Arina Grom

Arina Grom

New York, NY, US



.   I am an interior designer with extensive experience in working on a large variety or residential and commercial projects. 

I earned BFA in Interior Design from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York .   I also obtained A.A. in Architectural Academy of St. Peterburg in Russia.   Since my early years, I obtained comprehensive education in fine arts. 

For the past five years, I have been working as a primary interior designer for AKINA, a Construction Company.  Moreover, I worked as a designer consultant for a showroom, designing furniture and window treatments.  Additionally, I worked on variety of interior design and decoration projects for other companies and private clients.

My strongest skills are hand sketching, rendering, space planning (auto CAD), color scheme selection, fabrics and materials knowledge and selection, and custom design solutions.  In addition, I am a good team worker and hope to continue collaborating with other professionals on new and exciting design projects.  I am convinced that I could aid your company with my enthusiasm, creativity, and rich experience. 


Akina inc. Design and Construction Company, Rutherford NJ, New York NY, Interior Designer

Interior design and decoration projects for various clients including all stages of design:
from initial meetings with clients and sketching to completion stage. Design concept research
and development, color scheme and space planning solutions. Custom design of furniture, window decor and more. Design materials research, selection and ordering. Collection of samples and presentations for clients. Preparation of CAD drawings for design projects including working
drawings for custom design elements. Working in direct collaboration with company general construction manager, as well as working independently with interior design and decoration companies and vendors. Design proposals and contract documents preparations.

Mar 2008 - current

Beckenstein fabric and interiors inc. Manhattan based interior decoration showroom, New York, NY, US, Interior designer-consultant

responsibilities at work consisted of:
- development of custom design solutions for commercial & residential spaces
- fabrics, materials and furniture research selection and ordering
- project materials and cost estimates, orders follow up and supervision
- custom furniture design
- custom windows design

Sep 2007 - Oct 2008


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design
Completion of 50.000 sq ft hospitality design thesis project research and design development. graduated with GPA 3.5

Sep 2001 - May 2006

Saint-Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, St.Peterburg, major - interior architecture engeneering/buildings hvac systems.

Major - Interior Architecture
Engineering/Buildings water and air supply systems.

Jan 1989 - Jan 1993

State Junior School of Fine Arts, St.Peterburg, Russia, painting, drawing, sculpture, composition and art history courses completed

Painting, drawing, sculpture, composition and art history courses completed.
Graduation, diploma.

Sep 1983 - Aug 1987

Areas of Specialization