards, project management, CAD technical drawing, modeling and rendering Microstation, AutoCAD, Artlantis (3D rendering), Photoshop, MS Office and Outlook, Apple Keynote, Pages, and Numbers
Currently an interior designer for a local design and gift shop offering unique home furnishings & decor with outstanding customer service and product knowledge. Duties include selling upholstered and case good furniture, rugs, lighting, and accessories along with in-home design consultations. Consultations followed by digital design presentations including CAD and design visuals, as well as product sourcing of everything sold to the client. Daily back stock maintenance and merchandising shop displays. Experience also includes: designing store event flyers, email blasts, and print advertisement, model unit staging for a local building management firm, and buying trips to local gift shows.
Design Consultant, BoConcept Seattle, WA • 2012-2013 Offered our customers a unique, exceptional and friendly shopping experience. Showed passion about our brand, design, and values. Took pride in providing the best solution for our customers. Inhome consultations and follow-up design presentation as well as store stock management and daily shop merchandising.
Interior Designer, Haskoll Architects and Designers, London UK • 2004* Duties included: Working with a design team to produce an effective solution for the client’s needs, budget, and schedule. CAD technical drawing, material specification and was involved in many parts of the projects from site survey to inspecting finish work always coordinating with other design teams within the firm.
--Also did design course work experience in Jan 2004 with Haskoll
education Surrey Institute of Art and Design (now called UCS) Farnham, Surrey UK Graduated 2004 B.A. (Hons) Interior Design
interests Traveling, hiking, bicycling, kayaking, live music, and pub quizzes
*until student visa expired
other experience Nordstrom Flagship, Seattle, WA • 2005-2010 Last position: Assistant Department Manager • B.P. Shoes Worked as part of a 3 person Management team with a selling team of 20+ people. Duties included: writing shift schedules, planning vendor technical trainings and events, liaising with buyers and vendors regarding stock levels. Floor display and product merchandising. Always led by example in selling, business ownership, and ethical behavior. Previous position: Assistant Sales Information Manager: Training Point of Sale and Inventory Accuracy classes, providing support to the sales floor and coaching practices that build repeat business and ownership of personal trade. Managing physical and logical inventory. Previous positions also include Customer Service Dept. Rep and Sales. Nordstrom Spokane, WA 2000-2001 Handbag & Accessories Dept. - Sales - before going back to the UK for school-
Providence Project Lewisham, London, UK • 1999-2003 April 2003 1999-2000: Community Service Volunteer (through CSV organization) 2001-2003: Residential Care Home Support Worker (while attending University) Trewsbury Road House: residential home for adults with learning disabilities Duties include: Communication, team working, ability to work under extreme pressure, sympathy to client needs, liaising with outside professionals and public on clients behalf.
Design Consultancy In my current role at Camelion Design, and my former role at BoConcept Seattle, I took on clients for the purposes of not only selling them furniture, but to offer them personalized design advice on everything from space planning, material specification, styling, and pairing them with outside contractors that could help create a complete look that would tell a story about the personality and lifestyle of the people living in the space.
• In-home design consultations • Floorplans drawn to scale to show furniture arrangement, traffic flow and general space planning using programs Vectorworks, FloorDesign (Apple App), or BoConcept’s own 3D CAD program Homecreator.
• Digital design visuals and presentations created in Photoshop and Keynote (or Powerpoint) to be sure the client could understand the design concept and be part of the journey.
• Sourcing of all products and finishes, from furniture we sold, to wallpaper and window treatments we didn’t sell.
• Paired clients with appropriate contactors that could execute the design plans and acted as liason while the work was being completed.
• Final styling to add the finishing touches and customize final furnture layouts and storage solutions.
Open plan LIving/Dining
For Ballard Public Lofts we were given a budget, then submited a preliminary bid with presentation to the building owners and then implemented the design under budget and on time.
Ballard Public 2 Bedroom â€˘ model unit
Bedroom #1 2 Bed Flat
Tammy had dated oversized furniture from a previous home and needed help with furniture layout and creating a living space that reflected her personality and suited her daily life.
Design presentation visiual
Tammy’s DecoDeco Townhouse Tammy’s Townhouse • living room
Final Furniture Layout Dorset Sectional
Elements Media Console
Rossi Standing Lamp
Eero storage ottoman
Orleans table existing lamp
Architect Leather Chair
Tammy’s Deco Townhouse
Eero Storage Ottoman
The final outcome was a living space that reflected the casual comforts of Tammy’s NW roots with touches of her glamorous side.
Final Fabric Selections
Stefanie & Bernie â€˘ master bedroom
Eastman King Bed
hugo 6-drwr dresser
hess storage ottoman
Stefanieâ€™s light sensitivity made it hard for her to sleep so we went with luxurious velvet drapery with blackout capability as well as dimming the light colored walls with rich teal green grass cloth wallpaper and furnished the room with a new dresser, upholstered bed and fresh bed linens. Two ottomans provided more opportunity to incorporate the textiles Stefanie loves and offer flexible seating for dressing.
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the brief: Jeff and his great dane Mouse had just moved into an industirlal loft penthouse and were starting from scratch, Jeff’s one request was a listening lounge to enjoy his turntables and vinyl collection.
West facing - from front door
South facing - towards kitchen
South facing - from kitchen
West facing - from lounge
Jeffery’s • blank slate penthouse
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• Senior Year Final Project
• Programs used:
•Vectorworks 3D CAD Modeling •Artlantis 3D rendering •Photoshop
• Senior Year Final Project
• Programs u
•Vectorworks 2D Technical Drawing & 3D Modeling •Artlantis 3D rendering •Photoshop
The following pages are taken from a client presentation I had a part in preparing for the Gyle Shopping Centre in Edinburgh Scotland. Specifically, I contributed… • Photoshopped visuals • Met with material reps, researched, and specified materials • Made numerous amendments to CAD drawings • Designed rubbishbin/tray return units for the foodcourt.
CAD Rendered Visuals
CAD Rendered Visuals
CAD Rendered Visuals