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NEIGHBOUR D E S I G N K AT I E N E I G H B O U R | I N T E R I O R D E S I G N & C R A F T


HEY THERE! My name is Katie Neighbour! Design has always been a passion of mine, and I have always loved creating things. Here you will find some work of mine that express residential, commercial and retail interior spaces. I have loved learning about these design styles, and I am excited to continue to expand my design knowledge. I have also found a joy for creating things by hand for people to enjoy in their homes. Here you will also find calligraphy, illustrations, woodworking designs, and hand-lettering designs. Enjoy!


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Retail Design

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Residential Design

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Cafe Renovation

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Made by Hand

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A B L E R E TA I L D E S I G N

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PROJECT For this project, I was assigned a flagship store located in Nashville, Tennessee named “ABLE,” or short for “FASHIONABLE.” After completing research about the background of this company, I found out that their main goal was to provide jobs for women who have experienced in the past, and are “ABLE” to do anything. Their number one philosophy is that if more jobs were created, that would put an end to poverty. With only one actual store in the USA, I researched the style that was within it and found it to be extremely simple. That is what I wanted to portray as my concept for this site in East Village Des Moines as well. Showcasing hand-made items created by women in third world countries and the US in need of jobs, this environment displays not only the products for sale, but also tells a story on how they were made by displaying photos from the process.

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F L O O R P L A N & E L E VAT I O N S

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L E AT H E R & LOUNGE AREA

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DENIM BAR

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SHOE FITTING 10


E X T E R I O R W I N D OW D I S P L AY S

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NEWMAN RESIDENCE RESIDENTIAL DESIGN

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PROJECT This project consisted of recieving client information, and interpreting it into a luxury home for a family of four. I chose to incorporate a concept of preservation as the community in which the home was located valued the environment and restoration of all things. Preservation is my area of interest for all designs, so I wanted to create a floorplan that honored traditional home styles , and used salvaged architectural elements to make this home appear respectable to nature, architecture and history. This home reflects my personal design style, as well as luxurious features that make a home more comfortable to live in. Preservation of historical items such as furniture, architectural detail, decorations and materials hold a special place in my heart to incorporate in as many designs as I can. Relating to the setting of this home in Serenbe, Georgia, sustainable and green design is extremely important to the environment.

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FLOOR PLANS

First level

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Second Level


KITCHEN RENDERING 16


LIVING ROOM RENDERING

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MASTER BEDROOM RENDERING

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CAFE R E N OVAT I O N R E S TA U R A N T D E S I G N


PROJECT The main goal for this project was to renovate what was Morrill Hall on Iowa State University’s campus, and change it into a cafe for students, faculty and families. I wanted everyone who enters the cafe to feel welcomed and at home. I named it “The Backyard Cafe,” because being at home is where people are the most comfortable. Students can come to get homework done, and also enjoy a concert at night. Faculty can have private meetings while enjoying lunch and coffee. The color scheme is nutral and consists of warm tones to create a calm atmosphere for busy students and campus employeees.


HAND-RENDERED FLOORPLAN


R E N D E R E D E L E VAT I O N S & PERSPECTIVES


OTHER WORK CALLIGRAPHY WOODWORKING HAND-LETTERING GRAPHICS


WORK For my whole entire life, I have enjoyed design and creating things with my hands. Although interior design is a strong passion of mine, it brings me great joy to make things for people to enjoy in their homes. I began doing calligraphy as a hobby that evolved into an amazing joy. Hand-lettering and illustrations followed as I became extremely interested in graphic design mechanisms. After coming across wood designs, I knew that it was something I wanted to try. I had previously been in a wood shop class that gave me knowledge on how to use specific materials. I began designing geometric pieces inspired by artists doing similar designs. This, along with calligraphy, has become a local business that I call “The Good Neigbour.�


CALLIGRAPHY


WOODWORKING


HAND-LETTERING


GRAPHICS


K AT I E NEIGHBOUR INTERIOR DESIGN | CRAFT


C O N TA C T

EXPERIENCE

E D U C AT I O N

Katie33@iastate.edu 515.745.0371

Country Club Server -Ankeny Golf & Country Club -served guests in pool area -made drinks to guest’s request -customer service Office Assistant -Food Science & Human Nutrition building at Iowa State University -basic office responsibilities -communication through email and telephone -cleaning duties at end of day Small Business Owner -Hand lettering & Woodworking -created signs and graphic prints by hand with edits -collaborated with clients -participated in art shows Connection Group Leader -The Salt Company through Cornerstone Church of Ames -started group discussions -active in church community -mentor for college girls and their spiritual faith

Iowa State University

613 NW Stratford Ct. Ankeny, IA 50023

REFERENCES Ken Bach Coordinator / Ankeny Golf and Country Club 515.210.3266 Brett Willenborg FSHN Associate / ISU 515.294.3011 Amy Mikovec ISU Interior Design Professor 515.294.0675

-Bachelor of Arts Degree -Major of Interior Design

SKILLS Adobe -Photoshop -Illustrator -InDesign -Bridge AutoDesk -Revit -Auto Cad Architecture -Sketch Up -Hand Rendering

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Katie Neighbour Portfolio  

Interior Design | Craft

Katie Neighbour Portfolio  

Interior Design | Craft

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