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Patricia B.

Grafton
320 Dorchester Ct., Longwood, Florida 32779/ 407.924.6473/ pgrafton@cfl.rr.com
Fla. Licensed Interior Designer. #0001058
SENIOR DESIGNER- MANAGER
Interior Design Professional with 20 years expertise designing, managing and ove
rseeing all phases of small and large scale interior architectural projects, inc
luding corporate, and institutional for private and government clients. Backed
by strong credentials, and a proven history of on-time, on-budget, and high qual
ity project completions.
Bilingual in Spanish, and conversational German.

SUMMERY OF QUALIFICATIONS
* Designed and developed award winning, and published facilities.
* Developed and implemented Interior environment standards for college campuses,
and corporate facilities of diverse programs and budgets.
* Experienced with facility capital improvement planning, budgeting and work sta
ging for new construction, adaptive reuse and renovation projects.
* Familiar and experienced with LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Des
ign) projects.
* Strong Architecture background including on site project management.
* Capable of recommendations for site improvements including landscaping design.
* Expertise with assessing specific program needs, goals, and implementing cost
affective, efficient and aesthetic design solutions.
* Excellent results managing and communicating with vendors, consultants and sta
ff for problem solving and successful project execution.
* Exceptionally versatile experience in project scopes, sizes and budgets.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
FLORIDA ARCHITECTS INC. Orlando, Fl. October 2005 -August 2009
Senior Interior Designer Project Manager: Designed, produced presentation and c
onstruction documents, managed and developed Interior Design environments, for C
ollege Educational Facilities, and Commercial interiors.
* Collaborated with Owners, Facilities Managers, Project Architects, Engineers a
nd Consultants for comprehensive building design and college campus standards.
* Developed Construction documents, furniture, finishes, lighting, fixtures, and
art work specifications and procurement bid documents.
* Significantly valued engineered finishes and details for award wining project;
The Daytona Beach Mori Hosseini College of Hospitality Management and the South
East Museum of Photography a 2 story, 70,000 Sq. Ft., 23 million dollar state o
f the art facility with a mixed use program.
* Established all campus interior standards for finishes, lighting, signage and
campus site lighting for Indian River State College Public Safety Complex, a new
campus of 7 state of the art buildings, with a total project cost of 42 millio
n dollars

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* Updated and established new campus interior standards, exterior color schemes
and site furnishings for Pasco Hernando Community College-Spring Hill Campus;
5 Buildings with a total project cost of 39 million, including Administrative of
fices, Student Services, Multi purpose and Library buildings, and Science labs.
* Enhanced and updated additions and renovations for existing corporate administ
rative offices, meeting rooms, and cafeteria buildings for Indian River State Co
llege main campus.
* Renovated and implemented new corporate image for National Bank private bankin
g offices, a 7,000 Sq. Ft. space plan of limited budget.
D.I.G. DESIGN INVESTMENT GROUP, INC. Longwood, Fl. January 1999 -October 2005
Company Owner, Designer, and Manager: Arranged, established and managed contrac
t negotiations with Owners, Facilities Managers, Consultants and Vendors for Com
mercial, Corporate and Health Care facilities.
* Successfully established contemporary, health care design image and interior s
tandards for independent health care facilities ranging in square footage from 3
,000 to 10,000 Sq. Ft.
* Enhanced exterior finishes and collaborated with landscape design for existing
and new construction free standing medical office buildings ranging from 5,00Sq
. Ft. to 10,000 Sq. Ft.
* Designed, staged and managed renovations for existing office suites; 3,000 to
6,000 Sq. Ft.
* Developed and integrated complete furniture, fixture, lighting, art work and a
ccessories inventory, and purchasing documents. Managed vendors and installatio
n. Project budgets from 20,000 to 100,000 dollars.
* Renovated existing 20,000 Sq. Ft. space and created new commercial image and i
nterior environment for Chef's Depot; a culinary specialty store.
KAY GREEN DESIGN, INC. Orlando, Fl. July 2002-April 2005
Senior Designer, Project Manger: Residential Community Club House and Sales Cen
ter Interiors. Established design concepts, managed projects from design develo
pment through documentation and installations. Managed support staff.
* Developed standards for construction documents.
* Enhanced and developed new Furniture, accessories and decor, procurement and
inventory documents
* Managed vendors, consultants and staff
MARC-MICHAELS INTERIOR DESIGN, INC. Winter Park, Fl. February 200-June 2002
Design Associate: Residential Community Club Houses and Luxury Model Homes. De
signer for interior architecture details, custom furniture and accessories selec
tions.
* Developed new system for documenting furniture and fixture inventory documents
.
* Produced a published project
GRAFTON ARCHITECTS, INC. Miami, Fl. January 1988-October 1995
Associate Partner, Project Interior Designer, Manager: Commercial, corporate an
d educational facilities planning and design. New and adaptive reuse facilities
.
* Project Designer and manager for educational facilities and corporate offices.
* Team leader and manager for large, diverse owner representative client base.
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING


2 year higher education- Interior Design: FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Associate of Science- Architecture: MIAMI DADE STATE COLLEGE
AutoCAD 2007, BIM-REVIT 2010, MS-Office, Excel, LEED seminars
AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS:
2008 PUBLICATION: INTERIORS & SOURCES MAGAZINE: JUNE 2008. Cover photograph and
article: TheGiftof Hospitality regarding MORI HOSSEINI COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY M
ANAGEMENT.
2008 PUBLICATION: FLORIDA / CARIBBEAN ARCHITECT: SUMMER 2008. Cover photograph
and article: Mori Hosseini College of Hospitality Management, Daytona Beach Col
lege (DBC), FLA/Florida Architects, Inc., Orlando, Florida
2008 AWARD & PUBLICATION: THE NATIONAL TERRAZZO & MOSAIC ASSOCIATION, INC.: 20
08 Terrazzo Honor Awards. Mori Hosseini College of Hospitality Management, terr
azzo design award.
2007 PUBLICATION: THE DAYTONA BEACH NEWS JOURNAL: TRAVEL & ARTS / Architecture:
Sunday October 7, 2007. Cover photograph and article: Building a Future; New D
BCC center blends several styles
2002 PUBLICATION: FLORIDA HOME STYLE MAGAZINE: JULY/AUGUST 2002. ARTICLE: Ma
rc-Michaels Interior Design, Boca Bungalow. Feature photographs and article.
1995 AWARD: Award of Appreciation from METRO-DADE CO. DEPT. OF HOUSING AND URB
AN DEVELOPMENT, for the St. Agnes/ Rainbow Village Child Development Center.
1988 PUBLICATION: DESIGN SOUTH MAGAZINE: October 1988. Article: Dennis Jenki
ns Associates, Metalbanc Corporation. Feature photographs and article on corpor
ate interior design.
1988 PUBLICATION: DESIGN SOUTH MAGAZINE: October 1988. Cover photograph and art
icle: Robert Altaman, Architect, Love 94 Radio Station.
1988 AWARD: Lighting Design Award from ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING SOCIETY of NORT
H AMERICA, presented in recognition of good lighting practice for Love 94 Radio
Station project.