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Highly creative and prolific product designer who has worked in fourteen countries developing crafts, home accessories, seasonal décor, gifts, novelties, textiles, fashion accessories, toys, and furniture. Successfully introduced on-trend products in different markets for importers and retailers. High quality and detailed work efficiently meeting design and production challenges. EXPERTISE Product Design Hand Illustration and Artwork Packaging and Graphic Design Trends Research Material Development (Naturals) Trade Fair and Booth Design International Vendor Sourcing Small Enterprise Development Computer Software: Photoshop, CorelDraw, Illustrator, 3D Studio Max Handcrafting Skills: Handpainting and finishing, paper making, molding and casting, resin lamination, basic sculpting
Warmers and Home Accents
Developed home fragrance warmers, diffusers, and accessories made of ceramics, metal, wire, glass, and resin.
Undertaken various product development projects covering seasonal and home decors, gifts, housewares, and corporate premiums.
Successful and award-winning designs of home decors and accessories, furniture, gifts, fashion accessories and seasonal decors bought by major US, European, and Asian retailers such as Pier 1, Target, Crate and Barrel, and Body Shop. Liaised with factory owners in Asia and buyers for product development and sourcing.
Design for seasonal and home decors for US, Europe, and Asian markets.
Conducted product development, skills and entrepreneurship training for members in Asia. Designs covered home and seasonal decors, home linens, furnishings and accents pieces, tabletop, fashion accessories, fine jewelry, toys, and musical instruments using various materials.
Product development, sourcing and trade fair merchandising for the floral, garden, craft, and hobby industries in Germany and other European countries. Vendors from the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Mexico, Poland, and Israel.