I began my journey with the design industry in 2015 after graduating University with a degree in Interior Design and I worked on a number of solo and collaborative projects, for both global and national businesses and I have even dipped my toe into freelance work throughout the years. In 2020, I applied to train as a Design and Technology Teacher with Sacred Heart SCITT in Newcastle after years of being pulled towards the profession and it was the best decision I ever made.
My Design Experience
December 2019- Aug 2020
I established myself as a freelance designer. Working both remote and locally on residential and commercial projects. I worked with property developers, restaurantuars and business start-ups developing exciting design schemes that would wow!
Interior Designer @ Collective Design
October 2019 - November 2019
I worked at an award winning Interior Architecture firm designing bars, restaurants, offices and retail spaces. Managing projects and liaising with clients one on one.
3D Visualiser @ Be Modern LTD
July 2019 - Oct 2019
I produced photo realistic visuals for a local furniture manufacturer, creating interior design schemes in a digital form. Working with the likes of Next, Wayfair, Homebase and Very to name a few.
Interior Design @ IKEA GATESHEAD & EXPANSION
May 2016 - July 2019
I worked in the in-house design team, designing roomsets and vignettes to inspire and influence the customer. Creating sales and achieving long term goals. I joined a team in London in 2018 to design and implement brand new concept stores - such as Bromley Planning Studio which opened in march 2019.
BA HONS INTERIOR DESIGN @ NORTHUMBRIA UNIVERSITY
The course focused on designing innovative interiors within new architecture and the adaptive re-use of existing buildings and their exterior presence, covering all aspects of the interior industry. I worked collaboratively on projects with leaders and designers from John Lewis, Daziel & Pow, Gensler and The Apartment Group. Exploring a diverse range of commercial interiors that included; bars, restaurants, nightclubs, hotels, retail, exhibition, event, workplace, public spaces and theatre.