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Guide to the Jeremiah Goodman interior design renderings, circa 1970s-1980s

Collection Overview

Kellen Design Archives
Creator - Artist
Goodman, Jeremiah, 1922-
Jeremiah Goodman interior design renderings, circa 1970s-1980s
0.4 linear ft: 9 illustrations
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 Kellen Design Archives' collection consists of nine watercolor renderings and one reproduction, dating from the 1970s and the '80s.

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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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Kellen Design Archives 2010

66 5th Ave./
lobby level/
New York, NY, 10011

Use Restrictions

To publish images of material from this collection, permission must be obtained in writing from the Kellen Design Archives. Please contact: archivist@newschool.edu.

Custodial History note

Transferred from the Interior Design department, 2001.

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Keywords for Searching Related Subjects


  • Renderings.


  • Interior decoration in art.
  • Interior decoration rendering.

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Collection Inventory

Title Map-case
Angelo Donghia interior, for J. P. Stevens  C 5
Borghese cosmetics paste-up  C 5
Boy's bedroom, for J. P. Stevens  C 5
Central Park design proposal  C 5
Interior with chandelier and planter  C 5
Lord & Taylor bedding  C 5
Melbourne Australia Stock Exchange restoration (print), for Kalef Alaton  C 5
Oriental bed linens, for J. P. Stevens  C 5
"Spa" bath, for J. P. Stevens (design creation for Stan Hura)  C 5
Venetian cabaret, for Valerian Rybar  C 5

Collection guide Last Updated: 08/30/2012

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