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Francine Martini

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  • M.P.S.. in Design Management, Pratt Institute, 2000
  • B.A. in Interior Design, The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College), 1984

Professional Experience

  • Martini Design Interiors (mdi), Principal, Present
  • JJP Associates (JJP), Co-Founder/Director of Design, 1988-2006
  • Carter Design Associates (CDA), Director of Design, 1987-1988
  • Interior Facilities Associates (IFA), Senior Designer, 1984-1988


  • Published work: Interior Design Magazine, 1988
  • Presentations at Pratt Institute: Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship, 2001-2011
  • Presentations at The College of New Jersey: Interviewing Skill, Presentation Skills, Portfolio Design, Professional Conduct, and Ethics, 1989-1997

Teaching Experience

  • Moore College of Art & Design, Assistant Professor, Courses (Undergraduate): Professional Development, Interior Design Practice, Interior Design Thesis, Internship Courses (Graduate): Professional Development,  2015-Present
  • Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Full-Time Instructor, Courses (Undergraduate): Studio VI (Institutional Design), Sr. Thesis Research, 2013-2014
  • Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), Adjunct Professor, Courses (Undergraduate): Studio VI (Institutional Design), Sr. Thesis Research, Professional Practice II, 2004-2014
  • Mentor in School of Graduate Studies – Sustainable Interior Environments MA Program at FIT, 2012-2013
  • New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) School of Graduate Studies, Adjunct Professor, Courses (MFA1): Studio VI (Institutional Design), Sr. Thesis Preparation and Research, Sr. Thesis Design Studio, 2011-2013
  • Pratt Institute School of Graduate Studies, Adjunct Professor Courses (Design Management); Marketing Professional Services, 2002-2011
  • The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College), Adjunct Instructor, Courses (Undergraduate): Basic Drafting and Design, 1990-1991

Professional Affiliations/Certifications

  • DAG Philadelphia (Design Advocacy Group), 2015-Present
  • NEWH Hospitality Industry Network, 2015-Present
  • Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, 2014-Present
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation – Site Evaluator, 2014-Present
  • Certified Interior Designer Certification – NY State, 2013-Present
  • Interior Design Educator Council (IDEC), 2012-Present
  • New York Eleven Plus (Executive Council), 2010-2014
  • National Association of Professional Women, 2008-2012
  • International Interior Designers Association (IIDA), 1997-Present
  • NCIDQ Interior Design Certified (Certificate No. 13538), 1996-Present
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) – Associate Member, 1994-Present