Cornice Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi,
Creative and disciplined Interior Designer with substantial experience working on residential and commercial projects, new or remodeled. Recently moved to Abu Dhabi with Residency Visa. Experienced in all aspects of the design process from creating outstanding concepts all the way to final installations including designing and choosing custom furniture, lighting, curtains, fixtures and finishes for all projects. Detail oriented project manager that meets deadlines and budgets. Consistently bringing innovative design solutions and latest perspectives to establish functionality, luxury and comfort in all projects. Highlights
Preliminary Design Concept
Layout, Space planning
Creative lighting design
Great Passion and eye for Design
Color schemes and Material boards
presentation and application
Excellent Presentation and
persuasive skills with clients
Proficient in AutoCAD,
Recently certified 3Dsmax and
Microsoft Power point, word and
Fluent English and Arabic speaker
UAE residency, currently available in
Simultaneously completed and met
all deadlines for successful projects
Heba Elalem Designs Dec. 2015 – current
Established My own design practice
in which, I successfully designed and
implemented residential and
Designed interiors, exteriors and
Produced catching Concepts and
presentations to creatively
communicate design direction based
on the Clients Brief.
Creating color schemes, and fabrics
sample boards for presentation.
Programmed the clients’ needs from
concept to construction
documentation and installation.
Created functional furniture plans,
and Chose materials and finishes.
Created lighting design solutions.
Commissioned and supervised
3Dsmax renderings for the projects.
Coordinated with structural
engineers to make necessary
structural changes while respecting
the building codes and structural
integrity of the buildings.
Interfaced with interior architecture
engineers, contractors as well as
suppliers to ensure the project runs
smoothly and cohesively.
Reviewed project costs, budgets and
Designed custom furniture, curtains,
and built ins.
Supervised the manufacture to
ensure the design is properly
implemented and the quality is
Participated in furniture selection
and documentation of
Cairo- Egypt Sep. 2010 – Dec. 2015
Designed and finished two, personal
homes as well as assisted in many
design projects for family and
friends, gaining practical experience
and establishing a base of suppliers
Adherence to budget and time
Acquiring Deep Design knowledge,
and knowledge of materials,
finishes, furniture, fixtures, fittings,
curtains, fabrics, accessories and
Autodesk 3Dsmax, Corona and Photoshop
Space school/ an Autodesk Authorized Training Centre® Professional Interior Design Diploma 2018
Kemet Art and design institute in Cairo. Note, I started my interior design practice and gained experience long before I got a degree in it, design has always been my passion. Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical and Materials Science Engineering from Suez Canal University, Egypt. 2009
My Engineering Degree has benefitted me tremendously in applying critical thinking to solve any problem, breaking it down to its causes, applying innovative ideas and finding ways to remove obstacles that come in the way of project completion.
Attending Design shows and conventions and
keeping up with current trends and technologies
in the business
Cornice Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi,
Client Heba Arteen
Heba Arteen Jewelery Shop-
Downtown Katameya Mall- New
Cairo- Cairo- Egypt