Interior Design Department

ID Class of 2014

Seated Left to Right – BFA/MID Grads: Argelia Velázquez, Shakia Jones, Brittany Taylor, Brian Pinion
MFA Grads: Nadine Poliard and Liz Thompson.
Standing – Faculty: Linda Kern, Noreen Connelly, Lynn Jones, LaJuana Gill, Jerry Poole and Carol Platt

We look forward to having you in class!

The practice of interior design combines aesthetics and technology in the total design of interior environments, which includes programming, space planning, finish materials, fabrics, furniture, and lighting.

Our mission is to provide excellence in interior design education in a student-centered environment grounded in a liberal arts tradition that prepares students to practice interior design in the 21st century.

It is our philosophy that:

  • Interior design education is available to all, regardless of previous experiences and innate talent.
  • Interior design graduates have a strong foundation in the visual arts, art history, and aesthetics.
  • Interior design graduates have a broad focus in a variety of design fields, styles, and solutions.
  • Interior design curriculum shall incorporate real-life problems, where possible, to inspire practical design solutions.
  • Interior design graduates acquire strong oral and written communication skills
  • Interior design graduates apply critical thinking skills to creative problem solving.
  • Studio courses are taught by faculty who have passed the NCIDQ and have relevant professional practice.

To that end, the department offers a CIDA accredited Bachelor of Fine Arts/Master of Interior Design and as a terminal degree, the Master of Fine Arts Interior Design.

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Graduates of the Brenau Interior Design Program

For more information, contact:
Lynn M. Jones Chair of Interior Design
phone: 770.534.6284

Click here to check out a PDF of our graduates’ work!

Or choose from the following links:

MFA Interior Design
2013 Graduating Students Work
Advisory Council and Alumni
North Atlanta evening/weekend program

Council for Interior Design Accreditation

Scholarship application:
click here for form (PDF)


General inquiries:, (770) 534-6299 or (800) 252-5119 | Admissions:, (770) 534-6100 or (800) 252-5119 ext. 6100
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