Brigitte Demmel

Brigitte Demmel

Dobbs Ferry, NY, US



I am a graduate of the Interior Design/Space Planning program at Purdue University, currently working in residential design in the Westchester County and New York City areas.  Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, I attended college at Purdue University in Indiana seeking an adventure and hoping to expand my design knowledge from the southwestern elements with which I had grown up.  I was able to extend my desire to travel and experience design vernacular further with a summer internship in Massachusetts.

My hope for my career is that I can create designs that will evoke a feeling of comfort and transendence from the norm in spaces for everyday use.  My strong organizational skills and consistent desire to learn something new have permitted my design vocabulary to continue to grow and solidify.

LEED Green Associate.


Peter Gisolfi Associates, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, US, Designer

Sep 2016 - current

Renae Cohen Interiors, Irvington, NY, US, Design Assistant

- Create floor plans, elevations, and 3D interior renderings for residential projects.
- Develop cohesive design schemes for projects according to clients needs.
- Source, select and purchase furniture, furnishings, fabrics and finishes for projects.
- Coordinate delivery and installation of furniture, furnishings, and fabrics for local and out-of-state projects.
- Create and maintain project budgets for clients.
- Price and invoice furniture, furnishings, fabrics and services for projects and inventory.
- Create bid packages for and with contractors for construction projects.
- Create complete design drawing sets, including new construction and electrical, for construction bids.
- Submit new design, window treatment, and re-upholstery orders to a workroom.
- Supervise construction projects and all furniture and finish installations in client’s homes.
- Create presentations for clients and attend meetings.
- Work with vendors and trade resources in New York City design centers and showrooms.
- Coordinate meetings with local representatives for new product and resources for company library.
- Maintain company profiles on multiple social media and professional websites.

Jul 2013 - current

Within Studio, LLC, Tucson, AZ, US, Design Intern

- Created concepts for commercial and residential clients through furniture, furnishing, and finish selections.
- Completed elevations, finish plans and schedules for construction drawing sets.
- Created 3D renderings and design elements for schematic presentations.
- Communicated with local representatives to meet and obtain new product information.
- Maintained resource and materials library.

May 2013 - Jun 2013

Currier & Associates, Inc., Newburyport, MA, US, Design Intern

- Created floor plans, finish plans, and schematic 3D models for commercial projects.
- Attended existing site walk-throughs with clients to develop new design schemes.
- Selected and ordered samples of building finishes and materials for design schemes and presentations.
- Created final design presentation boards for clients.
- Completed specification books for purchasing and installation.
- Communicated with local representatives to meet and obtain new product information.
- Maintained resource and materials library.

May 2012 - Aug 2012

Finesse Interiors, Inc., Tucson, AZ, US, Design Intern

- Selected furniture, fabrics, and accessory pieces to present to clients.
- Attended client appointments and assisted with presentations.
- Staged homes for private events.
- Submitted re-upholstery orders to a workroom.
- Contacted furniture retailers for pricing and information.
- Created orders and invoices for clients and kept track of their payment records.
- Maintained resource and materials library.
- Maintained condition of storefront inventory.

May 2011 - Aug 2011


Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, US, Bachelors, Interior Design/Space Planning

Interior Design/Space Planning courses including hand rendering, construction documents, lighting, and building codes for residential and commercial projects.

Aug 2009 - May 2013

Areas of Specialization