“The design of a space can affect its user in both physical and emotional capacities. Positively crafting these user experiences is challenging but provides the most rewarding result and truly fuels my passion for interior design.”

Alex joined ForrestPerkins in 2016 as an Interior Designer based in Dallas, TX. Alex participated in the Professional Practice Co-op Program, alternating semesters of college studies with semesters of work in the field of Interior Design. Alex worked as an intern for three semesters from 2013 through 2015 with ForrestPerkins, where he was responsible for FF&E selections, specifications, and renderings on various hospitality and multi-residential projects.

With proficiencies in Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch Up, and digital visualization technologies, Alex has contributed to numerous domestic and international projects in all phases, from conceptual design through installation and final photography. Building on his passion for furniture design and construction, Alex has developed a thorough understanding of the creation and detailing of custom FF&E and millwork packages.

Alex was honored as the first recipient of the NEWH Clifford R. Tuttle Memorial Scholarship, which Deborah Lloyd Forrest, Founder of ForrestPerkins, presented to him at the HD Platinum Circle Gala in New York City in 2014. In addition, he received the NEWH Dallas Chapter Scholarship and the NEWH Chicago Chapter Scholarship in 2015. Alex’s rooted passion for philanthropy and the hospitality and interior design industries have kept him integrated into NEWH, The Hospitality Network, as a member of the Dallas Chapter Board of Directors since 2017. These passions have led him to multiple firm-based initiatives such as operational sustainability as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion. He takes pride in weaving this into his projects.