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ABOUT MARIA WILLIAMS

Maria is an interior designer with 12 years of work experience in the field. Her portfolio includes a variety of top-end projects ranging from five-star hotels to luxury villas to small private apartments. International hotels include Luxury Collection, Sheraton, Intercontinental, Swissotel, Hyatt and more. The project locations are spread out through the world and include the U.K., Europe, Russia, Oman, Egypt and Canada. Maria’s involvement on projects starts from initial concept development and space planning through to the final decorative elements. Her experience includes: -Space planning - Concept and style development - Furniture Selection and Design  - Artwork and Signage package development - Creating custom artwork pieces for individual projects - Creating custom carpet design for individual projects - Specification writing for all aspects of the design – Liaising with clients – Site supervision 

EDUCATION

Maria was educated in the UK from her GCSE’s to her Master’s degree. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Kingston University. The course teaches the creation of dynamic and thought-provoking interior environments. She continued on at Kingston University to attain an MA which was aimed at practising designers who wanted to move towards progressive sustainability and social agendas. It focused on the value of design as a means to address social and ecological concerns in both developed and developing world settings.