Tove Hermanson

Tove Hermanson

New York, NY, US

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Leroy Street Studio, New York, NY, Interior Designer

Jul 2019 - current

Graydon Yearick Architects, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

I design and project manage high-end interior renovations in NYC and LA. I lead the soft furnishing process from concept, color scheme, lighting, textiles, renderings, furniture selection & placement, through construction and installation. I design and oversee execution of custom millwork and furniture. In addition to creating functional, cohesive and personalized spaces, I maintain relations with clients, vendors, and artisans.

Mar 2014 - Jul 2019

Self-Employed, Brooklyn, NY, US, Freelance Arts & Culture Writer / Lecturer

Founder, Editor & Contributor to Thread for Thought; regular article contributions to Huffington Post and academic / pop-culture websites Worn Through and Gaga Stigmata. Coordinated Project JamaicaWay, a sustainable fashion show competition in Boston. Fashion articles in the Encyclopedia of Women and Pop Culture. Fashion culture lectures at the Fashion Institute of Technology, MFA Boston, and the International Art Movement gallery.

Jan 2008 - May 2015

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, US, Database Manager

"Monitored gift and membership data entry and performed in-depth Raiser’s Edge database maintenance on an ongoing basis. Found creative methods to adapt the software to specific needs of departments with different requirements, streamlining common processes to facilitate current, accurate data entry and extraction, creating forms and documenting procedures to standardize and clarify the work flow for the museum. Researched software and creative solutions to database limitations. Edited membership literature, pulled complex lists for mailings, generated financial reports for internal review and for grants, trained employees and fielded questions pertaining to Raiser’s Edge for the entire museum ad hoc."

Aug 2004 - Jan 2009


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

Color Theory, Textiles, Drafting, Business, Historical Styles, Architectural History, Cultural Anthropology, Construction Documents, multiple studios in Residential & Commercial, Building Systems, Codes, Lighting, and more.

Jan 2014 - Dec 2016

Hunter College, CUNY, New York, NY, US, Art History

Jan 2003 - Aug 2004

Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), New York, NY, US, Costume Design & Fashion History

Jan 2000 - Dec 2002

New York University (NYU), New York, NY, US, BArch, English Literature & Film Studies

Sep 1997 - Dec 1999

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