Moore's interior design curriculum educates students to become creative, socially responsible, practicing professionals in the field of interior design. The major emphasizes imaginative and critical thinking, the development of design skills, and a broad intellectual foundation in the history of interiors, theory and practice. The interior design program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).
News & Highlights
- 87% of 2013 Interior Design graduates are employed, 86% with organizations in their field of study. For more details visit the Locks Career Center page
- Heather Ujiie, adjunct professor of Fine Arts (textiles), Fashion Design and Interior Design, is the recipient of The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund grant. The grant is awarded to visual artists over 40 who live within 150 miles of Washington, D.C. The $15,000 grant enables recipients to concentrate on their artwork.
- Moore seniors Shakira Hunt and Chelsea Hodapp, recipients of the Happy Fernandez Leadership Fellowship - named after the College’s seventh president - have spent the summer working on a mural project to jumpstart the design process at St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church, located at 20th and Christian Streets. Read more....
- Alumna Marguerite Rodgers '76 was featured in an article about her interior design work on the upcoming Jose Garces restaurant opening in the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts
Kara Angotti '06 reports that her Fellowship with the U.S. Green Building Council is fantastic. She loves the work and feels challenged everyday. Progressing sustainability in the K-12 public school sector can be difficult work but it's also very rewarding. She was also accepted into Penn's Masters of Environmental Studies program this past fall and started her first course this semester. She is currently studying The Challenge of Climate Adaptation.