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Carly Ahlman

Carly Ahlman

New York, NY, US

 

About 

I am a young and extremely motivated interior designer who received degrees from the Fashion Institute of Technology in both Interior Design and Communications. I have professional experience in the field of residential interior design and event design but I am interested in the possibility of transitioning into hospitality and commercial design.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Bohn Architecture & Design, New York, NY, Associate Interior Designer

• Source fabrics to create original schemes for client presentations
• Create floor plans, elevations, and details using AutoCAD
• Research trends in the home decor industry; introduce new product to co-workers and clients
• Track and organize invoices and place orders using Studio Designer

Jan 2013 - current
 

Good Style, New York, NY, US, Creator and Writer

• Creator and writer of design and decorating blog, found at goodstyleblog.blogspot.com
• Creator of interior design inspiration site Good Style Design, www.goodstyledesign.com

Aug 2011 - current
 

Bloomingdale's Interior Design Studio, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Assistant

• Source fabrics, furniture, and home décor items for residential interior design projects
• Create floor plans, elevations, and details using AutoCAD
• Track and organize invoices
• Attend and manage project installations
• Create presentation materials for clients

Mar 2012 - Jan 2013
 

Hearst, House Beautiful Magazine, New York, NY, US, Editorial Intern

• Attended and contributed ideas to editorial meetings
• Sourced home décor items for articles and features
• Tracked and organized magazine’s sample and prop inventory

Jan 2012 - Mar 2012
 

Hearst, Country Living Magazine, New York, NY, US, Style + Market Intern

• Sourced home décor and fashion items for articles and features
• Tracked and organized magazine’s sample and prop inventory
• Attended press previews

Oct 2011 - Dec 2011
 

Loom Décor, New York, NY, US, Creative and Marketing Assistant

• Managed the planning and coordination of beta testing events, launch parties, and trunk shows
• Created and organized content for company’s Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and blog accounts
• Assisted creative director with fabric selection and product design
• Designed product packaging materials

Feb 2011 - Oct 2011
 

Education 

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Advertising & Marketing Communications

Became proficient in the Adobe Create Suite CS5. Gained experience in graphic design, event planning, public relations, and marketing.

Sep 2010 - May 2012
 

Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Interior Design

Received AAS in Interior Design. Became proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Familiar with FormZ and SketchUp. Worked on color schemes, concepts, space planning, fabric and furniture sourcing, and material selection for residential, commercial, corporate, and hospitality projects.

Jan 2008 - May 2010
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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