Taste: Media & Interior Design (forthcoming)- author

Taste: Media & Interior Design is a forthcoming title from Routledge, to be published in 2023. It examines the evolution of what taste is, how it works and what it does. This book examines the recursive relationship between taste and media. This ongoing process changes the relationship between designers and the public, and our understanding... Continue Reading →

Interior Provocations: onEDGE_symposium

@ Pratt Institute & via ZOOM 04.09.22Organizers: Deborah Schneiderman, Keena Suh, Anca Lasc, Karyn Zieve, Erica Morawski, Karin TehveKeynote: Jorge Otero-Pailos/ Moderators: David Foley, Deborah Schneiderman and Erica Morawski Every year, current events affect the directions of research and culture, but the influence of recent events cannot be overstated. Who cannot say that the past... Continue Reading →

Appropriate(d) Interiors: book*talk

via ZOOM 03.23.22Interior Provocations Committee: Deborah Schneiderman, Keena Suh, Anca Lasc, Karyn Zieve, Erica Morawski, Karin TehveEvent Organizers: Deborah Schneiderman & Karin TehveModerator: Karin Tehve To celebrate the release of Appropriate(d) Interiors, we organized an online event, a virtual book talk. We were joined by the editors and the authors. Participants were physically in the... Continue Reading →

Material Evidence: Making a Case for Meaning in a Material World_conference presentation

via ZOOM on 03.02.22 / IDEC National ConferenceCo-authors/ presenters: Irina Schneid, Karin Tehve, William Watson & Edwin ZawadzkiFeatured image: Basilica San Vitale (Ravenna, Italy) + Analytique (Yasmeen Abdal, FA19)Description: An analysis of pedagogic frameworks informing Materials, Methods, and Meaning (a required junior theory class) Proposal text:Design theory classes offer an opportunity for students to contextualize... 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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