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About Donald Rattner
Architect Donald M. Rattner (donaldrattner.com) helps individuals and organizations optimize creative performance by applying scientific research to the shaping of space.
His third and most recent book is My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation, 48 Science-based Techniques, which was awarded a Gold Medal from the Nonfiction Authors Association, First Place in the Chanticleer Instruction & Insight Awards, a Silver Medal in the Nautilus Awards, and won the Home & Garden category in the American Bookfest Awards. He has also written for numerous print and online channels, including Work Design Magazine, Better Humans, The Startup, and The Writer’s Cooperative.
Educator and practitioner as well as author, Rattner has taught at the University of Illinois, New York Academy of Art, New York University, and Parsons School of Design. Speaking venues include the Creative Problem Solving Institute, Creative Mornings, Neocon, Metrocon, Florida Creativity Alliance, public libraries, bookstores, conferences, and corporate masterclasses. His work has been featured on CNN, in such publications as The New York Times, Architectural Digest, and Houzz, and on numerous podcasts.
Rattner holds a Bachelor’s from Columbia and a Masters of Architecture from Princeton.