Hello, my name is Naikwan Cheung and I am a recent graduate from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture (CIDA Accredited)
I LIKE CURIOSITY, IMAGINATION, EXPLORATION
I’m a designer, entrepreneur, daughter, pug lover, instagramer and foodie
Check out my work @ Cargocollective.com/NAIKWAN
Freelance, Creative designer
•2012-2013 MIMI Cleaners- Branding and Logo Designer
Exterior signage from concept to production, business card, dry cleaning bags, and hanger tags
•2011-2011 Suzanne Silver’s - Project Assistant
Translate idea into realistic form for Broken English exhibition at Semantics Gallery in Cincinnati
Inn-Town Homes & Apartments, Columbus, OH, US, AutoCAD Drafter
•Draft, reconstruction, and edit over 80 floor plans
•On-site field measuring of campus housing and apartments
Limited Brands Inc. /Victorias Secret, Columbus, OH, US, Store design and Construction
•Direct support to the design team and cross-functional teams
•Prioritize projects and work with urgency to meet deadlines while producing quality work
•Propose multiple store layout options to maximize sales and non-sales square footage
•Participate in leadership meetings, site visits, walk-throughs with design team
•Produce renderings for landlord approval, elevation studies, 3-d models
Clara I. Brown Interiors, Columbus, OH, US, Interior Design Intern
•Visual merchandising pitch to revamp window display
•Library management and create material presentation boards
•Selection and placement of artworks for University Hospital East of The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture
Studies include but not limited to:
Architecture Building Construction –Focus on building codes, building techniques, zoning, and construction materials.
Design Technology – Principles of contract documentation, laws, ethics, codes, standards, guidelines and sustainable practices.
Interior Specification – Analysis product systems, create specification, learn about product specification,
Design Research – Learn how to collect and conduct research
Interior Architecture – Studio based classes focusing on design process, creative problem solving, relationship between user and spatial form, FF&E, construction methods, and manufacturing processes.
Architectural Drafting – Focus on hand drafting, computer-aid drafting techniques, and 3-D computer modeling.
Talent for tiles finalist, Award
Talent for Tiles Cooperative Ceramica D’Imola, Milan, Italy
My team pushed the limits of Imola tiles and its application within an urban context. My team travelled to Milan, Italy to gain recognition.