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Cindy Coleman

Cindy Coleman is a design strategist with Gensler. She has more than 25 years of experience working in a variety of roles across the design industry. Coleman has previously served as a project designer for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. She has also earned experience in development, manufacturing, and marketing through her own industrial-design firm, Align Incorporated, based in Chicago. She began her career in design journalism as executive editor at Perspective, a magazine published by the International Interior Design Association. Interior Design Handbook of Professional Practice, her first book, was published by Interior Design magazine with McGraw-Hill in 2001. Coleman is an adjunct professor at her alma mater, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She also serves as the professional adviser for the Marcus Prize, a $100,000 biennial architectural prize administered through the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning and the Marcus Corporation Foundation. In 2010, Coleman was named a senior fellow by the Design Futures Council. Coleman received a bachelor of fine arts degree in interior architecture as well as a master of design methods degree from the Institute of Design at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Cindy Coleman's Posts

Chicago Residence, Designed by Dirk Denison Architects Chicago Residence, Designed by Dirk Denison Architects

Local architect Dirk Denison integrates a multistory landscape into an infill site in Lincoln Park. Read more

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Seven-Point Perspective Seven-Point Perspective

ARCHITECT gathered in Chicago with a group of academics and practitioners from different regions of the country and steps on the career ladder and asked them to share their personal goals and their perceptions of the state of the profession. Read more

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Projects

Prism Tower Prism Tower

Christian de Portzamparc

CitySpaces MicroPAD CitySpaces MicroPAD

Panoramic Interests

Burrawong House Burrawong House

Bijl Architecture

S:t Erik Indoor Park S:t Erik Indoor Park

Utopia Arkitekter

The Big Bend The Big Bend

Oiio Studio

Lincoln Park House Lincoln Park House

HBRA Architects

Bosjes Chapel Bosjes Chapel

Steyn Studio

One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza

Studios Architecture

1 Hillside 1 Hillside

Tim Cuppett Architects

Concrete at Alserkal Avenue Concrete at Alserkal Avenue

Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Shaolin Flying Monks Temple Shaolin Flying Monks Temple

Mailitis Architects

New York at Its Core New York at Its Core

Studio Joseph

Oberholz Mountain Hut Oberholz Mountain Hut

Peter Pichler Architecture

Giacomo Zanella Primary School Giacomo Zanella Primary School

Giulia de Appolonia

De Maria Pavilion De Maria Pavilion

Gluckman Tang Architects

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