TCC Interior Design Students Compete in Mid-Atlantic Home & Garden Show

TCC Interior Design Students Compete in Mid-Atlantic Home & Garden Show


♪♪ MATT KEANE: EVERY
CLASS I HAD THROUGH TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE, PREPARED ME FOR A
REAL LIFE OPPORTUNITY. ANNOUNCER: HER
MENTOR IS MATT KEANE. LATONYA PHILLIPS:
THE PROFESSORS, THEY DO WANT US TO GET
INVOLVED IN THE OUTSIDE WORLD. ANNOUNCER: LATONYA PHILLIPS. MATT KEANE: THE HOME AND GARDEN
SHOW IS A WHITE BOX CHALLENGE. LATONYA PHILLIPS: WE
JUST HAVE BLANK WALLS. YOU WANNA SEE HOW THE PICTURE IS
GOING TO LOOK WITH THE PAINT? MATT KEANE: YOU HAVE 8 HOURS
FROM BEGINNING TO END TO PUT ALL YOUR
FURNITURE TOGETHER. JEAN MCCULLOUGH:
TIME IS TICKING. MATT KEANE:
TO PAINT YOUR WALLS. LATONYA PHILLIPS:
WAIT FOR THAT TO DRY TO START HANGING
THINGS ON THE WALL. MATT KEANE: I’M A LITTLE
TERRIFIED BECAUSE I KNOW WHAT IT CAN BE. I’M READY TO
SEE THE FURNITURE. NOW WE’RE JUST HOURS AWAY AND
THAT’S WHEN IT MAKES IT SO HARD. LATONYA PHILLIPS: I’M
NOT NERVOUS AT ALL, I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO
SHOW PEOPLE WHAT I CAN DO. IT’S GOING TO HAVE TO WORK.[LAUGHS].MATT KEANE:
SOMETIMES WITH DESIGN, WHAT STARTS COULD BE SOMETHING
COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. OK, LET’S JUST TRY IT,
LET’S JUST TRY IT. SO YOU REALLY HAVE TO BE
ABLE TO THINK ON YOUR FEET, GO WITH THE FLOW. WE’LL GO BACK AND FIX
WHATEVER WE NEED TO. LATONYA PHILLIPS: FIRST I WOULD
START OFF WITH MY FOCAL POINT. TIA GOODE: INSIDE LINE, RIGHT? LATONYA PHILLIPS: AND USUALLY
IT’S THE FIRST WALL YOU SEE. MATT KEANE: MY MENTEE IS A
GRAPHIC ARTIST BY NATURE. SO WE KNEW THAT WE WANTED
TO DO SOMETHING GRAPHIC, AND THAT’S WHAT WE
DID ON THE WALL. I LOVE THE ORANGE. LATONYA PHILLIPS: BUT WE’RE
STARTING OFF WITH PINK, WE WANTED A WOW FACTOR. IT LOOKS SO MUCH BETTER
WITHOUT THIS TAPE. MATT KEANE: WE BLOCKED
OUT DIFFERENT SECTIONS TO MAKE THE ROOM FEEL WIDER. I THINK THE TABLE IN
THE MIDDLE IS OK. LATONYA PHILLIPS: AND JUST
START LAYERING THE ACCESSORIES. WE HAVE FLOWERS. BEAUTIFUL. SHAG RUGS. MATT KEANE: ALL OF THE PIECES
WITHIN THE SPACE WERE VERSATILE. LATONYA PHILLIPS:
THE MENTEE, SHE CHOSE A MID-CENTURY/MODERN ROOM, IT’S SLEEK,
CLEAN LINES, SIMPLE, YOU KNOW EVERYBODY’S
DOING A DIFFERENT STYLE. MATT KEANE: COME TAKE A LOOK,
SEE WHAT YOU THINK. ANNOUNCER: AND THE
WINNER IS, CASUAL COMFORT![AUDIENCE APPLAUSE].LATONYA PHILLIPS:
CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU TOO! WOMAN: THANK YOU. MATT KEANE: I’M
SORRY WE DIDN’T WIN. JULIE FRANCIS: THAT’S OK! MATT KEANE: EVERY TIME I DO
AN EVENT, I LEARN EVEN MORE. AND WE LEARNED A
NEW PAINTING TECHNIQUE! AND THEN I COME BACK AND I
SHARE THAT WITH MY CLASSMATES. NO I LOVE YOURS, I LOVE
THE ELEPHANT PICTURE, ACTUALLY A LOT. WE’VE DEVELOPED RELATIONSHIPS, NETWORKING POSSIBILITIES, TO STAY CONNECTED
THROUGHOUT OUR CAREER. WOMAN: GREAT JOB, GREAT JOB. MATT KEANE: THANK YOU. ♪♪

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *