Max Berger
Max Berger Design

About

New York City based furniture and lighting designer 

 
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Objects and spaces are not just instruments for our use, but entities that are effectively linked to us. Like trees in a garden, we cannot converse with them but we can interact in infinitely various ways.
— Max Berger
 
 

Connect —

+1 203 247 4510
maxber@umich.edu

Skills —

SolidWorks
KeyShot
Hand Sketching
Construction Drawing
Hard Fabrication
Photography
Adobe CC

Awards —

1st Place IPD
Finalist Stamps Juried Exhibition
William Carter

 

Résumé // CV

EDUCATION

May 2015

University of Michigan, Stamps School of Art and Design BFA

Multidisciplinary Engineering Minor
Entrepreneurship Minor

May - August 2013

Danish Institute for Study Abroad and the Royal Danish academy of Fine Arts


EXPERIENCE

AvroKO

Furniture and Lighting Designer
June 2015 - February 2017
San Francisco, CA

I was one of two furniture and lighting designers at the hospitality design firm, AvroKO. My primary responsibility was the design of custom works — this first incorporates sketches, models, and renders and concluded with construction drawings for manufacturers. On a day-to-day basis I worked in combination with interior designers for inspiration and manufacturers for execution.

Deep Focus

UX Intern
Summer 2014
New York, NY

Designed apps and social media marketing campaigns for brands including Absolute, Nespresso, and Lay's. I learned how to be a part of the corporate creative world and sharpened my skills in UX. I benefited from being a part of the innovative mobile advertising movement.

Hilton Hotels

Sales Intern
Summer 2012
Amsterdam, NL

Researched proper group sales positioning. Recommended where the hotel should be positioned in the market. Performed the duties of manager-on-duty, handled guest issues with problem resolution.