EL Questionnaire 2020


Name: Rachel Giorgi
Company: Dyer Brown Architects
Concentration: Workplace and Higher Education
College/University: Wentworth Institute of Technology
Year(s) of Graduation: 2016

What is your strongest personal quality?: Creativity
What skill set are you most proud of professionally?: My ability to develop a concept in a thoughtful way that best serves the client. 
What was your favorite toy when you were a kid?: Lite Brite
What do you hope to accomplish as an IIDA Emerging Leader?: I hope to gain more confidence in my leadership abilities and develop networking skills to deepen my ties to the industry.  
What's your go-to for de-stressing?: Drawing and listening to music.
Revit, CAD, or Sketchup?: Revit
Are you usually early or late?: Early
What three things are in your bag?: Phone, Notebook & Pen, and an iPod nano (that I’ve had since the 8th grade).
What is your favorite part of being an IIDA member?: Making connections with like-minded individuals and feeling like a part of the design community. 
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: I have always had an interest in the transformative power of art and design (I said I wanted to be a “room designer” in my 5th grade yearbook). Interior design has allowed me to creatively solve problems in order to build spaces that function better for people, improving their lives in ways both big and small.