Demetris Charalambous

Demetris Charalambous

New York, NY, US

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DEMETRIS is a multidisciplinary designer working in the fields of Interior Design (bachelor’s degree) and Exhibition Design (master’s degree). He is primarily involved with the design of residential & commercial interiors, retail & hospitality, as well as tradeshow & museum exhibits. Throughout his career he has completed a wide variety of projects ranging from houses and apartments to hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs, retail stores, showrooms, office spaces and exhibitions.


Freelancer, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

On a freelance basis, I provide interior design services to private clients internationally and I also work as independent contractor with employers primarily in the field of architecture, interior design and exhibitions.

Oct 2016 - current

Skordas Design Studio, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer/ Independent Contractor

Worked primarily on the renovation of a luxurious beach resort with 110 bungalows and 166 additional suites. The project included a complete upgrade of the rooms and a gut renovation of the existing main building which included the entrance, reception, lobby lounge, cocktail bar, buffet area, main dining hall, a la carte dining room, outdoor taverna, sushi bar and pool bar. Some of the highlighted features that were added to the main building include a reflective pool, live green wall and integrated smart lighting control system.

Dec 2016 - Jun 2017

ARCHIPELAGOS, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Joined the team of designers at A2 Interiors Studio—an offshoot of the architectural firm Archipelagos that focuses on projects in retail and hospitality.

Oct 2014 - Oct 2015

SKOLNICK Architecture + Design Partnership, New York, NY, US, Exhibit Designer

Participated in content research and design development for projects including a traveling exhibit for a museum in Bulgaria, a toy train exhibit for the New York Historical Society, and play-based activities for the Miami Children’s Museum and the NYU Langone Center for Children.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

chd interior design, Larnaca, CY, Interior Designer/ Owner

Launched my own company by acquiring an office space in Cyprus and provided full interior design services to private clients. Completed a variety of residential and commercial projects including houses, apartments, restaurants, bars, retail stores, showrooms, bakeries, dry-cleaners and jewelry stores.

Sep 2007 - Mar 2013

SDS, Long Island, NY, US, Interior Designer

Developed designs for restaurants in Manhattan and Philadelphia, and for private residences in Long Island and the Bahamas. Produced renderings and drawings during SD, DD and CD phases and made visits to construction sites.

Mar 2004 - Mar 2005

Alan Wanzenberg Architect, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Assisted in the preparation of drawings and selection of fabrics for high-end residential custom-made furniture.

Jul 2003 - Aug 2003


Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY, US, Masters, Exhibition Design

Jul 2013 - Aug 2014

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

Aug 1999 - Dec 2003


Michael W. Grivas Design Excellence Scholarship, Nomination

Named Finalist of the Michael W. Grivas Design Excellence Scholarship


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