Courtney Garkani

Courtney Garkani

Newport Beach, CA, US

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B y c o m b i n i n g practicality, fluidity, and function into aesthetically strong designs, I have developed a diverse portfolio of work that entends accross multiple platforms to include everything from interior design to brand developement and graphics to digital drafting and spaceplanning, 3D renderings, surface, appliance, fixture, and furniture selctions, content creation, marketing, photography and web design.

After attending Parsons School for Design in New York City and later, Interior Designers Institute in Newport Beach, California, I was able to gain valuable perspective on two very different cultures and communities of living and how design influences each.

While in school and following completion thereafter, I spent time interning in marketing, styling, editorial content production and event and facilities management before moving to a full time position as an Associate Interior Designer and was given the oppurtunity to launch the succession of a high- end residential interior design firm, using knowledge in previous fields to not only design interiors but captivate clients through branding, marketing, and content developement as well. 


Andrea Bruley, INC - Interior Design Group, Laguna Beach, CA, US, Associate Designer

Previously Addison Bruley, LLC until October 2017.
Launched the succession of Addison Bruley, LLC, Andrea Bruley Interior Design Group which included logo, graphics, branding, social media, along with leading kitchen, bath, and millwork design on 9 high end residential homes in Orange County and two commercial facilities in progress. Responsible for CAD work, custom furniture design, cabinetry design and elevations, the implication and management of Spec Books distributed to clients, contractors, and architects, some ordering and processing and managing and overseeing all digital work and programs to include but not limited to PDF exporting, inDesign, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, and design softwares.

Jan 2017 - current


Interior Designers Institute, Newport Beach, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Interior Design

Sep 2015 - Dec 2017

The New School, New York, NY, US, Integrated Design

Focus on Graphic Design, Product Design, and Photography and Film Studies.

Sep 2014 - May 2015

Areas of Specialization