Erin Folan

Erin Folan is in her final year of NYSID’s MFA-1 program. Before deciding to attend NYSID to pursue her passion in interior design, Erin received her undergraduate degree from College of the Holy Cross and worked for five years as an external auditor for Deloitte. Although making a career change was a daunting decision, Erin has never looked back. Read more.


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• Garrett Carter Bev CarltonFaith Hoops


Breeze Glazer

Shaun Fillion, LC MIES, was recently promoted to program director of the Master in Professional Studies in Lighting Design program at the New York School of Interior Design. He is an award-winning lighting designer with two decades of lighting design experience and a decade of experience as an educator. His responsibilities include overseeing the growth of the curriculum and adapting constantly to stay current in the Lighting Industry. Read more.


Read more faculty profiles:

Breeze Glazer Terry Kleinberg • Joseph GoldsteinPeter BrandtCharles CameronAdrienne ConcraVictor DadrasWilliam EngelJudith GuraJohn Katimaris • Robert Arthur King  • Ethan LuBarbara LowenthalMargaret MintzFreya Van Saun


Oleksandra Taran

Oleksandra Taran was born and raised in Ukraine. Despite childhood aspirations to become a flight attendant, she developed an interest in interior design and received a Master’s in Interior Design from Kyiv National University of Technology and Design in 2012 before attending NYSID’s MFA-2 program and graduating in 2016. Read more.


Read more alumni profiles:

Rose Darbouze  Shruti NarasimhanRal Rutkai  Erika Reuter  • Heather Clinger  Yiannos Vrousgos & Brooky Lichtenstein • Pyper Braly • Sheria Butler • Lissette CarreraJodi Cohan •  Wendy Cruz-GonzalezMichael Hall •  Allison Russell Davis • Suzy Genzler Susan Nagle Yujin Oh  Charles Pavarini III Mary Mills Thomas • Jess Silverio Aaron White Kevin Lee Yi