Taryn Bone

Taryn Bone

Los Angeles, CA, US





California Polytechnic University of Pomona, Pomona, CA, US, Faculty

Teaching foundation architecture studio to 2nd year students.

Apr 2018 - current

Bone Collective Studio, Los Angeles, CA, US, Principal

We design boutique spaces for people to live, work, and play. Specializing in commercial tenant improvements, restaurants, and residential remodels.

May 2016 - current

Johnston Marklee, Los Angeles, CA, US, designer

project manager:
-Frame Denim Flagship store on Melrose Place
-townhouse complete remodel in Marina Del Rey
-Hennessey & Ingalls bookstore, One Santa Fe
-Moholy-Nagy Exhibition at LACMA

-Moon Juice Melrose Place
-Chan Luu Nagoya, Tokyo
-Exhibition "A Grid is a Grid is a Grid is a Grid" at MCA Chicago

Sep 2014 - Oct 2016

Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

Graduate Thesis (May 2013-September 2013)
-Worked with Elena Manferdini to coordinate the logistics of multiple reviews with Jeff Kipnis and Todd Gannon, culminating with the final thesis show of 82 students in September 2013 which included many notable outside jurors
-Assisted in preparation of thesis book for publication

Cultural Studies (September 2013-December 2013)
-Assisted Todd Gannon, Ph.D. with preparing course load for undergraduate students

Graduate Thesis Prep (December 2013-May 2014)
-Assisted Elena Manferdini in coordinating the logistics of reviews for 98 students

May 2013 - Sep 2013

Getty Institute/SCI-Arc, Los Angeles, CA, US, Research Assistant

-Researched materials for a the Getty/SCI-Arc/Pacific Standard Time show "A Confederacy of Heretics" on Exhibit at SCI-Arc March-July 2013.
-Worked on catalog for show with Todd Gannon and Ewan Branda.

Jun 2012 - May 2013

BA Collective, Santa Monica, CA, US, Intern

-worked with talented architects on multiple commercial and residential projects throughout the summer.
-most of my efforts went into:
1. a facade renovation project in Westwood Village, Los Angeles. From concept to beginnings of DD
2. schematic design proposal for The City of Hope Graff Library renovation in Duarte, CA

May 2012 - Aug 2012

indidesign, Venice, CA, US, Designer

-developed and revised construction documents for multiple hotel and spa projects
-hand sketched concepts and details for all aspects of projects
-designed custom millwork and furniture pieces for production
-selected finishes, furniture, and equipment
-assisted principal on numerous hotel and retail projects to meet ongoing deadlines
-rendered floor plans, elevations, and perspectives for presentations
-created schematic and design development presentations for clients

Jan 2011 - Jul 2011

US Army Reserve, Operations Seargent

deployed to Iraq, January-December 2005
deployed to Kuwait, July 2008-May 2009

May 2003 - May 2011

Wilson Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Assistant

-Developed, revised, and coordinated construction documents for housing and hospitality projects
-designed custom millwork and furniture pieces for production
-selected finishes, furniture, and equipment
-rendered floor plans, elevations, and perspectives for presentations
-created technical innovative ways to present conceptual design to clients

Sep 2009 - Dec 2010


Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, CA, US, MArch, M.Arch 1

Graduated with Distinction

Jul 2011 - Sep 2014

University of Missouri, Bachelors, Architectural Studies

FIDER accredited interior design program.
Minor in art.

Jan 2006 - Aug 2009


SCI-Arc Service Award, Award

For excellence in service to the SCI-Arc community


SCI-Arc Continuing Scholarship, Scholarship


SCI-Arc Scholarship, Scholarship


NEWH scholarship, Scholarship


SCI-Arc Continuing Scholarship, Scholarship


SCI-Arc entering scholarship, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization