Dalal alaqeel;

Passionately creating spacial experiences, by exploring new boundaries of research based designs and biophelia. 

  "Spreading inspiration in a constant crave for inspiration."

 
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philosophy

Interior design is ever evolving, and to me it is all about creating unique spaces which provide meaningful, and aesthetically pleasing experiences for the users. I also strongly believe that interior designers can influence sustainable practices and experiences through thoughtful design, which not only considers health, safety and wellbeing but also environmental concerns through evidence based design practice.

EXPERIENCE

INTERIOR DESIGNER, ZUHAIR FAYEZ PARTNERSHIP, JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA.

July 2012 - January 2015

  • Lead designer: Office space and exhibition design for leading virtual reality regional brand Midwam.

  • Collaborated with multiple designers on Interior Design: Saudi Prince Villa , Clinic Design, Housing UnitsDiabetes Center, Hotels.

  • Coordinated with different design disciplines such as: Architects, Urban Planners, and Mechanical.

FREELANCE INTERIOR DESIGN

2014 - 2016

  • Designed two multi family housing units. Each + 900 square feet.

  • Proposed design solutions for a home office space. +400 Square feet

  • Designed a villa. +1200 Square feet.

  • Designed a coffee shop in Jeddah’s International Airport. +600 Square feet.

  • Curated a design documentation booklet for a local restaurant for franchise purposes.

digital based DESIGN CONSULTATION

2017 - Current

  • Remotely offering design consultation for residential and small scale projects.

PROJECT BASED CONTRACT, FOCAL BUILDING SOLUTIONS, JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA.

July 2016

  • Worked with a team on: proposal and design solutions for a multi use beauty clinic.

COMPETITION, IDEC STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION, UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, NORMAN, OKLAHOMA.

November 2017

  • Individual project submission for national design competition.

  • Selected as one of the top three to advance to the regional level.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA, OK, USA

Masters of science. Interior Design
Expected graduation May 2019

DAR ALHEKMA UNIVERSITY, JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA

BOF, INTERIOR DESIGN
Graduated May 2011

skills

Communication:

Fluent in Arabic and English • outgoing • love to work in collaborative environments

Computer Applications:

AutoCAD •Revit •In-Design •Illustrator•Photoshop •Sketch-up •Microsoft Office

Hand Applications:

Rendering water color and pencil•Sketching and drafting

INTERESTs

Biophelia
Human-Nature connection
Workplace & Hotel Design
Green Living & Design

PDF Resume.