dha College of Design
Design, Housing, and Apparel

Faculty Profile: Delores A. Ginthner

Delores A. Ginthner, FIDEC

Specialties & Expertise

  • Lighting Design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Interior Design Education
  • Design for Safety and Human Factors
Course Titles (resident and outreach teaching)
  • IESNA Color and Vision
  • IESNA Teachers of Lighting Workshop

Selected Scholarship

  • Jones, L., Guerin, D., & Ginthner, D. (In review). Case study of the Everett G. Marshall Building at Eastern Michigan University: A sustainable interior environment. Journal of Interior Design.
  • Ginthner, D. (2001) The world of collaboration and teamwork. Interior & Sources, 20(1), 146-9.
  • Adams, J., Czeschin, L., Ginthner, D., Doubeck, D., Houllander, J., &Mordoch, J. (2000). Light and Color, IESNA Lighting Fundamentals, ED-100.1. Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, New York.
  • Helms, R., & Ginthner, D. (2000) Light Vision and Perception, IESNA Lighting Fundamentals, ED-100.2, Illuminating Engineering Society of Norht America, New York.
  • Guerin, D., & Ginthner, D. (1999). Designers' knowledge of green design: What so we do now? Interior Design Educators Council International Conference Proceedings, (pp. 50-51). Clearwater, FLL IDEC Annual International Conference.
  • Bourque, M., principal investigator, Duvall, H., Fowles, D., Ginthner, D., Jones. L., & Truelove, E., collaborators listed alphabeticatlly. (2002) Green Design. www.idec.org.
  • University of Minnesota. Design Initiative Group, Hennepin County Sustainable Design Rating System, Interior Materials Section, 2000. www.sustainabledesignguide.umn.edu.    

Professional, Institutional, and Community Leadership and Service

  • IESNA Teachers of Lighting Committee, Chair, 2002-present
  • IDEC, President, 2000-2001


  • IDEC, Fellow


Associate Professor Emerita

Interior Design Program


Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel

240 McNeal Hall

1985 Buford Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55108-6136



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