After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa in 2016, Anne moved to Chicago where she gained experience in corporate interiors, specifically headquarters. Her knowledge in furniture and finish selection was a big contribution to a variety of projects. Being detail oriented, she likes to work through every aspect of a project with the architect, owner and contractor to create the ideal space for the user.
What phase of a project is your favorite and why?
“Construction Documents because I’m able to take the creative ideas that have been presented to the client during Schematic Design and Design Development and finalize the design down to the last detail. It’s during this phase that you really get to challenge yourself on how something will be constructed and get that unique feature of a space to stand out.”
What is your favorite podcast and why?
“Armchair Expert – Dax Shepard and Monica Padman interview celebrities and key figures around the world. It’s a fun way to learn about people and topics I wouldn’t hear about normally. Oh and I secretly love Dax!”
Joined SVPA Architects
University of Northern Iowa, Bachelor of Arts, Interior Design, 2015
Registered Interior Designed in Iowa
National Council for Interior Design Qualification, Certificate Holder
Notable Project Experience
- City of Clive, Public Safety Facility
- Danville Community School District, Addition and Renovation
- Des Moines Christian School, Addition and Renovations, Urbandale, IA
- Hy-Vee Stores, Various Locations
- Sammons Corporate Headquarters, West Des Moines, IA
- Vibrant Credit Union Headquarters, Moline, IL
I enjoy working through every aspect of a project with the architect, owner and contractor to create the ideal space for the user.- Anne Nilsson, IIDA