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Karin Tehve

Professor

Department
Interior Design
School
School of Design
Email
ktehve@pratt.edu
Phone
718.636.3630
Website
karintehve.com
Pronouns
She/Her/Hers
Karin Tehve has taught at Pratt since 2007 and coordinates the undergraduate thesis curriculum in Interior Design. Her own research and writing concentrates on taste, media and identity, and their intersection with the public realm.
Karin founded her practice KT3Dllc in 2001 pursuing projects in architecture, interiors, and site-specific art. She has published in the Journal of Design History, The Journal of Interior Design, The International Journal of Interior Architecture + Spatial Design, and Interiors Beyond Architecture. As a member of Interior Provocations, Karin is co-editor for and contributor to Interior Provocations: History, Theory and Practice of Autonomous Interiors, Appropriate(d) Interiors and the forthcoming Interior Design on Edge. The next Interior Provocations symposium is titled (un)making and will be held at Pratt in 2024.
Her book, Taste, Media and Interior Design, was published by Routledge in 2023. Current projects include contributions to The Interior Urbanism Theory Reader and co-editing a collection of essays on public interiority (with Liz Teston, Amy Campos, Igor Siddiqui and Ladi’Sasha Jones).

B.Arch., Pennsylvania State University; M.Arch., Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

RESEARCH/CREATIVE PRACTICE: PUBLICATIONS
BOOK (author): Taste: Media, Identity & Design, Routledge, 23/SP.

CHAPTER: “Public Urban Interiors,” The Interior Urbanism Reader (Gregory Marinic, editor), Taylor & Francis, 23/SP.

BOOK (co-editor, contributor): Appropriated Interiors, Routledge, 2021. Co-editor (with Anca Lasc & Deborah Schneiderman), author: “Introduction.”

ESSAY:New Public Bodies,” The Journal of Interior Design: thinking-the-body-inside (Ronn M. Daniel & Lynn Chalmers, editors)

March 2021, Vol. 46 Issue 1.

REVIEW: for Journal of Design History/ FLOW: Interior, Landscape and Architecture in the Age of Liquid Modernity .,Penny Sparke, Patricia Brown, Patricia Lara-Betancourt, Gini Lee and Mark Taylor, editors; December 2020, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p348-350.

BOOK (co-editor, contributor): Interior Provocations: History, Theory and Practice of Autonomous Interiors, Routledge, 2020. Co-editor (with Anca Lasc, Deborah Schneiderman, Alexa Griffith Winton, Karyn Zieve, & Keena Suh) & author: “Introduction”

ESSAY: “POPS- Spaces of Appearance & Performance,” Special Issue v.6 parallel territories (Ziad Qureshi, Clay Odom & Gregory Marinic, editors), International Journal of Interior Architecture + Spatial Design, 20/SP.

PAPER PROCEEDINGS: An Intersectional Analysis of Urban Public Interiors, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Conference (Madrid): New Instrumentalities, 18/SU.

CHAPTER: “Interiors for Display,” Interiors Beyond Architecture (Deborah Schneiderman & Amy Campos, editors), Routledge, 2018.

RESEARCH/CREATIVE PRACTICE: LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, SYMPOSIA
SYMPOSIUM: Public Interiority, Sponsored by School of Interior Architecture, University of Tennessee 23/SP |Organizer: Liz Teston, Associate Professor, School of Interior Architecture, University of Tennessee |Board members: Amy Campos, Igor Siddiqui, Penny Sparke, Ladi’Sasha Jones, Karin Tehve

SYMPOSIUM: Interior Provocations: onEDGE, Pratt Institute & via ZOOM, 22/SP | Organizers: Deborah Schneiderman, Keena Suh, Anca Lasc, Karyn Zieve, Erica Morawski, Karin Tehve | Keynote: Jorge Otero-Pailos | Moderators: David Foley, Deborah Schneiderman and Erica Morawski

BOOK*TALK: Appropriate(d) Interiors, Pratt Institute (via ZOOM), 22/SP | Organizers: Karin Tehve & Deborah Schneiderman | Participants: Jo Turney, Carlos Bartolo, Senem Yildirim Evsen, Alessandra Gola, Igor Siddiqui, Harriet McKay, Deborah Schneiderman and Liliya Dzis, Irina Schneid, Graeme Brooker, Joel Sanders | Editors/ Section Editors: Deborah Schneiderman, Keena Suh, Anca Lasc, Karyn Zieve, Erica Morawski | Moderator: Karin Tehve

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: Material Evidence: Making a Case for Meaning in a Material World, co-presenter with Irina Schneid, William Watson & Edwin Zawadzki | Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) 22/SP (NYC/ via ZOOM) National Convention

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: Internet, Image, Affect: Social Media and Interior Design, Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) 20/SP (Tulsa) National Convention

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: Performing Inclusivity & Empathy,Presentation for Pratt’s Center of Teaching and Learning, 19/FA

SYMPOSIUM: Interior Provocations: Appropriate(d) Interiors, Pratt Institute, 19/SP | Organizers: Deborah Schneiderman, Keena Suh, Anca Lasc, Karyn Zieve, Erica Morawski, Karin Tehve | Keynote: Joel Sanders/ Moderators: Billie Tsien and Anita Cooney

BOOK*TALK: INTERIORS BEYOND ARCHITECTURE, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 18/FA | Moderator: Gregory Marinic | Participants: Deborah Schneiderman & Karin Tehve

BOOK*TALK: INTERIORS BEYOND ARCHITECTURE, Parsons New School of Design 18/FA | Moderators: Deborah Schneiderman & Amy Campos |     Participants: Alex Schweder, Gregory Marinic, Karin Tehve

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: An Intersectional Analysis of Urban Public Interiors, Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) 18/SU Conference (Madrid): New Instrumentalities

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: Teaching Taste (and) (Through) Media, Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) 18/SP (Boston) National Convention

ROUND TABLE: Research Methods: Instruction & Strategies, Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) 18/SP (Boston) National Convention | Moderator:  Jean Edwards, University of Louisiana at Lafayette | Participants: T.L. Ritchie (Louisiana State University), Alexa Winton (Ryerson University), Karin Tehve (Pratt Institute)

SYMPOSIUM: Interior Provocations: Interiors Without Architecture, Pratt Institute, 18/SP | Organizers: Deborah Schneiderman, Keena Suh, Alexa Winton, Anca Lasc, Karyn Zieve, Karin Tehve | Keynote: Penny Sparke/ Moderators: Alice Friedman and Amanda Dameron

PRESENTATION: EQUITY AND EXCLUSIVITY: URBAN PUBLIC INTERIORS (a presentation of students’ work), Municipal Arts Society (MAS) 17/FA | Students: Yiyao Tang, Youngeun Park, Su Min Park, Yan Cui

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: Taste, Media & the Modern Interior, Common Ground: International Conference on The Image 17/FA Conference (Venice)              

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: POPS- Spaces of Appearance & Performance, Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) 17/SP (Chicago) National Convention

ROUND TABLE: Collective Innovation: Embracing Collaboration in (Home Furnishing) Design, International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) 15/SP |Moderator: Maxwell Ryan, CEO & Founder of Apartment Therapy |      Participants:Mikael Ydholm, Head of Research at IKEA Group, Michelle Greenwald, CEO of Inventours, Karin Tehve, Acting Chairperson of Interior Design at Pratt Institute

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION: Taste and the Modern Interior, Interior Design Education Council (IDEC) 10/SP Convention (Atlanta, with Antonio Furgiuele)

LECTURE: This Way: Urban Threshold, The Architectural League of New York / New York Designs Series 08/FA (with Linnaea Tillett)