Welcome to Walker Design.

Unified by a higher standard.

Design is more than aesthetics—it’s an experience. And it starts with an exceptional team.

Walker Design Culture

Everyone on our team has a specialty, an area of interest where they come alive. Despite these differences, we’re unified by a higher standard for design. Our individual strengths complement each other, coming together to discover and create the ideal solution for your project. No settling. No excuses. Our passion for perfection, for true design, drives us to new heights of innovation. Join us on the journey, and together we’ll get there.

Team

Toby Walker

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

President

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Toby Walker

AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

President

Innovative, authentic, and professional are a few of the words clients use to describe Toby’s comprehensive approach to architecture and interior design. While perpetually seeking excellence in design, his passion lies in the art of crafting award-winning architecture. His work has been recognized on local and national levels for Design Excellence. Toby’s design vernacular evolved from his education at the University of Florida, travels abroad, as well as eighteen years of professional practice in the design industry. Believing good design is in the details, each of his projects develop a unique identity as they respond to the people, function, and the context to which they belong.

Professional Credentials

  • Registered Architect: Florida, Texas, Kansas, Illinois
  • Registered Interior Designer: Florida
  • U.S. Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional
  • AIA / NCARB Certified

Education

  • Master of Architecture, University of Florida
  • University of West Florida, B.S. in Sports Medicine, Minor in Psychology

Jessica Gordon

IIDA Professional Interior Designer

Project Manager

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Jessica Gordon

IIDA Professional Interior Designer

Project Manager

With a formal education in Interior Architecture from Florida State University, Jessica considers herself both a creative and grounded practitioner. Utilizing the skill set and motivation accumulated through her professional experience to date, she believes the design process is best executed through the implementation of collaboration and creative problem solving. “Great design begins with a great team and process”. Jessica is continuously pursuing opportunities to expand her knowledge base while keeping up with evolving workplace trends. With a strong technical background, she finds that knowing how something functions and is assembled is the first step for innovative and productive design. Architecture and interior design shapes our daily spaces and she believes those spaces should be functional as well as beautiful, enabling life to be both creative and enjoyable.

Professional Credentials

  • IIDA
  • NCIDQ License No. 34474

Education

  • Bachelors of Interior Architecture, Florida State University

Dennis Uchida

Assoc. AIA, Assoc. IALD

Project Manager

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Dennis Uchida

Assoc. AIA, Assoc. IALD

Project Manager

In his pursuit of experiencing design in a wide range of contexts, Dennis has acquired a variety of skills throughout his professional journey. With a Bachelor’s degree and architecture licensure from Peru, Dennis has trained in Furniture and Interior Design in California, Construction and Lighting Design in Peru, and ultimately Architectural Design and Project Management in Peru and Florida. Utilizing the skill set gained through his diverse professional experience he has a confident understanding of the overall process needed for creating a unique and tailored design. As the next step for continuing his comprehensive learning of design, Dennis is in the process of earning his architecture license and PMP credentials.

Education

  • Bachelor of Architecture, Ricardo Palma University, Peru.

Devin Chase

Assoc. IIDA

Designer

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Devin Chase

Assoc. IIDA

Designer

Devin received her formal education in interior design at Florida State University with a Bachelor's degree in Interior Architecture. Embracing challenges and overcoming obstacles with creative solutions, Devin executes her designs with innovative layouts and a critical eye on the details. She believes that “if you surround yourself with great design aesthetics, it impacts the environment and the lives of the public” and implements this philosophy in all her work. With a proactive and collaborative work ethic, Devin strives to design spaces on par with the latest trends and technologies. Continuously pursuing opportunities to grow, Devin is in the process of completing her NCIDQ licensure and looks forward to applying the knowledge earned from her certification to her future designs.

Education

  • Bachelors of Interior Architecture, Florida State University

Aisa Andrus

Assoc. IIDA

Designer

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Aisa Andrus

Assoc. IIDA

Designer

With a degree in Interior Design Technology from Seminole State College, Aisa has been immersed in the Orlando design industry for the past five years. She has assisted and managed all avenues of interior design, from conceptualization to implementation. Passionate about all forms of design, architecture, and art, she has a vast understanding of how beauty and functionality come together in order to create balance, purpose, and evoke emotion. As an avid world traveler, she believes that our surroundings have a huge impact on our daily lives due to its influence on our frame of mind. She finds it is a great privilege to work with clients from all backgrounds, because she gets to know them on a deeper level and discover how she can express their uniqueness through design. She is committed to evolving, as design so often does, and is looking forward to pursing the completion of her NCIDQ licensure in the near future.

Education

  • Interior Design Technology, Seminole State College

Nitza M. Cardona Meléndez

Assoc. AIA

Architectural Designer

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Nitza M. Cardona Meléndez

Assoc. AIA

Architectural Designer

In her pursuit of understanding architecture, Nitza focused her master’s degree on learning about historic buildings and their crafters. She studied abroad in France and Mexico to understand how to document, preserve, and reutilize existing structures in order to and create a dialogue between the past and present. This passion and skillset have helped Nitza to excel as a designer on renovation projects, with a heightened sense of architecture as an intervention. She truly believes that existing outdated structures can be reutilized and updated with new technologies and current codes to create a timeless and harmonious design. Nitza is currently in the process of obtaining her architectural license to continue her growth within the design profession. Abroad Studies Universidad Autónoma de México (México City, México) Université de Corse Pascal Paoli (Corse, France)

Professional Credentials

  • NCARB
  • Currently testing for architectural licensing

Education

  • Master of Architecture, University of Puerto Rico

Jayleen Rivera

Assoc. IIDA

Administrative and Design Assistant

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Jayleen Rivera

Assoc. IIDA

Administrative and Design Assistant

Jayleen is a Sophomore in college transferring to the University of Central Florida in the Fall to pursue her bachelor’s degree in interior design. She has grown up in Orlando and is intrigued by the cultural diversity present and the life experiences that can be acquired when becoming involved within a community. Diversity requires understanding, flexibility, and growth, which ultimately leads to innovation. Jayleen brings an innovative mindset and passion for learning to the team at Walker Design.

Education

  • Persuing her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design at the University of Central Florida

Values

Authenticity

Our designs embody your unique brand.

Innovation

Without change design stagnates, so we boldly challenge the status quo.

Expertise

We help you find true design solutions for your needs.

Pride

Architecture is our life’s work, so naturally we talk about it. 
A lot. And passionately.

Community

Our work fosters community and increases productivity.

workspaces

Awards

Design Excellence Award (Chiquita Brands Int.)

American Institute of Architects

Coolest Office Awards (Lighting Partners)

Orlando Business Journal

2017

Coolest Office Awards (Uproar PR)

Orlando Business Journal

Coolest Office Awards (Relevant Media)

Orlando Business Journal

Honorable Mention Design Award (Ellucian)

American Institute of Architects

Coolest Office Awards (Harper Limbach)

Orlando Business Journal

2019

Florida/Caribbean Architect Project Profile (Hawkers HQ)

American Institute of Architects

Clients