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  • Claudia Marina

    Part-time Lecturer

    Email
    claudiamarina@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    K - 113 University Place

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    Claudia Marina

    Profile

    Claudia Marina is a Part-time Lecturer at Parsons School of Design. She is a design writer and editor, having written for publications like Metropolis, The Avery Review, and Design and Culture. Her research interests include the intersection of design and anthropology, spatial studies, interiority, ephemeral materiality, consumption, and the politics of design institutions on broader cultures of productivity and rationalization in everyday life. She teaches architecture and interior design history and theory as well as design studies research and writing classes.


    Degrees Held

    MA Design Studies, Parsons School of Design

    BS Journalism, University of Florida


    Recent Publications

    Marina, Claudia. "Making and Unmaking the Ephemeral Object: Design, Consumption, and the Importance of Everyday Life in Understanding Design beyond the Studio," Design and Culture 12, no. 3 (2020): 243–263, DOI: 10.1080/17547075.2020.1796373. 

    Marina, Claudia. Preface to the 2020 Edition of Wild Things: The Material Culture of Everyday Life, by Judy Attfield, xiv–xxii. London: Bloomsbury, 2020.

    Marina, Claudia. “Checking in: David Adjaye’s Sugar Hill Project, Two Years Later,” in The Avery Review 20 (December 2016), http://averyreview.com/issues/20/sugar-hill-two-years-later. 

     


    Research Interests

    interior design, material culture, anthropology, design/studio culture, kitsch, spatial studies, theories of everyday life, objectification


    Future Courses

    ARS: Constructed Environments
    PLSD 3500, Fall 2022

    Intro to Design Studies Rec
    PLDS 2501, Fall 2022

    Past Courses

    ARS: Constructed Environments
    PLSD 3500, Fall 2021

    Integrative Seminar 2
    PUFY 1011, Spring 2022

    Interior Design Survey
    PGID 5015, Fall 2021

    Intro to Arch Theory: Rec
    PLSD 2201, Spring 2022

    Intro to Design Studies Rec
    PLDS 2501, Spring 2022

    Theory of the Interior
    PGID 5111, Spring 2022

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