Charles is a controls specialist at Stan Deutsch Associates. His work has been exhibited at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum. Widely regarded as an expert in energy-efficient lighting, he was the president of the New York City chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and a director of the Green Light NY Lighting Resource Center. He received his MFA from New York University and a BA from Drew University.
Lissette is an interior designer with over 10 years of professional experience in hospitality and residential design. She teaches on the undergraduate and graduate level, teaching Thesis, Interior Design Practice, and various studio courses and workshops. Lissette holds a MFA in Interior Design from NYSID and a BFA in Interior Design from Ringling College of Art and Design.
Ph.D., MPhil, MA, AB, Columbia University
MA, European Graduate School Saas-Fee, Switzerland
BA, University of North Carolina
Eric Chenault, LC, LEED AP, has over two decades of experience lighting everything from intimate residences to full city masterplans. His design practice focuses on light + health in applications and research. He is among the first designers to advocate for circadian balanced lighting and quality of the light spectrum in our environments. He received his BFA from the North Carolina School of the Arts.
MA, Parsons/the New School for Design
MFA, Brandeis University
BA, Barnard College
Todd received an architectural degree from the New York Institute of Technology. He has worked at architecture firms and then started his own IT firm specializing in supporting the architecture, engineering, and construction industry. He has taught at NYSID since the late 1990s, teaching Contract Design and Interior Design Studio.
Eric is a registered architect and NCIDQ certified interior designer with over 25 years of experience in specialized housing and residential/universal design. He is a senior associate principal with Ethelind Coblin Architect PC. He holds a BA in Psychology (Environmental/Social emphasis) from Kent State University and an MArch from the University of Minnesota.
Adrienne is president of Adrienne Concra Design and a textile design consultant with over 35 years experience developing textile collections for a global clientele. She has taught at FIT and currently is an instructor at NYSID. She is a board member on the Architectural Review Board in Port Chester, NY. She holds a BFA from the University of Georgia.