Daniella Ohad Smith

Daniella Ohad Smith is an educator, writer, and consultant, specializing in 20th-century and contemporary design. She received her Ph.D. from the Bard Graduate Center Decorative Arts, Design History Material Culture. For the past two decades, she has taught at such academic institutions as Parsons the New School for Design, Pratt Institute, Bard College, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, and HIT, focusing on the study of design history and theory and particularly on interior design. She publishes exhibitions reviews, and curates exhibitions and events, such as Dialogues with Design Legends. Her recent publications include “Hotel Design in British Mandate Palestine: Modernism and the Zionist Vision” for Journal of Israeli History and ”T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings: Crafting a Modern Home for Postwar America” for Journal of Interior Design.

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The Formation of the…

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Sometimes We Do It Right

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A Cautious Prometheus?

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A New Page

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The Lamp of Beauty

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The Long Goodbye

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Industrial Design and…

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