About Us

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Our process is easy-going, collaborative and responsive. Smiling and laughing will definitely be involved. We put listening first. We believe that design is in the details. Everyone on our staff, from the principal designer to our showroom assistant, is detail-oriented. Not to mention relentlessly human and down-to-earth. Even though we are an award-winning firm with a national presence, there are no prima donnas here. That’s just not our style.


Principal

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Garrison Hullinger – Principal & Owner

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 be faithfully yet surprisingly interpreted in every aspect of their project. Widely quoted within the industry, perhaps his greatest asset is the ability to instantly see the potential in any space, and to artfully facilitate 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!

 


Interiors

Alison Van Delden
Senior Interior Designer

Alison graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in interior design. She has a unique sense of color, texture and structure, and loves infusing spaces with bright colors in her designs. She incorporates a variety of textures and patterns, starting with graphic and bold prints that are sure to add visual interest to any space.

Chanel Tomko
Junior Interior Designer

Chanel graduated from Evergreen State College with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology and Fine Art. The combination of psychology and art led her to pursue a career in designing interiors. Her true passion lies in developing creative concepts for each unique client, with the goal of designing imaginative and functional spaces.

 

Hailey Boice
Junior Interior Design

Hailey earned her degree from Oregon State University in Interior Design. She has experience in practical and beautiful design, as well as buying and merchandising for a local small business. She loves that her position with GHID incorporates her passion of helping clients, shopping and interior design.

 


Residential Construction

Tiffany Weber
Director Of Design

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 & seriously modern interiors, which transformed her artistic ambitions into a true devotion to creating beautiful, livable interiors with uncommon personality. She has almost 15 years of experience in High-end Residential, Resort & Hospitality design and enjoys the challenge of a wide variety of clientele.

Collin Kayser
Senior Interior Designer

Collin graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in interior design and a Bachelor of Science in agricultural business management. His diversified educational and workplace backgrounds have played well with the many clients and projects he has worked on over the years. The breadth of Collin’s work experience is in kitchen, bath, and whole house design.

Jean Luc Dufrene
Senior Interior Designer

Jean Luc recently joined Garrison Hullinger Interior Design as a Senior Designer in the Residential Construction Department. Dufrene is a graduate of The University of Louisiana where he received both Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Interior Design degrees. Dufrene has served as a Project Manager and Designer for a number of architectural and construction firms.

Kalie Austin
Junior Interior Designer

Kalie Austin joined Garrison Hullinger Interior Design as a Junior Designer in the Residential Construction Department. Austin received her Bachelor of Science in both Interior Design and Housing studies from Oregon State University, as well as a minor in Business and Gerontology. She joined Garrison Hullinger Interior Design in the Residential Construction Department shortly after her internship at the firm.

Talisa Shevavesh
Design Assistant

Talisa Shevavesh recently joined Garrison Hullinger Interior Design as a Design Assistant in the Residential Construction Department. Shevavesh graduated from the University of Oregon, where she earned a Masters of Architecture; she also has a Bachelor of Science in Design from Arizona State University.

Vania Nguyen
Design Assistant

Vania Nguyen recently joined Garrison Hullinger Interior Design as a Design Assistant in the Residential Construction Department. Nguyen graduated from Oregon State University in Interior Design, but originally started her studies in Psychology.

 


Commercial Design

Hannah Furseth
Senior Interior Designer

Hannah graduated from Oregon State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. She has over a decade of experiences ranging from small-scale to large-scale interior design projects. She is a LEED accredited designer, who is passionate about sustainability, design excellence, and lifestyle improvement through the power of design.

Candace Ullal
Associate Interior Designer

Candace graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture & 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 design work is pushing the creative envelope and will bring a unique attention to detail with forms, texture and color.

 


Support

Elena Morgan
Marketing & PR

Elena received her Bachelors of Science in International Business at the University of Oregon. She has public relations experience in enterprises and small businesses, which have given her the foundation to excel in any industry, particularly a beautiful one!

Terry Silva
Hullinger Home Assistant

With more than 10 years of experience in the interior design field, Terry brings unique insight and hands-on experience to his role as Showroom Assistant. He has traveled extensively to many industry trade shows throughout the US, as well as to factories and design events in Europe where he learned a great deal from some of the world’s most recognized manufactures.