Carolyn Kriston                  Interior Design Technologist                  Design Portfolio
NKBA Student Design                                       Client-The MatthewsCompetition•   The National Kitchen and Bath ...
Cala lilies with their beautiful white andgreen contrast are wonderfullysophisticated and fresh looking and like thiskitch...
NKBA KitchenKitchen floor plan drafted with NKBA drafting standards• Domitalia Lirica chair for dining• Hillsdale Calencia...
NKBA KitchenMechanical plan drafted with NKBA drafting standards• Pot lights for overall light, under cabinet task  lighti...
NKBA KitchenDrafted west kitchen elevation.
NKBA KitchenKitchen Perspective• Upholstered stools and backsplash done in the same crisp    green• Dining table and chair...
NKBA                                                 This transitional style was attained                                 ...
NKBABathroomBathroom floor plandrafted with NKBAdrafting standardsBathroom Requirements                       •   Area to ...
NKBABathroom Drafted bathroom mechanical planChallenges:                                      What I Learned:• Fitting a s...
NKBABathroomDrafted bathroom elevations• Tiled wall panel• Large painting overtop of tub• Axor brand bathroom fixtures
NKBABathroom                       Rendered PerspectiveFloor plan and northelevation
Trout Pond                                               The Clients “East meet West” explores the release of            •...
Trout PondChallenges:                                       Kitchen, Dining and Living Perspective• Model building        ...
Trout Pond-Model
Trout Pond  Green Characteristics  •   Bamboo cabinetry and      flooring  •   Low flow fixtures  •   Recycled glass      ...
Airport Kiosk
Airport KioskDesign Problem: create a Kiosk for the       Challenges:Toronto Airport which is lockable and sell   • Workin...
Airport Kiosk   InspirationWhat I learned:• Better understand of Sketch Up• Requirements for Commercial spaces• Possible o...
Airport Kiosk     Sketch Up Model
Airport Kiosk     Sketch Up ModelTop view, and views of kiosk openand closed
Retail Project
Retail ProjectThe requirement of thisproject was to design aretail store in anexisting mall stall.I chose a clothing store...
Retail Project      The exploration of the project began with the beauty of the female body and theempowerment behind it. ...
Retail Project
Retail Project  1               9   6       Material Schedule                              1. Brick- Main Wall            ...
Retail Project
Retail Project
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Carolyin Kriston Interior Design portfolio 2012

  1. 1. Carolyn Kriston Interior Design Technologist Design Portfolio
  2. 2. NKBA Student Design Client-The MatthewsCompetition• The National Kitchen and Bath Association • A young couple has recently purchased an hosts a student design competition every end unit of a Federal style row house in a year. We were given a client scenario and major northern city asked to design both a kitchen and bath for • She is a 27 year old culinary student and them dreams to be a professional baker• Sub-Zero/Wolf and Waypoint Living Spaces • He is a 30 year old financial analyst both sponsor this competition • They own a large dog, a 9-month-old• A winning entry in this competition means Alaskan Malamute increased industry visibility, peer recognition • The Matthews are history buffs and love the and valuable publicity opportunities. look and feel of old homes and want to maintain the old world charm of the old home and are interested in a transitional styleKitchen Requirements: • Seating for 2 in kitchen for quick meals• Storage for 50 pound bag of dog food • Seating for 6-8 in formal dining room• Refrigerator and refrigerator drawer • Hanging storage for 6 coats• Dog eating area • Two wall oven• Wine cooler • Desk area for paying bills, charging cell phones• Mixer lift-up and computers
  3. 3. Cala lilies with their beautiful white andgreen contrast are wonderfullysophisticated and fresh looking and like thiskitchen, it was designed to have atraditional and somewhat formal feel butstill make the inhabitants completelycomfortable in the space. The traditionalmood was kept in the room with a crispcolor scheme, large molding, floor to ceilingcabinetry, glass with beveled edges and eraspecific accessories. Challenges: • Meeting all of the clients requirements with the amount of space that was allowed • Incorporating two eating areas • Follow NKBA requirements What I learned: • Anything is possible, you just have to be creative and find a way
  4. 4. NKBA KitchenKitchen floor plan drafted with NKBA drafting standards• Domitalia Lirica chair for dining• Hillsdale Calencia Barstool
  5. 5. NKBA KitchenMechanical plan drafted with NKBA drafting standards• Pot lights for overall light, under cabinet task lighting, rectangular chandeliers over dining table and island
  6. 6. NKBA KitchenDrafted west kitchen elevation.
