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tim miller

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designer, planner, strategist www.timemiller.com timemiller@mac.com

Originally from Central Florida, I have lived and worked in New York City, San Francisco and London and currently live in Chicago. These environments have exposed me to amazing sights, sounds, and people and those experiences continue to shape the way that I see the world around me. My professional interests have always involved solving problems through making and shaping the environments and systems around us. Design planning and strategy skills now give me the advantage to positively shape ideas earlier in the process and I’m excited about helping companies cross the chasm between business and design.

Highlights 13+ years of problem solving skills developed through the lens of architect, exhibit and humancentered designer. Multi-disciplinary teamwork experience throughout the United States and Europe. Extensive entrepreneurial learnings through the start up and development of small design firm. Strong business, design strategy, communication and planning skills developed during graduate studies and an immersive internship at Steelcase. When not at work I am an avid triathlete and sailor. You will often find me at the dog beach with my pointer, Cousteau.


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“As for change I should probably look into some new recipes, I get addicted to the same thing and just continuously eat it.” “I think having a few basic recipes that you can use helps with this.” “This is left over chicken that I baked and pulled apart. I do this often so that we start with a baked chicken dinner and can have it for a couple of days. I will make chicken salad or bbq chicken sandwiches.” “Since I've had kids, I'm always doing five hundred things at once.” “I rationalize the expense because we rarely eat out and eating out is much more expensive than eating in, even if you're paying a premium for organic.” “If there's nothing out of the freezer at 6, they will do pasta with Prego and salad.” “It is hard to get motivated by an apple when all you've had is apples for the last few weeks.”

Examples of design strategy, design planning and design research as well as exhibit and retail design.

Help add variety to the common meal.

architecture Key architecture and planning projects from both professional work and architecture school.

extras Work that does not fall into a strict category including other sketches, photography, art, design or writing projects.


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trader joe’s

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Communication Workshop Client: Trader Joe’s (fictitious) Institute of Design, fall ‘09 Professor Kim Erwin

So your client, Joe (his actual name) is a Divisional Merchandising Manager for Trader Joe’s with responsibility for new food category development. And the challenge in front of Joe and his team is to figure out a uniquely Trader Joe’s way to merchandise and package frozen, shelf-stable and processed products in a way that can support a consumer experience that feels more like scratch cooking.

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“I think that routine helps me the most. I have a few things that I always eat for breakfast.” Ashley

Research A actual data set of video, user journals and interviews was given to the class to simulate the raw research one might be given for an actual project. The goal was to find important information and communicate these for the following deliverables:

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Fresh from the field: high level takeaways from visit to the field. Communicate with simple quick impact.

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Final insights and opportunities presentation: 10 min. interactive presentation that was required to break the typical ‘rules’ of client presentations

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Data persistence project: double sided poster pointing out insights and detailed analysis intended for future reference by the client.


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“Guilt sits in on you … you need to provide and cook for your family.” Marie

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Trader Joe’s: Research for Component Cooking

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Trader Joe’s asked us to develop insights into component cooking, specifically how people cook meals and shop for food.

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Our analysis of the data showed that meal makers lacked variety and exploration in there cooking. The key learning was that the pressures and stresses around planning and making family meals had caused them to develop default rituals.

So how could we build clarity and communicate our findings in an engaging way for Trader Joe’s?

1. Developing Empathy for Meal Makers

2. Addressing the Complexity of Shopping

3. Communicating Solution Strategies

To create a deep understanding of the pressures meal makers face, we wanted to immerse the client in a multi-sensory display. A wall of quotes from the participants was built to walk by with audio from the interview playing so the research participants’ voices could be heard to show Trader Joe’s the cumulative effects of the pressures meal makers face.

Relating research findings to Trader Joe’s was necessary for the client to understand where they enter the picture. To engage the client, we asked them to create a meal with basic food components projected on a whiteboard. A floor plan was then revealed to show how scattered the food choices were throughout the store.

Moving forward, Trader Joe’s needed to know what component cooking could be and what its limitations were. Acknowledging that they can’t change the pressures of meal makers, we gave guidelines for what component cooking should do. They are: create a better in store experience; reduce food prep time; ease food exploration; add variety to basic foods; and quicken the return shopping trip.

