Lily Yung

Lily Yung

Beverly Hills, CA, US



Lily Yung is a Los Angeles based interior designer specializing in high-end residential design, boutique commercial projects, and hospitality projects globally. We are devoted to creating the highest level of sophisticated design with thoughtful details and creative expression to provide a unique experience for each project and client.



Lily Yung Studio, Brooklyn, NY, US, Interior Design Consultant

Sole Proprietor and interior design Consultant for retail, branding, commercial, corporate and residential clients including creating design concepts, design development, custom fixtures, FF&E selection, drafting, modeling, design development and contract documents, rendering, preparing and compiling presentations.

 SOLE PROPRIETOR | Residential Project – 2 Bathroom renovation in single family home in Portland Oregon
 SOLE PROPRIETOR | Residential Project – Redesign dining room of 2 bedroom Upper West Side apartment in NYC
 LIPPINCOTT | Retail Project – Collaborated on Samsung flagship store (10,000 sq ft) concepts, space
planning, FF&E; Developed, modeled, rendered, and merchandised 3D presentation for store interiors and exterior façade; Branding imagery for Capital One concepts for brand and design strategy
 MANSOUR DESIGN | Retail Project – Designed store fixtures for XSRE flagship jewelry store (10,0000 sq ft); Oversee the development and completion of store elevation renderings for client presentation
 SOLE PROPRIETOR | Office Project – Sourced, secured contract, and designed new office renovation for Redshift Technologies Inc.’s New York City headquarters of (2,000 sq. ft)
 SOLE PROPRIETOR | Retail Project – Designed concept, furniture plan, fixtures and graphics for Kiki’s Pet Store (7,000 sq ft) in Williamsburg Brooklyn
 SOLE PROPRIETOR | Residential Project – Developed floor plan and furniture selection for residential client on the upper East Side in NYC (1,000 sq ft)

Jan 2007 - current

KWID, Kelly Wearstler Interior Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Senior Design Manager

PROJECTS: Austin Proper Hotel, San Francisco Proper Hotel, Santa Monica Proper Hotel, Westfield Century City.

Master planning and programming, Spa space planning and design, architectural design. Concept design and construction documents. Custom furniture, finishes and project management of public Areas and guestroom FF&E. Lead FF&E designer and project manager on public areas and guestrooms. Design of custom furniture, finishes, lighting. Construction documents, construction administration. Architectural design, custom finishes.

Nov 2014 - Sep 2019

Kramer Design Group, New York City, Senior Retail Interior Designer

Retail interior designer award-winning retail design firm. Successful completion of branding, conceptual design, design documentation. Exhibit leadership and exceptional organizational skills to guide our team to complete project deadlines.


AVON - Company for Women - Conduct brand research and direct and develop brand experience. Deliver brand experience by mood boards and environmental design inspiration presentation. Direct and plan concept store design to meet the brand core values and programming needs. Select furniture, material and finish for client approval. Design and detail cost efficient and adaptable custom fixtures.

BLOOMINGDALE'S - Conduct brand research and develop brand experience. Deliver brand experience by mood boards and environmental design inspiration presentations. Drive, design, plan and develop 47,500 sq. ft. home floor in tandem with Bloomingdale’s design director. Coordinate with renderer to develop conceptual presentations. Select furniture, material and finish for Bloomingdale’s approval.

HYDE PARK TRADITIONAL JEWELERS - Design, plan and develop 6,000 sq. ft. jewelry store to meet the brand’s core values while simultaneously incorporating vendor programmatic needs into the planning. Design, develop, and document the fixture brand language, fixture package and fixture lighting requirements. Select furniture, material and finish specifications for client approval.
(Vendor Shops – A Lange, Cartier, Paneri, Patek, Rolex)

JCPENNEY – Design and plan shops to ensure brand integrity simultaneously for both department store and vendor shop’s core values and programmatic needs. Develop and comprehensively document all design concepts for roll-out and merchandising capacity requirements. Select furniture, material and finish for client approval. (Vendor Shop Design for Giggle Baby, Sugar Shack, Lee Jeans, Luxottica, Service Bars, Design Centers, Paciugo, Lego, Joe Fresh, Cut and Color)

Jan 2013 - Nov 2014

tonychi & associates, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Coordinator

Senior Project Coordinator (June 2012 – Present)
Project Interior Design Coordinator (March 2011 – June 2012)
Project Interior Designer (March 2011 – June 2012)

Interior designer/coordinator/captain for award-winning international hospitality design firm. Demonstrated successful completion of project phases from conceptual design to contract documents. Exhibit leadership and exceptional organizational skills to guide our team to complete project deadlines.


 The Grand Hyatt in Chengdu, China | L1, L12, L13, L14, L15 Public Areas, Ballroom/Banquet, Meeting Rooms, Spa, Food and Beverage, Guest Rooms, Presidential Suites
 The Grand Hyatt in Gurgaon, India | Reception, Lobby Lounge, Ballroom, Meeting Rooms
 BC Hotel in Beijing, China | Public Areas, Guest Rooms, Garden Suite, Corridor
 BC Hotel in Taiyuan, China | Public Areas, Guest Rooms, Corridor
 Ritz Carlton in Singapore | Public Areas, Food and Beverage
 Rosewood in Hong Kong, China | Public Areas, Corridor
 Mandarin Oriental in Taipei, Taiwan | Food and Beverage
 Kwai Fong Street, Hong Kong, China | Showrooms, Apartments


 Successfully acted as chief of staff for Interior Decorating team of six on scheduling, specification writing, custom drawings, communication, daily/weekly micro/macro tasks related to FF&E in Public Areas, Food and Beverage, and Guest Room suites of international hotel projects
 Oversee and deliver comprehensive Architectural and FF&E Specification packages
 Curate hotel style in collaboration with Design Associates and owner by sourcing a palette of refined
furniture, finishes, fixtures, carpets, and special equipment
 Plan, develop, and refine furniture layout in collaboration with team for all aspects of hotel projects
 Design custom Features, Casegoods, Seating, Carpets, Special Finishes for all FF&E aspects of hotel
 Partner with vendors, architects, art consultants, graphic designers, lighting designers to plan, coordinate, fit out specified and custom design features and elements
 Organize, coordinate, lead, render and complete high quality client presentations
 Communication with high professionalism with client representatives regarding all FF&E RFIs
 Implement new ideas for time saving methods to create quicker turnaround for documentation

Feb 2011 - Jan 2013

William T. Georgis Architect, New York, NY, US, Residential Junior Designer

Collaborated with interior design and architectural team in luxury residential design projects. Focused primarily on a comprehensive redesign project of penthouse at 15 CPW (10,674 sq. ft.), a building by Robert A.M. Stern.
 Select furniture and fabrics
 Design, create, draft furniture plans, diagrams, custom drawings for millwork and furniture
 Manage, document, track the progress of FF&E schedules and purchase orders for over 300 items
 Supervise onsite installation of full size lighting, furniture, carpet mock-ups to ensure accurate build

Jan 2008 - Jul 2008

Red Square Studio - Partner with Ferrium Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Design Assistant

Provided creative and technical support to the principle designer on residential projects in NYC

Jan 2007 - Apr 2007

Tiger Information Systems, New York, NY, US, Graphic Specialist

Graphics Specialist Consultant at Credit Suisse and UBS

Jan 1999 - Jan 2006


Mar 2006 - Mar 2010

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, New York, NY, US, Dance

Sep 1995 - Aug 1997

Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA, US, Bachelors, Dance

Sep 1994 - May 1995

Areas of Specialization