DESIGN DIRECTOR -- CID | LEED AP | ASSOCIATE IIDA
As Design Director, Claire implements a proven track record of providing personal service through an integrated team approach -- creating a Design Studio that offers a hands-on, full scope approach fostering long standing client relationships and an excellent reputation for achieving perfection in her jobs.
Claire's extensive design background was embarked at UC Davis where she studied Environmental Design with an emphasis in Interior Architecture. Eager to learn more, she furthered her studies to the east coast and abroad -- New York, Denmark, and Spain. She graduated top of her class from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York receiving her Masters in Interior Design.
Through her intensive studies and experience, she has gained a broad understanding of design principles and practice. In her time at Western, she has demonstrated creative and challenging approaches to design, incorporating technical drawing and computer skills with the history and theory of interior design, the principles of color and lighting, a deep understanding of human factors and the importance of sustainability in built environments.