THE FIRM

VIS Designs is a Seattle and Bellevue, WA based design company that specializes in tenant improvements, space planning, permitting, code analysis, interior design of building common areas, 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 restaurants, learning centers, retail stores, medical clinics and mixed-use office and apartment buildings in Bellevue, Kirkland, Mill Creek, Tacoma and other cities 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.

expertise

  • 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 an early construction start date.

SERVICES

Space Planning & Test Fit

Store Branding

Feature Element Design

Finish & Color Selections

Furniture, Fixture & Equipment Selections

Lighting Design

Permitting

Code Analysis & Jurisdiction Coordination

Value Engineering

Construction Documents

As-builts & Landlord Services

LEED Certification Evaluation

the team

Principal Gloria Chien received Bachelor of Architecture from Washington State University in 1996 and studied in Interior Design at Bellevue College from 2004 to 2007. Twenty-four years of experience in building design industry have afforded her excellence in code knowledge and various construction systems. With her creative interior design talents, your space will not only meet the jurisdiction's requirements, but also attract customers and bring comfort to the users. Our team is formed by Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professionals (LEED AP with specialty), ready for your sustainable design projects. We work alongside and contract with structural engineers and architects if needed or required. We also can recommend general contractors if requested.

philosophy

Integrity

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

GIVING

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

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

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

Convoy of Hope    Empower others to live with independence and freedom from poverty, disease, and hunger

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

Compassion        Child-advocacy for children living in extreme poverty.

Rotary                Problem solving in communities from literacy and peace to clean water and health.

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

And many more...

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