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VIVIEN CHEN INTERIOR DESIGN PORTFOLIO


VIVIEN CHEN

BIOGRAPHY AND RESUME

EDUCATION SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A), Interior Design, 4.0 GPA September 2011-June 2015 (expected)

Atlanta, GA

• Relevant Courses: Residential Studio I, Retail Studio II, Corporate Office Studio III, Studio IV (Beaulieu Headquarters), Rendering for the Interior, Lighting for the Interior

DESIGN EXPERIENCE AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN Design Intern July 2014-August 2014 www.issuu.com/vivienychen 404.626.2838 vivien.y.chen@gmail.com

Constantly immersed in a mixture of cultures, I have grown to learn and appreciate diversity. This diversity has become a big part of who I am a person and as a designer. I believe that good design is an expression of many contradictions. One that is simple yet complex, considers form and function whilst possessing a timeless quality but pushes the boundaries of design. My approach to design is a mixture of dynamism and innovation, creating new spatial experiences.

Guangzhou, China

• Developed concepts and designs of landscapes and plazas, including river sidings, pavements, bridges and signage • Implemented sustainable features through the use of soil and planting techniques as well as green roof and wall systems • Created 3D diagrams and photo-realistic renderings with Photoshop and Illustrator

BEAULIEU HEADQUARTERS COLLABORATIVE LEARNING COURSE Student Designer March 2014-June 2014

Atlanta, GA

• Collaborated with 17 students to deliver a final design package consisting of a 3D model, project booklet, digital presentation and walkthrought as well as presetation boards • Acted as floorplan group and presentation group manager • Generated floorplans, digital presentations and boards that solved design problems and expressed Beaulieu’s company values of history implementing sustainability measures


VIVIEN CHEN PORTFOLIO CONTENTS

Guangzhou, China

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HOSPITALITY:

• Conducted building site visits, verification and analysis • Esablished concept and design development ideas by composing presentations to clients • Responsible for space planning and 3D modeling using software including AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop etc.

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Eco-Hostel Breathe

M MOSER ASSOCIATES Interior Design Intern June 2013-August 2013

LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES • Interior Design Organization of Savannah College of Art and Design • Student Green Initiative of Savannah College of Art and Design • Habitat For Humanity • Utahloy Team of French Tutors

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HONORS AND AWARDS • International Interior Design Association - 2014 Student Design Competition Second Place Winner • NEWH 2014 - 2015 Sustainable Design Competition Finalist • Selected as SCAD Out to Lauch Event Participant (May 2015) • Tau Sigma Delta (Honor Society in Architecture and Allied Arts) • SCAD Academic and Artistic Honors Scholarship (All Semesters)

SKILLS AND INTERESTS • Languages: Native in English, Cantonese and Mandarin • Relevant software knowledge: Revit, AutoCAD, Sketchup, Vray, Indigo Renderer • Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) • Digital and hand photo-realistic rendering skills • Construction documents and Building Information Modeling

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W Hotel: Lobby and Bar Divine Origins

RETAIL:

Christian Louboutin Life is a Carnival Swarovski Crystal Rain

WORKPLACE:

Leo Burnett Worldwide No Limits, No Bounds Leo Burnett Worldwide Pencil Shavings


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DIVINE ORIGINS Hospitality Project No. 19-21 Nathan Road Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong 25,000 Sq.Ft. Client: W Hotel

The concept for the W Hotel, Hong Kong lobby and bar celebrates the spirit of the city and its history, taking the users through a journey through time. The aesthetic expresses the culture of Hong Kong as it is today, an international trading port but giving a nod to the rich history of this great city. Every element from the narrative to the most delicate details contributes to a whole in the interiors, echoing imperial Chinese and British influences. Movement is choreographed in an intuitive way inviting guests to go through an experience of the historical elements that define what Hong Kong is today.


