Interior designer and UCLA Extension Interior Architecture instructor Fernando deMoraes has been featured for the UCLA Extension “1,000 Lessons” brand campaign! The campaign is based on real stories from our instructors of career inspiration. This short documentary video accompanies two :15 commercials, print, billboard and transit advertising that features Fernando. Watch the UCLA Extension: Fernando deMoraes Short Documentary video here:
For the past 20 years Fernando deMoraes has been president of Creative Resource Associates (CRA), an interior design firm based in Woodland Hills specializing in high-end hospitality and residential assignments, with satellite offices in the United Arab Emirates and Brazil. Today, deMoraes is responsible for the design and management of several flagship properties for the Marriott, Hyatt, Westin, and The Ritz Carlton hotel chains. His work has taken him all over the world, including building projects in the Middle East, Asia, and South America. Besides designing luxury hotels, deMoraes has created lavish homes for celebrities in his native Brazil, and designed projects for several members of the royal family in the Middle East.
In addition to his teaching position at UCLA Extension, deMoraes is an active member of the UCLA Architectural and Interior Design Guidance Committee and responsible for the culminating thesis class in the combined masters degree program offered jointly by UCLA Extension and Cal Poly Pomona. Twice Fhas been awarded Extension’s “outstanding instructor” designation.
He is a certificate holder from the UCLA Extension Architecture + Interior Design program and a graduate of the Southern California Institute of Architecture with a bachelor’s degree in architecture.