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Cinthia Kalaczuk de Torres

Cinthia Kalaczuk de Torres

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

I love to provide design solutions in residential spaces and commercial spaces. Currently, my personal design interests consist of compact space design in where the small space is required to serve multiple functions and literally transform through means of furniture. I am successful in the execution of various design styles but my sweet spot and proclivity lies in an aesthetic which is a blend of vintage and industrial that is balanced with modern and sleek elements.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Design Consulting (Freelance), Brooklyn, NY, US, Interior Designer

Developed concepts & space-planning solutions for bathrooms, kitchens, lobby, hallway, & ancillary spaces
Developed Construction Drawings & layouts
Developed lighting sketches
Selected furniture finishes & materials; sourced furniture

Jul 2011 - current
 

LAMPWORKS INC., NYC, NY, Intern

Coordinated & composed multiple company catalogs
Developed technical specifications for light fixtures
Photographed, developed digital formats of products
Initiated contact with clients regarding orders
Assisted sales representative with sales

Jul 2009 - Jan 2010
 

Douglas Tausik, LLC, Brooklyn, NY, US, Administrative Assistant

Initiated contact with service providers
Kept record and organization of personal and studio matters
Executed and monitored Studio tasks

May 2008 - Mar 2009
 

Education 

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

-STUDIO: Residential, Institutional, & Retail
-DRAFTING: Hand drafting and computer aided (AutoCAD) drafting and computer rendering (Accurender)
-WORKING DRAWINGS: Computer aided drafting layouts
-PRESENTATION TECHNIQUES: Watercolor, pencil, and other media
-SURVEY: Classical to Modern design aesthetics & history
-PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE: Business methods of Interior Design
-LIGHTING DESIGN
-MATERIALS & METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION
-BUILDING REGULATIONS
-TEXTILE PRINCIPLES
-INTERIOR ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS
-FURNITURE, FINISHES, FIXTURES & EQUIPMENT
-SIGNAGE & GRAPHICS
-ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS
-HISTORIC PRESERVATION
-FURNITURE DESIGN
-PHOTOGRAPHY FOR INTERIOR DESIGNERS

Aug 2007 - Jun 2012
 

Awards 

NEWH Inc Scholarship Grant Recipient, Restaurant Project, Grant

2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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