White Onyx Stone: Greige Vein Cut

Luxury Slate Stone: Pizarras Bangalore

Black Limestone from Italy: Nero Portoro

Indian Butterfly Green Marble: Empress Cut


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The Hotel Lobby and Bar reference different aspects of British and Imperial Chinese influences echoing its history in silk production and prominent fishing port, intellectual and medicinal foundations.

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British Inspired Design Elements

Pedro Friedeberg Gold “Hand Chair� Statement piece that nods to the buddist hand gesture signifying the energy of protection

The curvilinear sturctural element serves as a focal point in the lobby waiting area and echoes flowing silk.

Division screens draws inspiration from the curvilinear form of flowing silk, creating a sense of mystery in the space.

Moers Cutwork Stool: The tracery on the side table echoes Imperial Chinese influences brought to the modern ago.


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Imperial Chinese Inspired Design Elements

Sculptural element in the space that refresences the ancient calculation device, an abacus.

Decorative elements on milwork references Imperial Chinese influences in decorative elements and materials.

The use of antique Chinese sideboard cabinets echoes the historic craft and elegance of Imperial Chinese furniture.

Daniel Libeskind: Spirit House Chair The screens references Hong Kong’s fishing history brought to the modern age.


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BREATHE ECO-HOSTEL Hospitality Project 330 Marietta Street NE Atlanta, GA 30308 20,000 Sq.Ft. Client: Breathe Eco-Hostel

Sustainable design is a designer’s commitment to ensure the wellbeing of our world and its people with the power of design, diminishing our impact on the environment, protecting its resources. This project implements sustainable design principles considering air quality, water-use, and energy efficiency while being aesthetically pleasing encouraging visitors to experience, enjoy and be educated of the benefits of sustainable living spreading the idea locally and globally. The concept “Breathe” is a reaction to urban overcrowding envisioning a hostel in the city that provides the environment and the users with spaces to “Inhale” and “Exhale”.

NEWH 2014 - 2015 Sustainable Design Competition Finalist


Couch: Zaha Hadid – Moon System

Couch: Zaha Hadid - Moon System

Fiber Optic Lighting – Utilizes Fiber Optic Lighting - Utilizes daylight as light source daylight as light source

The visitors of the hostel are encouraged to join the facility in its goal to minimize our eco-footprint through using the recycling bins implemented throughout the space, generate electricity for the facility on exercise bikes located in the gym, or using the bikes provided as a method of transportation with nearby parks and the newly developed BeltLine. The design challenges the idea of sustainable design by not only designing a space that is sustainable but encourages its users to participate.


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Material Selection Surface: Appalachian WoodsReclaimed Dark Chestnut

Surface + Wall: Preserving Existing Material

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Surface: Atlanta Specialty Woods - Reclaimed Oak -100% Local wood to reduce carbon footprint. -Recycled and revived, putting back into use not occupy precious landfill space.

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The herbs and crops grown on the site will be used in the hostels kitchen reducing the eco-footprint and transportation of food used in the space while reducing heat island effect. The conservation of water will be considered through the use of rainwater harvesting system as well as an aquaponics reusing its water for irrigation purposes for the crops grown on the site. Energy efficiency will be implemented through the use of LED lighting and energy-efficient, Energy Star appliances. Motion sensors are used in shared spaces as well as incorporating a skylight to bring in daylight and reduce lighting needs.


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LIFE IS A CARNIVAL Commercial Retail Project New York, NY 3000 Sq.Ft. Client: Christian Louboutin

Designed to embody the essence of the brand while celebrating the unexpected in life by immersing the users in a world of fancy and misbelief. The retail project employs experiential design to engage the users’ senses and curiosity through creating new spatial concepts while drawing inspiration from the different features of a carnival. The space layout considers circulation while utilizing color as a tool for way finding and emphasis within the space. The chosen color palette define the space and its atmosphere with the intention to reflect the essense of the brand and the concept of the store allowing users to discover that like carnivals, life is filled with wild rides.


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The retail stores utilizes thematic design, choreographing the interiors around the guest experience from the narrative to the most delicate details.

