Freelance Furniture Designer
Sep 2020 - Present (1 year 10 months)
Freelance furniture designer working with bespoke and mass-produced furniture. Experience with work such as Chinese manufactured mass produced furniture to high-end interior designs.
Also offer a bespoke service direct to customers who wish to have a piece of bespoke furniture made locally form themselves.
London, United Kingdom
May 2015 - Sep 2020 (5 years 4 months)
Seeing production of kitchen, bespoke cabinetry and interior design from early design stages to fully fitted furniture. Frequent communication with customers, fitters, manufactures/makers, architects and interior designers. Frequently coming up to solutions to difficult problems under extremely tight time pressures, finding solutions to clients requirements that work in practice.
Started developing a mass-produced, online bought range of kitchens.
High levels of flexibility including taking on roles of technical development and managing purchases.
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Mar 2017 - Jun 2017 (3 months)
Part-time lecturer teaching full-days for first year students. Hands on with teaching students the basics of sketching, marking, development, model making research, presentation skills etc.
Jul 2013 - Apr 2015 (1 year 9 months)
Designing Furniture and accessories for Interior Addict's, Live Iconic Range. Designing programming generating CNC-based furniture such as; tables, desks, side cabinets, TV stands/cabinets, side boards and accessories made in the UK. As well as designing upholstered furniture manufactured in China, including Sofas, Armchairs, dining chairs beds etc.
& Then Design
Jun 2012 - Jul 2013 (1 year 1 month)
Assistant to the manager Samuel Wright. Working on designing and developing new products. Running the online shop and deliveries, Building websites. Calling clients, customers, manufactures, other designers and general organisation and general running of a business.