Garrison Hullinger -Principal
Garrison Hullinger is an interior designer with a passion for creating interior environments that are as warm and beautiful as they are comfortable and functional. He brings a deep understanding of color, form, and construction to all of the firm’s work, and insists that each client’s style is faithfully yet surprisingly interpreted in every aspect of their project. Perhaps his greatest asset is the ability to instantly see the potential in any space and to artfully facilitate transformation - keeping in mind every detail - from start to finish.
Take a closer look at Garrison’s journey in becoming a successful small business owner, marketing expert, and top-notch interior designer.
GHID’s work continues to be featured in print and digital magazines including, Wall Street Journal, Embark Magazine, Portrait Of Portland, Gray Magazine, House Of Fifty + more!
Tiffany Weber -Senior Interior Designer
Tiffany graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Interior Design. A serendipitous move to Germany brought exposure to both exquisite, historic architecture and seriously modern interiors. This exposure transformed her artistic ambitions into a true devotion for creating beautiful, livable interiors with uncommon personality. She has almost 15 years of experience in high-end residential, resort, and hospitality design. Tiffany truly enjoys the challenges brought forth by a wide variety of clientele.
Collin Kayser -Senior Interior Designer
Collin graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Agricultural Business Management. His diverse educational and workplace backgrounds have played well with the various clients and projects he has worked on over the past 5 years. Collin leverages his past experience as lead designer & project manager at GHID to design and oversee new construction and home remodeling projects of all scopes and sizes. Collin is an active member in NKBA and plans to sit for his NCIDQ exam early next year.
Hannah Furseth -Senior Interior Designer
Hannah graduated from Oregon State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in interior design. As a senior designer with over 12 years of experience in commercial interior design, her career has led her to work all over the country on various project types. Recently relocating back to Portland after working in New York City for many years, Hannah brings her expertise on large scale projects to GHID. She is an NCIDQ certified and LEED accredited designer who is passionate about sustainability, design excellence, and lifestyle improvement through the power of design.
Alison Fedderson -Senior Interior Designer
Alison graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. Since joining GHID in 2001, she has gained experience in residential and multifamily design and has focused on designing functional living spaces that are unique to each environment and client. She manages a team of designers and promotes a collaborative atmosphere as her team works across departments. Additionally, Alison is our charity ambassador and has created several award-winning design installations for charities that include HBF, Molly’s Fund, Angel Tree Project, and Providence Festival of Trees.
Jon Chenier -Senior Designer
Jon received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Architectural Design from California State University Long Beach. After working in the field of interior architectural design for eight years, he taught at CSULB for two years. During that time, he spearheaded a study abroad program for students of design and fine arts. Following that he returned to school and completed a Masters of Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture in Los Angeles.
Candace Ullal -Lead Interior Designer
Candace graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Interior Architecture and Design. She has a variety of design experience, including commercial, hospitality and residential interiors. Candace is a LEED Green Associate and strives for the highest level of design with a sustainable focus. Inspired by her true love for fine arts and sculpture, much of her design work pushes the creative envelope and brings a unique attention to detail with forms, texture and color.
Kalie Austin - Interior Designer
Kalie received her Bachelor of Science in both Interior Design and Housing Studies from Oregon State University. Kalie has experience in both residential and commercial design, with a strong focus in design & human environment. Since joining GHID, she has worked on many residential projects ranging from expansive remodels to new home construction. Kalie is now part of the FFE department focusing primarily on commercial projects. Her love for architecture and design began at a very young age. She describes seeing projects through their entirety and experiencing the client’s final reaction as one of the most fulfilling and rewarding aspects of being a designer.
Miranda Williams -Interior Designer
Miranda earned her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Utah State University. After she completed a student internship for the famed designer Kelly Wearstler and was a final candidate for the Merit Finalist award for the Daltile Student Competition in 2012, she took a big leap by moving to Portland from Idaho to join GHID. Miranda is also an active member of USGBC, ASID, and IIDA.
Alexis Melnicki -Interior Designer, Allied ASID
Alexis Melnicki earned her Masters Degree in Interior Architecture from Cal Poly Pomona and an Interior Design Certificate from UCLA. Her background in graphic design, provided by her undergraduate degree in Film and Digital Media from UC Santa Cruz, led to a passion in translating two-dimensional ideas to three-dimensional spaces. Her focus is in commercial design as she finds inspiration in creating exciting and environmentally-conscious shared spaces. Alexis also serves as President-Elect for ASID Oregon and as a Public Representative for Interior Design Collaborative Oregon.
Maggie Reed -Design Assistant
Maggie Reed earned her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design at Kansas State University. After graduating she relocated to Portland and joined the GHID team shortly after she interned with the firm in early 2015. Her experience of working in a nursing home throughout college brought her a unique understanding of the important role that functional design plays in how easily we interact with our environment and with the people around us. She loves designing spaces that reflect the personality and style of the client, while also being functional and enjoyable.
Aaron Gaeta -Drafter
Aaron has his Associate of Applied Science in Architectural Design and Drafting from Portland Community College. He is detail-oriented and meticulous with his work, but he is also creative. He spends his free time painting and drawing. His drafting and design experience features work focusing on small homes.
Nikki Maeda - Interior Designer
Nikki received a degree in Interior Design from FIDM in Los Angeles, California. Since graduating in 2004, she has worked in both residential design & housing throughout California. After making the move to Portland, Nikki joined the Interior Architecture Team at GHID. She particularly enjoys working with space planning to create functional and inviting spaces.
Kayla Roach - Interior Designer
Kayla grew up in Idaho, where she developed a passion for drawing and adventuring in the outdoors. She earned her Bachelor of Interior Design with minors in architecture and art at the University of Idaho. Upon graduating, Kayla moved to San Diego, CA where she gained experience in multiple areas of the design field including solar design, architecture, and interior design. Before transplanting to Portland, she traveled to Cambodia and Thailand where she experienced and was inspired by new cultures and lifestyles. Kayla believes that simplicity is the key to better design.
Amanda Sellars - Design Assistant
Amanda earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA. After graduating, she returned to her hometown of Portland to pursue her career and joined the team at GHID shortly after. Amanda brings a unique perspective to the GHID team and enjoys finding inspiration from her time living abroad and her formal artistic training. Her focus is in residential design; creating beautiful, yet functional spaces that are uniquely tailored to her clients' needs. Amanda is currently working towards her NCIDQ certification and plans to pursue her LEED certification in the near future.