College for Creative Studies: Interior Design


Kevin Gardner

Adjunct Faculty

BFA, College for Creative Studies

Kevin Gardner is a small business owner with experience in interior, graphic, furniture, product, mechanical and service design.

His careful consideration of sustainability and rational thought has inspired working relationships with many businesses in Detroit including the Green Garage, various architecture firms, and other developing businesses. Gardner has extended business internationally with projects in Europe and Central America. In addition to design, he has worked as a freelance illustrator for various architectural and media driven projects.

Gardner’s past experience includes coordination of special events at the Detroit Institute of Arts and instruction as a teaching assistant and tutor while attending Michigan State University and the College for Creative Studies. His educational journey has been continuous, from early passions of science and engineering to studio art and design, eventually leading to higher education instruction. In his spare time, Gardner enjoys laughing, puzzles, water and rock-climbing—but not necessarily in that order.