Sarah Parker Charles

DEC, IDNL, NCIDQ #021827

Partner and Interior Designer

For over a decade, Sarah has successfully managed interior design projects from conception to conclusion at some of the top architectural and design firms in North America. Her project background from Montreal, Chicago, and St. John’s brings a diverse range of commercial and residential design experience to the studio and its clients. Regardless of scope or size, she brings boundless creativity and endless practicality to create spaces that feel modern, yet timeless.

 Hospitality, Corporate Office, Healthcare, Senior Assisted Living

Nancy Shepherd Bragg

BID, IDNL, NCIDQ #30103, LEED AP

Partner and Interior Designer

After obtaining her Bachelor of Interior Design at Mount Royal University and practicing Interior Design in Western Canada, Nancy returned home to St. John’s bringing with her design experiences from across the country. She has worked on a broad scope of projects including commercial offices, hospitality spaces and food-service franchise design, as well as educational facilities. As an accredited LEED AP since 2009, Nancy adopts a sustainable approach to her projects by simply designing for longevity. She believes that establishing a connection between people and their surroundings is the underlying principle of any successful interior design project.

Industries: Corporate Office, Hospitality, Food Service Franchise Design, Education

Chris Bowes

NLAA

Architect

Chris strives for clarity and simplicity in every project. With 15 years experience in architecture and design, Chris has a comprehensive range of experience in the successful delivery of projects both large and small. He believes that good design is no accident; it comes from clear communication and, most importantly, from positive relationships.

Industries: Institutional, Industrial, Hospitality, Corporate Office

Rodney Marsh

PTECH

Architectural Technologist

Rodney has worked in the Architectural and Construction industries for nearly 20 years, with various organizations in Ontario, Nunavut, Turks & Caicos, and Newfoundland and Labrador. His experience spans multiple industries including healthcare, education, commercial office, and custom residential. Rodney is known for his attention to detail, cross discipline coordination, and client satisfaction. He has shaped his career to experience both sides of the construction industry, which in turn helps him make informed decisions that consider both the design and constructability of his client’s needs.

Industries: Commercial Office, Healthcare, Education

Catherine Rideout

Architectural Technologist

Catherine Rideout is a senior architectural technologist who has worked in the Architectural Industry for over 15 years. Catherine’s experience is diverse, working on a variety of industry project profiles. She has gained valuable experience in project management, coordination and contract administration to ensure the end product meets our clients expectations. Thriving on organization and positive work culture, Catherine is responsible for managing the resources of the design team, while overseeing the quality assurance processes of the firm.

 Industries: Community Institutional, Education, Healthcare, Warehouse/Light Industrial, Corporate/Office, Single Family Residential

Heather Tucker

Office Administrator

Born and raised in Newfoundland & Labrador, Heather decided to remain a local after achieving her Hospitality Tourism Management diploma from the College of the North Atlantic. Over the past 10 years, Heather has gained a lot of insight and invaluable experience across a variety of local industries; with an attention to colleague and client satisfaction.

Heather brings her strong organizational skills to the day-to-day operations at Carvel & Helm and focuses on creating a seamless transition from project concept to delivery. As a chronic multitasker, she handles administration, procurement and accounting functions while anticipating everyone’s needs to ensure an efficient workspace.

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