Timothy Miller | Scott Mioduszewski

Communication Workshop | Fall 2009


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steelcase channel strategies

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Team project Sponsored by Steelcase Institute of Design, fall ‘09 Professor Vijay Kumar

The general objective of this topic sponsorship project is to develop a design planning framework for the topic of “Innovation in Channel Models” and to conceive of new innovation opportunities for Steelcase. Specifically, the project will focus on how B2B channel models might develop in relation to past and future trends, especially as it concerns stakeholder needs of Steelcase’s core contract furniture business.

goal: Create a shift in channel perception, strength, value and visibility to expand national and global client accounts.

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Organisational Clarity

Brand Reputation

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The project explored users, processes and relationships within the steelcase B2B channel by conducting research, interviews with stakeholders and through design methods and frameworks. The team developed deep knowledge and insights from 2 key areas; The Channel Itself and Analogous Industries. This led to our core principles and our suggested directions. Tools Utilized

current state

future goal

primary research

SWOT analysis

value web diagrams

client engagements

insight matrix

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CHANNEL STRATEGY / INSTITUTE OF DESIGN DESIGN PLANNING CLASS / KUMAR / FALL 09

COM PRIVA VATE TE LABEL ww te. co c com om

Companies are creating product packages which influence and foster purchase intent enabling specialized offerings for a wider audience

CompaniesAdve are building high vertisers IANCO N. NCO C .OM levels of brand engagement across retail networks through controlled and curated customer experiences.

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Whirlpool creates single family apartment packages, RV packages

Hot tels

key principles

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Consumer

HO TELS .COM

EXPEDIA CORP

Hot tels

MSN.COM Retail Harley Davidson experience

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The team developed the following principles to test the strength of various aspects within the channel: •

Establish Organizational Clarity within the channel.

Develop a shared set of Internal Values and goals for the channel system.

Establish clear Customer Relationship goals that align to both the channel and the customer needs.

Ensure that the desired Customer Perceptions are nurtured throughout the channel.

Establish a consistent Brand Reputation as the industry thought leader throughout the channel

Consumer

HO TELS EXPEDIA TRAVEL TRA AVEL DESKS

Companies that increase technical proficiency within the channel sales team help deepen the value of the products and services.

Consumer

Timken degreed engineers

TRI TRIADVISOR P PADVISOR

Manufacturers are developing added value services or ancillary services to complement a core product offering to generate Adve vert isers further revenue opportunities. SEAT GURU

Timken offers ‘friction management’ consulting along with embedded pit crews

CLASSIC VACA VACATION CATION PACKAGES PACK CKAGES

Consumer

Companies are building higher levels of product knowledge and authority across the retail network to reinforce the brand’s Travel positioning.Hottels Airlines Ailines

Experien Expeien ce c ces es

Retail Cus stomers somers

Whirlpool’s certification system and in store audit. Cruise Ships

Car arRen Rental Companies

Trains

Adve vertisers

analogous insights for application to steelcase channel strategy 2. Develop a shared set of and goals for the channel system.

hannel.

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National

likely to fail because of greater inefficiencies and “me” oriented channel members

Independent Culture

Current position is not working well

EACH FOR THEIR OWN

LEAD THROUGH LEADERSHIP

2. DIS-CONNECTED

ESTABLISH A GAME PLAN

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Local

4. Ensure that the desired are nurtured throughout the channel.

3. Establish clear goals that align to both the channel and

Pulling the channel to smarter and more focused structure makes goals and processes clear to everyone

Unified Culture

Testing and building at this stage sets up success at a national level.

Would probably do more to damage larger structural goals for change in the channel.

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Independent Culture

Individuals are important but are currently the focus of the channel rewards system

National

National

TALENT RULES

REWARD AND RECOGNITION

GIFTED INDIVIDUALS

REGIONAL CHAMPS

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5. Establish a consistent as the industry thought leader

Establishing a clear value system for the Steelcase channel at national and local levels will benefit all in the channel while and create incentives for everyone to work at multiple levels.

