Donald M. Rattner
Architect Donald M. Rattner draws on scientific research to help individuals and organizations maximize occupant creativity in workplace, residential, wellness, hospitality and retail environments. Educator and author as well as practitioner, Rattner’s publications include "My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation," "The Creativity Catalog," entries in professional reference books, and numerous contributions to print and online channels. He has taught at the University of Illinois, New York Academy of Art, New York University, and Parsons School of Design. Workshop and lecture venues include NeoCon, Metrocon, Creative Problem Solving Institute, Creative Mornings, and many others. His work has been featured on CNN and in such publications as The New York Times, Work Design Magazine, Builder, L-Magazine, and Better Humans. He holds a Bachelor’s in art history from Columbia and a Masters of Architecture from Princeton.
Awards and Recognition
- Gold Award, Nonfiction Authors Association
- Silver Medal, Nautilus Book Awards
- Finalist, Chanticleer Nonfiction Awards
- #1 Best Seller and #1 New Release, Amazon
Press and Media Mentions
- The Writer Files Podcast: How to Design Your Writing Space with Award-Winning Architect Donald M. Rattner
- Architectural Digest: How to Set Up a Truly Great Work-from-Home Space
- The Writing Coach Podcast: Donald M. Rattner on How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation
- Houzz: 4 Tips for Designing a Home That Sparks Creativity
- SMS Nonfiction Book Reviews: "My Creative Space"