Home Staging and Interior Design Consultation

my resume


Berger Residence, Newton, MA. Selected paint colors for entire home.

Schwartz Residence, Framingham, MA. Used paint, lighting, and furniture layout to update foyer and dining room.

Mael Residence, Newton, MA. Complete design of living room and dining room.

McCarthy Residence, Medfield, MA. Designed child’s playroom.

Freeman Residence, Concord, MA. Designed entire home to make it more child friendly.

Consulted with parents on how to make the environment work for them as well as their children.

Bloch Residence, Arlington, MA. Designed child’s bedroom and play area.

Gilboa Residence, Cambridge, MA. Designed child’s bedroom and family room.

Menche Residence, New York, NY. Designed high end residential project, study and office.

Yedid Residence, Brooklyn, NY. Designed high end residential project, entire home.

Numerous other projects involving architectural finishes and consulting with

the client to finalize project interiors.


Artistic Edge Hair Salon, Framingham, MA. Designed salon with a limited budget, reused furniture

and selected additional furniture. Designed layout of salon and made color selections (see photos).

Glidden Colorful Classrooms Campaign, Selected color choices for teachers and

custom designed each classroom for schools throughout the U.S wrote brochure as a guide to teachers (see articles).

Torah Academy, Brookline, MA. Classroom Design.

Chabad Day School, Sharon, MA. Classroom Design.

Kingsley Montessori School, Boston, MA. Consultation with teachers about designing their classrooms.

West Street School, Sturbridge, MA.  Consultation with teachers about designing their classrooms.

Dimock Early Intervention Program, West Roxbury, MA. Classroom layout, selected furniture.

Aish HaTorah, Boston, MA. Designed interiors and finish selections.

Kingsley Montessori School, Boston, MA. Courtyard/ Playground renovation. 

Liaison between the staff, the architects, and the committee to design courtyard.

Casa del Telefono, Florence, Italy. Designed interiors.

HERO Showroom, New York, NY.  Designed and budgeted showroom and offices.

The Perfume Factory, New York, NY.  Inventoried and relocated existing furniture,

designed and furnished showrooms and executive offices.

Addrienne Vittadini Showroom and Offices, New York, NY. Relocated existing office

furniture and assisted designers with selecting furniture and finishes.


Television Satellite and Radio Tour

for Glidden’s Colorful Classroom Campaign, August, 2000 and 2001.

Spoke live and taped to news stations throughout the U.S. Glidden Paint Media Tour Video

about the importance of the classroom environment and about the Campaign.

Designing the Home Environment for Children

Mother Connection, Andover, MA, April, 2000.

Newton Community Education, Newton, MA, April, 1999, February and May, 2000.  

Designing the Classroom Environment

Bureau of Jewish Education, Lexington, MA, March, 2000. 

Parenting Resources, Cambridge, MA, October 1999, January, May and September, 2000.

Massachusetts American Montessori International Conference, Winchester, MA, October, 1999.

New England Association for the Education of Young Children Conference, Portsmouth, NH, May 1999.

Boston Association for the Education of Young Children

2nd Annual Babies and Toddlers Professional Development Conference, Milford, MA, March 1999. 

Designing the Family Child Care Environment

Project Hope, Roxbury, MA, February 1999. 

Using Montessori Materials in the Classroom

Torah Academy, Brookline, MA, November 1998. 

Presented Montessori materials and curriculum to Preschool staff.


ABC Design, Inc., Brighton, MA, January 1999 - April 2002. Designing Residential Spaces and Classrooms. Self Employed.

Jeune Ligne, Florence, Italy, 1995-1996. Part-time Assistant to Designer.

Richard Bienenfeld and Associates, New York, NY, 1991-1994. Interior Designer for Architect Firm.

James D’Auria and Associates, New York, NY, Winter, 1986, 1990-1991.  Interior Designer and Assistant.

to Head Designer for High End Fashion Showroom Design.

Source One, Chicago, IL, Summer, 1987.  Assistant to Designer.

Jeanne Hartnette and Associates, Chicago, IL, Summer, 1986.  Assistant to Interior Designers for Commercial Design.

SCR Design, New York, NY. Winter, 1985. Resource Librarian for Commercial Design Firm.

Scott-Ulmann Design, New York, NY. Fall, 1985. Decorator’s Assistant.

Patchel Bohn Associates, New York, NY. Summer, 1985.  Assistant to Architect and Interior Designer.


Kingsley Montessori School, Boston, MA, 1997-1998.  Head teacher. 

Cambridge Montessori School, Cambridge, MA, 1996-1997.  Assistant teacher, intern.  

Designed classroom and activities throughout the year, planned and organized lessons,

observations and record keeping of children, parent conferences.


Bachelor of Fine Arts

Major: Interior Architecture

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1990. 

Certification from the American Montessori Society, Early Childhood

Northeast Montessori Institute, 1997. 


Harvard/ Tufts University, Cambridge, MA, Summer 2001.

Study: Child Development Centers for the 21st Century, The Child Care Design Institute.

Harvard/ Tufts University, Cambridge, MA, Summer 1997. 

Study: Day Care and Health Care Environments, The Child Care Design Institute.

Universitá di Firenze, Florence, Italy, 1989.  Studies: Italian.

Syracuse University, Florence, Italy, 1988-1989.  Studies: Architecture, Photography, Italian.

Carnegie-Mellon University, 1984-1985.  Major: Graphic and Industrial Design.

Parsons School of Design, Summers 1982, 1985, 1986.  Environmental Design, Restaurant Design.

Fashion Institute of Technology, 1985.  Study: Drafting.


American Montessori Society

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