Anand Gowda

Anand Gowda

Los Angeles, CA, US



I am a furniture designer who has extensive knowledge of building materials and fabrication techniques. I also have experience in residential and commercial space planning. I am currently seeking full-time employment as a designer within a firm.



Gowda Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Lead Designer

• Designs custom furniture for residential and commercial end-use clients
• Prepares and presents concept boards, sketches, drawings and 3D models to clients
• Oversees in-house fabrication while also collaborating with outside services
• Maintains schedules and budgets throughout the design process

Mar 2008 - current

FigurePlant, San Francisco, CA, US, Project Lead

• Developed furniture, scenery and props for photographers and designers
• Responsible for taking a concept from initial sketch to finished product
• Clients included eBay, Nike and the City of San Francisco

Jan 2006 - Mar 2008

Blank & Cables, Oakland, CA, US, Project Lead

• Created high-end custom furniture for residential and commercial clients
• Worked in tandem with architects, contractors and other design professionals
• Managed a 4-person team in charge of design, fabrication and installation

Jul 2004 - Aug 2005

Barnett Studios, Seattle, WA, US, Designer

• Aided artist in creating custom furniture and various architectural projects
• Translated artist’s sketches into works produced by in-house fabricators

Dec 2002 - Dec 2003

Urban Outfitters, Inc., Seattle, WA, US, Display Designer

• Conceived fixtures for clothing store’s holiday displays with in-house merchandiser

Oct 2002 - Dec 2002


Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, US, Bachelors, Industrial Design

Sep 1998 - Aug 2002

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