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  • Padded Perimeter
  • Sun Spine
  • Colorbrand
  • Spectrum

provide names for unnamed practices of interior design, such as

padded perimeter, sun spine, colorbrand

help you search a constituent part of an interior design, such as

light, transformative interior, material

  • Material
  • Material
  • Material
  • Material

provide you with focused areas of specialization, such as

retail, resort & spa, hotel

Robust Production of New Knowledge | 16 years of research       21  M.A. theses | 84 Intypes | 500 photographs

The Intypes (Interior Archetypes) Research and Teaching Project at Cornell creates a typology of contemporary interior design practices that are derived from reiterative historical designs that span time and style and cross cultural boundaries.

"The breadth, depth & scope of this project represent a boundary stretching leap for the interior design profession."                        Cheryl Durst, Fellow, Executive Vice President/CEO, IIDA    


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Paula Horrigan, Graduate Faculty, Intypes Project; Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture, Cornell University