Chia Hao Lee

Chia Hao Lee

Los Angeles, CA, US


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An eye to see nature, a heart to feel nature. Create an emotional connection between everyone involved, the experience itself and the one supporting experience. I believe that simplicity and complexity need each other, thus simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful. Creating an experience that capture from the daily life inspiration.Design is to create a soul for the space.

Design is a way of life.



HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, Los Angeles, CA, US, Interior Design Intern

Intern at the HBA assisting interior designer of CAD file for Design Development Phase, 3D model building and FF&E selection & documentation. Organize the material library and contact with vendors for several hospitality projects.

Aug 2013 - Nov 2013

RTKL Associates, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Staff

Design staff at the interior & branding design division. Working on the hospitality project with Architecture team for presentation. Design restroom for Shila Jeju Island Duty free store, and assisting designer for their 3D renders.

May 2013 - Aug 2013

Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Teaching Assistant

Teaching assistant for Environmental Graphic Design Studio, assisting students on environmental graphics and presentation layout build out.

May 2011 - Aug 2011


Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior/ Environmental Design

Sep 2009 - Apr 2014

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Summmer Studies of Graphic Design

May 2011 - Sep 2011


ICFF New York, Other

Selected to showcase at Art Center College of Design Booth - Oriakari Craft Lighting Design


Dwell on Design Exhibition Los Angeles, Other

Selected to showcase at Art Center College of Design booth - Saison Restaurant


Angela Donghia Foundation Competition, Scholarship

Winner of 2012 Scholarship Finalist - Saison Restaurant


International Interior Design Association/ IIDA Competition, 1st Place

First Place Winner - Saison Restaurant


Areas of Specialization 


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