Saman Takaloo

Saman Takaloo

Los Angeles, CA, US



Los Angeles based Designer with a passion for Interior, Graphic and Event Design. Inspired by contemporary and simplistic spaces with a glamorous edge, fashion and lifestyle magazines and coffee table books. Interested in Hospitality, Commercial and Retail design.



Design Within Reach Inc., West Hollywood, CA, US, Operations / Visual Merchandising Assistant

- Assisting with all day to day operations within the studio
- Responsible for creating and maintaining a compelling presentation of merchandise that will engage customers and help stimulate sales
- Executing visual presentation changes and maintaining the cleanliness and functionality of all products
- Using “My Deco” 3D program to create renders as a visual aid for clients
- Collaborating on the coordination of hosting in-house design events
- Accompanying Account Executives to client’s residences to assist with various design tasks
- Supervising and conceptualizing furniture installs and placement for clients and events

May 2014 - current

MM Design & Co. (DBA, Mahtab Mojab), Los Angeles, CA, US, Associate Designer

- Sketching designs for collections
- Creating technical drawings/techpaks for hardware
- Responsible for all graphic design related tasks
- Creating and assembling press kits
- Managing all social media initiatives
- Following up with clients
- Event coordination; booking, entertainment, rentals, florals, valet
- Event production; set up, walk throughs

Jul 2013 - Jan 2014

DESIGN360unlimited, Santa Monica, CA, US, Design Intern

- Organizing all fabric swatch samples, keeping accurate inventory of swatches on hand and placing timely replenishment orders
- Responsible for the organization and user friendliness of the design studio
- Presentation board design
- Conceptual design
- Assisting with CAD

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012


Art Institute of California-Los Angeles, Santa Monica, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2009 - Dec 2012

Areas of Specialization