Abigail Rutherford

Abigail Rutherford

Los Angeles, CA, US



I am a Los Angeles-based interior designer with experience in designing education environments and assisting in firm marketing efforts. I have a BA in Interior Design from the University of Kentucky College of Design (UK COD). 

My objective is to create spaces that cause people to have an emotional response, have a sense of wonder and curiosity, and add to their experience of space.


RossTarrant Architects, Lexington, KY, US, Interior Designer

Assisted lead designer on all preschool-12th grade and multiple higher education projects
Assisted Marketing Director in synthesizing, binding and distributing project proposals
Prepared and modified construction documents and specifications
Produced 2D and 3D visuals for project presentations and interviews
Selected finishes, designed custom floor patterns and graphics, and programmed classroom and media center spaces

Mar 2013 - Aug 2014

Gresham Smith, Nashville, TN, US, Interior Design Intern

Produced hand and computer renderings for various projects
Assisted in furniture, fixture and equipment selections
Digitally catalogued interiors resource library for easier viewing and access

May 2011 - Jul 2011


University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2007 - May 2012


UK College of Design - Interior Design - Graphic Communication Award, Award


UK College of Design - Interior Design - Most Creative, Award


UK College of Design - Interior Design - Most Creative, Award


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