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Christina Edwards

Christina Edwards

Poughkeepsie, NY, US

 

About 

I am an interior designer specializing in hospitality interiors. I love to travel, cook, entertain and explore new and exciting places to eat, drink and sleep. I have recently moved from Brooklyn to the Hudson Valley and am currently designing my first home.

Employment 

AvroKO/Brand Bureau, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

Project manager and lead designer for the concept, design and development of three dining venues for Royal Caribbean’s latest cruise ship and for the design of a pop-up bar for the Diageo World Class Competition 2016.
Clientele / Projects:
Royal Caribbean International - Celebrity Edge, Miami
Diageo World Class - World Class Hub, Miami

Nov 2015 - Sep 2016
 

WARREN RED - ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN & BRANDING, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

Lead designer for the concept, design and development of a new Kimpton boutique hotel; originated the name, facilitated the specifications package, and managed the design development phase for a second Kimpton boutique hotel.
Clientele / Projects:
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants - The Schofield Hotel, Cleveland
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants - The Journeyman, Milwaukee

Apr 2014 - Nov 2015
 

Celano Design Studio, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

Lead designer for hospitality projects including restaurants, bars and nightclubs; strengthened the development of fast-paced projects from concept phase through completion; enhanced these projects through designing, selecting and specifying FF&E; managed a small team of designers, cultivated strong relationships with clients & consultants.
Clientele / Projects:
DP Restaurant Group - The Hamilton Kitchen, Allentown
Clarke’s Group - Clarke’s Standard, NYC
thinkfoodgroup - America Eats Tavern, Virginia
Blau + Associates - Buddy V’s, Las Vegas
Mercadito Hospitality - Tippling Hall, Chicago / Little Market Brasserie, Chicago

Jun 2011 - Apr 2014
 

Education 

Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Sep 2005 - May 2009