Pamela Shaw

Pamela Shaw


In both my studies and professional career my strengths are based  upon sketching and illustrated renderings. I am also skilled in various types of computer software, which I use daily. I have a specific interest in the interaction that occurs between materiality, objects and the human body.

I am fully qualified and knowledgeable in the following programs:

Photoshop              Illustrator                                    Indesign

Microsoft Office        iWork for Apple                          Acrobat

MicroStation           AutoCad                                      Revit

Processing               Generative Components          

Operating Systems: Mac (all versions) and Windows (all versions)

Work History

Work History
Dec 2010 - Jan 2011


Fashion and Textile Museum

I worked in the front of the Fashion Textile Museum, greeting visitors as they came through the door, selling tickets to the exhibitions and answering questions. I am also involved in administration work, data entry, answering phones, and helping out throughout the museum.   

Nov 2008 - Aug 2009


Restoration Hardware

My time at Restoration Hardware was spent working with clients on helping improve their living environment. My duties involved working closely with clients from selecting furniture, to placing their order and ensuring that the furniture is delivered without any problems. I was also responsible for helping organize the stock rooms, run stock to the sales floor and working with the visual team on floor displays.

Oct 2007 - Jun 2008

Junior Architect

Odell Associate

At Odell Associates I was involved in all levels of a projects. New projects coming into the office I was introduced to master planning for hospitals and medical clinics, through scheme design and design development documents. Projects that were already started I had the opportunity to visit the construction site and work on the construction documents. I was also involved in material research for interior fit-outs and powerpoint presentations for new bids. Projects involved in:

AMF Arlington, Texas 

HSHS Illinois Hospital System

Lucky Strike Office Building

Patterson Avenue Family Clinic 

West End Medical Clinic: Interior Fit-outs 


Sep 2009 - Sep 2010

Postgraduate Certificate

University College London

Thesis: The Common Chair: Exploring the Unresponsive through Digital and Physical Material