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Girls Who Do Interiors

Girls Who Do Interiors




Introduction to Girls Who Do Interiors.  2:16 min.  Interview:  Raymond Elman.  Editing & Production:  Mayelin Jimenez.  Recorded via Zoom, Miami, 11/24/2020.

 

GIRLS WHO DO INTERIORS (GWDI) was founded in 2020 by four Latinas, Daniela Purriños, Gabriella Moreira, Yaileen Obregon and Jennifer Perez, who are currently studying Interior Architecture at Florida International University. GWDI is a business entity through which the students seek to develop and service clients, showcase their lifestyle as students and businesswomen, and collaborate with other like-minded creatives.

 

The videos below were recorded via Zoom, organized by topic, and run between 30 seconds and 5 minutes. Click on any video. You must be connected to the Internet to view the videos.

 

EXPOSURE TO BROAD INFLUENCES:  4:27 min.





Where did you grow up? What was your earliest awareness of art of any discipline, and what was your earliest awareness of interior architecture?

 

SERENDIPITY: 1:02 min.





How did the four of you meet, and what led to you creating Girls Who Do Interiors (GWDI)?

 

UNDERSTANDS THE BUSINESS OF ART:   1:17 min.





What strategies do you use to get clients?

 

COLLABORATION:  0:15 min.





Have you hired any employees?

 

CREATES A UNIQUE PERSONAL BRAND:  1:10 min.





The name of your company, Girls Who Do Interiors, implies that you are a woman-besed company. Is that your differentiator?

 

INSIGHT & INSPIRATION:  1:09 min.





Have you interacted with your professors about your company? What advice have you received?

 

COLLABORATION:  1:02 min.





What is the scope of services offered by GWDI, and what skills do each of you bring to those services as individuals?

 

CREATIVE FLEXIBILITY: 0:59 min.





I’ve noticed that many architects intentionally don’t create spaces that feature artwork, because they want their architecture to shine. What are your thoughts on this subject?

 

SERENDIPITY:   0:31 min.





Talk about the “Student Spotlights” on the GWDI website?

 

INSIGHT & INSPIRATION:  1:39 sec.





Who are your role models and influencers?

 

EXPOSURE TO BROAD INFLUENCES:  0:50 min.





What are your passions outside of interior architecture that influence the way you think?

 

CRITICAL THINKING:  1:58 sec.





What are your feelings about the Miami architecture community and how it might be different from other locations around the world?

 

UNDERSTANDS THE BUSINESS OF ART:  0:33 min.





Do you begin each project with a survey of the lifestyle of the people or organization you are working with and how each space should function?

 

SEIZES OPPORTUNITIES:  0:41 sec.





What are your thoughts about the prevailing style of Miami interiors?

 

INSIGHT & INSPIRATION:  0:52 min.





Talk about your field trips to experience different types of interior architecture.

 

VALUES FIRST-RATE EDUCATION:  3:45 min.





Talk about your experiences in FIU’s School of Architecture.

 

OVERCOMES CHALLENGES TO SUCCEED:  4:08 min.





Describe a challenging situation you faced with a successful outcome.