Emily Valentine

Emily Valentine

Emily Valentine

Assistant Professor of Teaching


Hayes Hall 230
108 N Oval Mall
Columbus, OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Interior Design
  • Lighting
  • Aging and Accessibility Design


  • B.S. Interior Design; Business Administration Minor, High Point University, High Point, NC
  • M.F.A. Design Research and Development, The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio

Emily Valentine is a graduate of The Ohio State University’s MFA Design Research and Development program where she also received a Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging. She also holds a BS Interior Design and Business Administration minor from High Point University.

She co-founded The Center for Inclusive Aging and Design Research where she researches and addresses design-related needs of the aging population. Her research has focused on senior living, lighting, and older adults’ experiences of their environments. She has been published in design journals and presented at numerous academic and professional design and aging conferences.

Emily lectures at Ohio State in the Department of Design’s foundations, interior design, and design thinking minor curriculum and has guest lectured for the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

On her down time, you can find Emily with her husband and son cooking, exploring the city, and taking walks with their dog.

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