danielle achcar

danielle achcar

Montreal, QC, CA



My own background and interest in other cultures, gave me the chance to work on several international projects with various styles. My career has more than nine years experience in directing residential, commercial, hospitality interior design, renovation and relocation projects, with proven ability to lead all project phases, from conceptualization to execution phase. I am familiar with all aspects of business and project management, team managing, contract negotiations and budgeting.


cdid design, Montreal, QC, CA, interior designer / project coordinator

Senior Interior Designer - Project manager [Hospitality, Condos, Residential, Commercial]
Develop design concept and programs, client presentations, space planning, design, FF&E selection, construction drawings and site coordination.

• Le Babylon, Montreal - 2013
Real estate condo development, Concept planning, layout planning and rendering

• Point Zero, Montreal - 2012
Condominium and boutique Hotel, Concept development, concept presentation ,
Showroom concept and Execution drawings.

• Les Gouverneurs Hotels, Chicoutimi & Sherbrooke, Quebec - 2012-2013
Execution drawings, millwork design and shop drawings.

• Le Dauphin Hotel, Longueil - 2012
Bathrooms and bedrooms renovation, Concept development and presentation ,
Execution drawings.

• Intercontinental Hotel , Montreal - 2011
Conference rooms and halls renovation, Concept development , presentation, FF&E and Execution drawings.

• Presse Cafe (fast casual coffee shops) , Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Cyprus - 2010 , 2013

• Java U (fast casual coffee shops), Trudeau Airport, Montreal - 2011

• Food court Joliette Galleries, Quebec - 2011

• Eclipse Restaurant , Montreal - 2010 [Sheraton Hotel, Star wood]

Oct 2010 - Aug 2013

Philip Hazan Design In, Montreal, QC, CA, Design technologist

Collaborated with architects and contractors during construction process.
Redesigned several high end residential in Montreal and Vermont area.

Oct 2008 - Oct 2010

cominar real estate development, Montreal, QC, CA, interior designer

Interior Designer [Workspace]
Offices, workspaces design and space planning.
Construction and execution plans as per NCB.
Contact and meeting with clients and suppliers.
Site survey and coordination.

Mar 2008 - Oct 2008

JCM architecture and design, Beirut, LB, interior designer

One of the leading interior design offices in Lebanon with multimillion projects all over the Middle East.
Senior Interior Designer [Hospitality and Residential]
Interior refurbishment, conceptual studies, design development, Technical and detailed drawings for execution and construction.
Selection of materials, colours, furniture, accessories and fixtures.
Professional design and presentation of mood boards.

• El Waddan Hotel, Libya - 2007 [Intercontinental Hotel chain]
Renovation of an historical Hotel in Tripoli. 200 Bedrooms, Spas, Conference room, corridors, Restaurant. Concept Design, presentation boards, execution drawings.

• Rainbow Hotel, Egypt - 2006 [Movenpick Hotel chain]
Concept design and presentation boards. Night club, Bar and Restaurant.

• Sharming Hills Hotel, Egypt - 2006 [Movenpick Hotel chain]
Concept design and presentation boards.

• West Bay Ballroom and Suites, Qatar - 2006
Concept design and presentation boards.

Oct 2006 - Oct 2007

RG interior design, Beirut, LB, interior design

Oct 2004 - Oct 2006


McGill University, Montreal, QC, CA, project management

comprehensive project management.

Oct 2013 - Mar 2014

Lebanese University, Beirut, LB, MArch, interior architecture

Oct 1999 - Oct 2004

Lebanese University, Beirut, LB, BArch, psychology

Oct 2000 - Oct 2004

Areas of Specialization