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Laura Foster Cranz

Laura Foster Cranz

New York, NY, US

 

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About 

BFA in Illustration from MICA

AAS in Interior Design from Parsons

Worked for: Timothy Brown, Bergdorf Goodman, Isaac Mizrahi, Alexa Hampton, Will Cotton, John Derian, Charm City Cakes, and currently working for residential interior design firm Carolina George.

 

I'm a painter, illustrator, stylist, and collector of all things dessert related.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Carolina George, New York, NY, Interior Designer

Duties include attending client meetings, creating fabrics patterns, floor plans, and assisting with furniture design, sourcing furniture & fabrics, and contacting vendors.

Aug 2013 - current
 

GrandLife Hotels, New York, NY, US, Freelance Interior Renderer

Responsible for creating hand drawn renderings of hotel renovations.

Oct 2012 - current
 

Timothy Brown Studio, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Responsible for sourcing fabric & furniture, contacting vendors, overseeing installations & deliveries, creating proposals & purchase order, preparing for & attending client meetings.

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013
 

Robin Henry Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Assistant

Current duties include collecting fabrics, calling vendors for pricing and information, meeting with clients, composing budgets, working with Design Manager, and collaborating on preparing design schemes and floor plans.

Mar 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Isaac Mizrahi, New York, NY, US, Sales Associate

In charge of sales for the Isaac Mizrahi couture and ready-to-wear boutique. Duties included creating a client base, planning store related events, and assisting with runway shows and trunk shows.

Aug 2009 - Jan 2011
 

Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY, US, Assistant to Personal Shopper

Administrative and sales duties included scheduling appointments, utilizing Microsoft Office, Excel and Word programs to keep track of alterations, and maintaining client relations, along with building a clientele book.

May 2008 - Dec 2008
 

Education 

Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Design

Courses were taught in interior design and architecture, and classes included training in AutoCAD, 3DMax, InDesign, SketchUp, and hand drawing. Furniture design, model building, lighting design, construction documents, environmental design, and materials and finishes were also part of the curriculum.

Jan 2011 - May 2012
 

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD, US, Bachelors, Illustration

Studied Illustration which included courses in hand drawing, comics, and the digital rendering programs.

Aug 2004 - May 2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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