[ alina turdean ] interior architect and product designer, with over eleven years of experience in interior architecture. Graduate from Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism, Faculty of Interior Architecture in Bucharest and Sapienza University, Faculty of Architecture Valle Giulia and Ludovico Quaroni in Rome, Italy.

+ studies
— 2003-2008 Interior Architecture – combined Bachelor’s and Master’s degree UAUIM, Interior Architecture, Bucharest, RO 
— 2006-2007 Socrates-Erasmus Scholarship – Sapienza University, Faculty of Architecture Valle Giulia and Ludovico Quaroni – Erasmus scholarship, Rome, IT

+ experience
— 2015-present: Interior decoration and product design – freelance

projects: Shoteria Bar, Motif lamps for Calif, Calif Info Point for Romanian Design Week, Mini Romanian lamps for Cez Group, Duplex apartment C, Shoteria mobile bar, GreenPeace camp kitchen, the Romanian lamps, Multifunctional cutlery Culinary Ties ( collab with arch.Daniela Gheorghiu ), Textile Design Iele ( collab with arch. Ioana Banica ), V lamp, Miau – ceramic contemporary jewelery, Shoteria – fantastic Station, House F, House HG10.
— 2013-2017 Cultural management: coordination // curatorial work // exhibit-design // Graphic Design // production 
projects: Starter ( RDW collateral event 2018 ), Foliage ( RDW collateral event 2017 ) Re-Compus ( RDW collateral event 2015 ), Inside Out ( RDW collateral event 2014 ), Verde-n fata ( RDW collateral event 2013 )
— 2009-2013 Open Space Design – Junior Interior Designer
projects: Bicicleta Bar, Terapia Pharmacy Chain, Terra Park Gift Shop, Agricultorilor st. Duplex, Carol Park- residence, Asmita buildings – residence, Maresal Averescu – residence

+ abilities
— AutoCAD – E // 3D Studio Max – E  // Adobe Creative Suite – E // Microsoft Office – E // Rhinoceros – I //   V-ray – I  // Sketchup – I
* levels E – expert I – intermediate

— English – C2 //  Italian – C1 // French – C1 // Spanish – B2 // Portuguese – A2 // Romanian – Native Speaker
* levelsA1/A2: basic user B1/B2: independent user C1/C2: proficient user

+ contests and degrees 
— 1st Prize winner of Call for project Capitol Gardens 2016 – ARCUB X BUCURESTI 2021 X SAVE OR CANCEL – #UnNouCapitol visual installation

— 1st Prize winner of RFMA  ( Romanian Furniture Manufacturers Association ) Annual Product Design Competition – Avant-garde Furniture Design 2012 – Leaf coffee table
— 2nd Prize winner of  Inspired  Competition 2009  Interior Design section – temporary dwelling Modul PAL
— winner of IAESTE scholarship, Bogota Columbia 2008
— Translator Certificate for English, Ministry of Education 
— Cambridge Certificate CAE  

+ exhibitions 
— Insula Sonora, One World Romania la Școală, MNAC Bucharest, 2019
— See-Me installation at Starter collateral event, RDW 2018
— Sound interaction, Starter, RDW 2018
— Fill_in_the_blanks, Starter RDW 2018
— Desired Constellation, Creart 2017 Eat-Me installation,
— Foliage, RDW 2017
— #UnNouCapitol, Martin Balint I Save or Cancel I Arcub, 2016
— Cuib installation, RE-Compus, RDW 2015
— Mixed Feelings installation, Inside-Out, RDW 2014
— Iele installation, Inside-Out, RDW 2014
— Culinary Ties, main exhibition RDW 2014
— Verde N Fata I leaf series, RDW 2013
— Contemporary Romanian Design EESC.EU I leaf coffee table, Bruxelles, Belgium 2013
— Graz Design Month I leaf coffee table, Graz, Austria 2013
— Art Galleries by Night – 2013, 2014, 2015
— George Enescu Music Fesival I leaf coffee table, 2013
— Cultural Institutes by Night, ICR Bucharest I lamp B, 2013
— “Maiastra – the unwritten tale of La Blouse Romaine” NeoGalateca I Iele, 2013
— Czech Center, Czech Film Hunting – Menzel Night I event design, Stirbei Palace, 2013

+  collaborations
Catinca Tilea Studio Rotterdam, assistant designer 2018-2019

— 100 Ideas Studio Rotterdam, technical detailing for exhibit furniture for Horta Museum 2018-2019
BL Associates – project-based 2016-2018
— Radial Design – project-based 2018
Poteca Studio – cultural events, curator and cultural management for RDW ( Romanian Design Week ) 2013-2018
3 Smoked Olives Festival – stage design & concept and implementation, 2015-2017
Bulboacă & Associatii Attorneys at Law, Matricea Românească Magazine – graphic design 2017
GreenPeace Romania – kitchen design for international volunteer camp Cumpana, 2016
— Ame Maison – interior design, project-based 2016

ReGeneration & Save Rosia Montana – graphics for promotional material for FanFest Rosia Montana 2013 // Romanian Design for FanFest Campaign, 2013