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Erika Kövesdi | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 4, 2015

Erika Kövesdi

I design furniture, spaces & objects for the home
   Canada
  |   Ladysmith, British Columbia
  |  8:45 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $45

I’m a designer, a maker, a thinker and globetrotter. I grew up in Europe, tinkering in my grandfather’s wood shop. I built abstract wooden toys, created habitats out of found materials for a plethora of family pets and used old blueprints as drawing paper.

Having experience in graphic, environmental, product and furniture design, I really have gotten to know and love each step of the design process and am looking forward to finding a place to apply my analytical thinking, knowledge of manufacturing techniques, and affection for creating...

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Portfolio

Purity of form and material, allowing you to focus on the comfort you feel when you...
http://vimeo.com/22065844#
Inspired by the beauty of serif typefaces, each vertical line is angled slightly to...
http://bernhardtdesign.com/products/vanish/index.html
created in contract with Bernhardt Design
Comfortable solid wood seating with woven yarn back
A modern double walled porcelain toaster which ejects corner up, making it easy to...

Skills (7)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
AutoCAD
Sketchup
Woodshop
Pottery

Service Description

Award winning young designer, with exhibitions in Milan, New York, LA, Chicago and Tokyo.

To view full resume, visit
http://erikakovesdi.com/contact.html

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Employment

Nendo
Apprenticeship
2012 - 2012
Worked closely with staff on the product, interior and graphic design teams with projects ranging from the design of shop interiors and displays, to furniture, products and smaller home...
Herman Miller
design storm participant
2011 - 2011
A short term design consultancy session delivering concepts and ideations along side HM representatives, focusing on the changing landscape of 'work'. The team also explored ways to improve the...
Bernhardt Design
Studio Participant
2010 - 2010
14 week competitive furniture studio delivering ideation, mock-ups and a working prototype for final manufacturing selection. 'Vanish' barstool was presented by Bernhardt Design at ICFF and NeoCon...
Formagraphic
Art Director
2004 - 2007
Provided graphic design and branding services, with projects included branding & identity systems, food packaging, magazine layout, advertising, signage, graphic design for fashion, restaurants,...
Bootlegger
Designer
2003 - 2004
Collaborated with buyers and the marketing team to create branded merchandise for the company’s clothing line including graphics, hang tags, labels and assisted in-house environmental designer to...

Education

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Diploma in Graphic Design
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Art Center College of Design
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design
2007 - 2011
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furniture
product
modern
modeling
architecture
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