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A New Design Vocabulary?

PICTURE PROPERTY OF INTERIOR DESIGN MAG/ INTYPES

PICTURE PROPERTY OF INTERIOR DESIGN MAG/ INTYPES

Interior Design Magazine has an interesting article on one Cornell Professor’s attempt to build a universal vocabulary specific to design. Professor Jan Jennings is quoted as saying, “We had to invent a naming practice, a vocabulary for students to use in talking about design…Interior design had borrowed language from architecture and visual arts, but when you came down to it, we didn’t have a typology for contemporary design practices that have been occurring across history, style, and culture.” (Interior Desing Magazine) This researching and teaching project has been named Intypes.

You can read the entire article HERE.

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