Mahzad Soheili

Mahzad Soheili

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Design is exploration, exploration into space, exploration into inspiration, culture, landscape, and function. Interior Design is the extension of our surroundings, allowing us to touch feel and grasp the world. As an Interior Designer I continue to challenge the concept of space and explore solutions to design problems that are innovative and progressive. I implement contemporary approaches of sustainable design, focusing on the ways design and material selection can function as a means to reduce the environmental impacts prevalent in the construction process. I have great interest in how craft, materials, lighting, and colors can uplift and change a space and allow users to experience the ephemeral quality of their environment.


STUDIO SARA HAAG, San Francisco, CA, US, Interior Designer

• Designed and developed IA and FF&E for all phases of the project from SD to DD to CD sets.
• Sourced FF&E for a variety of projects and contacted vendors for pricing, lead-times, quotes, and samples.
• Created design presentations for clients including 3D renders, vector or rendered 2D drawings, sketches, and furniture options.
• Created purchase invoices for clients, contacted vendors for purchasing and scheduled deliveries.

May 2021 - Nov 2022

Sara Klar LTD, Brooklyn, NY, US, Freelance

Created 3D Rendering and visualization of residential project.

Oct 2020 - Jan 2021

Pratt Material Lab, Brooklyn, NY, US, Research Assistant

Conducted research on materials and their properties.
Developed categorization methods for library.
Rearranged and relabeled material placement.
Checked-out and checked-in materials for students.
Helped students get a better understanding of their
material choices.

Feb 2018 - May 2020

HDR, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

Acted within all junior designer duties
Developed stair design for entrance lobby of Hospital
Developed design strategies for elevator approach and
Selected materials, equipment and rendered public

May 2019 - Aug 2019

TPG Architecture, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Intern

Assisted in schematic space planning of corporate
Selected materials for a variety of projects.
Contacted vendors for material requests and
Researched and presented design solutions for
space and aesthetic problems.
Prepared digital drawing and renderings for client

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Sustainability

Minor Studies

Jan 2017 - May 2020

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2016 - May 2020


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