BIOGRAPHY_Karin Tehve teaches at Pratt Institute, where she coordinates the theory and undergraduate thesis curriculum in Interior Design. Her own research and writing concentrates on taste, media and identity, and their intersection with the public realm. Karin founded her practice KT3Dllc in 2001 pursuing projects in architecture, interiors, and site‐specific art. She has lectured internationally... Continue Reading →

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Appropriated Interiors- editor, author

[image appropriated from publisher's website] Pleased to announce the publication of the second collection of work presented at Interior Provocations, a series of symposia founded by Pratt Institute Faculty in the History of Art and Design and Interior Design Departments. Delighted to again work with my esteemed co-editors Professors Deborah Schneiderman and Anca Lasc, as well as... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Flow: Interior, Landscape and Architecture in the Era of Liquid Modernity

[pinched from the publisher's website] _Honored to be asked to contribute a review for a book edited by Penny Sparke, to whom I would credit my conversion to interior design theory. Her work is an inspiration to me and to many.That book: Flow: Interior, Landscape and Architecture in the Era of Liquid Modernity. Editors: Penny Sparke, Pat Brown, Patricia Lara-Betancourt, Gini Lee & Mark Taylor.... Continue Reading →

Article_”POPS: Access, Appearance and Identity”

New York City’s incentive zoning program (1961-2000) created dozens of interior privately-owned-public-spaces (POPS). These represent variable degrees of publicness, spaces of appearance or performance dependent on those spaces’ access, configuration and features. This article uses the scholarship of Hannah Arendt, Judith Butler & Pierre Bourdieu to analyze these urban public interiors, demonstrating that obstacles to... Continue Reading →


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Interiors Beyond Architecture_book talks

image: Joseph Paxton. The Crystal Palace. Westminster, GB. 1851 quote: Casey Haskins. "Kant and the Autonomy of Art" The subject of the talk concentrated on the autonomy of the interior from architecture, through the interior's embrace of the impermanent, of change and subsequent independence from architectures’s project of permanence (of duration & unity).04.15.19with editors Deborah... Continue Reading →

An Intersectional Analysis of Urban Public Interiors_lecture & paper

590 Madison Ave (IBM Building) Building: Edward Larrabee Barnes (1984) Atrium (landscape consultant): Zion & Breen Atrium (special consultant): William Whyte Photo: apops.mas.org 2018 ACSA/COAM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE / JUNE 14-16, 2018 / MADRID, SPAIN Moderators: Frédéric Bonnet, Obras & Momoyo Kaijima, Atelier Bow-Wow Terrain Vague and Public Space This paper and presentation proposes an analysis... Continue Reading →

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