J. Woodson Rainey


Visiting Assistant Professor Interior Design jrainey@pratt.edu 718.636.3630 p Brooklyn Campus, Pratt Studios 2


B.F.A., M.Arch., University of Utah.


Established Woodson Rainey Architects in 2008 with an emphasis on corporate interior architecture, high-end residential architecture, and product design; has been a Senior Associate at Skidmore Owings & Merrill and has worked for or with KPFIA, Davis Brody, I.M. Pei and Partners, and Richard Meier; work has been widely published, including featured articles in Architecture Record, Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Metropolis, The New York Times, Design Quarterly, and Interiors magazine, and several anthologies, including Arthropods by James Burns; has received numerous design awards including the NY AIA Chapter’s Distinguished Architecture Award, the Professional Office Award from IBD/Interior Design magazine, the Designing New York Award from Interiors magazine, and five IALD Lumen Awards; was a founder of ONYX, a speculative group whose work has been collected by museums and individuals worldwide; his early work with ONYX has been exhibited in the exhibition Hippie Modernism, the Struggle for Utopia, at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.