Sustainability for the Contemporary Nomad Thesis

Molly Sherman is a student in Deborah Schneiderman’s Graduate Thesis class. As it stands now, the prospects for migrants are bleak. The poverty rate among farm workers is two times that of other occupations and the average farm worker only has a 7th grade education. Additionally, 80% of workers are foreign-born, 53% are undocumented and […]

Bodegomatic Thesis

Kyung Cha is an interior design student in Deborah Schneiderman’s Graduate Thesis class. Our society is in the midst of a paradigm shift in which environmental and economic criteria are being reappraised. Issues such as climate protection and conservation of resources have resulted in a change in the image of our built environment. Interior design, […]


Partnership in Academic Leadership in Sustainability (PALS) has been selected to show student work at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) from May 18th at 6pm to May 21st at 7pm. Videos, graphics and products will be displayed during NY’s Design Week. The theme of the ICFF booth is Homelessness, Natural Disasters and Climate Change […]


Sophomore First Year students from INT-202 participated in a project called “The Smallest Room”. The premise was for the students to determine what conditions were important in making an inhabitant comfortable through studies in ergonomics mapping how the human body occupied small spaces such as bathrooms, changing rooms, telephone booths.  The studies were informed by Muybridge’s […]


Green Week 2013 – Pratt’s Green Week kicked off with the opening reception of the sustainability winners for best projects within interior design, arch, planning, EMS, fashion and furniture. Each outstanding student won a metro card for the their studio projects. Each student was chosen by a faculty member.

3rd + Bond Design Build Project

3rd + Bond Design Build Project from Pratt CSDS on Vimeo. Pratt Institute partnered with Hudson Companies to outfit two of its Third + Bond condominium model residences, staged completely with Pratt designs from floor and wall coverings to home accessories, furniture, textiles, art, lighting elements, and wearables. This interdisciplinary collaboration showcases designs by Pratt […]