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Joan Kaufman

Adjunct Professor - Interior Design

Joan Kaufman, FASID, LEED AP, is an adjunct professor of interior design and founder of Interior Planning & Design Inc., which creates interior environments through space planning, interior design, lighting, color, finishes, furniture, and art. Professor Kaufman has won many awards for design and is known as a strong leader in eco-friendly design.

Her firm’s work has been featured in local and national publications, including the Chicago Tribune, Interiors and Sources, Architectural Lighting, Better Homes & Gardens, Remodeling Ideas, Window Fashions, and West Suburban Living.