This portfolio consists of 4 projects during my course of study in the University of Georgiaâ€™s Furnishings and Interiors program. These projects are a mixture of individual and group efforts with my classmates, where we envisioned and executed our understanding of the assignments. This porfolio is the end result of the extensive, yet dedicated days and nights work in the studio. The completion of these projects would not be possible without the assistance and critque of my professors and classmates.
PROJECT 1: UNIVERSAL DESIGN RESIDENCE
PROJECT 3: BARROW HALL BREAKROOM
2. ABOUT ME
PROJECT 2: NKBA 2019 KITCHEN DESIGN
PROJECT 4: BOUTIQUE HOTEL RESTAURANT
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA CAMPUS
Address 100 Davis Street #27 Athens, GA 30606
Employment Jan 2019 Present
May 2017 Jan 2019
Skills Customer Service Oriented Team Player
2016 - 2018
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Microsoft Office Presentation Boards Autodesk Revit
Education Jan 2016 Dec 2019
AutoCad Google Sketchup Adobe Illustrator
Design Process Adobe Photoshop
Aug 2014 June 2016
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Involvement 2017 present
2014 - 2018
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ABOUT ELLIE A Cumming, Georgia native, Ellie is pursuing her Furnishings and Interiors degree at the University of Georgia. Post graduation, she hopes to stay close to home and practice interior design in the Southeast. As an aspiring designer, Ellie believes she has the power to shape human experiences and interactions. She believes she has the responsibility to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the occupants of any space and society. In addition she believes that interior design should adhere both functional capabilities and aesthetic qualities of any project. Ellie is driven and seeks learning experiences whenever possible. She plans to pursue a career that will channel her love for eagerness to learn, design, and tenacious work ethic towards creating, pleasing, responsible and innovative design. My PROFESSIONAL mission: Develop innovative organizational approaches and solutions. Focus on my clientâ€™s needs and desires. Develop sustainable solutions. Learn from positive and inspiring individuals. Maintain balance between family, friends, work, and myself. My PERSONAL mission: Enjoy lifeâ€™s excitement, growth, passion, and inspiration. Welcome the unknown with arms wide open. Travel close, far, and often. Take advantage of every once in a lifetime opportunity.
UNIVERSAL DESIGN RESIDENTIAL SAPCE
This residential home is designed universally so that the space can be accessed, understood, and used to the greatest extent possible by all people regardless of their age, size, ability, or disability.
The degree of personal benefit will vary according to an individualâ€™s ability or disability, but the home can be appreciated and used by all. Inclusive design is the main goal for this project and can be seen in details such as lever door handles as opposed to door knobs. The seven principles are incorporated by proposing an environment that is marketable and accommodates people with individual preferences and diverse abilities.
BATHROOM MASTER BEDROOM
IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT CLOSE & CONVENIENT WATER WALL
By eliminating complexity, this design is easy to understand regardless of the userâ€™s experience, knowledge, and/or sensory abilities. Hazard prevention is considered through furniture placement; therefore, the space can be used efficiently and comfortably. Overall, this design creates a space that is easily maneuverable and comprehended by occupants of all ages and competencies.
1. Zero Entry Double Door 2. Modified Countertop Height 3. Wheelchair Accessible Sink 4. Side Open Oven 5. Light Button 6. Sliding Pocket Doors 7. Zero Entry Shower 8. Grab Bars 9. Entry Ramp
The following drawings and renderings were executed using AutoCad and Autodesk Revit.
INTUITIVE DESIGN FOR INNOVATIVE THINKING
NKBA 2019 DESIGN COMPETITION
The intent of this design is inspired by a combination of the homeowners’ interests in modern design and earthy elements. The palette of natural stones, woods, and neutral colors complement each other to create an organic, inviting space. Smart-home technological appliances and fixtures are incorporated to satisfy the client’s wishes for high-tech, efficiency. Full spectrum bulbs are used for the islands under the counter lighting to foster the growth of fresh herbs and plants.
Additionally, gadgets such as the touchless sink faucet and the media center refrigerator can be found in this space. The concrete backsplash and wood grain cabinets feature earthy textures giving an outdoor ambience. Ample shelving and cabinet space as well as abundant counter space adds to this functional kitchen. Frameless cabinetry and minimal accessories achieves a modern style by use of simple lines and a clean environment. The beauty in simplicty is a main focus of this design. Wireless under cabinet lighting is reminiscent of the sun peeking through a dark forest. The goal of this design is to fulfill the client’s wishes by creating a natural, earthy environment paired with cutting edge technology in the heart of suburban San Francisco.
The following drawings and renderings were executed using AutoCad and Autodesk Revit. This project is according to NKBA guidelines.
DIMENSIONED EAST ELEVATION
DIMENSIONED NORTH ELEVATION
BARROW HALL BREAKROOM
This was a group project. The drawings and renderings pictured are specific to my contribution. This was an NKBA project and technicalities are according to NKBA standards and regulations. The following are as-built drawing. Drawings were completed using AutoCAD and renderings were completed using Google Sketchup.
DESIGN CONCEPT This breakroom was designed with students, faculty, and visitors in mind. This space is for eating, studying, and taking a break from class or teaching. The corner booths suggest group studying and collaboration on work. The bar seating provides a space for individul work and focus. The double door refrigerator and cabinet space allows storage for snacks and meals throughout the day. The quick and easy use of the Keurig allows for a coffee break at any time of day. This design suggests a comfortable and welcoming environment as opposed to the stressful hustle and bustle outside of this space.
DIMENSIONED MECHANICAL FLOORPLAN
DIMENSIONED EAST ELEVATION
FLOOR PLAN SPECIFICATIONS 1 SAME DIMENSIONS AS DIMENSIONED TABLE TO THE LEFT 2 CUSTOM BUILT-IN BAR COUNTERTOP 3 CUSTOM BOOTH SEATING ON BOTH SIDES OF KITCHEN SPACE 4 16” SINGLE BOWL SINK 5 SIDE BY SIDE REFRIGERATOR
BOUTIQUE HOTEL RESTERAUNT
The intentions of this design is to create a rustic ambiance in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. This ski lodge restaurant located steps away from Aspenâ€™s pretentious slopes invites individuals of all sorts to enjoy a casual meal in between runs. The wood panel walls, stone accents, lantern sconces, steel table tops, and dark walnut accents combine to give the restaurant a very organic and rugged feel. The large windows invites nature into the space. The modern barstools and dining chairs keep the environment in touch with present day design. Overall, this environment is designed to be enjoyed by all hotel guests and visitors.
The following drawings and renderings for this project were executed using Autodesk Revit.
Interior design portfolio displaying projects from UGA's Furnishings and Interiors program/