About

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Designmind is a full service interior design studio.

We are award winning  designers  from a number of diverse and experienced backgrounds whose dedication and passion for interior design  show in the work we create. We each hold resumes that are the result of years of practice in Jacksonville and throughout the country  giving  Designmind  true hands on experience. It is our real experience and commitment to quality design that has made us successful in all the diversified project types we design.

As a boutique  design firm we have the unique distinction of delivering large & medium-scaled projects with a personal hands on touch. We pride ourselves on using a combination of the best time-tested methods and approaches with a fresh perspective for each client. Our clients value the adaptable approach of our team, our willingness to listen, and the intensity with which we work to achieve their desired end. As a team we can achieve dynamic results.


 

 

 
 
 
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Larry Wilson

IIDA, ASID

Larry Wilson received his Bachelor of Design Degree in Interior Design from the College of Architecture, University of Florida in 1976.  After practicing in Houston, Washington, DC, and New York City, Wilson relocated to Jacksonville, Florida.

Mr. Wilson has completed projects in New York, Chicago, California, Colorado, North Carolina and the Bahamas. He has been honored with the prestigious Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design. He has been recognized by IIDA, ASID and AIA. Mr. Wilson has been published in national & regional magazines, including Hospitality Design, Lighting Design & Application, Lodging, Interior Design, Architectural Digest (Spanish edition),  Florida Architecture, Florida Design, Florida International Style, Jacksonville Today, Metro, Florida Home and Garden, Florida Caribbean Architect and Arbus, as well as in the books, Stories of the Year, Successful Restaurant Design, Hospitality & Restaurant Design, Color Planning: An Integrated Approach to Designed Spaces and The Business of Interior Design: Case Studies of Practice.

Mr. Wilson was honored with the Bud Merle Foundation Award 2003 for leadership and Design Excellence in the State of Florida.  He was honored as Alumni of Distinction, College of Design, Construction, and Planning, University of Florida 2002. He was awarded the ASID Medalist Award, the highest honor bestowed by ASID on a professional member for outstanding service & contributions to the chapter.

Wilson has served on several advisory boards, including the Advisory Board to the Interior Design Department, College of Design, Construction & Planning at the University of Florida and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville. He has been appointed Chair to the Mayor’s Committee on Art in Public Places. He has served a Trustee on the board of the Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art. He has been a national spokesperson for ASID related to hospitality and lighting design.  He has been an IIDA juror for the new product design competition at the national Hospitality and Design Expo in Las Vegas for three years. He has served as the IIDA National Hospitality Forum Advisor. He was also past Chairman of Ethics and Appellations for the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), past President of the Florida North Chapter of ASID and past Director of the Jacksonville Chapter of ASID.  He most recently served as the Membership Chair for the New Mexico Board of ASID, New Mexico.

Larry currently serves on the Board for the Jacksonville International Airport Arts Commission

Also an artist, Wilson has exhibited in national museums and galleries included the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, Jacksonville, Fl., MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville, The Fine Art Museum of the South, Montgomery, Alabama, The Alexander Breast Museum at Jacksonville University and The Nathan Wilson Gallery at Florida Community College in Jacksonville.

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Rebecca Davisson

IIDA, ASID

Rebecca Davisson received her Bachelor of Interior Design Degree from the College of Architecture, Auburn University in 1991. After practicing in Nashville, Davisson relocated to Jacksonville, Florida in 1997.

Ms. Davisson specializes in corporate design, and has completed offices for Meridian Technologies, Husk Jennings, Vestcor Equities, and Dana B. Kenyon. She also has experience in higher education, government, retail, hospitality, healthcare, multi-family and single-family residential. She has completed projects not only in Florida, but also in Louisiana, Texas, Chicago, Alabama, and the Bahamas. She has won local, state and national design awards for her corporate work, as well as awards for her courthouses, banks, galleries, restaurants and residences. She has been recognized by IIDA, ASID and AIA both in Florida and Tennessee. Ms. Davisson has been published in national and regional magazines, including Florida Architecture, Water’s Edge, Florida International Style, Florida Caribbean Architect, and Arbus. Ms. Davisson was featured in the Florida Time Union and recently in the Jacksonville Business Journal when named in its “Top 40 under 40.”

Davisson served as the President of the Florida Chapter of the International Interior Design Association in 2003-2004. She also held positions a Vice President of Membership and served on many local committees. While serving on the Board of IIDA, Ms. Davisson has the chance to speak nationally to other IIDA chapters regarding the finance of the volunteer organization. She also served on several student juries at the University of Florida and is a frequent portfolio reviewer at IIDA Student Day. Ms. Davisson’s volunteer activities on a local level include work with Junior Achievement, Big Brothers and Big Sisters, the Yates YMCA Facilities and Grounds Committee, and the Cummer Museum of Art & Garden's Very Special Arts fest.

Ms. Davisson is the proud mother of three children. She has volunteered with the PTA at Hendricks Avenue Elementary School, and served as team mom for several baseball teams at Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church and soccer teams at Jacksonville Youth Soccer Association.

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