Charles Boyd

Charles Boyd

Oakland, CA, US



I have a passion for well-designed spaces, objects, and experiences. To that end, I design architecture and fabricate furniture and art pieces. 



Richard Beard Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Contract Designer

Assisting part-time with design and documentation on large custom homes.

Sep 2014 - current

Bentley & Boyd, San Francisco, CA, US, Partner

Designing and documenting residential remodel and tenant improvement projects.

Sep 2014 - current

BAR Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

Producing drawing sets for a variety of building types, with an emphasis on multi-family and mixed-use projects. I learned a great deal about detailing, documentation, and coordinating consultants.

Nov 2012 - Sep 2014

DGT Architects, Paris, France, Design Intern

Involved in various stages of the design process on a wide variety of project types, from student housing to opera staging to auto dealership interiors. Primarily my job was modeling (analog and digital) and graphic representation of projects.

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

RNT Architects, San Diego, CA, Competition Design Team

Part of a student team who worked with RNT Architect and Buro Happold on a competition project for the design of the Kaohsiung Port Terminal.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

Profound Artistry, San Luis Obispo, CA, Designer

Graphic and industrial design for this small local apparel company

Sep 2008 - Jan 2010

Dakata Entertainment, Phoenix, AZ, Production Designer

Photo editing, graphic design, and photo shoot conceptualization for this fashion photography studio

Jun 2006 - Aug 2009

KBTC Public Broadcasting, Tacoma, WA, Production Intern

Assisting production of a weekly local newsmagazine show at this local TV station

Apr 2007 - Aug 2007


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA, US, BArch, Architecture

Best in Show Thesis Prize
Art and Sustainability concentrations

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012




Best in Show Thesis Prize, Award

My thesis project at Cal Poly SLO was given one of a handful of "Best in Show" thesis prizes.


Areas of Specialization 


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