Elaine Abra

Elaine Abra

West Covina, CA, US




HFS Concepts 4, Long Beach, CA, US, Junior Designer

Assist in the schematic, design development and construction documentation phases of design. Write FF&E specifications. Develop material references and plumbing schedule. Implement design solutions based off of brand standards and the PIP (property improvement plan). Assist in the development and modification of the budgetary FF&E matrix. Reviewing shop drawings. Vendor contact for custom furniture, lighting and art development. Assist production with CAD drawings.

Aug 2015 - Jun 2016

HFS Concepts 4, Long Beach, CA, US, Intern

Updating and organizing the studio design library. Assisting the senior staff with schematic and design development presentation boards - both physical and digital. Contact vendors for quote and sample requests.

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Restoration Hardware, Pasadena, CA, US, Sales Associate

Placing large furniture orders. Handling large cash and credit transactions. Processing client return and exchanges. Customer/order follow ups. Visual recovery. Providing assistance in selecting appropriate pieces for clients' homes.

Nov 2013 - Aug 2015


Interior Designers Institute, Newport Beach, CA, US, BArch, Interior Architecture

Received Associate Degree in Interior Design: spaceplanning, color, textiles, commercial design, residential design, healthcare design, history of architecture and interiors, building codes, AutoCAD

Bachelors Program in Interior Architecture: adaptive reuse in historical preservation, AutoCAD 2, SketchUp and Vray Rendering

Jan 2011 - current

Areas of Specialization