Associate Professor of Interior Design, School of Constructed Environments
Director, AAS Interior Design
Johanne Woodcock is Director of the AAS Interior Design Program at Parsons The New School for Design and an Associate Professor of Interior Design. As Director, Johanne designed the AAS Interior Design Program. She edits the annual publication, 'WORK', which showcases interiors by AAS students and faculty. Johanne holds a Master of Architecture from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design.Johanne is a licensed interior designer and licensed architect, with a practice in New York City. In her practice she has worked in residential and commercial interior design, including projects for New York University's Stern School of Business, Rallye Motors' Rolls Royce and Mercedes Benz Dealership, University of Pennsylvania Club in Manhattan and the Bank of East Asia. She has a longstanding commitment to sustainable design in architecture and interiors. This interest began many years ago, working to incorporate alternative energy proposals for a residential community located on the west side of Manhattan.Johanne Woodcock's design research currently explores, through a series of paintings, modern built landscape and the objects that define these universal environments. Johanne has exhibited her paintings, at Henry Street Settlement and Hopper House Gallery. These paintings, influenced by medieval and Early Renaissance Italian predellas, depict contemporary stories and combine her wide interests in interiors, social and cultural history and design decoration.Johanne has recently initiated a website to encourage and provoke innovative exploration and research of decoration as a function of design, www.decorationas.org.
architecture,drawing,interior design,painting,spatial design studies