Before realizing her true passion was in interior design, Rachel Edelstein studied at the University of Delaware as an English major. After a year, she decided to apply to NYSID to gain a valuable design education, while receiving opportunities New York City had to offer. Rachel recently entered her fourth year in NYSID’s BFA program. Read more.


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Stephanie Melfie Erin Folan • Garrett Carter Bev CarltonFaith Hoops


Brooke Horan is a senior interior project designer for Perkins+Will, a leading interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm in New York City. Having worked with a variety of clients all over the world, ranging from Korea, UAE, Saudi Arabia, USA, and Canada, she has come up with a universal language building a design palette and visioning session with her clients. Brooke enjoys partnering with clients to create design solutions that make a difference in people’s lives; in how they live, work, learn, and heal. Read more.



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


Oleksandra Taran

After graduating from New York School of Interior Design, Britni Williams immediately landed her dream job. As a junior designer at RMW Architecture and Interiors, a design firm established in 1970, Britni journeyed with her immersive interior design education and innovative ideas to the city by the Bay. Read more.


Read more alumni profiles:

Naoko Yamazaki •  Oleksandra Taran 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