ORIGINALLY FROM BOCA RATON, FL, LAUREN CZARNIECKI GRADUATED FROM FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY WITH A DEGREE IN INTERIOR DESIGN AND ART HISTORY. THROUGHOUT HER TIME AT UNIVERSITY SHE STUDIED ABROAD TO FLORENCE, ITALY TO FURTHER HER KNOWLEDGE OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE AS WELL AS THE WORLD OF DESIGN AND ART. HER EXPERIENCES IN EUROPE HAVE GREATLY INFLUENCED HER INHERENT SENSE OF DESIGN AND DESIRES TO WORK WITH A GLOBAL DESIGN COMMUNITY.
LAUREN MOVED TO LOS ANGELES, CA TO WORK WITH THE INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN DESIGNER, KELLY WEARSTLER. AFTER THIS INVALUABLE EXPERIENCE, SHE JOINED BROWN DESIGN, INC. WORKING WITH THE WELL KNOWN DESIGNER RYAN BROWN OF BRAVO'S HIT TV SHOW, FLIPPING OUT.
LAUREN IS VERY ENTHUSIASTIC ABOUT THE WORLD OF ART AND DESIGN AND HOPES TO OFFER HER IDEAS, HARD WORK, AND TALENT TO THE DESIGN INDUSTRY AND WORLD.
PLEASE VISIT MY WEBSITE TO VIEW PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT WORK: http://www.wix.com/laurenczarniecki/portfolio#!
Brown Design, Inc., Designer and Project Manager
As Designer and Project Manager at the Los Angeles office, my responsibilities include, but are not limited to: design development of taking conceptual designs to construction reality; construction document production and coordination; furniture design from concept to production; general project management; on-site meetings with contractors and clients; communication between clients and contractors; maintaining project schedules; sourcing new products and vendor resources; seeking and placing new staff and interns as necessary; as well as managing and training assistants and interns.
LAFCO/Santa Maria Novella, Sales Associate
As a Sales Associate my duties consisted of, but were not limited to: general sales of all products; knowledge of all products and their uses; knowledge of the history of the company; as well as maintaining a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere in the store.
Kenneth Park Architects, Office Manager and Design Assistant
As Office Manager and Design Assistant my responsibilities consisted of: answering phone calls and transferring them appropriately; maintaining office cleanliness and order; sourcing materials as needed by designers; making corrections to architects plans on AutoCad; calling for building permits and all necessary paperwork needed; as well as printing and putting together all materials necessary for project presentation.
Kelly Wearstler, Inc., Design Assistant
As a Design Assistant my responsibilities consisted of, but were not limited to: hand drawn perspectives; hand rendering perspectives; digital rendering of elevations and floor plans; creating concept boards for new design projects; sourcing furniture, lighting, finishes, and accessories; implementing designers ideas onto plans; memo- ing out items to see on-site; on-site meetings; vendor meetings for furniture design and stone fabrication; maintaining designer schedules; as well as organizing the resource library.
In Design Studio, Intern
As an intern, while beginning design school, my responsibilities consisted of: organizing the resource library; running errands for designers; delivering blueprints to necessary subcontractors; space planning; as well as creating and organizing project binders.
Florida State University, Bachelors, Interior Designer and Art History
Recipient of the Helen J. Beard Undergraduate Scholarship for Excellence in the Major, Scholarship