Natasha Rivera Pérez

Natasha Rivera Pérez

Brooklyn, NY, US




Parsons The New School for Design. New York, NY                                                                                 AAS Interior Design Program 2014-2015  

School of Fine Arts. San Juan, PR                                                                                                               BA Industrial Design. Concentration in Furniture, 2008-2013                                                                Visited Biennale Art Fair. Venice, Italy 2011                                                                                          Ready-Made Monochromatic Workshop. Mathieu Mercier. San Juan, PR 201

Polytechnic University. San Juan, PR
Architectural Curses, 2006-2008
Summer Program. Architecture, 2005

Work Experience:

Wanted Design. Design in Puerto Rico. New York, NY 2013
Exhibited, in collaboration with a group of Puerto Rico designers at WANTED DESIGN. I exhibited one of my chair designs made of acrylic and birch wood.

TV Unit, Designer.  San Juan, PR 2012                                                                                              Designed a TV unit that accommodated the TV, Wii, Xbox, cable box, radio, books, DVDs, and CDs. In addition, it also served as a table for gatherings, while it created a serine ambiance in the house.

Center Table, Designer.  San Juan, PR 2012
Designed a table for drinks and entrées during a party scenario and while closed it embellished the designated space.

Music Desk, Project Manager & Supervisor. San Juan, PR 2012                                                  Designed a desk with specific space limitations and functions. The desk imitated the sound waves of electric music.

Bathroom, Project Manager & Supervisor. San Juan, PR 2012
Designed a minimalist bathroom cabinet for storage purposes. The cabinet determined the rest of the design project inside the bathroom, such as tiles, tub, bathroom accessories, lightning, and color pattern.

Rubberband, LLP Design Internship, Human Center Design. San Juan, PR 2012                               As an intern I was taught on how to incorporate HCD process in client meetings and presentations, incorporating clients in the design process. I collaborated on researching and documenting information for client one-on-one meetings. For HCD process fulfilling clients needs, preferences, product function, proportions, colors, textures is essential to the final design product.

Home Accessories for Louis Bernard Studio, Project Manager. San Juan, PR 2011
Designed in collaboration with interior designer Louis Bernard a decorative and modular line of shaped bottles made of wood and PVC.

Siempre Adentro, Interior Designer. San Juan, PR 2011-2012
Assisted in Project Management, helping clients and supervising our carpenter. In addition, I designed room cabinets and wall textures.

Finlandia Vodka Sculpture, Designer. San Juan, PR 2011
Designed and created a sculpture that reflected the sensual, fluid, modern, new form of the Finlandia Vodka bottle for their launching party.


Computer: PC & Mac Platform
AutoCAD. Adobe Suite. Rhino.Maxwell. Office Suite. Sketchup. English & Spanish
Graphite. Paint. Charcoal. Ink. Watercolor. Spray. Technical Drawing. Building Prototype


The New School, New York, NY, US, AAS Interior Design

Jan 2014 - current

Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico (PUPR), San Juan, PR, US, Architecture

Aug 2006 - current

School of Fine Arts of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, US, BArch, Industrial Design. Furniture

Jan 2008 - Jun 2013

Areas of Specialization