Visiting Assistant Professor
Young and passionate Interior Designer, Educator and Entrepreneur, specializing in Residential Interior Design in all of New York and surrounding Areas. Shortly after graduating from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY, Class of 2017 with a Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design, Jamel founded To Be Designed, a full service Interior Design Studio. Already having an undergraduate degree in Anthropology, his interests in people, cultures and ways of life fuel his passion to approach design with a multidisciplinary perspective. His delicate persona, fortified drive, and keen eye for detail provide the perfect foundation for every project he takes on, creating beautiful, and functional spaces in collaboration with his clients.
In addition to design, he has had the pleasure of teaching both technical and theoretical courses; namely, AutoCAD 1, Professional Practice for Interior Designers, Interior Design Portfolio, Residential Interior Design and Now Construction and Assemblies at Pratt Institute and Parsons Open Campus at The New School.
B.A. Anthropolgy, CUNY Queens College; M.F.A. Interior Design, Pratt Institute