Interior Designer / SANDRA HARDING was born in the South of France, grew up in New York and lived in Rome for 2 years as a teen. While in Italy and time spent traveling through Europe, North and South America, she realized her passion for architecture and photography. Travel and foreign cultures are a large part of her creative being and contribute to her open-minded, fresh and edgy style. Her innovative approach to life brings a new zeal to design and a unique aesthetic to interior spaces. Sandra studied Interior Design and obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has worked for well-respected residential and commercial interior design firms, and has been a business owner since 1999. Sandra is fluent in English, French and Italian.
SKY INTERIORS, LLC, Baldwin, NY, US, Principal / Interior Designer
In charge of all business decisions and client relations, developing marketing strategies, scheduling new business meetings, preparing design agreements, proposing project budgets, providing complete interior design services such as but not limited to, executing floor plans, selecting all materials for design presentations, designing custom furniture and millwork, purchasing and order follow-ups, scheduling deliveries, supervising construction and the trades for residential projects in the New York Area.
NS DESIGNS, LLC, New York, NY, US, Partner / Interior Designer
Responsible for co-business decisions and client relations; preparing agreements, material selections, design presentations, construction documents, executing interior design services from concept to completion, supervising construction, consulting with architects, general contractors and tradespeople. Consulted with developers and investors on design concepts and budget analysis for proposed projects. Designed custom furniture, fixtures and millwork. Work includes residential, retail and restaurant projects in New York, New Jersey, Florida and Brussels (EU).
IOWA SPORTS MANAGEMENT, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer & Director of Operations
Developed designs and concepts, construction details and technical consultation of health clubs, pools and spas. Responsible for the operational systems of 24 health clubs, club improvements and capital expenditures. Maintained work relations with New York’s major real estate developers, architects and construction companies to build residential and commercial health clubs, facilities ranging from 2,000 to 200,000 square feet. Clients included The Related Companies, Silverstein Properties, Rose Associates, Sidney Fetner Associates, Gotham Organization. Consulted for: Hackensack University Medical Center, HRH Construction, Bovis, The Rockwell Group and Kostas Condylis Architects.
MARILYN ROSE INTERIORS, Locust Valley, NY, US, Project Manager
Responsible for running all phases of interior design for 16 projects, homes ranging from 8,000 to 20,000 square feet. Surveyed conditions, drafted construction documents, shopped for furniture and materials, prepared invoices, assembled client presentations and consulted with contractors on installations.
Bloomingdale's, Garden City, NY, US, Visual Display Assistant
Arranged and executed departmental changes of fixtures, merchandise and forms in fine china, women’s apparel and fashion accessories. Coordinated ideas and prepared solutions for improved saleable commodities. Adapted space planning capacities to improve store function.
Tiffany & Co., New York, NY, US, Table Display & Interior Display Assistant
Coordinated and arranged displays throughout selling floors in fine china and the jewelry department. Major project: Interior Designers’ Table Setting Show. Assisted in organizing and assembling settings with Dorothy Draper & Co, Jack Lenor Larsen, Aero Studios and Geoffrey N. Bradfield Interiors.
Six Flags Theme Parks, Parsippany, NJ, US, Junior Designer & Draftsperson
Drafted and rendered floor plans, elevations, lighting plans, perspectives and custom fixture designs for six U.S. theme parks. Assisted in designing window displays and art programs for the visual department. Consulted on installations for theme retail shops and restaurants.
Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design