Zenia Nesterova

Zenia Nesterova

New York, NY, US




Aline Matsika Interiors, New York, NY, US, Senior Interior Designer

• Create and implement unique design concepts for high-end residential, commercial and hospitality projects with budgets of $1.5+ million internationally
• Oversee daily operations including budget estimate preparation, ID and FF&A specifications, vendor negotiation and purchasing, custom objects development, construction, installation, and arrangement of all project related components
• Develop relationships with high net-worth clientele and collaborate with suppliers internationally throughout all phases of a project

Aug 2010 - current

Pesce LTD, New York, NY, US, Junior Architect and Designer

Work on conceptual development, elaborate computer and hand drawings for new design and architectural objects, meet with clients and contractors. Projects include: “Camper” Store in Montreal, Canada, 10 “Bahia Houses” in Bahia, Brazil, the “S” Bridge between Sicily and Calabria, Italy
• Manage and organize international exhibitions including the “Biennale” in Venice, “Edizioni Del Pesce” in Torino Italy, “Italy on the cross” Triennale in Milano, Italy and “Collective” Design Fair in New York
• Supervise production of new art and design objects in the factory located in Brooklyn, New York

Nov 2009 - Jul 2010

Ambienti Italia, New York, NY, US, Junior Interior Designer

Serve as a designer and project manager of high-end contract and residential interior projects including over four hundred custom kitchen units for 20 Pine Street Residences and multiple glass door systems, bathrooms and kitchen units for the Element Condominium, 217 West Broadway, Bryant Park Hotel and other luxury projects in New York and Tri State Area
• Create elaborate visual presentations, space planning, working and construction drawings for clients and architects
• Advise and provide solutions for clients on furniture layouts, styles and visual concepts utilizing the wide variety of Italian manufacturers represented by the company

Apr 2005 - Oct 2008


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design, Fine Arts

Sep 2008 - Jun 2010

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY, US, Fine Arts

Sep 2006 - Jul 2008

Voronezh State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Voronezh, RU, Bachelors, Urban planning and Architecture

Sep 1999 - Jun 2004

School of Visual Arts (SVA), Voronezh, RU, Fine Arts

Sep 1992 - Jun 1997

Areas of Specialization