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ISU College of Design professor earns Lighting Certified credential
AMES, Iowa -- Dorothy Fowles, professor of interior design in the College of Design at Iowa State University, has earned the credential LC (Lighting Certified) through the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions.
Nationally, 1,444 lighting professionals are Lighting Certified. Fowles is one of only 10 LC designers in Iowa.
In addition to her academic responsibilities, Fowles, who resides in Iowa City, serves as a design consultant in Iowa. She is a fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers, the Interior Design Educators Council and the International Interior Design Association.
Fowles received a bachelor of arts degree in art with honors from Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., in 1961; a master of arts degree in interior design from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. in 1964; and a doctorate in interior design from the University of Missouri, Columbia, in 1979. She was a member of the University of Iowa Department of Home Economics from 1970 to 1979, and has been on the faculty at Iowa State University since 1980.
The nonprofit National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions promotes effective and efficient lighting practice. Through a stringent testing process, the council certifies practitioners who demonstrate they have acquired a broad knowledge base and the understanding and ability to apply lighting principles and techniques successfully.
Dorothy Fowles, an Iowa State professor of interior design, is one of 10 Lighting Certified designers in Iowa.