KSS Architects, a national design firm focused on architecture, interior design, and planning, is pleased to announce Erica Harmelin, NCIDQ, has joined the firm as the Director of Interior Design, Philadelphia.
With previous positions at BartonPartners and Daroff Design Inc., Erica’s extensive experience in the mixed markets of hospitality, commercial and residential design will allow her to bring fresh perspectives and innovative concepts to a variety of project types.
Erica described her new position at KSS, “My choice to join KSS was simple; I wanted to be part of a team where design matters and makes a difference. As a Designer, I have always focused on creating meaningful experiences and enhancing the lives of others through the built environment. Those beliefs fell directly in line with KSS’s values and vision, and I look forward to contributing to the quality, diversity and growth of the firm.”
Ed Klimek, Partner at KSS Architects, said, “Erica joins our team at a time when we are growing ever stronger and articulating our firm’s design leadership in the markets of learning, commerce, and community. Her expertise is incredibly valuable to us, especially as we see the rise of purpose-driven generations focused on creating experiential environments for learning, working and living.”
Erica characterized her approach to design as “a combination of passion, dedication, inspiration and collaboration. I stand by the belief that to do great work, you must love what you do.”