Marianna Bender is a designer with a background in sculpture, interior design, architectural installations, and digital marketing. She studied Interior Architecture at Rhode Island School of Design, and graduated with her MDES in 2016. She lives and works in New York City
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Teaching Fellow
— Assisted professors in individual and group student critiques for Studio, Drawing, and Making classes for Summer Foundation program.
— Taught software tutorials for Adobe Creative Suite and Rhino.
Gensler, San Francisco, CA, US, Design Intern
— Developed conceptual schemes for 100,000-150,000 square foot retail spaces as part of a team working on a shopping experience overhaul for a major retailer.
New Amsterdam Design Associates, New York, NY, US, Project Manager
— Coordinated construction schedules and vendor contracts for renovations of existing
residential and commercial spaces in Upper Manhattan and Brooklyn.
— Specified and purchased materials, fixtures, and finishes for residential renovations.
— Developed concept boards and renderings for commercial renovations.
Ebay Marketing Enterprise, New York, NY, US, Senior Marketing Associate
Tom Slaughter, New York, NY, US, Design Associate
Cavern Home, New York, NY, US, Design Intern
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Masters, Interior Architecture
— Interior Architecture, focus on Exhibition and Installation design
— Layout Editor, Int|AR Journal
Tufts University, Medford, MA, US, Bachelors, Architectural Studies
— Majors: Architectural Studies, Art History.
— Minor: Studio Arts.