Deborah Schneiderman

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Professor Interior Design 718.636.3630 p Brooklyn Campus, Pratt Studios 2

Current Course Listing (4)

21/FA-INT-481-05 Interior Options Labs

21/FA-INT-717-02 Interior Design Theory and Criticism

21/SU-INT-717-01 Interior Design Theory and Criticism

21/FA-INT-731-05 Interior Options Lab

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B.S. Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University; M.Arch., SCI-Arc, LA.


Deborah Schneiderman is Professor of Interior Design at Pratt Institute and principal/founder of deSc: architecture/design/research. Schneiderman’s scholarship and praxis explore the emerging fabricated interior environment and its materiality. Her research includes the books Inside Prefab: The Ready-Made Interior (Princeton Architectural Press), The Prefab Bathroom: An Architectural History (McFarland), Textile, Technology and Design: From Interior Space to Outer Space (co-edited with Alexa Griffith Winton, Bloomsbury) & Interiors Beyond Architecture (co-edited with Amy Campos, Routledge). She has published multiple journal articles and chapters in edited volumes including The Interior Architecture Theory Reader (Routledge) and The Handbook of Design for Sustainability (Bloomsbury). Schneiderman has lectured internationally in peer-reviewed conferences and invited lectures including the Storefront for Art and Architecture, The Center for Architecture, and Van Alen Institute Books. Schneiderman earned her Bachelor of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis from Cornell University and MArch from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc).