Mahsan Foroudi

Mahsan Foroudi

Glendale, CA, US

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Vista Investments, El Segundo, CA, US, Interior Designer

-Hospitality renovation projects
-Sourcing and specifying FF&E, finish material
-Creating schedules: finishes, lighting
-Creating permit sets using AutoCAD
-Designing 3D models in SketchUp
-Generating budget, digital presentation, material trays
-Purchasing at times and as needed

Jan 2017 - Oct 2017

Linda Snyder Associates, Torrance, CA, Junior Interior Designer

-Worked on branded hotel projects
-FF&E selection and specification
-Generated client and brand presentations
-Custom furniture design & detailing
-Shop drawing review -FF&E resourcing
-Work on design from concept through construction administration
-Worked on generation of construction documents
-Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

Nov 2014 - Aug 2016

Devermont Design, Los Angeles, CA, Interior Design Assistant

-Drawing Plans &Elevations in Autocad
-Generating SketchUp 3D Models
-Creating Finish & Fixture Schedules
-Assisting the Designer in Preparing Proposals & Invoices
-Projects: Apartment Model Rooms & Common Areas, Office remodel, Kitchen Remodel, Other Residential Projects

Jan 2014 - Dec 2014

Judy Taylor Interior Design Inc., Pasadena, CA, Interior Design Assistant

-Sourcing FF&E and Assisting in Writing Specifications
-Furniture Layout in AutoCad
-Ordering Samples, Coordinating w/ Vendors
-Visiting Job Sites with the Designer
-Maintaining the Materials Library
-Office/Admin Tasks

Jan 2014 - Dec 2014

Daleet Spector Design LLC, Los Angeles, CA, Designer Assistant / Purchasing Agent

-Setting up accounts with showrooms/distributors
-Placing orders of furniture, fabric, fixture, accessories, wallpapers
-Following up on order status, requesting CFA
-Updating finish schedule, preparing invoice for clients

Jul 2013 - Jan 2014

Sublime Design/ Fountain Head Homes, Los Angeles, CA, Interior Design Assistant

-Researching materials, Ordering, Picking up and Dropping off samples
-Communicating with vendors, distributors and manufacturers
-Administrative duties, filing, organizing, answering the calls, updating and maintaining the library
-Arranging and attending meetings with architects, sales representatives and contractors

May 2013 - Oct 2013

Timothy Corrigan, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, US, Interior Design Intern

-Shopping for fabric, drapery, trims, etc.
-Ordering and Returning samples to PDC showrooms and others
-Calling to approve cuttings
-Administrative tasks
-Running different errands such as printing plans, shipping samples, etc.

Feb 2013 - May 2013

Wimberly Interiors, Beverly Hills, CA, Interior Design Intern

-Working in the Library with a wide range of Materials
-Sketching different concepts for different spaces in the projects
-Laying out and pinning the Presentation Boards
-Assisting designer with multiple tasks
-Helping FF&E department with selecting materials
-Tagging the rooms and the materials with AutoCAD
-Attending vendor meetings

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012


UCLA Extension / Cal Poly Pomona, Los Angeles, CA, US, Masters, Master's of Interior Architecture

Studio III
Survey of Decorative Arts

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014

UCLA Extension Arc-ID Program, Los Angeles, CA, US, Interior Design Certificate

-Drawing plans, elevations, details
-Creating furniture layout

Studio I, II
-Hospitality Design Codes and Programs
-Creating floor plans based on given Schedules for Hotel Lobby, Restaurant, Office and Gift Shop
-Learning about ADA codes and space planning
-Designing the interiors of the given downtown LA Loft
-Applying building codes and the program/client’s requests
-Creating fully rendered 3D model using Sketch-Up
AutoCAD 3D- Sketch Up
-Creating 3D models using Sketch-up and Podium
Design Communication I, II, III
-Creating New Spaces, Remodeling Existing Spaces
-Drafting plans, elevation, perspectives
-Rendering by pen and markers

Surface Materials
-Studying textiles, floor and wall coverings
-Collecting samples, creating presentation boards and notebooks
-Applying materials to existing spaces for remodeling purposes

Lighting Design
-Learning about bulbs, light fixtures, lighting layers
-Studying different environments and improving their lighting

Jan 2012 - Dec 2013

George Mason Universality, Fairfax, VA, US, Bachelors, Bachelor's of Fine Arts

Sep 2005 - Dec 2007

Areas of Specialization