Jihyun Song Joins Drexel Interiors as New Full-Time Faculty
September 20, 2021
The Drexel Interiors program is excited to welcome a new full-time faculty member, Jihyun Song. Professor Song holds B.F.A. and M.F.A. degrees in Interior Environmental Design from Ewha Woman’s University in Seoul, South Korea and an M.S. in Design Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her major research interests include wayfinding design principles in architectural interior spaces and practice in healthcare design.
Jihyun Song was awarded Best Studio Professor of the Year from the College of Design at Iowa State University, as well as an exemplary Faculty Mentor award from the Office of the Provost. She has taught a variety of subjects, such as core interior design content, design communication and visualization, advanced color theory and application, design methods, professional development, seminars, and all levels of interior design studios including ideation, hospitality design, healthcare design, and residential design, plus guided senior and graduate thesis studies or design projects and research.
A strong advocate of interdisciplinary collaboration in design education, she is an active member of the IDEC, IIDA, and ASID, and serves on the Board of Directors for Interior Design Educators Council Foundation. Her works have been internationally and nationally recognized from peer-reviewed publications, award competitions and exhibitions at international, national, and regional levels.