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Lori Touchton

Lori Touchton

New York, NY, US

 

About 

To pursue a career in Interior Design, become a NCIDQ licensed designer and a LEED Accredited Professional.

"Give them what they never knew they wanted." - Albert Hadley

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Victoria Hagan Interiors, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Solely responsible for the design management and coordination of large-scale, highly detailed, residences throughout the United States including, Montana, Florida, Philadelphia, and New York. Reporting to the Design Director and Principal, my scope of work includes all preparation for client presentations including reviewing and updating furniture plans, sourcing furniture, both new and antique, architectural finishes and hardware, and fabrics. I effectively and efficiently relay all VHI design intent, meeting notes, and red lines to architects and contractors. Responsibilities also include the production and oversight of all proposals and purchase orders, project tracking, open and punch lists, as well as complete installation scheduling and coordination.

Aug 2014 - current
 

David Kleinberg Design Associates, New York, NY, US, Junior Designer

Effectively assisted in project design development and execution under the supervision of the Principal and Senior Designer. With direction, I created AutoCAD furniture plans, elevations and conceptual custom furniture and millwork drawings. I was heavily involved with material selection and sourcing for client presentations including fabrics, furniture, both new and antique, decorative and architectural finishes, and concept imagery. I was also responsible for continual project management and organization including, obtaining and proposing vendor quotes and tracking project schedules.

Nov 2013 - Aug 2014
 

Robin Baron Design, New York, NY, US, Design Assistant

Successfully assisted and coordinated multiple projects simultaneously with direction from the Principal and Senior Designers. Design responsibilities included site analysis, creating AutoCAD furniture plans and elevations, hand-sketching design concepts and intent, and fabric, furniture, and hardware sourcing. I was also fully responsible for project management and coordination including client proposals, reviewing purchase orders, and schedule and budget tracking.

Apr 2012 - Nov 2013
 

Dessins, New York, NY, US, Intern/Design Assistant

Assisted with all aspects of a residential design project and process including preparation for client presentations, hand drafting floor plans, creating client proposals, fabric sourcing, and successfully coordinated and scheduled final project installation.

Feb 2012 - Apr 2012
 

Education 

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

A major in Interior Design with minors in Psychology and Mass Media Communications.

Jun 2007 - Dec 2011
 

Awards 

"Best Restaurant and Lounge Design", Award

Received peer award for "Best Restaurant and Lounge Design" for Senior Studio Boutique Hotel Project.

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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