Architectural Designer / Retail Designer
I am italian and I have been living in NY since 2006.
I work for an interior design firm as architect/ interior designer.
I also have 4 years experience in retail design working freelance for different companies.
Howard Ash, New York, NY, US, Freelance Retail designer
Freelance Retail designer
Experience in retail design and visual merchandising, responsibilities include:
- Understand client needs with marketing research to identify design objectives.
- Analyze store space and layout to asses display design requirements.
- Design of custom fixtures, hardware and architectural finishes.
- Visual merchandising.
- Design 3D renderings for client approval.
- Projects include:
- Keds Green Showroom, concept design, presentation renderings.
- Ellen Tracy, Herald Square, store planning, fixture design and shop drawings.
- Nine West Showroom, concept design, presentation sketches, merchandising.
- DSW, store planning, fixture design, preparation of shop drawings, presentation rendering.
- Anne Klein for Bloomingdales, concept design, presentation rendering.
- Jones New York for Lord & Taylor, concept design, store planning, shop elements, presentation rendering.
- L.e.i. for Wallmart, store planning, fixture design, presentation rendering, merchandising.
- Glo Girl, fixture merchandising.
Ron Kopels Studio, New York, NY, US, Architectural Designer/ interior designer
Architectural Designer/ Interior designer
Responsible for all phases of project planning and design, from initial site visit to as built.
Design a variety of environments including schools, residential and commercial spaces.
Overall responsibilities include:
- Schematic design, design development and space plan.
- Preparation of drawings for D.O.B. filings, Landmark and Community Board.
- Preparation of drawing for G.C. including RCP plans, lighting schedules, electrical plans.
- Development of custom furniture, lighting, and finishes.
- Preparing and issuing architectural finish schedules along with detailed specification manuals.
- Familiar with code, including ADA and IBC.
- Creation of 3D studio max renderings for client approval.
- Projects include:
- Mercat Restaurant, NY; Martial Vivot Salon, NY; CPW Montessori School, NY; Gina la Fornarina, NY.
Politecnico di Milano, Milano, IT, MArch, Architecture
Italian Architect Association, Italy March 06
Qualified and Inducted into the Practice of the “Architect’s Profession”.
Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy Oct 99- Oct 05
Master of Architecture degree
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, SP, Architecture
Erasmus program at Universidad Politecnica de Valencia.