Interior Architecture + Design: Success

MIAD graduates are individuals whose lifelong passions have become lifelong careers. Many MIAD alumni have pursued directly related to their academic program, while others have taken their culmination of skills in many areas and them to interdisciplinary projects and professional opportunities. For many of our graduates, their degree has led them to places they never expected, and they have redefined the role of artist or designer to contemporary society.

Explore this small sampling of the many paths our graduates have followed.

Diener Lemley Gebhard Olsen Murphy Kovalevakaya Vollrath Knutson




Common Job Titles:

  • Interior Designer
  • Facility Planner
  • Exhibit Designer
  • Model Builder
  • Visual-Merchandising Designer


Types of Projects and Work:

  • Office space
  • Residential space
  • Retail space
  • Renovation
  • CAD — Computer Aided Design
  • Displays and exhibits
  • Floors
  • Wall coverings
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Models
  • Renderings
  • Signs


Types of Businesses:

  • Architecture firms
  • Interior design firms
  • Corporations
  • Custom design/build firms
  • Exhibit/display design firms
  • Furniture
  • Manufacturers


Businesses where MIAD interior graduates have been employed:

Anderson/ Miller
interior design and architecture As You Like It
furniture designer, manufacturer

Aurora Health Care
health care

Bainbridge Design
interior design firm

Catral Doyle Creative
graphic/interior design studio

Continuum Architects / Planners
architecture firm

Design/Build Lansdscape Company
residential designer

Engberg Anderson Design Partnership
architecture firm

Eppstein Uhen Architects
architecture firm

Ethan Allen
furniture sales

Field Paoli Architects
architecture and urban design

Forrer Business Interiors
business interior consulting and sales

Foxcor, Inc.
furniture and interiors

Frank Mayer & Associates, Inc.
point of purchase, display design

Gould Evans Affiliates
architecture firm

Hay Dobbs Architects

Interior Systems, Inc.
interior design, retail design

Jordy Carter Commercial Interiors, Inc.
commercial office interiors

Kinetikos Medical - KM1
implant manufacturer, medical

Kohler Company
manufacturer, durable plumbing

Lively Designs and P&H Interiors
design & furniture company

Mehmert Store Services
retail design

Poggenpohl US Inc.
european kitchen design

Rotpunkt Kitchen
furniture design, interior architecture

Ruud Lighting
architectural/engineering firm

Superior Exhibits & Design, Inc.
exhibit design

Tate Snyder Kimsey Architects

Wynn O. Jones & Associates, Inc.
interior design, interior decorating, furniture

Zimmermann Design Group
interior design firm


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