New faces for new designs


New York, NY, Aug. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Full-service real estate marketing and luxury design firm Interior Marketing Group (IMG) today announced key promotions from its design and creative department to to maintain and further propel its high-level design standards.

Rushda Hakim-Parikh has been appointed Director of the Directing Division and will oversee the day-to-day operations of IMG’s larger team. Hakim-Parikh, an interior designer by training, joined IMG in 2017 as a project manager after more than a decade in the luxury residential design space in the United States and in his hometown – Mumbai, India . Since then, she has led a number of significant projects at prestigious New York City buildings including 15 Central Park West, 70 Vestry Street and One57. In her new role as Director of Directing at IMG, she remains committed to cultivating valuable relationships and helping clients achieve the best version of their big picture.

Carola Pellegrino has been promoted to Artistic Director of IMG’s Art Loft division. Pellegrino joined IMG in 2019 as an art intern and has grown impressively to be a lead artist. She will now oversee the artistic department and pilot tailor-made artistic initiatives for the future.

Christina Slater has been named IMG’s very first Creative Director. Slater joined the firm in 2015 as a Project Manager and has served as Stage Director and Senior Designer throughout his tenure. Since obtaining her BFA in Interior Design in 2013, she has had the privilege, through IMG, to work on prestigious properties including Baccarat Residences, Four Seasons Residences, Woolworth Tower Residences, 432 Park, and Moreover. In the role of Creative Director, Slater will focus on bringing fresh ideas to IMG’s creative and design departments, with a particular focus on creating new styles and design techniques for the directing department. IMG’s industry leader.

“We pride ourselves on cultivating the best talent internally and promoting internally,” said Cheryl Eisen, Founder and President of IMG. “I couldn’t be more proud and excited to see what this triple threat will bring to the group and the design world as a whole in their high roles. ”

“2021 has been a pivotal year in the directing industry. He taught us to reinvent and rethink our limits. We are delighted to see this leadership team bringing the best of IMG to our clients, ”said Ashley Quinn, Vice President of Creative Services at IMG.

IMG continues to celebrate the makeup of its culturally diverse and inclusive team with 64% of departments headed by women, 57% of employees identifying as BIPOC and 27% identifying as LGBTQIA +. For more information, please visit


About the Interior Marketing Group

Interior Marketing Group is the largest full-service real estate marketing and luxury design company in the United States. In addition to providing interior design services to luxury home owners, IMG’s award-winning interior staging and marketing services allow the world’s most coveted properties and developments to sell faster and more. multiples greater than the market average. IMG is regularly featured in publications such as Forbes, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Interior Design Magazine, Inc. Magazine, Robb Report, Vogue and on major television networks such as BravoTV, NBC, CBS and Fox.

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