Soomin Lee

Soomin Lee

New York, NY, US



With an educational background in architecture, I bring a multi-disciplinary approach to work as an interior designer, combining experience with installation art, and interior architecture to create innovative and creative design solution.

I am currently working as an exhibition designer as well as project manager at Red Dot Art Fair. I earned a Master of Arts in Interior Architecture from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and received my Bachelor of Architecture in KyungHee University. 



Red Dot Art Fair, New York, NY, US, Project manager, Exhibition designer

Drawing floor plan for Art Fair ( Red Dot Art Fair, Art Now Fair, Park City Art Fair)
Brand Identity design ( Graphic Design | Logo, AD, Poster, Artist card, eblast),
Web design, Exhibit Space Design, Coordinating with art galleries and art dealers.

Jun 2014 - current

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, Exhibition Designer

Exhibition design, Installation Design (Designing module system for exhibition stand and three dimensional graghics for display).
Coordinating with students and faculty.
Window display design and installaion, Fabricating exhibition stand
Graphic Design (Poster design. Invitation Design)

Sep 2013 - May 2014

Space Group, Seoul, KR, Architectural Researcher

'A Study on the Current Guideline Trends and Strategic Directions for Developing Open BIM'
Publishing the guideline (National Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport), Analyzing compatibility issues between Open BIM Program (Revit, SMC, Ecotect), Guest relations ambassador, Graphic Design for publication.

Dec 2011 - Apr 2012

Building Smart Korea, Seoul, KR, Architectural Intern

'Lotte tower project in Korea'
Analyzing BIM use in High-Rise Buildings, Constructing 3D modeling (Revit)

Mar 2010 - May 2010

SAMOO Architects & Engineers, Seoul, KR, Architectural Intern

'Songdo new city urban planning project in Korea'
Drawing construction documents, Designing Playground and community space, Designing Bus stop, 3D modeling fabrication (Sketch up model, Hand craft)

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008


RISD INTAR Department of Interior Architecture, Providence, RI, US, Masters, Interior Architecture

Jun 2013 - May 2014

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Study Abroad

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Kyunghee University, Seoul, KR, BArch, Architecture

Mar 2006 - Feb 2012

National University of Singapore, Singapore, SG, Workshop

Mar 2009 - Apr 2009

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US, Extension Class

Jun 2008 - Aug 2008


Rhode Island School of Design, Scholarship


Dean's Award | Rhode Island School of Design, 1st Place

Award for the most society change evoing project


Rhode Island School of Design, Scholarship


Kyung Hee University, Scholarship


Areas of Specialization