Sketchtank : Interiors & Architecture is a group of Environmental designers and architects with combined decades of experience designing branded spaces, interiors and furniture.
We work in projects of all sizes from interior design and renovation to new construction, and pride ourselves in our innovative approach to creating memorable and efficient spaces within any budget.
Carlos Ferreira has a BFA in Industrial Design from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI. His broad design background encompasses project management and production. A gravitation towards Environmental Design began with his central involvement in the lighting design and concept implementation of 110 Warner Bros. Studio Stores in the U.S. and Europe. That period culminated with an IDSA Lighting Design Award for the Warner Bros. Court at the Arndale Shopping Center in Manchester, England. Professional highlights include several projects for Walt Disney Resorts in addition to a sold portfolio of restaurants, commercial and residential spaces and furniture. He has also been a professor of Environmental Design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA since 2005
Carlos has lived on three different Continents and is fluent in all forms of Portuguese, and moderately fluent in French and Spanish.
Christoph Jess acquired a BS degree in Product Design from Art Center College of Design, with an emphasis on 3D modeling. He spent most of his childhood in Germany prior to attending classes at Art Center's Pasadena, California and Switzerland campuses, and is fluent in all forms of German. His professional experience includes 3D modeling for clients such as Mattel and Disney Imagineering.
Christoph also teaches 3D Modeling at Art Center College of Design
Kimberly Marte possesses a BS of Environmental Design from Art Center College of Design and an Associate of Arts Degree in Interior Design from Brooks College. Her vast experience in various design fields encompasses interior and exhibit design, architectural signage, and production and project management. Kimberly has also held positions as Color Specialist and Color Designer for several top tier automotive manufacturers.
Kimberly brings an international perspective to her work from living in Japan and Switzerland.
Rose Horsangchai earned a BFA in product Design from Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand and has specialized in furniture and environments design since earning her degree. She has several award wining furniture pieces in production.
Chase Wills is an independent environmental and furniture designer and a close frequent Sketchtank collaborator with a strong background in materials and production. He has a BFA in Environmental Design from Art Center College of Design and several furniture pieces in production for Bernhardt.
Paul Newton is an award-winning architect with a Bachelor of Environmental Design degree from University of Colorado. He possesses a broad background in custom residential, new and remodel construction, urban planning and design for luxury resort, golf, hotel, and housing developments. He specializes in multi-use development program planning, economic analysis, and managing large projects.