Naushin Rahman

Naushin Rahman

New York, NY, US

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naushin designs, Founder and Sole Proprietor

+ Providing services in interior architecture, furniture design, procurement, contract administration and site installation
+ Taking clients on a variety of Residential and Retail projects

Mar 2020 - current

Common Living, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer - Furniture

+ Responsible for the space planning, design and sourcing of furniture, fixtures and artwork
+ Designed shared living spaces and amenities spaces for 12 co-living homes
+ Created mood boards and design intent decks for client approval
+ Collaborated with architecture teams on interior architecture and finishes for Common’s largest home (600 units)
+ Populated FF&E procurement schedules and maintained strict budgets
+ Managed large logistic teams to complete on-site installs of all furniture and equipment
+ Photo styling and Photographer management for multiple projects, including a featured editorial of my design, Common Monroe in Domino Magazine

Jun 2019 - Mar 2020

Bluestone Lane, New York, Senior Store Design Manager

+ Designed and opened 25 Bluestone Lane stores, including gold design award winning (Driven x Design) Bluestone Lane Manhattan West
+ Drafted all concept feasibility plans/test fits, layout designs and approved drawing sets by architects of record and consultants
+ Monitored and adhered to strict budgets and stringent deadlines using Smartsheet and Asana
+ Executed all on-site installs, photo styling and photography
+ Managed external designers, millworkers, upholsterers, art handlers, vendors and suppliers. Strong relationships with all consultants
+ Selected finishes, furniture and fixtures for all new stores
+ Collaborated closely with Operations and Marketing teams to open stores seamlessly
+ Advised on intra and inter-departmental systems and standards

May 2018 - Jun 2019

Bluestone Lane, New York, NY, US, Store Designer

+ Drafted all test fits and layout designs
+ Liaised with architects and contractors through to project completion
+ Drafted all joinery and millwork details for contractors and millworkers

Apr 2017 - May 2018

Dion Seminara Architecture, Brisbane, QLD, Graduate of Architecture

+ Hand drawn site conditions, schematic design and design development
+ Drafted construction and interior detailing
+ Specified finishes and fixtures and oversaw contract administration on two homes

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017


Queensland University Of Technology, Gardens Point, BArch, Design

Jan 2012 - Nov 2017

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