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Sahand Abbasi

Sahand AbbasiSahand Abbasi


Assistant Professor, Interior Design

Office Building

Wagner Hall



Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 214
School of Design-Box 2225
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Sahand Abbasi is a designer/researcher graduated from the Department of Design at Texas Tech University and is currently an Assistant Professor and the Program Lead in Interior Design at South Dakota State University. He is also a Design Consultant at Studio West, a Lubbock boutique design firm. Sahand creates spaces which tell stories of his clients, who are mostly banking institutions and medical clinics. His research interests include design for wellbeing, sustainability, design thinking, design for children environments, and design theories and methodologies.


Ph.D. in Interior and Environmental Design | Texas Tech University
M.S in Environmental Design | Texas Tech University
M.S in Industrial Design | Iran University of Science and Technology
B.S in Industrial Design | Art University of Tabriz