Philip Koo

Philip Koo

Tustin, CA, US




HBA / Hirsch Bedner Associates, Santa Monica, CA, US, Internship

Assist designers and architects with:
-Contact vendors for samples/info of finish/materials.
-Draw/fix/make changes of plans(CD) on AutoCAD.
-Build models of interior plans/fixture/lighting/furniture on Sketchup.
-Make Color/finish/material boards.
-Make digital presentation boards including FF&E on Photoshop/indesign.
-Research finish/materials and suggest to designers for selection.
-Add/make changes of specs on computer/binder.

Jan 2014 - Apr 2014

Small remodeling contractor company, Irvine, Assistant of on-site project manager

-Contact vendors for information/price of finish/materials.
-Attend client meetings(translate)
-Research finish/materials and suggest to general contractor for certain projects.
-Draw floor plans on AutoCAD.
-Help on actual installation.(floor/wall/ceiling/lighting/hardware/window/cabinet/etc...)

Jul 2011 - Jun 2013


Interior Designers Institute, Newport Beach, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Completed courses including studio classes such as:
Design Theory, Hand Drafting, Residential design, commercial design 1 and 2, Institutional design, Hand Sketch and rendering, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Lighting design, history of architecture 1 and 2, Building codes, Environmental design(sustainable design), Historical Preservation thesis, etc...

Aug 2010 - Jul 2014

Areas of Specialization