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NESTAN VARDIASHVILI

e-mail: nvardiashvili@gmail.com cell: +1.646.651.5279

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS: I have years of professional experience in designing and managing high-end hospitality and residential projects, understanding of aesthetics and environment, structural complexity of space, material quality and workmanship in modern and classical styles, ability to produce the design of intelligence and sophistication.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 2011- Present

Renovation of high-end private apartments.

Renovation of private apartments in Paris, France and Tbilisi, Georgia. I am fully responsible for developing conceptual design, construction documentations that include interior layout changes and restoration of existing architectural features . Development of architectural detailing and millwork, purchasing furniture, fabrics and accessories along with finishes and fixtures. Direct contact with clients. Supervision of construction and installation.

2008 – 2011

MINICO DESIGN Interior and Architectural Designer / Project Manager Responsibility included all stages of project development, including supervision and execution of construction documents, as well as design development, detailing, writing of specifications, shop drawing review, custom furniture and lighting design, monitor quality of designed work produced to achieve highest level of excellence possible. Source materials, furniture and accessories, write extensive specifications and schedules, prepare presentations and participate in client meetings. Coordinate projects with clients, general contractors, vendors and consultants, monitor orders and deliveries, oversee constructions and installations.

2006 – 2008

THE OFFICE OF THIERRY DESPONT Intermediate Interior Designer Designed interiors for high-end hospitality and residential projects. Developed schematic design and planning. Designed custom furniture, textiles, rugs and window treatments. Created construction documents and detailed drawings for all custom designed items. Produced renderings, presentation boards and models. Worked closely with principle, senior designer and architects.

2004 – 2006

CETRA / RUDDY Interior Designer Assisted senior designer on creating construction documents, including creating furniture lighting and finish plans, drawing sections and millwork detail drawings. Rendered elevations and prepared presentation boards for client meetings. Researched materials, furniture and lighting fixtures. Updated architectural finish schedule and FF&E specifications.

EDUCATION BFA in Interior Design - Parsons School of Design, New York 2004 BFA in Textile Design, Minor in Art History - The Academy of Fine Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia 1981-1986 HONORS & AWARDS IDA 2011 - INTERIOR DESIGN - Gold Winner - Conceptual Category

International Design Award, US http://ida.us/submit/member/mainpage.php?id=8622

COMPUTER SKILLS Proficiency in AutoCad 12, Adobe: Photoshop CS5, InDesign CS5, Illustrator CS4, 3D Max, Google SketchUp, MS Office 2010


Work Samples

Typical Suite Floor Plan - Hotel Crillon, Paris

Custom Furniture Drawings - Hotel Crillon, Paris

Model Room - Hotel Crillon, Paris


Custom Area Rug - Hotel Crillon, Paris

Custom Area Rug - Hotel Crillon, Paris

Les Ambassadeurs /existing and proposed window treatment /- Hotel Crillon, Paris


Private residence E. 63rd St. New York

Private residence E. 63rd St. New York


Jewelry store design- New York

Jewelry store design- New York

77 Hudson Lobby - New York

Nestan Vardiashvili Curriculum Vitae