Emily Ord

Emily Ord

San Francisco, CA, US



Design consumes my curiosity. I like to make things and see them take shape. I like to see new places and stretch my creativity through experiences.  I insist on a sincere understanding of lifestyle, culture and behavior. Thoughtful design is nothing without empathy. 


Geremia Design, Emeryville, CA, US, Sr. Designer

Lead and developed schematic design through construction administration for residential and hospitality projects. Produced construction documents, schedules and custom design for coordination with contractors and subcontractors. Helped develop company culture and implement organizational strategies in a young and growing company.

Jul 2012 - current

Starbucks Coffee Company, Seattle, WA, US, Concept Design Intern

Designed and prototyped original luminaires, organized and replenished materials library, worked closely with reps and assisted with regional design research and material presentations.

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011


University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, Interior Architecture - BIArch

Studied and actively engaged in courses and events outside the Interior Architecture Program including the Architecture, Product Design and Art History Departments.

Studied abroad through the Architecture program in Rome, Italy, collaborating with Architecture, Interior Architecture and Landscape Architecture students.

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012

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