After Taste Publication Features Essay by Susan Yelavich

“The Interior Comes Home,” by Professor Susan Yelavich, is one of ten essays included in After Taste: Expanded Practice in Interior Design, edited by Kent Kleinman, Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, and Lois Weinthal.  Just released by Princeton Architectural Press this fall, the publication grew out of the first After Taste conference—”New Agendas for the Study of the Interior”—held in 2007 and organized by Parsons’ Architecture, Interiors and Lighting Department (now the School of Constructed Environments).  The book also includes essays by J. M. Bernstein, University Distinguished Philosopher, NSSR; Kent Kleinman, Gale and Ira Dukler Dean of Cornell University’s College of Architecture; Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, Associate Professor of Architecture, SCE; Penny Sparke, Pro Vice Chancellor and Director of Modern Interiors Research Centre, Kingston University, London: Anthony Vidler, Dean, Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, The Cooper Union; and Lois Weinthal, Associate Professor, Masters in Interior Design Program, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin.  A round-table conference and book signing, sponsored by SCE is planned for February 2, 2012.



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