CJ Christina J. Garmon
I believe a personâ€™s surroundings directly affect the way they view life. Life is hard, but being a part of a functional, beautiful space aides in overcoming struggles and discovering the best parts of life. My mission is to create spaces that enhance the quality of life by fousing on function, placing a purpose to every square foot, aesthetics that are cohesive with the clientâ€™s personality, and well-designed lighting plans that stimulate active and fulfilling lifestyles. Christina J. Garmon
Kate Spadeâ€™s Yacht This luxury yacht is a collaborative design full of personality. Inspired by our client, Kate Spade, our team created a space that was elegant, modern, and vivacious. We introduced various patterns and colors to define the individual spaces, giving each its own sense of style and character while blending the overall look to form a cohesive luxurious feel. Focusing on the living and lounge areas, patterned textiles brought in a splash of green and orange against neutral white fabric and a light colored wood floor to combine the flare scene in Kateâ€™s designs with the feel of a relaxing retreat. Vacations aboard this yacht will allow you to unwind and immerse yourself in the calmness of the sea.
YACHT FLOOR PL AN
STAINLESS STEEL COUNTERTOP
SKILL SETS - Conceptual Design - AutoCAD - Sketchup - Model Building
LIVING ROOM ELEVATION
PILLOW FABRIC FABRI
WINDOWS AND DOORS
Tomsâ€™ Corporate Office Tomsâ€™ new corporate office in Colorado combines the originality of a casual home with a modern style business. Upon entering, employees and guests are immediately inspired by a vine wall display where past shoe designs are hung. With the main focus of the company being collaborative, the design area, equipped with Kimball office furniture and wall talkers, allows employees to think freely and creatively as they are inspired by a world map of places they would like their company to reach. The lightgrained floor and earth toned walls take you throughout an open and productive space plan that offers a relaxed but productive workplace.
RECEPTION & WAITING AREA
SKILL SETS - Space Planning - Specifications - AutoCAD - Sketchup
COLOR PENCIL & WATERCOLOR
3D MODEL- CLAY
ACRYLIC PAINT & CHARCOAL
WATERCOLOR & MARKER
3D MODEL- FOAM CORE
Editaâ€™s Cottage Grandma Editaâ€™s residence is inspired by her Lithuanian heritage, life as a doo wop teenager, and her love for cooking for her family. Focused on universal design and aging in place, emphasis is placed on lighting and accessibility. An eclectic color palette derived from precious stones of the Baltic Sea accentuates the functional yet fashionable aesthetic allowing Edita to effectively calculate distances and differentiate areas within her home. A vintage jukebox allows her to reminisce about her childhood while she prepares food for her family in her accessible modern kitchen. Adequate circulation and complete ADA compliance with simple fixtures and appliances enable her to comfortably enjoy her home with low physical effort.
LIVING ROOM KITCHEN
Universal Design Principles 1. Equitable Use 2. Flexibility in Use 3. Simple and Intuitive Use 4. Perceptible Information 5. Tolerance for Error 6. Low Physical Effort 7. Size and Space for Approach and Use
Aging In Place Overall Interior 1. Light switches near each entrance of each hallway and room 2. Standard or touch light switches 3. Two light bulbs and receptacles in each vital place 4. Receptacles are easy to reach and not overloaded 5. Electrical cords out of flow of traffic 6. Windows and safety locks are easy to operate
Kitchen 1. Microwave oven in wall or on counter 2. Refridgerator and freezer are side by side unit 3. Stove with electric cooktop, front controls, and hot surface light 4. Space around corners, islands, etc. are wide enough for residents - 30 inch by 48 inch clear space at appliances - 60 inch diameter clear space for turns 5. Cabinets are easy to reach with pulls that allow ease of use 6. Task lighting placed in appropriate areas BATHROOM
Bathroom 1. Counter heights are safe for residents w/ wheelchair accessibility 2. Windows are easy to reach and open/close 3. Door access to shower 4. Seat installed in shower 5. Adjustable showerhead with 6-foot hose 6. Slip resistant flooring in shower 7. Wall grab-bars at appropriate height in shower/toilet areas 8. Raised toilet 9. Lever design or pedal control faucet handles rather than knob
SKILL SETS - Space Planning - Revit Architecture - Sketchup - Lighting Calculations
Lighting Calculations LED
Sq. Feet Desired Light Level Lumens Needed Wa s Needed Total
Haven Valley Resort Located on a hillside in Malibu overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Haven Valley Resort is the ultimate getaway fully engaged in its natural surroundings. This chic resort is the perfect place for groups to go to cleanse the mind, body, and soul. The lobby tower, mimicking a tree house, is a place guests can go to grab a book and cappuccino and relax while waiting to check in. The indoor-outdoor restaurant is equipped with a wine bar, sushi bar, and hibachi grill to provide groups with a variety of cuisines while they attend their business meeting or just a friendly gathering. Walking along the trail to the guest rooms, you pass an outdoor juice bar with a lounge area inset into a pool overlooking the ocean. Completed with a spa and a salt cave, Haven Valley offers a pristine sanctuary to clients looking to get away from the rush of everyday life.
SKILL SETS - Hospitality Design - Revit Architecure - Sketchup - 3DS Max
American Express Publishing The design for American Express Publishingâ€™s Nashville office promotes skillful imagination, motivation, and sophistication amoung employees and guests. It is a place where the occupants can escape from the mundane routine of the corporate world and immerse themselves in an environment where the aesthetics reflect AEPâ€™s luxurious publications. High end classical elements including lush, leather upholstery and crystal chandeliers intertwine with contrasting modern, industrial silhouettes of high gloss, stained concrete floors and steel columns. The fresh and invigorating fanning of a magazine layout of the Nashville office space will cultivate a feeling of luxury and enhance the eccentricty of the work place for all.
EDITOR- IN- CHIEF
PROGRAMMING STEP 4
SKILL SETS - Space Planning - AutoCAD - Sketchup - Hand Rendering
STAINED CONCRETE FLOOR
PEN & INK
The Woodlands Walking into the Woodlands’ newly renovated master bathroom and closet, you enter through a sliding french door and are welcomed by a white and black marble tile floor. This classic European utopia includes a custom red UK phone booth as a water closet, a French style makeup vanity, and a chaise longue around the corner. An open closet with plush white carpet enhances the chic ambience of the space leading to the bath and walk-in shower area. On a raised floor sits the main feature, the “Audrey” shoe-shaped bathtub imported in from Italy. With a delicate touch of vintage pendant lighting and wall sconces, it is impossible not to be enveloped by the romance of the space.
SKILL SETS - Detailing - Rennovating - Revit Architecture - 3DS Max