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Corey Kingston

Corey Kingston

New York, NY, US

 
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About 

Corey Kingston has worked around the country at prominent offices in New York City and Seattle. She began her career at Snarkitecture, the collaborative New York based design practice, and most recently aided in the expansion of the MoMA. Along with her expertise in design, Corey couples her unique fluency in construction management with experience in styling, brand identity, and graphics to approach the built environment in a holistic way.

Employment 

Le Whit, New York, NY, Founder

Le Whit is a multi-disciplinary studio that practices in architecture and interior design. Principals Liza Curtiss and Corey Kingston create custom environments tailored to clients’ individual stories, applying narrative to every corner of the room. Le Whit marries an acute aesthetic authority with precise project management to ensure the process is just as intentional as the design. The studio’s residential and commercial projects serve to celebrate the everyday experience.

Aug 2018 - current
 

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, US, Project Manager of Signage

As the Project Manager of Signage, I managed the removal, design, fabrication, and installation of all new signage at The Museum of Modern Art in conjunction with their expansion by DSR + Gensler.

Oct 2018 - Oct 2019
 

Plum Projects, Seattle, WA, US, Design Director

Plum Projects is a general contracting company, that hired me to launch their design office in May of 2017. We work very closely with the construction team to realize efficiency’s within the design /build process, and use our estimation resources to keep projects within budget and on schedule.

May 2017 - Aug 2018
 

Brand Bureau (An Avroko Company), New York, NY, US, Architectural / Interior Designer

As an Architectural and Interior Designer at Brand Bureau, I was able to pursue concept driven work in a collaborative, fast-paced work environment. I have worked on projects of all scales, from small pop-up cafes, to large co-working spaces. I have acted as Job Captain on two project’s drawing sets, and managed junior staff and interns in the completion of tasks.

Apr 2016 - May 2017
 

ASH NYC, New York, NY, US, Design Coordinator / Project Manager

As Design Coordinator, I managed and executed our graphic standards and company’s visual identity. As Project Manager and Designer of our commercial projects, I acted as point person for client correspondence, organization of consultants, project schedules and specifications, as well as the execution of design drawings and construction documents.

Mar 2015 - Feb 2016
 

James Davidson Architects, Seattle, WA, US, Junior Architect

JDA is a small architecture firm that does work in residential, commercial, and campus planning. I was able to work closely with the Principal Jim Davidson on all projects in the office. My tasks included drafting, 3D modeling, rendering, design, site analysis, product research, client correspondence, and daily office organization.

Dec 2012 - Jan 2014
 

SOFTlab, New York, NY, US, Design Intern

During this summer internship I aided in the design and fabrication of multiple projects for display in architectural exhibitions. I prototyped the structural capacity and material integrity for schematic designs, fabricated large scale exhibitions and worked on site for final installation.

May 2010 - Sep 2010
 

Snarkitecture, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Intern

I worked as the only architectural intern to the Principle Alex Mustonen. My tasks included physical and digital modeling, drafting for CD’s, client correspondence, design strategy, and office organization. I was able to participated in a
two-week retreat with the firm in Hudson, NY to collaborate with the choreographer Jonah Bokaer on his performance Why Patterns.

May 2009 - Sep 2009
 

Education 

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, US, BArch, Architecture

Dec 2007 - May 2012
 

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