Press & Media About Deborah
Deborah is a nationally recognized health & wellness design authority and thought provoking keynote presenter who appears on national TV and HGTV programming as well as worldwide radio sharing her research into how and WHY the interior environment is affecting our body, brain, and emotions.
Recognized as a leading authority in the field of EPIGENETIC design, Deborah is an award winning, state registered interior designer, licensed building contractor, and chair holder of the Color Marketing Group. Combining her knowledge of the interior environment with evidence- based scientific research; she is bridging the gap between medicine and design with her unique design perspective and extensive physician- level study. With passion and enthusiasm she shares with audiences how and why the body, brain, and emotions are directly affected by the places we work, shop, heal and…. call home.
Actively engaged in hospital-based IRB clinical and pilot studies, she is now sharing her research and enlightening audiences as to how and WHY human health, genetic expression, sleep, workplace fatigue, cognition, obesity and aging are affected by environmental light, color, temperature, music and sound. For her research and epigenetic design work, she has been accepted into the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and is a frequent presenter at professional conferences worldwide.
With an open, down to earth people- pleasing personality, Deborah is a seasoned platform and keynote presenter who shares her knowledge with general audiences, professional associations, retailers, business giants, and women’s groups worldwide. As a style savvy industry insider on the cutting edge of the latest color and light trends, Deborah is also a respected ASID DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER offering CEU approved seminars & workshops at most major conferences including: NEOCON, LIGHTFAIR, SURFACES, GLOBAL SHOP, HEALTHCARE DESIGN, and IIDEX TORONTO.
A past national spokesperson for SYLVANIA lighting, she is currently serving as a national spokesperson for the American Society of Interior Designers where her quotes and interviews have appeared in major US newspaper including the WASHINGTON TIMES and popular news stand magazines such as: HEALTH, AARP, READERS DIGEST, and HOME. With a unique consumer friendly writing style, Deborah has also been a trusted contributing columnist and authored numerous articles, newsletters, blogs and web site columns for: HEALTHCARE DESIGN, STANLEY, KOHLER, MANNINGTON, COLONIAL CANDLE and the MARBLE INSTITUTE of AMERICA.
Deborah Burnett is a nationally recognized health and wellness design authority and keynote presenter bridging the gap between science and evidence based epigenetic design which explores how the body and brain are affected by the interior environment. As a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine she specializes in research and design pertaining to how color, light, sound and daylight affect sleep.