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Justin DiPiero

Justin DiPiero

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

While earning a BFA from the nationally recognized Interior Design program at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Justin completed two successful design internships for HGTV at their headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. Post-graduation, Justin worked as Assistant Design Lead and head graphic designer for Rebecca Gardner Houses & Parties, one of Vogue's star wedding planners. Before moving to New York to join the Homepolish team, Justin worked as Associate Designer at Main & Gray Home, a design boutique and retail shop in Fort Mill, South Carolina.

Justin currently resides in the bustling borough of Brooklyn and has wasted no time diving head-first into the interior design industry. Since moving to New York, Justin has worked on spaces for Lo Bosworth, Timo Weiland, and Refinery29; along with styling editorial photoshoots for the founder's of New York favorites Sweet GreenThe Meatball Shop, and Negative Underwear.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

Benjamin Vandiver Interiors + Lifestyle, New York, NY, US, Designer & Project Manager

Aug 2016 - current
 

Homepolish, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

In-house designer & stylist, Jan. ‘16–present: Collaborates with marketing and art departments on holistic vision for styling within the Homepolish brand.

Influencer project coordinator, 2015–present: Designs and oversees projects from concept to installation for marketing initiatives and top-tier clients.

Freelance interior designer, 2014: Responsible for every aspect of the design process along with managing multiple client relationships.

Sep 2014 - current
 

Main and Gray Home, Fort Mill, SC, US, Associate Designer

Associate designer, coordinate sales, contribute to graphic identity of storefront and facebook page. Visual display manager and graphic designer.

Aug 2013 - Aug 2014
 

Rebecca Gardner, Houses & Parties, Savannah, GA, US, Assistant Design Lead

Worked with designer Rebecca Gardner on large scale events and interior design projects. Generated floor plans and specified furniture for event and design clients. Selected materials and finishes for interior design projects. Lead graphic designer; created event invitations, letterhead, print pieces and menus.

Jan 2013 - Jan 2014
 

Home and Garden Television Network (HGTV), Knoxville, TN, US, Interior Design Co-op

Worked collaboratively with designer and architect Vern Yip, designed and project-managed re-design of multiple internal conference rooms and three freestanding educational display vignettes. Production experience included working with host and designer Anitra Mecadon on DIY Network’s show MEGA DENS, HGTV’s COUSINS UNDER COVER with Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri, and behind the scenes with Vern Yip.

Jun 2012 - Sep 2013
 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, SCAD School of Building Arts Annual Beaux Arts Ball Chairman

Organized and led all aspects of this annual fund raiser for the Department, including selection of the theme and designs for posters, tickets, decorations and centerpieces. Maintained financial records for the association; developed and fostered relationships with local business owners who sponsored the event. All fund raising goals were met.

Feb 2012 - Feb 2013
 

Education 

Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

For the third year in a row, DesignIntelligence has ranked Savannah College of Art and Design's graduate and undergraduate interior design programs number one in the nation.

Leading professionals and educators determine “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools.” SCAD’s close relationship to industry and unique interdisciplinary environment are two factors that keep its programs at the top of the list.

- See more at: http://www.scad.edu/blog/designintelligence-s-2014-rankings-name-scad-interior-design-1#sthash.6jbMnd3h.dpuf

Sep 2009 - Jun 2013
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills