Assistant Professor of Interior Design, School of Constructed Environments
Director, MFA Interior Design
Jonsara Ruth is a designer and an artist. As Director of the new MFA Interior Design program at Parsons, she brings together experience from several related fields. Always with a social intent, she has worked in high profile firms designing furniture for mass-production and small studios producing custom installations. Currently, Jonsara is the director of design and fabrication at Q Collection where she works closely with American manufacturers to combine quality craftsmanship with methods and materials that eliminate risks to human health and the environment, both in the factory and in people's homes. Her work has been published nationally (including The New York Times, Elle Decor, House and Garden, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Interior Design, Martha Stewart Living, Glass, treehugger.com, apartmenttherapy.com) and has received multiple awards. Jonsara is a fellow at the MacDowell Colony, received a Masters of Architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a BFA in Industrial Design from Rhode Island School of Design.