John Gaul

Interior design professor


  • A.S., interior design, Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
  • B.F.A., interior design, Georgia State University
  • M.F.A., interior design, Savannah College of Art and Design


  • Registered Interior Designer, State of Georgia
  • National Council for Interior Design Qualification-Certified Interior Designer
  • Over 35 years of professional project and interior design at Image Design Inc., Designers II Inc. and others

Awards, recognitions and honors

  • Faculty Leadership Award for leadership in successful CIDA full six-year reaccreditation efforts for regional branch and local main campuses, 2015
  • ASID Design Excellence Award, Silver: Hospitality Design, 2009
  • IIDA Best of the Best Award in Hospitality Design, 2006
  • ASID Design Excellence Award, Bronze: Hospitality Design, 2006


Interior Design Educator's Council, American Society of Interior Designers, International Interior Design Association, Georgia Alliance of Interior Design Professionals, Council for Interior Design Accreditation, National Trust for Historic Preservation