Jon Otis

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Professor Interior Design (718) 636-3630 p (718) 399-4440 f Brooklyn Campus, Pratt Studios 2

Current Course Listing (4)

20/FA-INT-481-04 Interior Options Labs

20/SU-INT-481-04 Interior Options Labs

20/FA-INT-731-04 Interior Options Lab

20/SU-INT-731-04 Interior Options Lab

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B.A. English/Journalism, Moravian College; M.S. Interior Design and Architectural Studies, University of Massachusetts.


Founder and principal of OlA—Object Agency, a multidisciplinary design studio and design strategy agency whose work includes interior architecture and design, exhibition design, branding and visual communications, product design, web/media design, and strategic consulting; clients include Sundance Channel, Nike, General Motors, Mercedes NA, Corning Museum of Glass, Vitra Design Museum, Tandus l Centiva, George Nakashima Woodworker, American Seating Company, Edelman Leather, Scotts Inc. TBS Shipping, and various residences for private clients; awards include a Fulbright, a Lusk Fellowship to Italy, and Design Intelligence’s Most Admired Educator in 2009; was guest editor/curator for Phaidon Press’ Room (2014); is active in the AAM, IDEC, IIDA, IDSA, and AIGA, and has lectured at American universities, at industry conferences (NeoCon), and in Canada, Singapore, Finland, and France.