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Alexandra Peck

Alexandra Peck

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Alexandra Peck is a New York City based interior designer with a background in high-end residential, boutique hotels, and workplace design.

Upon obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from the University of Georgia, Alexandra moved to New York City. She has built a strong foundation in design by working with notable interior designers and architects such as West Chin, Morris Adjmi, and Jeffrey Beers. Her experience in interior design and interior architecture runs the gamut from concept creation to construction documentation and decoration upon project completion.

The projects Alexandra has worked on over the past few years has been featured in numerous publications such as The New York Times, NY Curbed, Mansion Global, Commercial Observer, New York Yimby and The Post And Courrier to name a few.

Most recently Alexandra worked for internationally recognized hospitality firm Soho House, leading the design and project management of their largest member club in North America which is currently under construction.

Employment 

Soho House & Co, New York, NY, US, Project Manager & Senior Interior Designer

–– Managed the design team and led design for Soho House Nashville, the company’s largest member club and hotel in North America at 153,000 sf (110,000 sf of public space with 9 venues including a 60-seat cinema, pool, gym, 7 bars and restaurants with 860 covers, as well as a 49-key hotel and a penthouse suite).

–– Saved the company $5 million by selecting what materials to specify, furniture to procure, and in some cases bespoke furniture to develop, as well as negotiating pricing agreements with both industry leaders and local workshops, thus ensuring the project was designed below the $36 million budget.

–– Sourced, hired and coached a team of designers with weekly meetings to set goals, manage time and meet project deliverables. Motivated the team by empowering them with responsibilities and independence to research, source and develop the project.

Apr 2019 - Apr 2020
 

Jeffrey Beers International, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

–– Carried out design development for a new build 500-key Hilton hotel in Columbus, OH by producing schematic design presentations, drafting floor plans, and originating concepts for both FF&E and millwork pieces.

–– Sourced, procured and managed a $120,000 staging budget for two Raphael Viñoly designed NoMad, NYC residential model units that sold for a combined $8 million.

Oct 2018 - Apr 2019
 

Morris Adjmi Architects, New York, Senior Interior Designer

–– Took seven projects from concept to documentation: a 26-key boutique hotel in Charleston, SC, two NYC office renovations overseen through completion, two NYC luxury condominiums ranging between 5 - 42 units, and two 20-unit NYC apartment buildings including several affordable housing units.

–– Managed value engineering processes by working with vendors and GCs to obtain best pricing while preserving quality. Oversaw construction administration on site as well as reviewed shop drawings, submittals, and RFIs.

Highlighted Projects:
–– Office Renovation | Completed 2017 | Flatiron, NY
–– High-Rise Condominium | Est. Completion 2020 | NoMad, NY
–– Boutique Hotel | Est. Completion 2021 | Charleston, SC

Jun 2015 - Oct 2018
 

Whitehall Interiors NYC, New York, NY, US, Intermediate Interior Designer

–– Responsible for sourcing FF&E and finishes as well as producing construction drawing sets for high-rise residential buildings, in coordination with architectural team, senior designers, and consultants.

–– Adapted and streamlined documentation to meet ADA compliance, IBC and NYC Building Code.

Apr 2014 - Jun 2015
 

Homepolish, New York, Freelance Interior Designer

–– Met with clients to address needs and aspirations for their space as well as establish an appropriate budget for the scope.

–– Analyzed space and examine design options in terms of functionality as well as aesthetics by producing freehand sketches and design documents in AutoCAD to present to client.

–– Sourced furniture, lighting, accessories, and art/wall decor as well as wall coverings in varying price points to review with client, as well as assisted clients with placing and tracking orders through to delivery; additionally hired contractors for site installations.

–– Strong communication at every step of the project creating client satisfaction.

Aug 2012 - Jun 2015
 

WCA - west chin architect, pllc, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer

–– Simultaneously managed nine high-end, single-family residential projects
alongside senior interior designer.

–– Sourced furniture, lighting, accessories, and textiles within client preferences
and budget.

–– Produced schematic design drawings, provided construction documentation,
designed and detailed custom furniture and millwork, and reviewed shop
drawings to ensure quality control.

Jun 2012 - Apr 2014
 

Fowler Office Interiors, Athens, GA, US, Junior Interior Designer

–– Worked jointly alongside three principal interior designers providing clientconsultations, site visits and space assessments, taking field measurements, drafting Giza Studio design documents, selecting fabric & finishes, and submitting bids and quotations.

–– Independent project management of office furniture expo open to university
personnel, through creating and maintaining event budget, marketing, organizing event space layout, and managing manufacturer representative communications.
*The event was expected to draw more than 250 attendees and generate an excess of $50,000 in company profits.

–– Maintained product samples and literature files in materials library to maximize
efficient use of time by designers.

Mar 2011 - Mar 2012
 

Education 

University of Georgia, Athens, GA, US, Lamar Dodd School of Art - Interior Architecture

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Interior Architecture | CIDA and NASAD accredited program

–– Studies of residential, corporate, retail, and hospitality interiors. Group work as well as independent.

–– Focus on interior architecture, with training in building systems, lighting, and materials.

–– Trained in manual and computer drafting using AutoCAD and Revit as well as computer modeling via 3DS Max. Proficient in rendering and presentation materials using Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.

Aug 2008 - May 2012
 

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