Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso - Donald M. Rattner - Tuesday, March 23 at 7:30 PM

Date: 03-23-2021

Time: 07:30 PM


Free virtual event; Tune in by visiting

Open VISIONS Forum: Espresso

In affiliation with MA Program in Interior Design

Donald M. Rattner
"My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation"

Did you know that the color of your walls, the shape of your furniture, and the amount of light in your home can all greatly impact your ability to come up with creative ideas?

Architect Donald M. Rattner delves into these and other elements of interior design that scientists have found to positively influence creative task performance. The heavily illustrated talk will draw from his newly published book My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation. Whether you’re a writer, design professional, entrepreneur, artist, work in a creative industry or pursue a personal passion for pleasure, this talk will help you begin turning living space into creative space. No previous design expertise required!

Architect Donald M. Rattner helps individuals and organizations maximize their creativity by drawing on scientific research into the psychology of space. Educator and author as well as practitioner, Rattner’s publications include three books, entries in professional reference books, and numerous contributions to print and online channels. He has taught at the University of Illinois, New York Academy of Art, NYU, and Parsons. His work has been featured on CNN, in such publications as The New York Times, L-Magazine, and Better Humans, and on numerous podcasts. Rattner holds a bachelor’s in art history from Columbia and a master of architecture from Princeton.

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