As part of Candice Georgiadis' series on the “5 Things You Can Do To Help Your Living Space Spark More Joy”, she interviewed our very own CEO and Principal of Unscripted Interior Design, Kari Armstrong.
Growing up, my mom owned a successful advertising agency. Observing her lifestyle, career and achievements inspired my business ownership dreams and hard work ethic at a young age. Although I was creative, my childhood revolved around school and learning. It wasn’t until college that I started to explore my creative side and realize my range and talent. This realization came in a drawing course where my aptitude for sketching and art shocked me. I fell in love with many artistic art mediums and took as many creative courses as I could. An intro to interior design class sparked my passion and I immediately knew my purpose in life was to pursue design. The provocative combination of materials and art in interior design ignited something within me.
Fast forward to graduation, I discovered an opportunity with a prominent Southern California model merchandising firm. This segment of design was new to me, but it married my obsession with interior design with my background in visual merchandising from retail jobs throughout college. I learned how to capture the imagination of potential buyers through powerful layered design and merchandising. I still practice model home merchandising today at my firm, Unscripted Interior Design. We also create unexpected and unforgettable spaces for commercial and custom residential clients and through art consultation with projects in 24 states to date...
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