Interior Architecture Press

  • Alumna Meghan Scott featured as one of Boutique Design's 'Boutique 18' - "The 2018 Boutique 18 consists of on-the-rise, cutting-edge designers who are having a major impact on both the industry and their firms."
  • Alumnus Stephen Ramos designs new IIDA headquarters in Chicago - "We take design very seriously, but we don't take ourselves so seriously." 
  • Architecture Seminar Draws Blueprint for Debate - "Opening students' eyes to architecture is exactly what [Stephanie Travis] was hoping for."
  • Professor Catherine Anderson featured in The Conversation - "A well-designed product equally elevates form and function. It is pleasing to look at, easy to use and solves a common problem."
  • Interior Design class creates vibrant space for local nonprofit - "When a client is giving you a lot of information, figuring out how to translate that into design is definitely a challenge and an exciting one - like solving a puzzle."
  • Director Stephanie Travis featured on ArchDaily - "Drawing is truly a tool for seeing. To draw an object, interior, or building, you have to look at the subject in a new way."
  • Can Stephanie Travis Save Sketching? - "Is drawing dead? Don't tell that to Interior Architecture Director Stephanie Travis.  With a new book and a passion for sketching, she's on a mission to revive pen and paper in a digital age." 
  • Design Program Wins Full Accreditation - "After a year of preparation and a rigorous four-day on-site review, the Council for Interior Design and Accreditation (CIDA) has recommended the GW Interior Architecture Program for full accreditation."
  • ASID Student Success - "My heart is in designing shelters that foster community and give people a sense of security, made out of materials that won't make you sick in the long term."
  • Ashley Marshall is featured in Dwell Magazine as a Student ASID member - "ASID is about changing lives. It's about designing for a better world."
  • Columbian College Dean Outlines Corcoran School's Progress - "Professor of Theatre Alan Wade and Director of GW’s Interior Architecture Program Stephanie Travis currently are serving as interim director and assistant director, respectively."
  • The Corcoran Comes to GW: Columbian College's Key Role - "Until a national search for a prominent director is completed, Professor of Theatre Alan Wade and Director of Interior Architecture Stephanie Travis are serving as interim director and co-director, respectively, of the Corcoran School, which is now part of Columbian College."
  • Understanding HIV/AIDs Through Art - "This observation led Dr. Nixon and Scott Jones, an adjunct professor in GW’s Interior Architecture Program in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, to champion an innovative collaboration between the two departments."
  • Columbian College to Absorb Corcoran School - "GW has tapped Stephanie Travis, who is the director of GW’s interior architecture program, and Wade as interim directors of the Corcoran school."
  • Winners of the 1 x ∞ Ideas Competition Announced - "Proposal: a contemporary ART CENTER formed by a continuous folded piece (reinforced concrete) which rises from the ground."
  • GW Trio Launch Interior Design Business - "Because of the GW interior design program and professors, we felt prepared and well-versed in the interior design field."
  • Interior Design and Architecture- “We are pushing our students to think more conceptually and architecturally; to design more complex spaces, build more models, and design in section.”
  • GW Interior Design Program gets a makeover - “better reflects our sensibility and approach.”
  • MFA interior design student Alicia Cyrus talks in Simplicity: Metropolis Magazine Visits RTKL Recap Video - "What I learned most about the film is really going back to basics, going back to the basics of paper and just bare essential materials, sustainable materials, finding creativity in what someone would normally deem as waste."
  • Q&A with Paola Antonelli, MoMA Senior Curator Talks Design - "Antonelli, who is coming to Washington on Oct. 11 to deliver the distinguished designer lecture at George Washington University’s interior design program, is a major player in the American design crowd."
  • "An Alumni Speaks: Her Experience at GW Continues - "Our design was presented to the GWU Community, featured in Contract Magazine and placed first in the Annual Healthcare Environment Design Awards, generating significant interest in the non-profit community."
  • Spotlight on Prof Nadia Volchansky - "If you have curiosity about somebody’s situation, their livelihood, their need, the passion to change it and the respect and sensitivity that it takes to bring a change…those elements can make a difference.”
  • A Chat with GW Director Stephanie Travis - "...(GW Interior Design) is growing and getting stronger, with a focus on architectural space and pushing the boundaries of design. I love seeing what the students come up with, and encouraging them to think outside of the box."
  • The Future Designers of D.C. Restaurants - "As part of the Commercial Design Studio class, each student took the same building, the Historic Custom House and Post Office on 31st Street, and created an intricate and realistic plan to create a three-story American cuisine restaurant that is sustainable and green."
  • Professor and Her Students Design Healthcare Clinic in Haiti - "Three generations of interior design students revealed plans for a sustainable healthcare clinic in Haiti Tuesday."
  • Healthy Design - "A group of volunteers based out of GW’s Interior Design program created a model for a new medical clinic in rural Haiti."
  • Q&A with Designer Karim Rashid - "Stephanie Travis, director of George Washington University's interior design program, says the school chose Rashid to speak because his interiors and products are dynamic, global and original, and "because he seems like a really cool guy."
  • Interior Design Student Makes an Impact - "Ramos’ design was chosen above applications from students at top colleges and universities across the country. He was awarded an academic scholarship and a paid summer internship in Gensler’s Washington, D.C., office."
  • Interior Design: New Director Ushers in Fresh Ideas - "In her new role, she is creating a dynamic learning environment for not only undergraduates but also graduate students who hold degrees in fields other than interior design and are now looking for a new outlet to channel their creative talent."
  • GW Interior Design Students Meet at BCC High - "Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School art students were visited by students in George Washington University's interior design program on Oct. 29, as part of a program to reach out to burgeoning artists.