Christian Louboutin Store Front

Drawing from the elements of the carnival, the store front is meant to encourage a sense of intrigue and curiosity. The oversized Christian Louboutin store marquee sign can be seen through the double glass doors to lead ones attention to the interiors of the store. The red theatrical curtains that frame the store front shoe display echos elements of the carnival.


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Carnival Inspired Design Elements

Inspired by the carousel, the horses are replaced by manequin legs that display the latest trends with a small seating area in the center.

The visitors are greeted at the main entrance with a display area influenced by circus tents to emphasize the playful nature of the store.

The secondary entrance showcases a shoe display that take shape of a ferris wheel that rotate emphasizing a sense of curiosity.

Dramatic seating areas are placed throughout the space to allow for convenience and spaces to try on shoes.

The store front emphasizes elements of the carnival with theatrical red curtains as well as a enclosed boxed spaces to create a sense of curiosity.

The cash wrap takes the shape of a ticket booth at a carnival to once again emphasize the dramatic and playful nature of the retail store concept.


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CRYSTAL RAIN Commercial Retail Project 330 Marietta Street NE Atlanta, GA 30308 5000 Sq.Ft. Client: Swarovski

Swarovski is the world’s leading producer of precision-cut crystal for fashion, jewlery and more recently lighting, architecture and interiors. The essense of the brand lies in its creativity, and similar to crystals, its versatility. Swarovski constantly puts its personality in its design to display unique creations, all glitering with crystal. Rain, like crystals are transluscent, reflectant and moldable. The concept of Crystal Rain is an expression of the essence of Swarovski in its exploration in the unlimited uses of crystals. The space will reflect the concept by creating an experience for the users, emersing them in a space that interacts abstract forms with light and a sky filled with crystal rain.


First Floor Furniture Plan

Second Floor Furniture Plan

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The design of the space is geared towards embodying the essence of the brand and the maximization of merchandise display. The space creates various merchandise touchpoints to encourage exploration also emphasizing the importance of experience and boosting sales. The two floors of the store is designed to accomodate various functions, the first consists of merchandise display and the cashier, the second consists of higher end merchandise as well as private meeting areas that can be transformed into an event space.


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NO LIMITS, NO BOUNDS Corporate Office Project 1555 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30309 10,000 Sq.Ft. Client: Leo Burnett Worldwide

Leo Burnett Worldwide is an advertising company that is known for their dream of becoming “the best creator of ideas that truly move people – bar none.” The concept of No Limits, No Bounds originated from the company’s belief in the limitless bounds of imagination. To reflect the company’s dedication to be at the forefront of its industry, inspiration is drawn from the city and its limitless possibilities, its motion, speed and lack of boundaries. The sense of motion and speed will be expressed through lighting as well as simple, streamline interiors. The lack of physical boundaries as well as the variety of workspaces emphasizes the limitless possibilities in the design. Project Video: http://youtu.be/sVb9n8TtT7c


Brand identity is immersed in the office with the company symbol of stars in brainstorming and collaboration spaces to illustrate the spark of ideas.

Symbols of the company including apples are located at greeting and breakout areas, emphasizing the company colors of green, black and white providing sensory change.

The company symbol of pencils are included in the open workstations creates an office that screams Leo Burnett encouraging employee engagement and wellbeing.


Conference Room: Formal Setting

The office symbolizes the concept of No Limits, No Bounds emphasizing choice and transformality. Movable partitions allow spaces to adapt to the users of the space.

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The large conference rooms are transformable from formal meeting rooms to a space that supports less formal functions by opening enclosed spaces to the public.

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Inpired by the city, the design embodies the Chicago cityscape in the floorplan and the curvilinear forms of the ceiling design embodying the Atlanta highway to symbolize the connection between the company’s foundation in Chicago and its new beginnings in Atlanta.


