Name: Madesyn Murray
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Previous Work: I worked as an intern for LMID Inc., an interior design firm based in Los Angeles.
FIDM Major: Interior Design
FIDM Campus and Start Date: Los Angeles, October 2016
Admissions Advisor: Susan Pope
How did your advisor help with the process? Susan was a tremendous help in making sure every thing I did was perfect. She was a great motivator and made me even more excited to continue at FIDM. She was also hilarious and made me feel very welcomed. I really felt as if I was being genuinely helped rather than just being another student to apply to FIDM. She really was a major part of what made FIDM such an appealing school to me.
Tell us a bit about yourself. I am currently a senior in high school. The past four years I have played Field Hockey which have helped me to make some amazing friendships and bonds that could last a life time. I have always aspired to work with homes and my internship was what made me fall in love with design. Being able to devise and see something go from Point A to Point B is truly amazing.
What are your proudest accomplishments so far? I have competed in a couple competitions at different schools but I had competed in a Charrette competition and placed in first and I have to say it was very rewarding.
What made FIDM right for you? I liked the idea of attending a smaller school in the heart of Los Angeles, where it would allow me to continue working my internship in Los Angeles. The school, class size, and the employers that look to find FIDM Graduates all was very appealing to me.
Describe your entrance project. For my entrance project, I had chose two out of eight different "style" boards where I incorporated the all the color schemes by pulling fabrics. paint swatches, and pictures to depict what that a room with that color scheme would look like. The two I had chose to present were the Achromatic and Complementary colors.
What are your career goals? At the moment, I would like to graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design. Then, I would like to become NCIDQ-certified and eventually run my own interior design firm.
What do you expect to learn at FIDM? I would like to touch up on the basics, learn the process of what it takes to be an interior designer, and learn the different computer programs.
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