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Department of Interior Design / Faculty / Tony Purvis

Tony Purvis

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: 1039 WJB
Phone: (850) 644-1436
E-Mail: tpurvis@fsu.edu

Teaching Areas

Social-Psychological Aspects of Design, Creative Problem Solving, Survey of Interior Design, Design Fundamentals, Computer-Aided Design

Educational Background

  • MFA, Interior Design, Florida State University
  • BM, Music Theatre Performance, Florida State University

Professional Experience

Design Consultant, Main Street Design, Inc., Quincy, FL.

A full-service, licensed interior design firm specializing in both commercial and residential projects for 20 years.

Refereed Papers presented at Conferences/Symposia

Purvis, A. (2012). Conflict resolution and the built environment: Preliminary findings exploring the impact of interiors on consensus building. Presentation at the Art & Design for Social Justice Symposium: Tallahassee, FL. January 2012.

Purvis, A. (2011). Conflict resolution and the built environment: A content analysis of environmental factors in consensus building. Presentation at the Interior Design Educators’ Council South Regional Conference: Statesboro, GA. November 2011.

Academic/Professional Interests

Conflict Resolution and the built environment, Healthcare design, Social Justice and design, Design for special needs populations