Interior Design Faculty

As an Interior Design major, you’ll learn from working professionals with years of industry experience in interior design, planning, sustainable design and architectural design—providing the robust education and connections you need to succeed in the field.

Kathryn Dethier

RA, NCIDQ, LEED GA; FULL-TIME FACULTY | Chair of Design Arts and professor of Interior Design with over 30 years of experience, whose work mainly focuses on sustainable design, with past experience at William Pereira Assoc. Architects & Planners (Los Angeles), Raphael Vinoly Architects (New York) and Ueland, Junker, McCauley, Nickolson Architects (Philadelphia).

Francine Martini

AIA, IDEC, IIDA, NCIDQ; FULL-TIME FACULTY | Associate professor of Interior Design and director of design at Martini Design Interiors, with past experience as an interior designer and consultant for Citi, and positions at JJP Associates (New York), Carter Design Associates (New York) and Interior Facilities Associates (New York).

Don Rushton

Expert in digital modeling, rendering and drawing with a passion for exploring the impact digital tools can make in every step of the design process, including real-time rendering software, building information modeling and the emergence of AI tools.

Francesco Sgrazzutti

Experienced architectural designer skilled in urban planning, mixed-use, renovation, construction and sketching, with recent experience as a senior designer at Philadelphia architecture and planning firms Atrium Design Group and Ballinger.

Andrea E. Beizer

RA, NCIDQ | Licensed architect and certified interior designer who opened the AEB Design Group in 1993 and oversees all aspects of design, construction documentation and administration as firm principal.

Sheri Watson

Interior designer with a design specialty in lighting and exhibition lighting, who works as a design associate at Bulb Lighting and exhibits ceramic work at craft shows throughout Philadelphia.