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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

Amy Huber on LinkedIn

Areas of Responsibility

Undergraduate and graduate teaching | Research | Service

Amy also oversees the department’s technology curriculum.


Prior to teaching Amy was a project designer for award-winning corporate offices and airports. She is an EDAC certified professional, a LEED AP BD+C accredited professional, Construction Document Technologist, and an NCIDQ-certified designer. Huber’s research has been presented in national and international venues, and she is the author of Design Storytelling: Effective and Engaging Communication (Routledge).


  • 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

Amy teaches upper-division design studios, Advanced Visual Communications, and Advanced Design Technology courses.

Research Areas

Amy Huber’s research surrounds the influence of interpersonal, interpretative, and presentational communication methods on the design process and its outcomes.

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

  • 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:
    • Huber, A., Waxman, L., & Dyar, C. (in press). Using Systems Thinking to Understand the Evolving Role of Technology in the Design Process. Journal of Technology and Design Education, (30 pages). 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