  7. 7. NKBA KitchenKitchen Perspective• Upholstered stools and backsplash done in the same crisp green• Dining table and chairs have a high gloss wood finish with white leather uphostry
  8. 8. NKBA This transitional style was attained with a mix of old and modern elementsBathroom combined seamlessly. The most important addition was adding a clerestory windows to a previously onlyCalm artificially lit room. Long clean lines, aWith the simple color palette and light color palette and some transitionalmaterials, this bathroom is an inviting end looking fixtures keeps the feeling of theto your busy day. With beautiful finishes, home historic but updated. Historicnatural light, a heated floor and a tub that element that were included was reededyou could spend the whole day in, this glass in the door, tapered legs on thebathroom will makes the inhabitants at vanity, tall baseboards, crown molding,ease at first glance. era specific lights, damask wallpaper, beveled edges on the mirror and ornamental lines. Modern elements included water fixtures, heated floors and a towel warmerProject Description have made the closet in the bedroomThe Matthews also want to remodel their beside available for the renovation.small upstairs bathroom and are interested ina transition style for this project. Becausethey want to make the bathroom larger, they
  9. 9. NKBABathroomBathroom floor plandrafted with NKBAdrafting standardsBathroom Requirements • Area to hang a robe• Full length mirror • Separate tub and shower• Hair grooming tools and product storage • Bath/hand towel/washcloth storage• Towel warmer • Sheets/blanket storage• Cleaning products • Cosmetics storage• Shoe polishing paraphernalia storage
  10. 10. NKBABathroom Drafted bathroom mechanical planChallenges: What I Learned:• Fitting a separate tub and shower within the • There is always a solution to every allowed space problem, you just need to be persistant.• Being restricted with the toilet placement • Overlapping landing areas• Follow NKBA guildlines
  11. 11. NKBABathroomDrafted bathroom elevations• Tiled wall panel• Large painting overtop of tub• Axor brand bathroom fixtures
  12. 12. NKBABathroom Rendered PerspectiveFloor plan and northelevation
  13. 13. Trout Pond The Clients “East meet West” explores the release of • Rob and Rachel, ages 27 and 29 respectively Japanese design into the western world. The • Looking for a informal, casual summer home exterior of the building reflects the Rocky located on the banks of a trout pond Mountains, one thing our country is noted for • Enjoy cooking which can be seen in the irregular roof plane. • Like to entertain medium size groups on the But the interior of the design boast weekends horizontality- a typical Japanese trend. The • Interested in sustainable design color palette reflects the Japanese roots with • Both work from home and also teach small the color red while the green ties into the classes from their home indoor-outdoor feel with floor to ceiling • Rachel like to restore old 50’s furniture in her glazing. The interior has a mix furnishings, 50’s spare time furniture and other western elements along with sliding doors, the use of bamboo wood screens circular hanging lights and Japanese inspired furniture to bring the two concepts togetherHouse Requirements: • Separate offices for him and her• 2000 sq/ft • 20’x20’ parking area• Entry: area for greeting guests • Room to display their art collection• Living/Dining: Area to seat 6 people min. • Garden or outdoor area to take advantage of• 2 person guest sleeping area the site• Studio work space • Open plan• Fireplace
  14. 14. Trout PondChallenges: Kitchen, Dining and Living Perspective• Model building Drawn by: Carolyn Kriston• All the different slopes of the ceiling plane Rendered by: Danielle Haughian and drawing them in perspective
  15. 15. Trout Pond-Model
  16. 16. Trout Pond Green Characteristics • Bamboo cabinetry and flooring • Low flow fixtures • Recycled glass countertop • 2x6 framing with blown in insulation • Passive solar gain • Natural ventilation-night flushing • LED lights • Triple pane low-e argon filled windowsWhat I learned: Gallery, Library and Breakfast Nook Perspective• How to construct a model Drawn By: Carolyn Kriston• Thinking of creative design solutions Rendered by: Danielle Haughian
  17. 17. Airport Kiosk
  18. 18. Airport KioskDesign Problem: create a Kiosk for the Challenges:Toronto Airport which is lockable and sell • Working within a tight area maximumsomething useful for travellers • Designing something with an interesting shape that can still be secured after hours
  19. 19. Airport Kiosk InspirationWhat I learned:• Better understand of Sketch Up• Requirements for Commercial spaces• Possible options for locking a space as this
  20. 20. Airport Kiosk Sketch Up Model
  21. 21. Airport Kiosk Sketch Up ModelTop view, and views of kiosk openand closed
  22. 22. Retail Project
  23. 23. Retail ProjectThe requirement of thisproject was to design aretail store in anexisting mall stall.I chose a clothing storewhich sold selling semiformal cocktail dresses.Challenges What I learned:• Working with a long narrow space • How displays are built• Integrating an accessible bathroom • How a cash desk would be built • Commercial grades finishes
  24. 24. Retail Project The exploration of the project began with the beauty of the female body and theempowerment behind it. Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and Jackie O were the pioneersof the age where women could express themselves by the way they dressed their body and this shop carries elegant dresses which compliment that historic time. It’s not about the exposure or modification of the body but the appreciation of the form naturally.
  25. 25. Retail Project
  26. 26. Retail Project 1 9 6 Material Schedule 1. Brick- Main Wall Color 2. Concrete- Flooring 2 3. Damask Wallpaper 4. Chandelier- Hudson 8 Furniture Ltd. 3 5. Wood- Furniture 6. Small Chandelier- Hudson Furniture Ltd. 7. Round Pull- 7 Richelieu 4 5 8. Curtains 9. Glass Knob- Curtain hook
  27. 27. Retail Project
  28. 28. Retail Project
  29. 29. Carolyn Kriston Interior Design Technologist Design Portfolio

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