Brianna Sampieri

Brianna Sampieri

Litchfield, CT, US




Bouyea & Associates, Inc., Washington Depot, CT, Junior Architectural Lighting Designer

-Collaborate with team members in all phases of the lighting design process from schematics through construction administration and focus.
-Draft lighting control zones, calculate wattage loads, and create dimming and remote control schedules for coordination with Lutron and electrical contractors.
-Research and comply with energy code requirements.
-Focus lighting and set dimming levels for interior and exterior applications.
-Coordinate projects with engineeers, design teams, and owner management.
-Ensure equipment procurement and proper lighting installation on site to meet stringent deadlines.
-Design lighting details for coves and custom millwork.
-Customize lamping plans for clients and building maintenence mangers.
-Specify fixtures and create lighting equipment schedules.
-Mock up lighting products and test new technology for specific applications.
-Conceptualize and develop custom lighting fixtures with manufacturers.

-Four Seasons Hotel, Lanai, HI and New York, NY
-Nobu Restaurant, Lanai, HI and Indian Wells, CA
-Rudin Showroom, Chicago, IL
-Ritz Carlton Hotel Roof Terrace & Meeting Rooms, Chicago, IL
-Beechwood Museum, Newport, RI
-High-End Residences in New York, Boston, Connecticut, and California

May 2012 - current

TH Trade, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Intern at High-End Residential & Commercial Furnishings Store

Draw dimensioned CAD floor plans from site notes. Select FF&E for commercial and residential projects. Craft presentation boards and create 3D renderings for clients.

Jan 2012 - Apr 2012


Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Aug 2010 - May 2012

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, US, Bachelors, Fine Arts/Illustration

Aug 2004 - Dec 2009

Areas of Specialization