Leah Scolere


Leah Scolere

Design and Environmental Analysis
Email: lms43@cornell.edu
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Biographical Statement:


Leah Scolere returns to the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis as a Lecturer with five years of industry experience as an Associate at Gensler, working on large commercial interior design projects for corporations such Hewitt, T. Rowe Price, Gallup, among others.  A 2003 graduate of the Design and Environmental Analysis  Interior Design program, Leah completed her M.A. degree in DEA at Cornell in 2004.  

Leah's previous experience as a visiting lecturer at Cornell University in 2009 combined with her industry design experience allows her to help students prepare to transition between design education and professional practice.  


Current Professional Activities:

Member- Society for Environmental Graphic Design, SEGD
Member- IIDA Professional Member

Current Research Activities:

 Exploring Practice-Based Models for studio teaming and ideation

Infographics, eyetracking, and narrative

Spatial Graphic Design: InTypes


M.A. 2004     Cornell University Design and Environmental Analysis

 B.S. 2003     Cornell University Design and Environmental Analysis

Courses Taught:
  • DEA 2030 Digital Communications
  • DEA 4402 Interior Design Studio VIII
  • DEA 4610 Introduction to Portfolio
  • DEA 4611 Advanced Portfolio
  • DEA 6420 Visual Thinking + Storytelling: The Infographic
  • DEA 6421 Materiality + Place
  • DEA 6000 Future of Workplace Immersion
  • DEA 6000 Introduction to Environmental Graphic Design

Administrative Responsibilities:

 DIrector of DEA Design Library ( dLIb)

Prospective Student Portfolio Review Committee

Selected Keywords:
infographics,design practice, communication design, information design

The information on this bio page is taken from the CHE Annual Report.