Alberto Chan received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Parsons School of Design in New York City. Upon graduation he was distinguished with the Parsons Golden Portfolio Award and he was the recipient of the Scholarship Award from the International Interior Design Association in New York. Since then Chan has worked with several high-end hospitality and residential interior design firms, such as Jonathan Adler, Nicole Fuller, and Tony Chi.
Alberto Chan aspires to identify and to highlight the essence of materials through his projects, taking the simple and transforming them into compelling designs through details and finishes. He is inspired by nature, art, technology, and his international background after having lived in Hong Kong, Macau, San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. His design philosophy combines craftsmanship, comfort and functionality to achieve a distinctive and elegant timeless design.
West Chin Architect, PLLC, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Interior Designer
tonychi & associates, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer
Develop guestroom layout and manage FF&E specifications for Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow, Grand Hyatt Gurgaon India, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkvok & Grand Hyatt ChengDu China
BoConcept, New York, Interior Designer
Assist customers with interior design with BoConcept custom furniture through 3D rendering software “Home creator”. Specializing in sales of furniture for one of the leading international furniture companies with its Scandinavian Design.
Nicole Fuller Interiors, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer
• Collaboratively work with the president on space planning, design sketching, researching and sourcing all furniture, textiles, presentation board construction & layout, coordination of product order & delivery, and client relations management.
Archicorp LLC, New York, NY, US, Freelance Project Assistant
• Participated on house renovation project of Greenwich Jayne’s Suburb Residence (Under Construction)
• Select materials, revising construction documents and contact vendor for Interior design renovation in family home in midtown
Parsons The New School for Design, Interior Design Summer Course Teaching Assistant
Coordinated the organization of the course and field trips, graded materials, solved student questions and gave weekly desk crits when required by the students.
Jonathan Adler Design Studio, New York, NY, US, Interior and Product Design Intern
Participated in the Barbie 50th Anniversary Malibu Dream House, “Barbie Loves JA” Home Accessories Collection, 2009 New York Fashion Week Skybox, Furniture Prototype Development
Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design
California State University, Northridge, Northridge, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Architecture
BFA in Interior Architecture and Minor in Photography.
IIDA 2010 STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS PROGRAM, Scholarship
Scholarship entries were judged by IIDA NY Board Members and design professionals Brad Rim, 2010 Scholarship Committee Co-Chair, Andrew Fredman Architect LLC; Shiva Joseph, 2010 Scholarship Committee Co-Chair, Odegard, Inc.; Jessica Mann Amato, IIDA NY Chapter President, Spector Group; Lance Amato, IIDA NY VP of Professional Development, Conant Architecture; Dale Greenwald, IIDA NY Chapter Past-President, Cannon Design; Eileen Ragsdale, IIDA NY Associate Member Representative, TPG; Suzette Rhodes, IIDA NY Sustainability Forum Co-Director, Herman Miller; Hazel Siegel, IIDA NY Knowledge Forum Director, Atelier Hazel Siegel; and Randy Fahey, IIDA NY Past-President, Gensler.
Parsons School of Design 2010 Interior Design Golden Portfolio Award, Award