Founded in 2011 to focus on design led affordable solutions, I have over 5 years experience in the interior and exhibition design sector, dealing with all sizes of business, from local family cafes to multinational corporations. I am equiped with the design and project management expertise to take a project from concept to realisation.
Over my career,I have developed a strong network of highly creative and qualified designers and project managers, enabling the team to to grow depending on the scale of the project involved. I am focused on maintaining the highest quality of finish along with integrity of design. I like to keep things simple from start to finish, managing the design process to ensure my customers are comfortable and happy. I am dedicated to offering value for money with affordable designs tailored to suit your needs.
Please don’t hesitate in getting in contact if you would like to learn more.
Ali Maguire’s History
May 2006–October 2011 - Senior Interior & Exhibition Designer @ McCabe Design Partnership
Over 5 and half years working with this Dublin based interior and exhibition design firm, I worked with leading domestic and international brands to create interesting, functional and creative spatial solutions to reflect thier brand’s ethos.
In this role I worked on all aspects of the design process, from concept generation, 3d visualisation and presentation techniques, through to detail tender and construction drawings. I worked closely with the firm’s team alongside their clients to create functional and detailed solutions to meet their technical, marketing and brand identity needs.
I was also involved in the on-site project management for many of their interior clients, and specifically for exhibition design cleints on location in Cannes, France. I was part of a core team who travelled to Cannes twice a year overseeing the on site build and client relations for the firms clients at the MIP media markets.
Sept 2001 – June 2005 - B.Des Industrial Design, Honours Degree 1.1 (First Class)
National College of Art & Design (NCAD), Thomas St, Dublin 8, Ireland Graduated June 2005
Jan 2004 – June 2004 – Erasmus overseas study programme as part of B.Des in Industrial Design
Lahti University of Applied Sciences Paasikivenkatu 7 A, FI-15101 Lahti, Finland Jan – June 2004
Interior; Vectorworks (2d & 3d), Artlantis (rendering)
Graphic; Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
Organisational; Microsoft Office package Mac & PC OS
> Passionate follower of design trends > Highly self motivated with experience working as an individul & as part of a team > Completed CIF/IOSH Project Supervisor Design Process (PSDP) course > Excellent communication & organisational skills > Takes instruction well > Many years experience working to tight deadlines