Weiran Chen

Weiran Chen

New York, NY, US

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Strategic thinker especially strong at rendering and handcrafting models. Always design for people.



Virserius Studio, New York City, Interior Designer

- Participated in schematic design, design development and construction document
- Collaborate with another team member to develop the co-working office lobby concepts including conceptual sketches, floor plan/elevation drawings, and materials/ furniture selection.
- Develop the presentation booklet including floor plan/ elevation rendering, material/furniture board layout.
- Communicate with the renderer to produce accurate and beautiful perspectival renderings.
- Source finishes and FF&E, contact vendors for quotes. - Assemble specifications and schedule of a high-end domestic hotel independently.
- Work with architect to prepare DD sets.

May 2019 - current

Tihany Design, New York, NY, Interior Design Intern

- Participated in schematic design, design development and construction document
- Prepared clients presentations including diagrammatic and realistic renderings in Photoshop, DD drawing sets in AutoCAD, booklet layout in InDesign and physical material collage
- Assisted in selecting ID finishes and FF&E
- Organized and finalized the specifications(Spexx) for a
large project of an internationally known hotel - Contacted vendors for requesting materials
- Organized the material library and the office

May 2018 - current


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2015 - Jun 2019


Graduate with Honors, Honorable Mention


Gensler Brinkmann Scholarship, Nomination


Pratt President's List, Honorable Mention


Pratt President's List, Honorable Mention


Areas of Specialization