Dale Cohen is the creative voice behind a distinctive body of interior design work that is architecturally elegant and unique in decorative composition.
Receiving a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from University of Michigan and a Masters in Architecture at Yale University. Between her undergraduate education and graduate school, Ms. Cohen worked in preeminent architectural studios in France and Holland. After graduate school, she worked in the Construction Management department of Yale University, managing projects ranging from the Richard Serra Installation at the Yale University Art Gallery to the re-glazing of the Yale University British Art Center. Followed by teaching architecture design studios at Woodbury University and UCLA in Los Angeles.
In 2000 Ms. Cohen returned to the East Coast and was the senior architectural designer at Ingrao, Inc, working on a 35,000 sq ft home in Greenwich, CT. followed by working at Drake Design as the lead designer and senior project manager for the renovation and restoration of Gracie Mansion, under the Bloomberg administration.
Cohen’s full service interior renovation, design and furnishings firm dale cohen designstudio, has been featured in the 2013 Southampton Designer Showhouse (Bridgehampton, NY), the 2014 Holiday House Hamptons, Elle Décor Magazine (Sag Harbor, NY) and the invited sole designer of the 2016 Watchcase Factory Art + Design Installation for the developer Cape Advisors (Sag Harbor, NY).
Ms. Cohen has appeared at the Architectural Digest Home Shows as a speaker; a panelist on Small Space Living: Don’t Think Small and Inviting Kitchens, the History of the Kitchen. And has created an In-house Lecture Series “The History of Architecture in 3 Parts” for the Hearst Design Group and presented for Kate Kelly Smith, publisher.
Out of the 2008 recession Ms. Cohen created the design and lifestyle blog, BACHELOR by dale, an affable commentary about her specialty of designing residences for men. This has been transitioned to A GENTLEMAN’S HOME.
Ms. Cohen strongly believes in service to her community. She has served as the chair of the American Institute of Architects NY (AIANY) Interiors Committee. Revitalizing the committee from 250 members to a robust group of 2500 in her 3 year tenure, developing programming for interior designers trained as architects. She currently serves as an active board member of AIANY’s Architecture Dialogues Committee, contributing to the premier chapter program Cocktails and Conversations.
She founded THE ARCHITECT IS IN, Yale Alumni Day of Service Project, in May 2014 for the Yale Alumni association when she served as AYA (Assoc of Yale Alumni) Delegate for the School of Architecture. This is the first of its kind International / Multi-Generational Day of Service Project for Yale School of Architecture, pairing volunteer Yale trained architects with Yale Alumni Not for Profit organizations for a day of design, planning and forward thinking. The project continues annually.