Education, Work Experience & Skills
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Greetings! I'm an interior designer with a diverse background in crafting exceptional living spaces. Here's a little about me:
Education: I hold a Master's degree in Interior Design from the esteemed Boston Architectural College, where I honed my skills and developed a keen eye for design. Additionally, I earned a Bachelor's degree in International Business from Universidad Kino in Hermosillo, Mexico, offering a unique blend of business acumen and design creativity.
Professional Journey: My journey in the world of interior design began at Lovejoy Interiors, a residential firm located in Belmont, MA, where I worked diligently since 2010. This foundational experience allowed me to immerse myself in the art of creating captivating interior spaces.
Continuing Excellence: In 2013, I joined Shari Pellows Interiors, a prominent residential design firm in Walpole, MA. Here, I further refined my craft, focusing on the seamless integration of form and function in interior design.
Freelance Endeavors: My dedication to interior design extends beyond my full-time roles. I actively freelance, collaborating with a variety of talented interior designers, including ongoing work with Lovejoy Interiors. In this capacity, I assist lead designers/owners in understanding client preferences and translating them into beautifully designed spaces.
My Expertise: My design journey has been shaped by a wide range of skills and experiences:
Space Mastery: I excel in deciphering client preferences and shaping interior spaces with purpose, functionality, and exquisite design.
Technical Proficiency: Proficient in using industry-standard CAD software, I meticulously create floor plans, sections, elevations, and comprehensive design plans.
Aesthetic Sensibility: I possess a discerning eye for design, expertly selecting materials, fabrics, finishes, and furnishings that elevate the visual appeal of each project.
Vendor Relationships: My extensive network within the industry ensures access to a broad range of reputable vendors and materials, facilitating innovative and tailored design solutions.
Project Management: With expertise in project management, I efficiently coordinate various aspects of design projects, from initial client presentations to procurement, deliveries, and invoicing.
Client-Centric Approach: My ability to connect with clients and translate their visions into tangible design concepts is a hallmark of my practice.
Attention to Detail: Thorough site assessments, precise measurements, and meticulous documentation are central to my commitment to delivering successful projects.
Staging Expertise: In the final stages of a project, I assist in furniture installation and home staging to create inviting, lived-in spaces.
My Vision: Interior design is not just about aesthetics; it's about transforming spaces into environments that evoke emotions, inspire creativity, and enhance quality of life. Each project is a canvas waiting to be adorned with unique design solutions, and I approach each with enthusiasm and creativity.
With a solid educational foundation and a passion for design, I'm ready to collaborate with you to turn your interior design dreams into captivating and functional realities. Let's embark on a creative journey together and bring your space to life!
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Proficient in AutoCAD, Google SketchUp Pro, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) ,Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), Acrobat Professional, Design Manager, Social Media.
INTERIOR DESIGN SKILLS:
Hand and Computer Rendering, Space Planning, Furniture Design, Presentation Boards, Floor Plans, Elevations and Section drawings, Model Building, Orthogonal Drawing and Perspective Drawings.
GRAPHIC DESIGN SKILLS:
Logo Design, Business Cards, Business Stationary, Post Cards, Branding, Wedding Invitations, and Website Design.