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Raymond Dunning brings to Sheridan College many years of practical work experience in the Interior Design community with over a decade of practice in the following areas of Interior Design: corporate including clients such as Aetna Life Insurance, Bank of Montreal, BMG, CTV, Gowlings LLP, Mackenzie Financial, Manulife, Ogilvy Mather, Royal Bank, Sun Life Insurance to name just a few. He has also worked for the Ministry of Attorney General, Ministry of the Environment and Ministry of Health. He has worked on exhibit, health care, hospitality, retail and residential design including lofts, condominiums, model suites, sales centres and private residences. Raymond has also had his own private practice since 1996.
Raymond joined Sheridan College in 2004 and assumed the role as Program Coordinator in 2012. He enjoys his role in shaping Sheridan’s Bachelor of Interior Design Program. He has developed and teaches courses that introduce students to corporate, retail and hospitality design. Prior to Sheridan, Raymond taught in the Interior Design Program at Humber College. He was also involved with the development of curriculum for their proposed BAAID program. During graduate school at the University of Manitoba, Raymond also taught in the Environmental Design Program.
Raymond began his teaching career at Georgian College where he taught in their Interior Design Program for two years on a part-time basis. It was there that Raymond realized his passion for teaching and began to ponder the idea of pursuing his Master’s in Interior Design. He successfully graduated from the University of Manitoba’s Master of Interior Design Program in 2004. His area of specialization includes issues of diversity within the built environment. Canada is a multi-cultural society and interiors should be designed in a manner that is welcoming to all members of the social fabric. Raymond’s research explores building retirement communities that are geared to specific gender and cultural groups.
- M.I.D., Interior Design, University of Manitoba
- B.I.D., Interior Design, Ryerson University
- Dip. Int. Des., Interior Design, Mount Royal University