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Amy Huber

Published August 21, 2014

Associate Professor and Associate Chair

Department of Interior Architecture and Design

Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Social Media

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Areas of Responsibility

Undergraduate and graduate teaching | Research | Service


Amy is an accomplished design scholar and experienced professional with a range of notable achievements, including the completion of award-winning projects such as corporate offices and airports. She holds several certifications, including EDAC, LEED AP BD+C, Construction Document Technologist, and NCIDQ. Amy’s research has earned global recognition, and she is the author of the highly respected book “Design Storytelling: Effective and Engaging Communication” (published by Routledge).


  • ABD, Florida State University. Major: Communication
  • Master of Science, Design and Merchandising, Colorado State University
  • Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Major Interior Architecture and Product Design, Kansas State University
  • Foreign Study of Architecture & Urban Planning České vysoké učení technické v Praze, (Czech Tech University)

Teaching Areas

Upper-division design studios, Branded Environments and Events, and Advanced Design Technology courses.

Research Areas

By weaving together design and communication theory, Amy Huber’s research offers an interdisciplinary interrogation of the intersections between communication, human perception, and the built environment.

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

  • Nominee, Excellence in Scholarship Award, Interior Design Educators Council (2022).
  • Outstanding Teaching in the Major, Florida State University (2021). ($2,000).
  • Service Award, Interior Design Educators Association (2021).
  • Nominee, Undergraduate University Teaching Award, Florida State University (2021).
  • Nominee, Undergraduate University Teaching Award, Florida State University (2020).
  • 2019 Scholarship Excellence Award, Journal of Interior Design.
  • 2019 and 2020 Nominee, Undergraduate University Teaching Award, Florida State University
  • 2019 College of Fine Arts Teaching Award, Department of Interior Architecture & Design.
  • 2015, 2016, and 2020 Service Awards from the Interior Design Educators Council.
  • 2016 Certificate of Research Excellence (CORE) Award, Environmental Design Researchers Association.
  • Amy was the interior designer for the Jackson Hole Airport, which was a recipient of a 2014 AIA National Institute of Honor Award, was named one of the 11 coolest buildings of the year by CNN, and one of the world’s most stylish airports by Fodor’s Travel. Additional professional projects have received citations from ASID Colorado and AIA Colorado.
  • Recent Publications Include:
    • Robinson, K., & Huber, A. M. (2023). Design mentorship: Determinants of career development and psychosocial supports. The International Journal of Design Management and Professional Practice.
    • Huber, A. M., & Chapa, S. (2022). Measuring trust perceptions based on two cultural approaches. Journal of Cultural Marketing, 7(1), 34-48. Retrieved from
    • Huber, A., & Bailey, R. (2022). Collaborative Scholar Grant for The Influence of Mediated Healthcare Environments on Preventative Healthcare-Seeking Intentions. Funded by Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
    • Huber, A. M., Wendorf Muhamad, J., & Ferchaud, A. (2021). Design Mentorship: Motives, Factors, and Functions. International Journal of Design Management and Professional Practice, 46(2).
    • Huber, A. M. (2020). Exploring Informed-Design Services during the Project-Defining Phases in Commercial Interior Design. Journal of Interior Design, 46(2), 11-33.
    • Huber, A. M., Waxman, L., & Dyar, C. (2020). Using Systems Thinking to Understand the Evolving Role of Technology in the Design Process. International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 3-31. Retrieved from
    • Huber, A. (2019). An empirical case of candidate-generated videos in talent screening. The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge, and Society, 15(2), 29. Retrieved from
    • Huber, A., & Waxman, L. (2019). Comparing the priorities of emerging and experienced designers. Artifact: Journal of Design Practice, 6(1), 1.1-1.26.
    • Huber, A. (2018). Exploring Hiring Practitioner Preferences for and Assessment Practices of Prospective Candidates. Journal of Interior Design, 22 pages.
    • Huber, A., & Pable, J. (2018). Aristotelian appeals and the role of candidate-generated videos in talent assessment. International Journal of Art & Design Education, 28 pages.
    • Huber, A. (2018). Exploring interior designers’ research utilization strategies and information-seeking behaviors. Journal of Interior Design43(2), 11-31. Retrieved from
    • Huber, A., Waxman, L., & Clemons, S. (2017). Students as researchers, collaborators, & end-users: Informing campus design. International Journal of Designs for Learning8(2), 80-94. Retrieved from
    • Huber, A. (2017). Design research: Off the rails or on the right track? dmi: Journal, 12(1), 40-55. Retrieved from doi:10.1111/dmj.12034
    • Huber, A. M. (2017). Telling the design story: Effective and engaging communication. New York, NY: Routledge | Taylor & Francis.
    • Huber, A. (2016). Is seeing intriguing? Practitioner perceptions of research documents. Journal of Interior Design41(1), 13-32. Retrieved from 10.1111/joid.12067


Huber, A. M., & Chapa, S. (presented 2023, July). Improving Perceptions of Preventative Care Among Underserved Female Populations: Testing Two Cultural Approaches to Medical Marketing. Poster presentation at National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media, National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC), Atlanta, GA. (National)

Huber, A. M., & Bailey, R. (presented 2023, August). Collaborative Scholars Roundtable update on the research grant entitled: The influence of mediated healthcare environments on preventative healthcare-seeking intentions. Presentation at National Conference of AEJMC, The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Washington DC. (National)