How long have you been with the Design
What other, if any, professional work positions have you
Adjunct Professor at CSUS & CRC. Designer and Project Manager at multiple architecture firms
Where could we find examples of your work?
Think about one of your favorite projects that you’ve
Canadian Government. Designer for the public spaces and coordinating all of the casework for the job. The team and the client relationship was very collaborative. The experience of working in metric and with my Toronto colleagues at Stantec.
What led you to become a design educator?
The enjoyment that I get sharing my knowledge and excitement for design.
If you could teach any course, what would it
The interior and furniture design classes.
What do you think is the most difficult challenge
designers struggle with?
Listening to the client about their problems and needs for a design project.
What do you think is the most pressing problem designers
should be addressing today?
Taking ego out of the design process and working in a collaborative environment.
What are 6 things you believe all design students should
read or watch?
S, M, L, XL by Koolhaas & Mau
Design Drawing by Francis Ching
Hot to Cold by Ingels
An issue of Monocle Magazine
A book not about design, mine was The Great Gatsby
Eames: The Architect & The Painter