Diversity Corner

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Meet Nicole Tiessen

Principal Interior Designer at aodbt architecture + interior design

Nicole is a senior interior designer with extensive experience in managing a diverse range of project types and scales, including institutional, mixed-use, corporate commercial, residential, educational and recreation projects. Nicole’s engaging communication style, passion, and dedication to her work assure clients that she is always focused on creating exceptional environments that deliver on their objectives.


Meet Ashley Kirkland, NCIDQ, RID, CID
Director of Interior Architecture at Grizform Design Architects

Ashley is responsible for managing hospitality projects through all phases of design. From
concept and schematic design, to producing detailed construction documentation, Ashley loves collaborating with her team on design projects to make a client’s vision a reality. With a passion for historic preservation, she draws design inspiration...


Meet Terrence Davis, CID, IIDA, WELL AP
Interior Designer at Corgan

Terrence is a certified interior designer in NYS specializing in workplace interiors. He has over five years’ experience in the industry and has spent much of his career at Corgan, as part of the interiors team in New York. Terrence has worked on various project types, varying from 500,000 SF multi-floor office spaces to high-end retail and even some hospitality-driven designs.


Meet Felicia Chavez, IIDA, NCIDQ, WELL AP
Interior Designer at Shepley Bulfinch

Felicia is a seasoned NCIDQ Certified interior designer with a wide range of experience that includes adaptive re-use, higher education, multi-family, workplace, and hospitality projects. She believes in a nimble and comprehensive design approach that encourages interior designers to think beyond and challenge the status quo…