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Jeffrey Haase

Jeffrey Haase

Jeffrey Haase

Associate Professor


(614) 397-7341

124B Hayes Hall
108 North Oval Mall
Columbus, Ohio 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Interior Design
  • Innovative Spatial Representation
  • Installation Art
  • Creative Making within Curriculum Development


  • 1991 M.ARCH College of Architecture, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH
  • 1984 Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kentucky, Lexington KY.

Select Recognition

  • Haase, The Pepinsky Guest House Selfie, Interior Design Educators Conference, (IDEC) Tulsa, OK. Awarded Conference Best of Category 2020
  • Haase, Aim for the Target Not the Bullseye TEDx The Ohio State University, Columbus OH 2017

Current CV [pdf] 

Jeffrey Haase, an Associate Professor of Design at The Ohio State University, specializes in spatial representation in Interior Design, Art, and Architecture. His academic focus centers on reimagining the physical construction of materials and memory to shape unique experiences and spaces. Exploring alternatives, he challenges concepts of real versus representation, scale, spatial perception, location mapping, and emotional content within interior environments. His research outcomes extend to installations, exhibits, international workshops, and conference presentations worldwide. Beyond academia, Haase is recognized as an architect renowned for his inventive restaurant interiors. As a lead designer and project coordinator at Design Collective Inc., he has contributed to the creation of award-winning and featured designs in professional publications and books. 

Active Community and University Service and Leadership

  • Interior Major Committee
  • Events Committee Chair
  • Communications and Visual Identity Committee 
  • Design Technology/Facility Committee
  • OSHA coordinator
  • CIDA Representative
  • University Arts & Memorial Committee
  • Fergus Scholarship Award Jury

Selected Publications

  • Haase, Using Innovative storytelling to Reveal University Student Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Suicide. Architecture, Media, Politics, and Society Conference, Proceedings, Tallahassee, FL 2020
  • Haase, How Temporary Space Can Make Permanent Knowledge: Shrink Happening, 4th Biennial Making Futures International Research Conference, Proceedings, Plymouth, England 2015
  • Salama, Ashraf; Emerging Paradigms in Design Education: Toward a Trans-Critical
    Pedagogy in Architecture and Beyond, Chapter 6 Ashgate Publishing 2015 
  • Haase, Borrowing from Animators: Introducing Animation Early in the Design Process in Order to Better Represent Spatial Environments, 2nd International Conference on Communication, Media, Technology and Design, Famagusta, Cyprus 2013

Selected Exhibitions

  • Haase, TIME | LINE, Performance/Installation, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, OH August 2024
  • Haase, Booher, Chen, Souza Correa, Gruebel, Himes, Jenkins, Murteza, Nickley, Sabatelli, Wang. MeWe Installation at the Urban Arts Space, Columbus Ohio 2020
  • Haase, Fromme, The Healthy City Exhibit, Corporate Engagement Office OSU Columbus OH 2019
  • Haase, Myers, Sew It Seams installation, Hammond Harkins Gallery, Columbus, OH 2017
  • Haase, Pepinsky Guesthouse Selfie, Installation, Mid America College Art Association Conference (MACAA) Better Than Art juried exhibition, Cincinnati, OH 2016
  • Haase, The Whale, Installation, Whiteness of the Whale exhibit Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH 2015
  • Haase. The Shrink Happening, Workshop/Installation with MFA students, Hochschule RheinMain, Weisbaden, Germany 2015
  • Haase, Myers, REFLEX | REFLECTS | REDUX installation White Noise Exhibit, Hammond Harkins Gallery, Columbus, OH 2015
  • Haase, The Camouflage Project, Exhibition Kiosks, Multi disciplined Theater performance, installation, exhibition, and symposium, Drake Hall, Columbus, OH 2011


Interview with Jeff Haase from OSU Urban Arts Space on Vimeo.

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