natalie paek

natalie paek

Orinda, CA, US



The late Steve Jobs, the founder of Apples, said to have passion for your work and you will do a great work.  I have lots of passion for the art of "Interior Architecture".  Improving people's lives by creating a best designed space and functions that come with good design is what gives me the biggest satisfaction.  And thta's my passion - to help people live better from the use of my design.


dNp Interior, Orinda, CA, US, Interior Designer

this is my business that I started last year. It is a full service design company specializing in custom interior design for residences and commerical work. I focus on providing the most beautiful, artistic yet functional and practical design within the clients' budget and taste.

Jan 2014 - current

Innovation Space, Pleasanton, CA, US, Interior Designer

This position entails the following:

- Work with clients to understand needs/design preferences, develop concept using hand sketch, present to clients and make changes. Clients are from restaurants, residences, dental offices, commercial use spaces.
-Presentation media include drawings, sketches, perspectives, renderings, color and material boards, and photographs.
- Develop space layout using CAD
- Recommend materials and FFE for use during constructions.
- Applied 3-D and Auto CAD programs to design various building projects.

Jul 2011 - Dec 2013

Dream Kitchen & Bath, San Jose, CA, US, Interior designer

Worked as a designer mainly assisting with new home designs focusing on kitchens and bathrooms.
- Analyzie client's needs, goals, and life and safety requirements.
- Integrate findings into interior design.
- Develope and present final design recommendations to clients.
- Review and evaluate design solutions during implementation and upon completion.
- Work was mostly for residential kitchen and bathroom interior.

Aug 2010 - Jul 2011


Academy Of Art University, San Francisco, CA, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010

Busan University, busan, korea, Bachelors, fine art

Mar 1986 - Feb 1992

Areas of Specialization