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VIS Designs is a Seattle and Bellevue, WA based design company that specializes in tenant improvements, space planning, store branding, code analysis and permitting, commercial building lobby design, apartment complex interior design, and single-family home remodeling. Our clients are commercial tenants and brokers, business owners, developers, and homeowners. Our projects include Class A office tenant suites in downtown Seattle, such as Two Union Square, City Centre and Puget Sound Plaza, as well as other office spaces, restaurants, retail stores, learning centers, clinics, and apartment buildings throughout the region. At VIS Designs, our goal is to enhance the success of our clients' businesses, bring comfort and enjoyment to the users, and provide design solutions within targeted budgets. We are perceptive to transfer visions into practical and beautiful realities. Listening to your stories and paying a attention to the details are keys to the success of our high quality design.


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

  • Creative design aesthetically to attract targeted customers and functionally for their day-to-day business operation.

  • Value engineering to optimize our clients' construction budgets for the best design solutions.

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

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

  • Proven high successful permit issuance rate without city comments for most of our projects, beneficial for early construction commencement that results in early grand opening date.


Space Planning & Test Fit

Store Branding

Feature Element Design

Finish & Color Selections

Furniture, Fixture & Equipment Selections

Accent Lighting Design


Code Analysis & Jurisdiction Coordination

Value Engineering

Construction Documents

As-builts & Landlord Services

LEED Certification Evaluation


Principal Gloria Chien received Bachelor of Architecture from Washington State University in 1996 and studied interior design at Bellevue College from 2004 to 2007. Twenty-five years of experience in building design industry have afforded her excellence in code knowledge and various construction systems. Under Ms. Chien's leadership with creative design talents and detailed oriented approach, your space will not only meet the jurisdiction's requirements, but also attract targeted customers and bring comfort to the end users. Our team is formed by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP with specialty) ready for your sustainable design projects. For certain projects, we join adventure with other design or 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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