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VIS Designs is a Seattle and Bellevue, WA based design company specializing in commercial interior tenant improvements and residential remodeling and addition. Our projects include restaurants, retail stores, class A offices, apartment complex interiors, corporate building lobby design, educational facilities, medical clinics, and single-family homes. We provide services from space planning, code analysis, brand building, interior design, construction documentation, permitting, to construction administration. We are a one-stop shop to achieve your visions technically and aesthetically. We enjoy working with business owners, commercial tenants and brokers, real estate agents, developers, and homeowners. At VIS Designs, our goal is to enhance the success of our businesses, bring enjoyment to the users, and deliver effective design solutions within targeted budgets. We are perceptive to transfer visions into practical and beautiful realities. Listening to your stories carefully and paying attention to the details are keys to the success of our high-quality services.


  • Patiently guide our clients in every step for the best design approach and decisions.

  • Creative design solutions aesthetically attract targeted customers and functionally improve clients' day-to-day business operation.

  • Value added engineering to optimize construction budgets while achieving clients' design visions.

  • High quality construction documents to avoid ​change order​ possibilities.

  • Extensive code knowledge and diligent jurisdiction coordination to reduce permit waiting time.

  • Proven high permit issuance rate without jurisdiction comments for most projects, beneficial for early construction commencement and tenant grand opening dates.


Space Planning & Test Fit

Brand building

Feature Element Design

Finish Selection

Furniture, Fixture & Equipment Selection

Accent Lighting Design


Code Analysis & Jurisdiction Coordination

Value Engineering

Construction Documentation

As-builts & Landlord Services

LEED Certification Evaluation


Principal Gloria Chien received a Bachelor of Architecture from Washington State University in 1996 and studied interior design at Bellevue College from 2004 to 2007. Twenty-seven years of experience in the design and build industries have afforded her excellence in code knowledge and various construction systems. Due to Ms. Chien’s inherent attention to detail and creative design talents, we excel in creating rich interior experience to ignite inspiration in the lives of users. Your space will not only meet the jurisdiction's requirements, but also attract targeted customers. Our team is formed by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP with specialty) ready for your sustainable design preference. For certain projects, we establish a joint adventure with architectural firms.



We strive to earn the trust of our clients though integrity and genuine customer care.


We believe in giving back to the society and making our communities a better place to enjoy. The organizations and charities we support include:

Mercy Ships        International hospital ships free of charge for the poor.

Dream Center      Providing resources for the needs in poverty, addiction, and abuse.

Compassion        Child-advocacy for children living in extreme poverty.

World Vision       A humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

Great Career        Providing assistance to local high school students for future career development.

And many more...

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