Peter Barna

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Professor Industrial Design pbarna@pratt.edu (718) 636-3631 p (718) 687-5657 f Brooklyn Campus, Pratt Studios 4th fl

Education

B.Eng. (Electrical), Virginia Tech; M.I.D., Pratt Institute.

Biography

Engineer, author, and lighting consultant; Pratt Provost (2003–2015); formerly Chair of the Industrial Design Department at Pratt; teaching experiences at Pratt include Undergraduate and Graduate Industrial Design Studios, Color Studios and Workshops, and Graduate Industrial Design Thesis; Lighting Editor of Interiors magazine; principal of Light and Space Associates, a New York City lighting design consultancy; recipient of lighting design awards; past projects include the Guggenheim Museum renovation and expansion, NBC and GE headquarters in Rockefeller Center, and Samsung resorts in Korea; recent projects include Won Dharma Center, designed with Pratt’s Dean of Architecture, Thomas Hanrahan, and Interior Design Professor Myonggi Sul, which received the Award of Excellence from the NY AIA (2013).