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Christopher Calvin

Interior and architectural designer with experience in large and small scale projects.

St. Louis, MO


Work Experience

Kitchen and Bath Designer

St. Louis, MO

2005 to Present

ST. LOUIS, MO 2005-Present 
A fortune 500 company and the largest home improvement store in North America. 
Kitchen and Bath Designer 
• Kitchen and bath design specialist. 
• Create kitchen and bath designs, select materials based upon customer's budget constraints and coordinate with contactors and installers to implement the plan. 
Received Excellence in Customer Service Award.

Production Manager

Matchbox Design Group
St. Louis, MO

2007 to 2008

ST. LOUIS, MO 2007-2008 
Design firm start-up, services include; website development, interior design, general design and architecture. 
Interior Designer 
Production Manager: • Successfully managed over $100,000 in recent projects. Portfolio includes Fox Architects, M+H Architects, and 
McCarthy Construction. 
• Played an integral role in design and implementation of Matchbox's corporate identity. 
Business Expansion: • Generated 10 new customers adding an additional $50,000 in gross sales. 
New Business Implementation: • Built Matchbox Interior Design Group from the ground up. 
• Within four months of inception, interior design division added an additional $10,000 in gross sales. 
• Responsibilities include building new customer base, designing proposals, and product implementation.


Thalden Boyd Emery Architects
St. Louis, MO

2006 to 2007

ST. LOUIS, MO 2006-2007 
Architecture and design firm specializing in casino and hotel design with multi-million dollar budgets. 
• Designed themes for casinos, hotels and resorts. Portfolio includes Morongo, Paragon and Buffalo Thunder. 
• Interior design on casino and hotel spaces. 
• Architectural interior and exterior design. 
• Coordinated with fabricators on the construction of custom pieces.

Sculptor and Builder

St. Louis, MO

2004 to 2005

Interactive museum dedicated to the preservation of downtown St. Louis. 
Design & Construction 
• Built and fabricated sculptures for public view and usage. 
• Shaped/formed concrete and welded structural steel. 
• Worked closely with owner Bob Cassilly to develop museum attractions.

Cabinet Maker

Columbia, MO

2003 to 2004

COLUMBIA, MO 2003-2004 
Woodworking shop specializing in the design and construction of high end custom cabinetry and furniture. 
Cabinet Maker 
• Designed and assembled custom cabinets and furniture. 
• Installed all cabinetry on job sites. 
• Worked in a team environment to maintain the woodworking shop and equipment.


BA in Environmental Design-Interior Design

Columbia, MO

1999 to 2004


AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch Up, AutoDesk 20/20, 3D Studio Max

Additional Information

Metal fabrication, painting, woodworking, photography, rugby, lacrosse, sailing, running, weightlifting and motorcycles.