Ekaterina Peregudin

Ekaterina Peregudin

Passaic, NJ, US

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For the past 10 years I have been a luxury architectural designer and project manager in the interior design and design-build industries.


Archetype Architecture, New York, NY, US, Design Director

Design Director in an Architectural firm, responsible for five interior designers whom answer to me directly, supervising junior and mid-level architects in faces of planning, design and construction.

Apr 2022 - current

ESY Design, New York, NY, Principal

Owner of privet residential design company.

Mar 2020 - Apr 2022

ACNY Developers / Atmosphere Interiors, New York, NY, US, Senior Designer; Projects and Interiors

Lead a design team producing shop drawings for custom architectural millwork and furniture. Collaborate with clients and other team members to create solutions to design problems in a fast-paced environment. Conceptualize designs, present options to clients, create construction drawings, and oversee administration of projects. Review construction documents for errors, produce detailed red line markups, and communicate with contractors and architects to ensure design goals are understood and to eliminate job site confusion or ambiguity. Regularly consult with electricians, plumbers, and lighting designers to discuss technical requirements and project goals. Trained and mentored junior designers. Selected projects include…

• Park Avenue Residential Multi-Unit Project: Upper West Side residential building designed and built from the ground up. Space planning for each unit, FF&E selections, and supervision of construction.
• McMansion Renovation in Alpine, New Jersey: Space planning, architectural millwork, custom furniture, and lighting design
• Madison Square Park Apartment Combination: Two apartments combined into 2,700 square feet, architectural design, remodeling, and furnishing.

Jan 2018 - Mar 2020

Berceli, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

Managed full lifecycle design projects from conceptualization through design, analysis, and construction. Planned projects with an eye towards both function and style. Created construction drawings and 3D renderings. Sourced materials, finishes, accessories, artwork, lighting, and textiles. Selected projects include…

• Upper West Side Residence of a Diplomat: 3,000 SF apartment renovation, space planning, and custom furniture and millwork design.
• Tribeca Apartment Renovation: Custom furniture design, lighting, and millwork.

Jan 2017 - Jan 2018

Freelance Interior Design Projects, New York, NY, US, Independent Contractor

• Robin Baron Design, contract to launch line of custom designed furniture, textile and hardware (2017)
• Julie Hillman Design, contract for major residential projects, space planning and furniture design (2016)
• Freelance multiple residential design-build projects in New York and Metro Area (2010 – Present)

Aug 2010 - Dec 2017

Crafted Interiors Design + Build, New York, NY, US, Senior Designer/ Project Manager

Led multiple design projects, managing budgets, surveying job sites, and developing construction documents that described existing conditions and design proposals. Selected projects include…

• Townhouse Gut Renovation in Brooklyn Heights: Three-story townhouse architectural renovation, historical millwork recreation, and exterior preservation.
• Riverside Drive Historic Kitchen Renovation: Full-gut kitchen renovation that is often used as a setting for TV commercials and movies.

Oct 2014 - Jan 2017

Octave Studio Inc., New York, NY, US, Intermediate Interior Designer

Composed plans and elevations and collaborated on design concepts and construction documents. Designed custom millwork and furniture for production and research. Sourced and selected FF&E for client presentations. Liaised with architects, contractors, and vendors. Selected projects include…

• Marisa Tomei West Village Apartment Renovation: FF&E selections, custom furniture design and architectural features. Project featured in Elle Décor (February 2016):
• Quentin Tarantino West Village Apartment Cosmetic Renovation: Design schematics and color selections, furnishings, and accessories.
• Foreign Dignitary Lincoln Square Residence Pied-A-Terre Combination/ Renovation: Architectural space planning, interior design, and custom millwork.

Aug 2012 - Oct 2014


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, BFA in Interior Design

A Bachelors Degree in Interior Deign specializing in residential, commercial, hospitality and contract design.

Aug 2010 - May 2014

The Open University, Tel Aviv, IL, Art History

Advanced Courses in Art History - Criticism, analysis and conversation.

Sep 2006 - Jun 2008

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