Deborah Schneiderman is a Professor of Interior Design at Pratt Institute as well as a registered architect and principal/founder of deSc: architecture/design/research, a Brooklyn based research practice. Schneiderman’s scholarship and teaching explore the emerging fabricated interior environment and its materiality. A widely published design scholar, her research includes the books Inside Prefab: The Ready-Made Interior (Princeton Architectural Press, 2012), The Prefab Bathroom: An Architectural History (McFarland, 2014), and the edited volumes Textile, Technology and Design: From Interior Space to Outer Space (co-edited with Alexa Griffith Winton, Bloomsbury, 2016) & Interiors Beyond Architecture (co-edited with Amy Campos, Routledge, 2017). She has published several chapters in edited volumes including The Interior Architecture Theory Reader (Routledge 2016) and The Handbook of Design for Sustainability (Bloomsburry 2013), in addition to articles in academic journals. Schneiderman has lectured internationally in peer-reviewed conferences as well as invited lectures including the Storefront for Art and Architecture, The Center for Architecture, and Van Alen Institute Books.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Fabrication and Design
Sustainability and Design