I believe in putting Fun into a Functional design.  A room should be an experience.  Something in it should make you say, "WOW!"  I aim to create something no one has seen before, and at the same time design a flow for each client where every square inch of the room is used for something purposeful.  I like blending styles - industrial/modern, rustic/modern, etc.  In the same fashion I like to blend contrasting materials - rustic wood/shiny metal, concrete/painted glass, etc.  Lastly, I feel my psychology and communication backgrounds merge well with my art, design, furniture knowledge, and computer skills to produce innovative designs for each individual.

philosophy / style

Interior design

  • creating useful space through creative layouts
  • strong product knowledge of furniture and knowing how to integrate furniture into creating a cohesive room
  • creating murals through skills developed as an artist/painter
  • themed rooms
  • generating comprehensive designs/layouts through Google SketchUp and Omni Room Planner.
  • unique use of lighting to enhance a room's overall feel


Graphic designs

  • unique yet simple logos created through the use of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop


Photoshop

  • photo retouching
  • custom calendars
  • anything else imaginable


Airbrushing

  • illustration
  • wall murals
  • automotive
  • t-shirts
  • signs/advertisements


Specialties

about MYSELF

After many years of cultivating my skills and fine tuning those skills through classes at the Art Institute, I have finally put together a website to demonstrate my works as a designer.  This has now lead me to become part of the design team at Walter E. Smithe in Merrillville.  I am excited to blend my creativity and artistic talents with Walter E. Smithe's fine quality custom furniture. This combination will help further ensure my client's will receive coolest rooms imaginable.