With over 5 years working in the furniture, textiles and homewares industry, and a postgraduate diploma from BAID with distinction, I’m building the skills needed to work as an Interior Designer. Loyal, honest and hardworking, I benefit from a creative, process-driven environment and work equally well in a team and independently. Managing clients and bolstering trade relationships comes naturally to me, and I approach each project with enthusiasm and a detail-driven philosophy.
Managing the production process of trade client orders from design to completion, helping clients decide on product specifications based on their brief, creating simple hand drawings, consulting on space planning, checking measurements and going to site. Solving manufacturing issues, arranging samples, advising on upholstery, wood finishes and bespoke product designs, as well as monitoring of production scheduling and managing all COM logistics between the warehouse and multiple factories/suppliers worldwide.
Maternity cover. Worked with textile manufacturers, including Designers Guild and in-house product designers to facilitate the design process of new furniture, accessory, textile and cushion ranges. Office management and support to the Director. Played a key planning role in the shoot and launch of the William Yeoward Aranjasa range.
Sourcing and advising on a wide variety of kitchen and home products from Europe and Asia for clients – notably, for one of South Africa's largest retail chains. Supporting the client's own buying teams to ensure requirements on product range, trend, style and budget were met within their own kitchen and homeware departments.
Postgraduate Diploma in Interior Design , Graduated with Distinction
Postgraduate Management Diploma in Marketing and Advertising Communications, Graduated with Distinction