Currently I am a candidate for an MS in Interior Design at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. This summer I am excited to be interning with Josh Held Design in New York, NY. Previous experience has been as an intern at Knoll Textiles this past school year, and at Material ConneXion last summer.
I hold a B.A. in Communication Rhetoric from the University of Pittsburgh, with a minor degree in French Language & Literature. I have interned and worked in marketing and communications related capacities--all of which has given me experience in public speaking, writing, editing, and working both alone and as a member of teams.
What brought me to Pratt was an interest in restaurant design, stemming from a love of food and a fascination with hospitality environments. Since beginning my degree I have become interested in other areas of interior design as well, whether it be office design, retail, or exhibition. I continue to be excited about any opportunities that may be available to me, and open to new experiences and challenges.
Josh Held Design, New York, NY, US, Intern
Knoll, Inc., New York, NY, US, Knoll Textiles Intern
Cut and prepared samples, managed shipments, organized showroom display and textile closets, assisted senior designers with any ongoing projects.
Material ConneXion, New York, NY, US, Materials Library Intern
Aiding in the selection, creation, packaging and distribution of innovative and sustainable material samples/tabula to Material ConneXion licensees worldwide. Conducting research on material trends and furniture construction/imbedded technology.
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Bachelors, Communication Rhetoric
Minor Degree in French Language & Literature. Studied in Paris, France during the spring of 2009 with CEA: Cultural Experiences Abroad. In France I was a student of Oenology under the direction of published food & wine author, Carol Brick-Stock.