Ray Brand

Team Leader | Project Manager + Interior Designer

Portland, OR
B.A. Integrated Studies: Art & Architecture
M.Arch. Master of Architecture
University of Colorado, Denver
NCIDQ, Architect

18 + years in interior design and architecture
Boutique and branded hospitality
Multifamily and affordable housing
Commercial workplace

key project experience:

new development:

- Autocamp | Field Station, Joshua Tree, CA
- Bozzuto | Pinehills, Plymouth, MA
- Latigo Group | Fiori, Naples, FL
- El Jardin de Carrejo Boutique Suites | Carrejo, Spain
- Maletis Beverage Workplace | Portland, OR
- Nike Dan Fouts Workplace | Beaverton, OR
- Powell Multifamily | Portland, OR


- Waypoint Hotel | Bend, OR
- Hotel Eastland | Portland, OR
- Courtyard South Lake Union | Seattle, WA
- Residence Inn Pearl | Portland, OR

Best Design Tip

Sometimes it is worth taking a step back to re-evaluate what you consider to be a fixed decision; it can lead to unlocking a big design leap forward.

Favorite Pattern

Texturally rich tessellations

Best Advice

As written by Twyla Tharp: “you don’t have a really good idea until you combine two little ideas.”

Hidden Talent

Out of the box problem solving and catching almost anything before it hits the floor!

If Its The Last Thing I Do

I’ll fulfill my dream of finding a whole forest hillside covered with my favorite culinary mushrooms to forage for dinner.

Trip of a Lifetime

Future stay at the Reschio hotel in Perugia, Italy. A beautifully restored castle dating back to 1050.