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Presented by VMSD
OCTOBER 2-4, 2018 THE MOTIF HOTEL, SEATTLE WA

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Rebekah Matheny


Assistant Professor of Interior Design
The Ohio State University

Rebekah Matheny is an Assistant Professor of Interior Design in the Department of Design at The Ohio State University. She holds a Masters of Architecture from the University of Oregon, where she also received a Technical Teaching Certificate with a concentration in Sustainable Design Strategies for Interior Architecture, Interior Finish Materials, and Lighting Design.  She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati. With more than a decade of industry experience, Matheny bridges academia and design practice, integrating a retail brand strategy process into her design research and teaching. Prior to her appointment at Ohio State, she practiced in a multi-disciplinary retail and brand strategy firm in Columbus, Ohio, where she created retail brand environments for global brands.

Moderating Session(s)

Breakout Session: Redefining the Purpose of Retail to Cultivate Community Connections