Tamie Glass is an associate professor and fellow of the Gene Edward Mikeska Endowed Chair for Interior Design in the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin where she also holds an appointment in the School of Design and Creative Technologies. As an advocate for human-centered design and education, Glass’ teaching and research focus on designing for human behavior. She boasts ten years of experience as an educator and almost 20 years as a practicing designer. Her intercontinental career launched in Germany, followed by practice in London with internationally renowned architecture and design firms, and finally leading her own design firm in her native state of Texas. In addition to teaching, Glass has recently served as a visiting director at the UT Dell Medical School’s Design Institute for Health, as well as the Blanton Museum of Art. Her book, Prompt: Socially Engaging Objects and Environments is a thought-provoking read for designers and non-designers alike.
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