Unified Culture

Building and testing incentives at a local level builds consensus for larger strategies

Local

strategic shifts developed for steelcase to achieve principle goals

This only encourages a “me” oriented culture, but could benefit larger dealers if developed correctly by Steelcase

Independent Culture

Nurture relationships but retain them for myself

The entire Steelcase channel works together to service national clients

My personal rolodex is the key to my success

We establish local customers together

This devalues the channel structure, forcing individuals to look out for themselves

Added Value A clear channel attitude towards customers will benefit Steelcase at all levels.

Unified Culture

For locally focused sales or vertically focused products this could work well.

Local

Steelcase is seen as large, but likely not well organized. This may work for regional market dealers

Independent Culture

Scale is big, but not clear who is in charge

Steelcase delivers on expectations for national accounts

Not sure of Steelcase’s capabilities

Convenient and appropriate for local clients

Customers rely on individuals not on Steelcase.

Steelcase appears and acts like a reliable, national team at every location on every job.

Unified Culture

Steelcase can deliver on local projects with one unified team

Local

The channel is promoting several different reasons why the brand is the best in an inconsistent manner.

Independent Culture

Many different opinions why they should be the best

THOUGHT LEADER

VANILLA (BLAND)

EASY AND CONVENIENT

A generic commodity with little value other than cheap price

A single strong vision about the future leads to a strong channel proposition

Unified Culture

A clear product position but with little difference from that of others in industry. Still price sensitive

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core solution In order to be both proactive and sensitive to the current landscape of the Steelcase channel, the team proposed a two part solution.

HE RO DE AL ERS

Part A: HERO-DEALER

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Structuring the sales process to support ‘best in class’ dealers streamlines the process and allows them to fully exhibit and develop the strengths that have made them Steelcase’s leading dealers.

Part B: CERTIFIED INSTALLER

S A LE S

IM P L E M E NTAT ION

Clearly dividing the roles between Steelcase and its dealers minimizes redundancies in the channel and brings control of the experience into Steelcase’s hand.


CHANNEL STRATEGY / INSTITUTE OF DESIGN DESIGN PLANNING CLASS / KUMAR / FALL 09

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STEELCASE

REGIONAL LIAISON OFFICER

CUSTOMER

tactical solutions

CUSTOMER

STEELCASE PIT CREW

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/ INSTITUTE OF DESIGN DESIGN PLANNING CLASS / KUMAR / FALL 09

STEELCASE PIT CREWS

Steelcase Pit Crews are appointed, on-site teams of specialized personnel. These crew members are trained to handle any discrepancies or installation issues in specific cases such as health care institutions.

These ideas represent point specific solutions that support the core solution Dealer as Installer. They are designed to work independent of implementation of a larger channel strategy.

STEELCASE

STEELCASE SALES FORCE

CLIENT

STEELCASE

ONLINE OPEN-SOURCE KNOWLEDGE BASE REGIONAL LIAISON OFFICER DEALERS

REAL WORLD SHOWROOMS

REAL WORLD SHOWROOMS

CUSTOMER

ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN FIRMS

VIRTUAL TRACKER

CHANNEL STRATEGY / INSTITUTE OF DESIGN DESIGN PLANNING CLASS / KUMAR / FALL 09

Strategic placement of branded Steelcase furniture in real world commercial spaces, such as airport lobbies and hospital waiting areas, will give Steelcase more opportunities for visibility to existing and potential clients. These “Real World Showrooms” will display Steelcase furniture systems in actively used environments. These spaces will create opportunities to showcase both Steelcase product and A&D work.

An online virtual knowledge hub for the internal Steelcase channel network that collects and maintains data about specific clients and particular situations. To better their customer pitch and on-going maintenance activities, the Virtual Tracker would enable all network touch points to record and access data about important customer profiles, needs and concerns.

Open Source Agents are individuals that have passed a Steelcase sales training program and are certified to sell product. They could work out of their homes and rely on the local Steelcase Real World Showrooms to showcase Steelcase product to their potential clients. Once they sell to a customer, the project is handed to the Installer for implementation. This process provides a low-cost sales force selling Steelcase furniture to anyone willing to invest their time. Each market would have a maximum number allowed of agents to minimize competition.

