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Nancy Hughes

Nancy  Hughes

Faculty, Interior Decorating

Program Area: Material Arts and Design


Contact Info: Ext. 2615

Education, Credentials – Honours Degree, Bachelor of Interior Design

Teaching interests – Preparing students for work in the Interior Decorating Industry

Courses Taught

  • Anthropometrics & Ergonomics
  • Interior Environments – Space Planning Basics
  • Interior Environments – Residential
  • Interior Environments - Commercial
  • Drafting – Residential Spaces
  • Finishes and Sustainable Issues
  • Window Treatments and Soft Furnishings
  • Business for the Arts
  • Professional Practice/Field Placement


Nancy comes to Sheridan College with more than 25 years combined business and design experience having owned and operated her own successful interior design business for the past 14 years. Her honours degree from Ryerson University’s Bachelor of Interior Design program, coupled with her years in private industry and operating a busy interior design business gives her a particularly poignant set of skills to share with aspiring Interior Decorating students.  


  • IDC – Interior Designers of Canada
  • ARIDO – Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario
  • NCIDQ – National Council of Interior Design Qualifications
  • NKBA – National Kitchen and Bath Association

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