University of Hertfordshire, School of Creative Arts Ba (Hons) Architecture.
Module leader Design Skills 1
Module leader Introduction to technology
Tutor Design Studio 1
Giuseppina Giuffrida Architect, Letchworth Garden City
Established my own practice
Full architectural and interior design service for residential refurbishment, extension, conversion projects.
Raffaella Anzaldo, Catania (Architectural practice)
Project Designer & Assistant Project Manager consultant
Residential refurbishment projects in different Sicilian localities (remotely work).
Planning, detailed technical drawing service.
Tender process assistance and FF&E service.
Interior design service.
2006 / 2012
NEO Design Studio, Catania (Architectural & Interior Design practice)
With high customer focused approach the practice proposed to realize functional spaces, bespoke furniture and design products, as result of balance between fine art and craft.
Architectural and/or interior design services in residential, retail, mixed-use areas, through conceptual, preliminary and detailed design.
Facility branding services.
2004 / 2007
Studio Grossi Geometri Associati, Milan (Building Survey, Partnership Property & Construction Consultants)
Planning, detailed technical drawing service for changes of use, extensions/alterations or complete refurbishments.
Collecting technical due diligence’s data.
2003 / 2004
Sag80 furniture, Milan (Furniture showroom)
Interior Designer & Sales Assistant
Cooperating with some of the major brands in the field of contemporary industrial design production.
Liaising with clients and selling furniture products on a variety of high profile projects.
2002 / 2006
NEO design, Catania (Furniture & Home equipment workshop)
Architect Interior Designer & Sales Manager
Art director assistant to concept development, project design and production of furniture and spaces.
Carried out interventions in residential and office spaces, working closely with interior decorators.
1999 / 2003
Tito D’Emilio S.r.l., Catania, (Furniture showroom)
Architect Interior Designer & Sales Assistant
Proposals for high-profile public and private contracts provision.
Turnkey services for hotels, restaurants, conference rooms, public offices and private practices.
Assistant to management of showroom exhibition areas, to display brands such as Boffi, Giorgetti, Driade, etc.
Managing craftsmen and coordination of supplies during building process.
Undergoing training at companies and trade shows, with the aim to learn about their production techniques and philosophy.
Order of Architects in Catania, Italy registered (ARB equivalent)
Master Degree in Architectural Engineering, University of Naples “Federico II”.
Thesis “Innovation and sustainable attributes of contemporary design", focused on the relationship between the technological innovation and the environmental sustainability, with particular reference to contemporary design language.
Diploma in Architecture and Interior Design, Art Institute of Catania, Italy ( Artistic High School graduation qualification equivalent).
Proficient in AutoCAD, CorelDraw, Microsoft Office.
Good experienced in AutoCAD 3D, ArchiCAD, Sketchup.
Extensive experience in assisting with 3D model developing.
Good manual dexterity in making models.
Italian mother tongue, good spoken and written English.