OPEN SOURCE AGENTS


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st. joe, welcome home center

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The St. Joe Company, Florida ESI Design, 2005-2007 Lead Designer / Manager

Create a relaxing atmosphere and relieve the anxiety associated with buying a new home.

project We placed both the sales and design spaces into each center in order to showcase the home buying processes and not keep them a mystery. The Studio and Living Room are utilized for community activities such as cooking demos and art opening.

role: Led the design process for the interior and touchscreen interaction points and oversaw the final design drawing and construction.


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infinity science center

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MAST, Stennis, MS ESI Design, 2005 Lead Designer / Manager

Use the amazing scientist and engineers working at Stennis Space center as the base upon which to develop a world class exhibition for Stennis, MS in the hopes of elevating the region’s enthusiasm for learning.

I led the design process for the interior and exterior planning, the touch-screen interaction points and final design drawings.

project The activities and lessons we created focused on the local scientific expertise in deepsea submersibles, hydrology, satellite map making and rocket technology. The design of the interior space reflected NASA’s mission to explore from the depths of the ocean to the outer reaches of space by taking visitors through a journey of learning that could one minute explore deep trenches from submersibles and the next gaze into far off galaxies.

role: I led the design process for the interior and exterior planning, the touch-screen interaction points and final design drawings. watershed pachenko activity, design and sketch by tim miller


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design work by tim miller and cine ostrow, rendering team hugh sicotte and matthew moore

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universal studios, Express

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Universal Studios, Creative place: design inc., 1999-2000 Lead Designer / Manager

Develop a collection of directional signage to promote the new Express ride reservation system and improve the experience of this new visitor amenity.

In partnership with The Nassal Co..

A confused visitor is an unhappy visitor and our project focused on making sure the visitor experience was clear and fun at the same time.

project Our company, place: design worked with the fabricator The Nassal Co. to design, develop, fabricate and install the new Express signage system. We designed a series of cues for each ride so that Express ticket holders experienced an fluid entry experience while also making it clear to non-Express ticket holders where the appropriate entrance was located.

role: As owner and principal of design, I led the design process for Universal Studio’s new Express ride reservation graphics and way finding system.


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college basketball experience

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National Associate of Basketball Coaches, Kansas City, MO ESI Design 2006 Lead Designer / Manager

Create a way to experience college basketball from the viewpoint of the player and coaches through a hands-on learning experience.

project Our team worked with the NABC to develop 40,000 SF of interactive, hands-on basketball fun and excitement. The project includes, shooting challenges, dribbling and block-out multi-player games, computer interactive “Coaches Kiosks� and the College Basketball Hall of Fame.

role: Led the design team and process for the CBE through final design documentation. early hall of fame concept sketch, by tim miller


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How it works The key differentiator is the use of multiple data sources that currently exist (census, immigration) along with data from in-situ partners and overlaying it on data gathered from remote sensing services

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In-situ partners Current GIS Census

Remote Sensing

In-situ partners validate the information used in the heat maps as well as provide richer neighborhood information.

Data Processing

Close ties with businesses, cities and consulates will provide an additional source of information. Migration Heat Map

customized needs

City Mayors

capsula Great stories capture and share emotions. These stories are often stored within physical objects, sometimes literally as text in a book, or as memories attached to a small family heirloom. Our goal is to enable storytelling for the digital age by creating a toolkit that bridges the technological world and the physical world, helping people share their great stories. Our project will encourage communication, connection and sharing with others through the passing along of digital memories and experiences. Capsula is an adventure story telling toolkit. The tools will enable adventurers to easily assemble and catalogue their experiences through the recording of biometric feedback. The storyteller will be able to call up videos, digital photography or digital audio in real time through synchronized emotional level. Interactive Media Workshop, ID 2008

Professor Anijo Matthew Team: Anthony Leidolf, Tim Miller, Juan Salamanca Paper accepted to IASDR, Seoul, Korea

City Planners

Business Community

connections: heat-mapping ideas Connections

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customized needs

Ulrike Anders I Kris Angell | Paritosh Desai | Anthony Leidolf I Tim Miller I December 10, 2008

We believe that city officials lack the appropriate tools to understand the implications of population movements upon their city’s infrastructure. Our goal is to create a real-time visualization platform, similar to a heat map, locating populations and movements of migrant populations within mega cities. We intend this map to become a common framework upon which other data is layered to surface opportunities and challenges of moving populations. It will become a tool for sharing best practices among communities, cities and countries across the globe.

