Lexington, Ky. – University of Kentucky’s School of Interiors was recently ranked in “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” survey as one of the top five interior design schools in the South for its graduate program by DesignIntelligence.
The “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” survey is conducted annually by DesignIntelligence on behalf of the Design Futures Council. The research ranks undergraduate and graduate programs from the perspective of leading practitioners.
“We could not be more honored to be included on this list with such esteemed regional programs in our field of interior design,” said Patrick Lee Lucas, director of the School of Interiors at the UK College of Design. “We provide a rich and rewarding experience for our graduate students, and to receive this acknowledgement of our efforts at engagement and design thinking is truly humbling.”
For more than 15 years, “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” from DesignIntelligence has been the definitive school ranking in four key disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and industrial design.
“For our School of Interiors to be ranked among the elite programs in the South is a true honor of distinction for us,” said Mitzi Vernon, dean of the UK College of Design. “This serves as an impetus to guide us our efforts in advancing the college even further.”
The rankings were based on responses from 2,237 U.S. firms and organizations employing architecture, design, and landscape architecture professionals participated in this year’s research.
DesignIntelligence is the Design Futures Council’s bi-monthly report on the future, delivering original research, insightful commentary and instructive best practices on such things as emerging trends and management practices.
The Design Futures Council is an interdisciplinary network of design, product and construction leaders exploring global trends, challenges and opportunities to advance innovation and shape the future of the industry and environment. Members include leading architecture and design firms, dynamic manufacturers, service providers and forward-thinking AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) firms of all sizes that take an active interest in their future.