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Material Selection

Flooring: Unitika Ltd. Biodegradable Moss

Upholstery: Maharam Manner 466177

Surface: Atlanta Specialty Woods Reclaimed Oak

Surface + Flooring: Prese Existing Material

-Eco-friendly organic carpet. -Biodegraded microorganisms. -CO2 is captured by the plants through photosynthesis.

-65% post-industialial recycled materials. -35% comsumer recyced materials. -Greenguard and Green Gold Certified.

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Thermal Comfort and Temperature Indoor Air Quality

Human Factors and Ergonomics Employee Engagement

Zoned temperature and individual controls placed in enclosed spaces.

Implementing brand awareness through company symbols, colors and founder quotes to reinforce a sense of community.

Low VOC, Energy Star and Eco Label carpet, paint and furniture are selected to improve indoor air quality. Suitable plants are selected to bring nature into the office supporting employee well-being and the wellbeing of our environment.

Informal spaces that accommodate work and casual communication to engage employees and support productivity and innovation. Spaces such as a mini-golf course and a yoga room are introduced to provide employees with downtime or exercise time.


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The design challenges the concept of an open office, responding to the cultural changes in our society creating a workplace that accommodates individuality and community. It is designed with human factors and ergonomics in mind providing employees with choices and the ability to support different types of work whether it is focus work, collaboration, learning or socializing. The concept of No Limits, No Bounds is manifested in the workplace with spaces designed to be transformable and have the ability to change in order to accommodate the user’s needs. Custom furniture is specifically designed to support different ways to work, from step seatings to casual meeting booths. The design provides a spectrum of choices for employees to support when and where they work and that drives performance and innovation.

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PENCIL SHAVINGS Corporate Office Project 1555 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30309 10,000 Sq.Ft. Client: Leo Burnett Worldwide

An office should support how modern employees work while promoting well-being. This project evolves the open office concept, staying true to its premise of supporting collaboration but mitigating its negative effects by providing mobility and privacy whilst positively impacting the environment. The 10 workplace design considerations and sustainable design principles are implemented into the corporate office of Leo Burnett Worldwide, an out of the box type of advertising company. The concept “Pencil Shavings” originates from one of Leo Burnett’s famous quotes “big ideas come with big pencils” reflecting the progress and process in the creation of all big ideas.

International Interior Design Association: 2014 Student Design Competition Second Place Winner Project Website: http://www.iida.org/content.cfm/2014-sdc-winners


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10 Workplace Design Considerations Thermal Comfort and Temperature Indoor Air Quality Access to Daylight, Nature and Views Sensory Change Color Noise Control Crowding Choice Human Factors and Ergonomics Employee Engagement

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The design mitigates the negative effects of the open office that affects employee focus by maintaining the essence of the open office but seperating workstations in order to minimize views into others’ workstations while seated to reduct dense spaces.


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Daylight | Sensory Change | Color

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The floor plan is organized to maximize natural light placing enclosed spaces around the building core conserving energy.

A balance between community and individuality, separating loud spaces from quiet areas as well as a distribution of quietbooths.

Preference of nice views are given to shared spaces.

Crowding is reduced by separating workstations with enclosed meeting spaces to minimize density.

A stimulating environment is created to promote higher focus through sensory change and variability with textures such as wood and plants. Light colors are used to promote desired behavior and reflect light through the space.

Well-being is supported choice in the workplace with resued wood crates to form the step seating and moss flooring improving indoor air quality.

Booth Seating and recycling bins are implemented throughout the office to encourage employees to work and live green.

Organizing the office into neighborhoods ranging from highly collaborative workstations to private, balancing introvert and extrovert working habits. Lockers are provided to support mobile workers.

A variety of work settings formal and casual are provided to encourage communication and create an educational environment eliminating hierarchy.

Whiteboard lockers are used to support how modern employees work and the emergence of mobile workers.


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Vivien Chen - Interior Design Portfolio  

Interior Design B.F.A, Savannah College of Art and Design

Vivien Chen - Interior Design Portfolio  

Interior Design B.F.A, Savannah College of Art and Design

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