New design/build of 200 year old building in Stowe, VT. Designed new commercial kitchen, patron bathrooms (ADA compliant), bar, seating for 50. Used reclaimed, sustainable, innovative materials, custom LED Edison bulb chandelier, and created 4 distinct seating areas in small space for max comfort, style and design. Design was nominated for Intl Restaurant & Design Awards, received Best New Restaurant in Stowe (Seven Days Mag), was featured on cover of ASID NE Mag, and Voyeur Design Mag (Spain).
Graduated from Interior Architecture & Design Program at Intl Academy of Design (Montreal) in 1994. Founded Armstrong Design (now Tania Kratt Interior Architecture & Design) in 1995. Was hired by MontaukSofa in 1996 to co-design, oversee build and set up new showrooms in Toronto, Washington D.C., New York, Calgary, Los Angeles, Vancouver and Chicago. www.montauksofa.com Was awarded title of Online Design Editor at Canadian House & Home magazine and was acting Design Editor for 7 years, writing monthly articles as well as answering the â€œAsk a Designerâ€ questions. http://houseandhome.com/ Within that timeframe to present, I have also worked on projects (homes, apartments, restaurants, offices, retail shops) in Toronto, Stowe VT, Soho NY, Marblehead MA, Belfast N Ireland, Florida, Mont Tremblant, Montreal, Burlington VT. Recently completed redesign of Eating Well Magazineâ€™s new HQ office in Shelburne, VT, Plate restaurant in Stowe, VT and VCET @ BTV Co-working office space in Burlington VT. I am currently working on a new retail space, a bistro and several residential projects in Stowe and Ottawa, Canada. My volunteer work has included design & setup of Galas for Helen Day Art Center in Stowe, Vt, and I am presently heading up design of the RiverKeeper Gala in Ottawa, ON. I currently divide my time and work between Stowe, VT and Ottawa Canada.