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Karla Hoerning
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"First we shape our buildings and therafter they shape us." Winston Churchill

Biography
Talented interior designer with years of experience in residential design projects. Emphasis on creativity and the ability to produce clearly detailed construction/bid documents with responsibilities ranging from design inception through construction. Ability to juggle several projects simultaneously while working under pressure and providing consistently creative and timely project results. A proactive, organized and focused self‐starter. Has successfully developed business and retained clients through industry knowledge and excellence in communication and service.

Education


Bachelor of Science Interior Design and Architecture-Art Institute of Pittsburg (degree expected May 2015)- G.P.A. 4.0, throughout program.
Associate Degree Building Information Modeling–International Academy of Design and Technology-
G.P.A. – 4.0, throughout program.
Currently working on Feng Shui Certification
Continuing Education Credits from various organizations and manufacturers (list of credits furnished
upon request).

Professional Experience

Redefined Design- Greenwich, New York December 2002-Present

Interior Designer/Consultant

Interior Design practice offering custom levels of service. Ability to identify and analyze client goals in order to provide a space that fulfills the client’s needs and appeals to their sense of style.

Recent Projects:
•Connecticut Residence: Interior design of 4000 square foot 2 story Contemporary Home. Budget: $125,000. Rooms include; Formal Living and Dining room, Master Bedroom and Bathroom, three Children’s Rooms and Bathrooms, Playroom and Family Room. Exterior landscaping to the front façade and driveway entrance.
•In-Law Apartment in a 16th Century Massachusetts Colonial Home. 900 square foot space. Budget: $15,000. Historic appropriate renovation in Living Room, Kitchen, and secondary Bedroom, remodel of Bathroom, and redesign of Master Bedroom.
•Wisconsin Townhouse: Interior design of Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen Area. 1000 square feet. Budget: $ 10,000.
•Family with Autistic Child: Furniture selection, appropriate textile choices for a special needs child, window treatments and space planning.
•Historic New York Farm House: Renovation and interior design of 2500 square foot Eye brow Colonial home: Budget: $200,000. Project consisted of demolition and redesign of first floor interior rooms; Kitchen, Library, Bathroom, Dining and Living Room, second floor Bathroom remodel, Office, Master Bedroom Suite and two Children’s Bedrooms.
•Space Planning for an Animal Spa Reception area and offices.
•Staging for various clients selling their homes.
•Color consulting with emphasis on historical interior and exterior applications.

Remodeling Contractor February 1997 – December 2002

Established this business to focus on quality residential remodeling. Everyday duties consisted of providing estimates, bidding on contracts, consulting with owners, architects and sub contractors, making modifications and adjustments as necessary to comply with applicable codes, ordinances and regulations, advising on construction methods, coordinating schedules, and interacting with owners to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
•Converted a basement into a Home gym/Climbing room, Hobby/Craft room, Family room, Full bathroom and Laundry Room in a upscale Massachusetts condominium. Consulted on the design and assisted in preparing construction documents, participated in all phases of construction, as part of a $150,000 project.
•Remodeled a Kitchen and Bathroom in an early 18th century home and performed various phases of construction and coordination of subcontractors as part of a $95,000 project.
•Converted a basement into an office, two large bedrooms with a playroom, full bathroom and Laundry Room in a vacation home. Consulted on the design and assisted in preparing construction documents, participated in all phases of construction, as part of a $65,000 project.

Skills
•Proficient in AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, Revit Architecture, ArchiCAD, Photoshop and all platforms of Microsoft Office.
Construction abilities; plumbing, finished carpentry, painting, and plaster work.
•Master Gardner, landscape design and implementation.
•Preparing for LEED certification exam

Contact Information
Karla Hoerning
Greenwich, New York
United States
 

Please Contact:
Karla Hoerning
Voice: 518-423-2616

Specializations
Residential
Offices/Boardrooms
Kitchens
Conservation/ Restoration
Interior Decorating
Space Planning
Detailing
Project Management
Remodels
Feng Shui

Software
Auto CAD
Feng shui
 
 
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Interior Design