Alexandra Kolbe

Alexandra Kolbe

New York, NY, US



I am:

  • passionate about good design and innovation 
  • energetic, focused, expressive
  • a recent graduate
  • a designer, inventor, fixer, and builder
  • collaborative, conceptual, and driven
  • eager to learn, work, experience, and make things 
  • Alexandra Kolbe. It's a pleasure to meet you.  


SET Creative, New York, Creative Designer

· Concept, develop, and deliver creative concepts for brand experiences, such as events, pop-ups, stunts, retail design, installations, and activations
· Developing projects from conceptualization through to creation and execution, including giving art direction on-site at installs
· Create graphics, overall look and feel of spatial environments, and direction for integrated technology for each project
· Develop engaging consumer journeys that tell the brand's story for clients such as Nike, Oakley, Uniqlo, Sephora, and Waldorf Astoria

Apr 2013 - current

Gilmore Group, New York, NY, US, Design Intern

Furthering my experience in graphic and interior design, forming brand standards and guidelines
Conceptual development of brand strategies and trade shows

Oct 2012 - Mar 2013

Internum & Design, Houston, TX, US, Design Consultant

· Exclusive dealers of Italian furniture and product lines, such as Minotti, B&B Italia, Baxter, Flexform, and Cappellini.
· Consulted with clients on interior projects
· Worked with manufactures on store and client purchase orders · Assisted in store visualization, displays, and events.

Apr 2012 - Sep 2012

Restoration Hardware, Houston, TX, US, Sales Associate; Visual Merchandiser

· Operated with sales team and clients discussing project considerations such as budget, style, deadlines and other influencing aspects and prepared financial estimates
· Responsible for the staging of store interior including furniture, wall hangings, rugs, accessories
· Outreach for store events, visiting sites around town promoting for the store

May 2010 - Mar 2011


The Art Institute of Houston, Houston, TX, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

BFA Interior Design

Director of Interior Design Professional Organization. March - Sept 2012
President of United States Green Building Council Student Chapter. Jan - Sept 2012​​​​

Jan 2009 - Sep 2012

Areas of Specialization