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  • Face to Face
  • Shuffle
  • Scene Seen
  • Dressed Column

provide names for unnamed practices of interior design, such as

face to face, shuffle, scene seen

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

spatial graphic design, light, material

  • Material
  • Material
  • Material
  • Material

provide you with focused areas of specialization, such as

theme dining, school k-12, showroom

Robust Production of New Knowledge | 18 years of research

21  M.A. theses | 84 Intypes | 600+ 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