Interior Design background with strengths in brand development and styling, as well as designing graphics and signature pieces to create a memorable visual statement.

Work Samples

  • Balzac Caffe Taunus Center Shop

  • St Regis & W Hotels

Work History

  • freelance

    • INTERIOR & GRAPHIC DESIGN
    • 2011 - Present (3 years)

    * Shopping Consultant to an architect for fabrics and finishes, as well as providing style direction for a residential projects
    * Designed print collateral for a restaurant/bar which include business cards, menus, advertisement boards and promotional flyers

  • interior designer

    • KLINGMANN ARCHITECTS & BRAND CONSULTANTS
    • NEW YORK, NY
    • Aug 2011 - Mar 2012 (7 months)

    * Worked on the rebranding and design for an established chain of coffee shops located throughout Germany
    * Collaborated in developing and producing sets of brand guidelines, graphic guidelines and styling guides to be implemented into existing shops and future builds
    * Designed brand standard graphics and signage
    * Detailed custom millwork and brand standard FF&E packages

  • design intern

    • MARK ZEFF ( ZEFF DESIGN )
    • NEW YORK, NY
    • Mar 2009 - Sep 2009 (6 months)

    * Collaborated on design and color scheme concepts, as well as fixture and furniture selections for residential and commercial projects
    * Assisted with IF and FF&E specification documents
    * Maintained and kept order within the materials library

  • jr. designer of interior styles & brand standards

    • STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS WORLDWIDE
    • NEW YORK, NY
    • Oct 2007 - Dec 2008 (1 year 2 months)

    * Created presentation materials and documents that were used for brand immersions and to provide brand direction for new builds
    * Prepared property style guides and assisted with physical onsite implementation
    * Provided styling direction for brand design immersions and meetings that have taken place at the Starwood corporate office and at the St. Regis NY
    * Supported the styling and design of themed quarterly property refreshes
    * Designed custom signature brand items for St. Regis and W Hotels

Education

  • New York School of Interior Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Interior Design
    • 2001 - 2006

Specialties

Awards

Gates Millennium Scholarship, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, 2001 – 2006 / Inez Croom Scholarship, New York School of Interior Design, 2001 / Work exhibited in the Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY for the 20th Annual Congressional Art Contest, April 2001

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