General info
by Jeffrey Tuballes
New York City
Experience
Washington, DC
Jun 2017 - Present
Conservator of Historic Furniture Intern - Castle Collection
• Work on the care and preservation of nineteenth century American furniture, in-use within a historic building environment
• Assessing and examining the condition of selected objects and focus on object stabilization
• Photography and written documentation of conservation treatment
New York, NY
May 20012 - Present
Interior Designer/ Owner
• Responsible for developing customers and nurturing professional relationships.
New York, NY
Oct 2013 - Oct 2015
Interior Designer/ Partner
• Work with the client to determine goals and for delivering final schematics.
• Manage the work of other design professionals.
• Oversee all aspects of the design and construction process of a project.
New York, NY
Jun 2005 - May 2012
Interior Designer
• Design development of initial concept, interior finishes, layouts, and custom furnishings for luxury retail flagship stores (Christian Dior, Graff Diamonds, Loewe), high end residential homes and corporate offices.
• Supervision and coordination of contractor, sub-contractors, commissioned artists/artisans, and local and international freight forwarders.
• Extensive client contact and update throughout design and construction process.
• Production of detailed budgets and schedules, fabrication of proposals and purchase orders, and negotiation of final sales agreement with client and vendors.
New York, NY
Jun 2002 - Jun 2004
Junior Interior Designer
• Researched finishes and furnishing for client meetings and licensing presentations (Target, Marshall Fields, Hickory Chair, Lee Jofa, Visual Comfort, Waterworks, et al.)
• Fabricated proposals and purchase orders and coordinated subcontractors and tradesmen during construction and installation
• Conducted preliminary site measurement
Port Chester, NY
2001 - 2002
Creative Director Assistant
• Assisted TV personality/host during production of HGTV show Interiors by Design
• Styled sets for special segments (Oprah) and assisted in showroom design at High Point, NC.
• Photo documented company design lines (Bassett), showrooms, & events
• Composed graphic design layouts, provided I.T. support & performed general office duties
• Organized & maintained both photo and publicity libraries
Education
Boston, MA
Feb 2016 - Feb 2018
Diploma - Cabinet & Furniture Craftmanship
New York, NY
2014 - 2015
Continuing Education
Woodworking and Metalworking
New York, NY
2004 - 2010
Continuing Education - Interior Design
Interior Design Studio1; Survey of Interior Design; Presentation Techniques 1 & 2; Drafting for Interior Design; Survey of Computer Graphics; Perspective Drawing; AutoCAD 1 & 2; Design, Color, and Lighting Principles and Theory;
Purchase, NY
Sep 1997 - May 2001
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major: STUDIO ART (Departmental Honors)
Minors: BIOLOGY & PSYCHOLOGY
Skills
Wood and metalworking. Veneering and Marquetry. Joinery, Finishing, Turning, Carving. Blind and Gold Tooling on Leather, Onlay and inlay techniques. Photography, AutoCAD, Revit, Manual Drafting, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Studio Designer, Design Manager Pro, Quickbooks, Microsoft Word & Excel, Powerpoint, Mac & PC Friendly.
Awards
1st Place Recipient of the David Fagen Award (Highest obtainable Art Award at Manhattanville College); Nominee of the Grebstein Art Award; Published interior design projects in notables magazines (Architectural Digest, Interior Design Magazine, Scripps Howard Publications, among others).
Juried Exhibitions
2017 CraftBoston Holiday, Society of Arts + Crafts, Boston, MA
2017 Contemporary Traditions: The Work of North Bennet Street School, The Umbrella Arts Gallery, Concord, MA
2017 22nd Fine Furnishings Show, Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, Pawtucket, RI
2017 Annual Celebration of Craft, North Bennet Street School, Boston, MA
2016 21st Fine Furnishings Show, Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, Pawtucket, RI