Annika Nemlander is an international interior architect having worked with clients such as Fendi, Hilton Hotels, Vepsäläinen, Altia, Nordic Morning and Hilti. Her fields of specialty are offices, property development, hotels, and residential. Annika completed her Master's degree at the University of Arts Chelsea, London, UK (2014) and graduated top of her Bachelor’s class from the American University in Dubai, UAE (2012). She is also a member of the Finnish Association of Interior Architects (SIO).

Curriculum Vitae

Objective: To seek professional challenges and responsibilities in the field of Interior Design and Architecture by developing core design skills that will foster my career in a company that provides opportunity for career growth in a dynamic and stable workplace.




2013 – 2014                            



2009 – 2012                  





2006 –  2009                 



Work experience:


12.10.2020 –

9.12.2019 – 31.3.2020

17.2.2015 – 8.12.2019

4.5.2013 –                       


25.3. – 3.5.2013            


26.8.2012 – 18.3.13    


27.6. – 5.8.2011           




Exhibitions, courses, diplomas, tests:




June 2018



October 2012                


June 2012                        


















November 2011      











Language skills:   




IT skills:              


Master of Interior and Spatial Design

University of the Arts Chelsea, London, UK


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design with a concentration in

Integrated Computational Design 

American University in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

GPA: 3.9/4, completed a 4 year degree in 3 years


Upper Secondary School of Munkkiniemi

Helsinki, Finland



Project Manager & Interior Architect, Profit Interior, Helsinki, Finland

Project Manager, dSign Vertti Kivi & Co, Helsinki, Finland

Design Director & Interior Architect, JLL Finland, Helsinki, Finland


Private entrepreneur


Interior Architect trainee, Carola Rytsölä, Helsinki, Finland

Interior Architect & Seller, Vepsäläinen, Espoo, Finland


Practical work training in Interior Design and Architecture,

Pöyry Architects, Vantaa, Finland





Sales and Marketing training for Professionals, Myyntijohdon Personal trainer, Helsinki

SUMMIT, Leadership training, LDL Leadership Development, London

Archi-CAD basic course, 4 days, M.A.D., Helsinki

Flex office as a work environment seminar, Työterveyslaitos, Helsinki


Accepted into SIO (Finnish Association of Interior Architects)


Featured in FinnBiz Magazine, article about me as a designer as well as a fresh graduate of the American University in Dubai


Senior Showcase 2012, 2nd Place, Department of Interior Design

American University in Dubai


Ambassador of the American University in Dubai at the Autodesk           WoodStEx 2012 in Barcelona, Spain


Exhibiting Universal Design Project at The Pavilion Art Gallery,       Dubai, UAE


Revit (BIM) Architecture 2012 Certified Associate Exam, Dubai, UAE


INDEX Exhibition 2011 - International Architecture & Design Exhibition. 3D renderings on display in the section of American University in Dubai, UAE


Best Midterm Project of the Interior Architecture Department of American University in Dubai, 2nd place


“Flex Form bio-plasticity and responsive patterns in architecture” workshop instructed by Thom Faulders, Associate Professor, California College of Arts, San Francisco, USA


Painting, drawing, gym, yoga, jogging, audio books, traveling


Finnish – mother tongue

English – excellent

Swedish – basics

French – basics

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point

Autodesk Auto-CAD

Graphisoft ArchiCAD

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Google Sketch Up




Senior showcase, 2nd place

Presentation of Thesis Project

American University in Dubai


Dubai, UAE


Autodesk WoodStEx 2012

Ambassador of AUD


Barcelona, Spain


Autodesk Revit Architecture

Associate Certification


Dubai, UAE


Best Midterm Project, 2nd place

Department of Interior Design

American University in Dubai

Novermber 2011

Dubai, UAE


"Flex-form bio-plasticity and

responsive patterns in architecture"

Workshop by Thom Faulders


Dubai, UAE

More certificates available upon request.


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Altia's new headquarters designed by Annika Nemlander featured on Optio magazine 11/2016


Featured on the Vepsäläinen

website as an Interior Designer

at the headquarter showroom in Espoo, Finland (2012-2013)


"Finnish Success Story - Annika Nemlander - a rising Finnish interior designer"

Article on FinnBiz-newsletter

(August 2012)