Aiwen Shao

Aiwen Shao

New York, NY, US

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Excellent ability to conceptualize interior detailing and space planning. Versatile, organized and excels as an individual designer and in collaborative team setting. Ensures timely completion of projects to requirements.

Currently in the final year of pursuing a MFA in Interior Design at Pratt Institute. 



TAO(Trace Architecture Office), Beijing, CN, Interior Design Intern

Designed brochure of Fujian Tulou project; specifically improve the document structure, renderings and series of analytical plans of the design outcome.

Selected the furniture and interior finishes for the VIP room and shop of Xinzhai Coffee Manor project. Responsible for contacting the material supplier and dealer.

Oct 2016 - Jan 2017

Fnji Interior Design Co.Ltd., Beijing, CN, Interior Design Intern

Participated in the air-conditioning and lighting design project for the new flagship store.

Assisted the designers to the construction site for inspection; visited the construction material market.

Responsible for 'Wechat' media column writing of Interior design.

Assisted in furniture photo shoot in the studio.
Edited retouching of the final photographs.

Aug 2014 - Sep 2014


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

Aug 2017 - current

Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan, IT, BArch, Interior Design

Oct 2013 - Aug 2016

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