Architect Donald M. Rattner helps individuals and organizations maximize creativity by drawing on scientific research in design psychology. His most recent book is My Creative Space: How to Design Your Home to Stimulate Ideas and Spark Innovation, 48 Science-based Techniques, which has won three awards and been ranked an Amazon bestseller. He has also written for numerous print and online channels, including Work Design Magazine, The Startup, Better Humans, Live Write Thrive, and ChildArt Magazine.
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. Workshop and speaking venues include the Creative Problem Solving Institute, Creative Mornings, the American Institute of Architects, libraries, bookstores, webinars, and corporate events. His work has been featured on CNN, in such publications as The New York Times, Architectural Digest, Robb Report, and Town & Country, and he has been interviewed on numerous podcasts. Rattner holds a Bachelor’s from Columbia and a Masters of Architecture from Princeton.