Design planning, ID 2008

Professor Larry Keeley Team member developing platform strategy skills


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Project Green Giant

DOGS IN THE WINDY CITY

applying concepts to scenarios system overview

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Defining the Concept: Delivery Concept Detail

Manuf. of Packaging

New method of delivery incorporates all necessary components

tagging and tracking dogs

WEBSITE PLATFORM www.petconnect.us

DOG COLLAR & KITS

MOBILE APPLICATION

Delivery Packaging

Order

Most steps are green and all are improved

accessing the support system anytime, anywhere

Carry Container

Restaurant

Food Prep

Packaging Storage Recycle

Manuf. of Carry Containers

Carry Container

Throw Away

Delivery Management Software

Comp Packaging Storage

providing a simple technical solution for an easy and safe home entry into your home

SECURE HOME ACCESS

I.O.U. TRACKER

Delivery Vehicle

Customer

keeping a recorded balance of reciprocal exchanges

Carry Container Fossil Fuels

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Least Green

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Most Green

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Delivery Vehicle Carry Container

dogs in the windy city

upside down chair

project green giant

Problem Statement:

In small spaces, furniture often needs to serve multiple purposes

Brief: investigate replacement of Styrofoam clamshell used in food delivery.

The UP_down chair looks to improve upon the concept of a flexible, convertable, buildable, multi-purpose stool for the Small Office / Home Office (SOHO).

Our research led us to consider system level changes that addressed the larger environmental problem from four directions:

The concept for UP_down chair usesseveral components to define its use, structure and aesthetics. Using strong sectional form with moving components the piece plays with notions of stability and comfort.

2) maintenan thermal properties of the food

How might we help urban singles maintain the routines of their dog(s)? Value Statement: Establish a support community for urban, dog owning singles. The community should help dog owning singles live a fl exible lifestyle and maintain the daily routine of their dogs for less money than the typical pay-forservice options currently available. Utilized analysis tools (concept matrix, trend analysis, scenario planning, concept scoring) to test and define opportunities. Developed a innovation strategy to better enable pet owners to participate in their dog’s lives and build a support commnuity. Design Synthesis . Analysis ID 2009

Professor John Pipino Team member developing analysis and synthesis process skills

1) the container itself 3) logistics and delivery consolidation issues 4) awareness program that will nudge mindset changes among the public. Based on our analysis we felt that solving the container problem only, even if entirely innovative, would leave unfilled opportunity gaps. If we addressed these areas we could offer a more sustainable program that involved the important and influential players in the food delivery ecosystem.

Product Design Workshop, ID 2008

Professor Dale Fahnstrom Designing, physical prototyping, 3Dmodeling

Social Entrepreneurship, ID 2009

Professor David Pistrui Team member, communications designer, strategy development


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heron kungen’s kurva

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Heron International, Kungen’s Kurva Stockholm, Sweden Studio E, HOK, Orlando, FL 1998 Lead Designer / Planner

For this extreme sports themed project, we designed the building to bring the outside in, enabling Heron to run a year-round cinema based retail center outside Stockholm.

in partnership with Fitch

project 3 levels of retail, restaurants and 24 screen AMC theater make up the 400,000 SF project. Special features include a large extreme sports ravine on the exterior to enable rock climbing, ice climbing, mountain biking and kayaking practice and an interior landscape that brings Swedish folklore together with the latest interactive technologies. Built into the landscape the goal was, despite the large scale, to have the building sit within the landscape, enabling it to be a good neighbor, but also be visible from the nearby interstate.

role: Design lead and planner for architecture plan, interior design, and exterior design.. design by tim miller and ken sizemore, renderings by andy catterick


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wolfsburg master plan

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City of Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg AG Entertainment Services, Orlando, FL 1998 Designer / Planner

Develop a new city master plan to encourage new tourism, cultural and social communities for Wolfsburg, Germany, taking advantage of the unique convergence of convenient rail, waterway and highways to enable the transition from a VW manufacturing town to one that is a leader in car technologies, the promotion of the arts and a preferred location for entertainment activities.

