Colleen Kurniawan

Colleen Kurniawan

Cleveland, OH, US



Colleen Kurniawan is a Cleveland based Intern Architect at Herschman Architects Inc. Colleen received her Bachelor’s degree in 2011 from The Ohio State University’s Knowlton School of Architecture. From 2012 to 2016 she has been a design engineer developing innovative retail products and visual merchandising solutions at Winston Products. Her designs holds a number of patents and awards.


Herschman Architects, Cleveland, OH, US, Intern Architect

Mar 2017 - current

Swagelok, Cleveland, OH, US, CAD Technician

Implementation and validation of CAD documents for tube fittings, valves, and other fluid system components. Large scale file management and CAD audits. Continuous improvement of standard work instructions. International collaboration.

Oct 2016 - Mar 2017

Winston Products LLC, Cleveland, OH, US, Design Engineer

Designing innovative products and visual merchandising solutions from concept to production across multiple retail categories. Prepare 3D design files, engineering documents, and physical mock ups of designs. Global traveling to factories for product collaborating visits and 1st article sample reviews.
Lead designer for Nature's Way

Feb 2012 - Aug 2016

Inside Outfitters, Inc., Dublin, OH, US, Project Coordinator- Architectual Intern

Analyze commercial jobs' construction documents. Coordinate takeoffs, substitution requests, quotes, and bid proposals for roller window shades, louver blinds, and cubicle curtains.

Jun 2011 - Oct 2011


The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US, BArch, Architecture

- GPA 3.5 Cum Laude
-Morrill Excellence Scholar
-Design Grp, Inc. Scholar

Sep 2007 - Jun 2011


NRHA Packaging Award, 2nd Place

Overall Shelf and Sales Appeal - Demonstrates marketability and merchandising value.

Graphic Design - Demonstrates attractive and appropriate design that complements the product.

Innovation - Demonstrates new ideas, techniques, materials, design and/or advancement in the field of packaging.

Packaging Efficiency - Materials used are economical and demonstrate appropriate size and performance for the product.

Shelf Life - Demonstrates packaging protection, performance and durability.

Selling Feature - How well the packaging conveys the features and benefits of the product.


Design Group, Inc., Minority Scholarship, Scholarship

Established in 1991 to provide a need-based scholarship for an outstanding black American student enrolled in the Knowlton School.


Morrill Excellence Scholarship, Scholarship

The Morrill Scholars Program (MSP) is the largest scholarship program of its kind, rewarding over 300 scholarships to high school seniors each year. The scholarship is awarded to students who show commitment to both academics and diversity by excelling in the classroom and making a positive impact in their communities. Morrill Scholars are selected because they have shown their advocacy for equity and access by contributing to those around them.


Areas of Specialization