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Interior Architecture Faculty

Michael Gollini

Title Associate Professor | Chair of Interior Architecture
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7929

Courses  Interior Architecture: Advanced Problems (EP) | Retail, Restaurant + Store Design

Degree BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art

Associate Professor Michael Gollini is the chair of the Interior Architecture Department and an independent design consultant for several local and national design offices. He provides conceptual imagery and design solutions for retail, restaurant, museum and exhibit environments. Following more than a decade of various roles at several award-winning design consultancies he founded Michael Gollini Design Group in 1997. He has worked with clients such as Cisco, Walt Disney World, BMW, Bose and Audi to name a few.

Sherri Appleton

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7929

Courses  Materials, Research + Space Planning (EP)

Degree BS, University of Cincinnati

Sherri is an adjunct faculty member in the Interior Architecture program at the Cleveland Institute of Art. She attended the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning and received her Bachelor of Science in Interior Design in 1980. In 1983 Sherri won the first annual Restaurant and Hotel Design Magazine Merit Award for the Standard Oil Research Employee Cafeteria

Savannah Dugan

Department Interior Architecture
Phone

Courses  Sustainability: LEED + Detailing

Degree BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art

Patrick Finegan

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  Interior Architecture: BFA Survey | Retail Design + Brand Design (EP)

Degree BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art

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Pete Maric

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Interior Architecture
Phone 216.421.7000

Courses  INTA Communication Skills 2

Degree BFA, Cleveland Institute of Art, 2000

Pete Maric started his career in Interior Architecture after graduating from CIA and became heavily interested in CGI in 2008. He has worked on projects with brands such as Adidas, Nintendo, and Everlast, among others. His work has been featured in the Adobe Illustrator WOW! books, Photoshop User Magazine, Architecture in Perspective, and House Trends. His 3D demo reel was included in Computer Arts Magazine in the ‘Showreels and Shorts’ section of the disc, which is a showcase of talent from artists/studios from around the world.

Today he splits his time between teaching and running the visualization and animation studio Triplet 3D.

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