Ziyi Cui

Ziyi Cui

New York, NY, US

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I am Ariel Ziyi Cui, an interior design graduate student at Pratt Institute in New York, now working on my thesis. My background is exhibit design and I am a big fan of interior design, exhibitions and museums. I am going to graduate in May 2020. So, with  I am eager to bring fresh ideas to my future jobs!



Fawn Galli Interiors, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

• Assisting senior designers with drawings of floor plans, elevations, RCPs and construction details
• Assisting with project management including budgets, schedules and FFE sourcing
• Going to residential sites to assist with site researching, construction supervision and installation, etc

Aug 2019 - Nov 2019

E.B.T, Shenzhen, CN, Interior and Exhibit Design Intern

Project 1: Fukuda Mangrove Ecological Science Center Design Project
Project 2: Baoan District Talent Service Center Interior Design Project
• Researched and collected visual graphics and media, developed interactive storyboards and space layout
• Collaborated with engineers for preliminary design decisions, materials, and detailed renderings

Jun 2017 - Jul 2017

Tsingshang, Beijing, CN, Freelance Exhibition Designer

Project: Exhibit Renovation Project of Museum of Jade Culture in Qinghai Province
• Collaborated with scriptwriters and A/V consultants for the schematic design and exhibit arrangement
• Created detailed presentation renderings for the bidding

Nov 2016 - Dec 2016

CHANGE BEN YUE SPACE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., Beijing, CN, Exhibition Design Intern

Project: Chinese Lunar Space Military Science Popularization Exhibition
• Provided planning strategies, organized exhibit sequences and designed custom tailoring experiential devices

Jun 2016 - Jul 2016

QINGTIE CULTURE CREATIVE CO., LTD., Beijing, CN, Interior Design Assistant

Project: Visitor Center and Showroom of CSCEC Company
• Conducted preliminary investigation, proposed design schemes, wrote scripts for presentation documents

Apr 2016 - May 2016


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design

Aug 2017 - current

Tsinghua University, Beijing, CN, Bachelors, Display Design

Sep 2013 - Jun 2017


Bigelow Scholarship, Scholarship


Outstanding Thesis Award & Thesis Design Award, Award


Ikuo Hirayama Scholarship, Scholarship


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