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Faculty Profiles

Spokane Falls Interior Design Program bridges the gap between theory and practice by attracting outstanding professionals and designers as faculty members. This select team of dedicated professionals brings a unique commitment to the highest quality of education for our students.

Tanja Huffman (509) 533-7332 tanjah@spokanefalls.edu
Cynthia Blue-Blanton (509) 533-3731 cynthiabl@spokanefalls.edu

Tanja D. Huffman, IIDA
Instructor

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Interior Design, Washington State University, 1993
  • Interdisciplinary Study: Architecture and Graphic Design
  • International Design Studio: London, England 1991
  • Emphasis: Commercial Interior Design
  • NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualifications) Certification: 1997

Professional Experience

  • Interior Design Consultant, 2005 - present
  • Senior Interior Designer, Madsen Mitchell Evenson & Conrad, Spokane, WA 2000 – 2005
  • Interior Designer/ Project Manager, Bainbridge Design, Portland, OR 1999 – 2000
  • Interior Designer, Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Partnership, Portland, OR 1996- 1999
  • Interior Designer, Soderstrom Architects, Portland, OR 1996
  • Interior Designer, Northwest Architectural Company, Spokane, WA 1995- 1996
  • Interior Designer, ALSC Architects, Spokane, WA 1992- 1995

Teaching Experience

  • Full-time Instructor, Spokane Falls Community College, 2004 - present
  • Adjunct Instructor, Spokane Falls Community College, 2002 – 2003

Courses Currently Taught by this Instructor

  • Residential and Commercial Design Studios
  • Lighting Design
  • Architectural Space Systems
  • AutoCAD

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Cynthia Blue-Blanton, ASID
Associate Adjunct Instructor

Education

  • Master of Arts, Interior Design, Washington State University, 1981
  • Bachelor of Arts, Art, Eastern Washington University, 1978
  • Winedale Institute of Historic Preservation, University of Texas at Austin, 1979
  • Emphasis: Residential Interior Design and Historic Preservation
  • NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualifications) Certification: 2003

Professional Experience

  • Interior Design Consultant for architectural and interior design firms on a variety of commercial preservation and restoration projects; 1985-present
  • Interior Design Consultant for residential design in conjunction with several local builders and architects; 1982-present

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Adjunct Instructor, Spokane Falls Community College, 2002-present
  • Adjunct Instructor, Spokane Falls Community College, 1992-2002
  • Tenured Associate Professor, University of Idaho, College of Art and Architecture; 1985-1992
  • Tenured Assistant Professor, University of Idaho, College of Art and Architecture; 1981-1985

Awards

  • Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence; University of Idaho, 1982, 1985, 1986, 1990

Courses Currently Taught by this Instructor

  • Residential Design Studios
  • History of Furniture & Interiors
  • Textiles
  • Elements of Interior Design
  • Professional Practices
  • Historic Preservation Techniques

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