Interior Design Lecture Series

Each semester the Architecture & Interior Design Lecture Series bring a world-class group of guests to CCA to present their work and interact with our students and faculty.

Through lectures as well as symposia and workshops, we strongly believe it is critical for our students to be exposed to the best and most progressive work out there.

See our fall 2014 Interior Design lectures »

Past Lecture Series Guests

Elena Manfredini

Atelier Manferdini

Elena Manferdini, principal and owner of Atelier Manferdini, has over 15 years of professional experience in architecture, art, design, and education. She is a licensed engineer in Italy and a licensed architect in Switzerland.

Petra Blaisse

Inside Outside

Dutch designer Petra Blaisse's work covers a broad range of activities within the fields of architecture, interior design, textile design, exhibition design, and landscape architecture.

Deborah Schneiderman


Deborah Schneiderman, RA, LEED AP explores prefabrication and the ready-made with new, alternative, and ecologically sound building materials. She's an associate professor of Interior Design in the School of Art & Design at Pratt Institute.

Jaime Velez


Jaime Velez is the director of the Interiors Group in SOM's Chicago office. Velez has participated in a large number of architectural and interiors projects in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Primo Orpilla & Verda Alexander


Studio O+A is a San Francisco-based interior design firm serving companies nationwide. Founded by Primo Orpilla and Verda Alexander during the early 1990s, O+A’s original mission was to bring sophisticated urban design to Silicon Valley startups and the venture firms who supported them.

Explore the BFA Interior Design Viewbook >>

bfa interior design viewbook

General Inquiries

Jared Elizares
Program Manager
Bachelor of Architecture
BFA in Interior Design

Postal Address
Interior Design Program
California College of the Arts
1111 Eighth Street
San Francisco CA 94107-2247

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