Preeti Kanani

Preeti Kanani

New York, NY, US


PDF Portfolio


HR Manager


Dear Sir/Madam


Below, please find a brief of my background qualification and accomplishments as a quick reference.

Achieved a global professional experience of 10 years in varied field of Design - Currently teaching Visual Merchandising, Furniture Design and Product Design at SNDT University

Past experience has been working with L'Oreal Pvt. Ltd., Decolab - Estee Lauder, Clinique, Clarins, Forest Essentials, Sisley, Chanel, Forever Mark, Sephora, YSL, Issey Miyake, Parcos, Versace
Solely handling the design for the entire vertical at the Head Office of L'Oreal Paris brand across the country
Currently working on animating the entire country with the look and feel of Cannes festival by L'Oreal Paris

I am looking out for opportunities to grow and work with the Pioneers in the industry.
Self driven and motivated, I wish to work and lead teams to produce remarkable results and ensure total customer delight. I would be interested in learning more about the available opportunities your company has to offer and thus attaching my resume for your reference.
I graduated from Pratt Institute, New York with a Master of Science in Interior Design in 2006.
My professional experience in New York has been in the Corporate and Retail industry.
I have given my best possible expertise for Morgan Stanley corporate services, Tiffany and Co., Grid2 and L'Oreal.

Exclusive of this, the *three years* of prior experience in the Residential field in India; has added to my perfection.

My resume, which is enclosed, contains additional information on my experience and skills. You can also view the online link to my other portfolio's at:
Additionally, please feel free to view a few recommendations from my previous employer and my online resume at:,, or join me on google plus at:

I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my portfolio with you and provide further information on my candidacy.

Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you.

Preeti Kanani



SNDT Women's University, Mumbai, IN, Professor

Teaching final Year students - Visual Merchandising, Product Design and Furniture Design

Jun 2014 - current

Decolab India Pvt. Ltd., Senior Project Manager

Creating, Consolidating and adopting the Brand identity and guidelines for major luxury brands -
Estee Lauder, Clinique, Clarins, Forest Essentials, Sisley, Chanel, Forever Mark, Sephora, YSL, Issey Miyake, Parcos, Versace

Aug 2012 - Nov 2012

L'Oreal, Merchandiser / Interior Designer

Designing & Creating: Store Design, Customized Key A/c packages, Space planning, Concept + Design, Fabrication, Launches and POP
Interacting: With Marketing team – Assessing their needs and converting into a practical Merchandising Solution
With - Sales team, Suppliers, Designers, Regional merchandisers
Handling & Coordinating & Training: Interface between Store Staff, Regional Team, Vendors, Logistics, Budget Tracking, Monitoring DED’s

Oct 2008 - Jul 2012

Grid/2 International (Retail Design Firm)., New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Interior & Graphic Designing:
Lotte Department Store - China: (Wangfujing Beijing, Shanghai) Design Documents - Setting a platform of new trends, cuisines, lifestyle and art
Graphic Design – presenting an “oasis of style” with a dynamic design solution
Relay Duty Free Store – New York (John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport) Construction Documents – for ”5” Duty free shops at various locations inside the airport

Mar 2007 - Aug 2008

Tiffany & Co., New York, NY, US, Intermediate Interior Designer

For DSF Architect, P.C.

Interior Designing: Design & Construction Documents -

Monitoring and Training interns
Client and Vendor co-ordination across the globe
Cairo, Egypt / Almaty, Kazakhstan / Tsum (Tretyakov Passage), Russia
Busan Paradise (Shinsegae), Korea / Holt Renfrew (Vancouver), Canada
Al-Khobar (Abu Dhabi), Saudi Arabia

May 2006 - Mar 2007

Morgan Stanley, New York, NY, US, Intern Interior Designer

Corporate Interior Designing: Space Planning & F.F.E. -

Wall Street, Time Square,
Broadway, Avenue of Americas,
Westchester, Harbor Side
Developing templates using palate of 4 colors – Green, Red, Brown, Blue
Attending the in-house conferences, seminars
Redefining the civil and electrical of the gymnasium

Nov 2005 - May 2006


Pratt Institute, New York, NY, US, Masters, Masterof Science in Interior Design

Jul 2004 - May 2006

SNDT Women's University, P. V.Polytechnic, Mumbai, IN, Bachelors, Interior Design

Jul 1999 - May 2002

SVT College of Home Science, SNDT Womens University, Mumbai, IN, Residential Interior Space Design

Jul 1998 - May 1999


International Student Scholarship, Scholarship

(New York)
Pratt Insitute

Teaching Assistantship


New Student Scholarship, Scholarship

(New York)
Pratt Insitute

Graduate Assistantship


TARASH - THE INNER YOU, 2003 :- Inter Collegiate Competition, 2nd Place

Tarash - Hirey Colleg of Architecture

Interior Design, Inter State Competition


INTROSPECTION 2003 - Interstate Competition, Honorable Mention

CEPT University

Interior Design, Inter State Competition
Also represented the dean and voulteered as a spokesperson.


INSITES 2002 - Thesis Competition and Best Student Award, Honorable Mention

Dec 2002
SNDT, PV Polytechnic University

Bachelors Thesis Competition
“INSITES” – 2nd prize

Also awarded as the best student


Inter Collegiate State Level Drawing Competition - for HEART PATIENTS, Honorable Mention


Inter Collegiate State Level Drawing Competition for HEART PATIENT


Maharashtra State Board Drawing Grade Exams (Elementary), 1st Place

Maharashtra State Board Drawing Grade Exams (Elementary)


Inter State Drawing Competition, 2nd Place

July 1994

Inter State Drawing Competition



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