1213 Flower ~ Beverly Hills, California 90210
OVERVIEW OF QUALIFICATIONS
Award-winning, multi-lingual Interior
Designer with an outstanding background in set design for
NBC's The Templetons, TriStar's Edge of Paradise, and
Carrolton Returns on PBS.
High profile clientele includes Burt
Williams, Trevor Sanders, Liz MacQuire, and R. Fredericks.
Fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese,
German, and Italian; certified by the Design Institute of
New York and Los Angeles; licensed designer in the United
Kingdom, France, and Italy.
Chosen as Designer of the Decade in 1999
for work on The Templetons series.
Received special Academy Award in 1992 for
work on Edge of Paradise.
Featured in Vanity Fair, Time Magazine,
Newsweek, Elle, and Interior Design.
Recognized as the youngest design
entrepreneur with the launching of Designs by Sara.
DESIGNS BY SARA,
New York, Los Angeles, Rome, and London, 1990 - 2001
Founder / President
Established interior design / boutique
catering to high net-worth clientele, including stars of
stage, screen, and television.
Oversaw daily operations, including
purchasing, outsourcing, and client relations.
Collaborated with online firm for Designs
by Sara training course accredited by the Design Institute
of New York and Los Angeles.
Grew company from $.5 million in 1990 to
$6 million annually in 1993.
Recruited, trained, and directed
activities of 17 design professionals.
Launched satellite offices in Los Angeles
in 1992, Rome in 1993, and London in 1994.
Wrote weekly column in the Los Angeles
Times Magazine on affordable interior design.
Appeared on local newscasts with design
New York, New York, 1989 - 1990
Participated in client / designer
Created design for firm's reception area
that was chosen as best among 20 interns.
Assisted junior designers with fabric,
furniture, and accessory selection.
DESIGN INSTITUTE OF NEW
YORK, New York, New York
Master of Arts in Interior Design,
Awarded the Francois Designation for
Outstanding Interior Design Work, 1988 - 1989
DESIGN INSTITUTE OF LOS
ANGELES, Los Angeles, California
Designers of America, 1999 - Present
Member, European Designers,
1997 - Present