Duangchai Swani

Duangchai Swani

Chicago, IL, US



Creative and vibrant interior architect and designer with a unique blend of marketing and event management skills.


Michael Richman Interiors, Chicago, IL, US, Interior Design Assistant Intern

● Team member for a $2M residential project development; Provide assistance to the Senior Designer and Principal through all phases of design, including AutoCAD drafting, space planning, product specification, researching, pricing, furnishes selection, and material orders.
● Aided in budget planning for material procurement.
● Generated Revit model and drawings to communicate spatial planning to clients.
● Organized a move-out from one of the firm's modeled residences, Ritz-Carlton Residences, Chicago.

Jun 2016 - Aug 2016

Keyconcept Design, LLC, Chicago, IL, US, Interior Design Assistant Intern

● Collaborated with clients and other staff members on commercial interior design projects, including programming client needs and developing schematic designs.
● Generated spatial analysis using AutoCAD.
● Coordinated and produced technical designs during the Design Development.
● Participate in the selection of furniture systems and specifications and contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs.

Mar 2016 - May 2016

Dimoda Design, Bangkok, Thailand, Project Coordinator

● Attend client meetings and assist principal designer with the determination of project requirements for spatial and furniture design.
● Assist project team in developing project vision and design concepts.
● Collaborate with team members regarding progress checks, reallocating work as necessary to meet schedule deadlines for client meetings and design proposal presentations.
● Ensure clients’ needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner.

May 2013 - Aug 2013


School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, Bachelors of Fine Arts

Emphasis in Interior Architecture

Aug 2012 - Aug 2016

Areas of Specialization