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Laura Fardanesh

Laura Fardanesh

New York, NY, US

 

About 

Dynamic individual with a diverse background in Interior Design and Property Development, looking for a long term career with a growing Interior Design/Architecture firm. 

Employment 

Mark Cunningham Inc., New York, NY, US, Assistant Designer

• Collaborated with team to design and decorate residences in New York and California.
• Managed Senior Directors schedule.
• Meeting with clients, determining their design goals and preferences into developing proposals and budgeted goal.
• Highly skilled in preparing materials and sourcing furnishings.
• Developing presentation/ Inspiration boards for clients.
• Procure materials required and hire services based on project.
• Collaborate with architects and contractors during construction.
• Developed furniture plans and fixture designs in Auto-Cad to organize selections for design team and client.
• Carry out all project related documentation and maintain project organization.
• Monitored installation schedules with vendors and service providers.
• Managed proposals, purchase orders and billing summaries.
• Assisted hospitality design team in design and material schedules.

Sep 2014 - current
 

Protocol Ltd, London, GB, Assistant Project Coordinator and Interior Designer

• Assisted in orchestrating the process of renovating existing properties.
• Creating building program and design ideas.
• Working with architects, city planners, surveyors, contractors and leasing agents.
• Searching for property investment opportunities.
• Creating installation schedules.
• Drafting floor plans/ furniture plans using AutoCAD and Photoshop.
• Collaborate with project team in design process.
• Conceptualizing design projects, research, sourcing and on site installations.

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
 

Education 

The New School, New York, NY, US, Interior Design

Jan 2013 - Jun 2014
 

University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, US, Bachelors, Art History and History

Sep 2007 - Dec 2011
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills