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Born and raised in Manhattan, Diana has a uniquely intimate understanding of the intricacies and demands of city dwelling. She is a seasoned and creative problem solver with a diverse roster of projects: fashion showrooms, staged apartments, hotel lobbies, beach houses, lofts, and town houses. Diana is fluent in any number of tastes, ranging from found eclectic to cool contemporary.
Diana Richards Design, New York, NY, US, Owner
Huniford Design Studio, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Manager
Managed all aspects of residential and commercial projects, locally and nation-wide
Collaborated on design and managed production of custom furniture, lighting, and accessories line
Managed design and development of Manhattan House, a highly publicized model apartment
Coordinated and styled photo shoots of completed projects for major publications such as Elle Décor and Hamptons Country and Garden
Styled and photographed the Huniford Design vintage collection for sale on www.1stdibs.com Sourced furniture and decorative items at national antiques shows and flea markets
Mark Zeff (Zeff Design), New York, NY, US, Senior Project Manager
Creative and collaborative decision making in all aspects of decoration
Created, coordinated, and managed project schedules, budgets, proposals, and billings
Frequent on-site inspections to maintain quality and schedule requirements
Sourced material and furniture, both on-line and worldwide
Formulated and implemented successful strategies to heighten awareness of Zeff Design
Regularly wrote and distributed information packages to publications such as Brand Week, Architectural Digest, Metropolitan Home, House Beautiful, O Magazine, Essence, and CNN Financial News.
Wrote regularly for the Zeff Design website, including product descriptions, personnel bios, and project summaries.
Eric Cohler Design, New York, NY, US, Project Manager
Assisted principal and senior designers with decoration and interior design process
Organized client presentations – pulling fabrics and tear sheets according to designer’s guidelines
Extensive tracking of orders, including customized furniture, fabrics, lighting, and construction finishes
On-site coordinator during installation
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, US, Bachelors, Film