A faculty of furniture design professionals

The furniture design professors at SCAD bring years of professional experience and vital industry contacts to the classroom. Our faculty are award-winning artists and sought-after designers at the peak of their field, but their greatest achievement is the success of SCAD students, both within the classroom and beyond.

Program leadership

Christian Sottile, School of Building Arts

Christian Sottile

Dean, School of Building Arts; Design principal, Sottile & Sottile

"A passion for the more recent evolution of furniture design and how the design process expands with innovation and technology."

Jason Wech | Furniture design professor

Faculty experience

SCAD professors are dedicated to creating once-in-a-lifetime opportunities just for you. Through guest speakers, critiques, portfolio reviews and more, we connect our students with professionals in the industry every day. These contacts lead to internships, mentorships and often real-world job opportunities for our students.

Furniture design faculty at SCAD have worked for the following brands, clients and companies:

  • Brayton International
  • T G Wolstenholme and Sons Ltd.
  • JTC Construction
  • JM Pierson and Company Fine Contemporary Furniture Makers

An environment designed for your success

At SCAD, professors who facilitate incredible opportunities is just one component of a diverse and fulfilling student experience. You can do it all: participate in signature events, hobnob with visiting artists and professionals, take advantage of stellar facilities and resources, and more.

Learn more about the furniture design student experience