Edward Varias is an interior designer, instructor and avid traveler. He earned his Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture from California State University Long Beach, and his Masters of Arts degree in Education from Argosy. His thesis is about embedding phases in interior design education. Edward had worked with JS Sugita & Associates and Gensler before becoming a principal for his own firm. He’s designed numerous variety of commercial and residential projects which entails programming, space planning, branding, materials specification, furniture, furnishing and equipment (FF&E), and construction administration.
His diverse work experiences have made him flexible to any interior design projects which include the renovation of Oklahoma City’s Will Rogers International Airport (Gensler), Beverly Pediatric Medical Group, Eric Hanan Jewels - flagship store, Princess Cruise line’s Internet Café (Gensler), and the Beverly Hills home of Asia's most beloved actor, Jackie Chan. Edward has been featured in numerous design publications, lifestyle magazines, and has appeared on the Discovery Channel.
Edward Varias has been sharing his passion for interior design through his lectures, seminars and workshops for over 12 years. He maintains his own practice - EV Design, and is an Adjunct Professor for the Interior Design Department at the Art Institute of California in Hollywood and at UCLA Extension.