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Jeremiah Goodman interior design renderings

Identifier: KA-0020

Scope and Content of Collection

Jeremiah Goodman (1922- ), studied at Parsons School of Design and the Franklin School of Professional Art in the 1940s, and went on to become a sought-after illustrator of interiors, creating covers for Interior Design magazine for fifteen years. The New School Archives' collection consists of nine watercolor renderings and one reproduction, dating from the 1970s and the '80s.


  • circa 1970s-1980s



1.5 Cubic Feet (9 illustrations)

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use. Please contact for appointment.

Use Restrictions

To publish images of material from this collection, permission must be obtained in writing from the New School Archives. Please contact:


Jeremiah Goodman was born in Niagara Falls, New York in 1922. He demonstrated an early aptitude for art and, after graduating from Buffalo's Lafayette High School, moved to New York City where in the 1940s he attended the Franklin School of Professional Art and took classes at Parsons School of Design. After a brief career in set design, Goodman began working as an illustrator for Lord & Taylor in the 1950s. He also began contributing illustrations to periodicals such as Interior Design, Harper's Bazaar, and Vogue. Goodman became a sought-after painter of interiors, working primarily in watercolor and gouache. Notable interior designers, architects, industrial designers and celebrities commissioned work from him. Goodman was inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1987.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title of illustration.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Parsons School of Design Interior Design Department, 2001.

Guide to the Jeremiah Goodman interior design renderings
New School Archives and Special Collections Staff
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