Design lead for planning and design development of the new city master plan and member of the team that presented to the city government. The project received unanimous approval in record time.

project Coordinated the city into specific neighborhoods; Culture, Entertainment, Sports (Outdoors), Fantasy, and Autostadt (existed already), organized along the central Retail artery, The plan created a vibrant, pedestrian friendly city. We further developed the sports and central entertainment neighborhoods of which much can be seen today as Wolfsburg becomes a city reinvented.

role: Design lead for planning and design development of the new city master plan and member of the team that presented to the city government. district master plan, by tim miller


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royal pacific hotel water feature

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Universal Studios, Royal Pacific Hotel Orlando, FL place: design inc. 1999 Principle, lead designer

Create an all ages water attraction for the hotel pool themed after the White Empress ocean liners.

In partnership with The Nassal Co.

project Water play interactives from water guns, to fully animated water shows create a fun backdrop for families and guests to the Royal Caribbean Hotel, Universal Studios. Our team designed, developed and fabricated the attraction with the creative group from the hotel.

role: Design lead and planner for architecture, interactive elements and theme concept. concept sketch


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prefab house design study project, 2004 This simple 12’x12’ shed cabin was designed as a sustainable, weekend getaway outside of Seattle. The sailboat bimini influenced, canvas structure at the rear expands out from the cabin, doubling the living space. It includes screen or plastic in fill panels for the openings. The cabin deck folds up to close up the cabin while away.


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madow apartment renovation Mr. Madow, 2005 I was asked to design a new layout, for this 300square foot apartment, that efficiently utilized the small amount of space available. I changed the stair location, added a new translucent flooring system and devised a modified murphy bed system. The client used the design drawings and specifications as a road map for changes and to solicit bids from contractors.


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verizon store concept

blinde optics office space

As part of the RFP, we developed a design direction proposal that included the use of interactive media along the wall and clear product display to engage customers and placed a strong focus on customer service.

Worked directly with the owner to develop the office concept design and construction documents for the work space and the adjacent 1500 SF skateboarding bowl.

The goal was to develop the verizon network physically and create nodes where customers could test product, receive help and develop a relationship with the Verizon brand.

ESI Design, 2004

Verizon, Paramus, NJ Lead designer, renderer

Custom designed metal and glass storage units for inventory and desks for designers and staff were created for the project.

Indepent Contractor

Blind Optics, NY, N, 2003 Lead designer, project manager and manager of fabrication.


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mobile casino

venice film studio / residence

Set in New Orleans, the goal of the project was to use the ubiquitous convenience store as a way that to bind disconnected landscapes and neighborhoods.

Influenced by Wired Magazine, our professor tasked us with developing a concept for a small, online gambling casino, thus freeing casino gamers to play against anyone else in the world who had internet access.

The artist studios, as a tower, connects the project physically and visually to the scale of the campanile located throughout Venice. By going up, a larger area of the campo could be utilized for outdoor social activities like watching films during the film festival or dancing to music at late night summer parties.

The city’s levees, aquaducts, rail tracks and interstates divided urban communities during the 1960’s flight from the city. These new stores and the environents within which they were placed, were intended to be the a new canvas upon which to bring back vital city-life lost 30 years earlier. The stores served as ground zero for the development of interactions between people. Public use amenities adjacent to the stores included basketball courts, farmers markets and music making spaces.

I expanded on this new freedom, designing the casino as a prefabricated, additive, stackable and trailerable unit that could be located anywhere, anytime. The casino was made from a kit of parts and could be as temporary or permanent as a community desired.

The tower was designed of metal and glass in contrast to the older Venetian buildings. The living quarters nest into existing architecture tying the project to the site.

The stores were created from a kit of parts and meant to be inserted into places needing an injection of community. Architecure Thesis

Tulane University, 1996 Awarded Commendation

Architecure Studio

Tulane University, 1995

Study Abroad Project

Tulane University, 1995


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