Being better together

HEATHER GARCIA

project designer, leed green associate

My love of interior design can be traced to my childhood when I designed and built my first dollhouse with my dad. Time spent redecorating and making my own furniture for it is at the roots of my calling to pursue design as a career. Attending the Art Institute of Colorado refined my innate design talent and gave me the tools to work on a wide range of projects and design responsibilities. I continue to be inspired by travel (anywhere with a beach!), different cultures, architecture, and fashion. Fashion – color, pattern, even symmetry vs. asymmetry – is closely connected to interiors and it is great fun for me to see how they work in tandem. I especially enjoy selecting fabrics, finishes and mixing unexpected patterns together! Finding new and innovative ways to enhance each project invigorates me daily.