Designing the Classical Residential Interior
James S. Collins is an award winning architect, educator and architectural historian who designs new classical and traditional buildings, interiors and appropriate additions to existing structures. His firm’s work has been featured in A Decade of Art and Architecture and The Classicist No. 13, as well as, in Period Homes, New Old House, Design Bureau, and Washington Life Magazines.
He has taught studio courses in hand drawing, interior design and traditional architecture at the Parsons School of Design, Moore College of Art, University of the Arts and Philadelphia University. He has presented seminars on the design of classical interiors for the Atlanta, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, New York, North Carolina and Philadelphia Chapters of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. He has frequently lectured on the history of traditional neighborhoods and design to numerous Historic Preservation Societies, American Institute of Architects, Society of Architectural Historians Southeastern Chapter; and the Traditional Building Conference Series. He is President of the Institute for Classical Architecture & Art, North Carolina Chapter. He practices in New York City and Greensboro, North Carolina.