Educational Interiors and Furnishings

John Watts Associates has provided furnishings for educational institutions and facilities for years. Our Educational Services Department provides forward-looking designs that facilitate learning and combines that with furnishings that are learning-centered, rugged and create a theme that highlights the task at hand.

The American School for the Deaf

American School for the Deaf

Located in West Hartford, CT, the American School for the Deaf serves over 160 students from pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. It is not affiliated with any religious organization and is co-educational.

John Watts Associates and Haworth were selected not only for their beautiful furnishings but also because of JWA's commitment to an archetectural look that will serve the school for many years to come. You can see more images here.


Access Floors

The University of Hartford

The University of Hartford has a 350-acre main campus in Hartford, West Hartford and Bloomfield, CT. Thsi small University offers a distinct educational experience to a student body that includes over 5,000 undergraduates and 1600 graduate students.

John Watts Associates was asked to design campus interior spaces for this school that provide their students with the high-quality educational experience one would expect from this University.


Movable walls

Western New England University

Located in Springfield, MA, Western New England University offers a comprehensive private institution with a tradition of excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to service, awards undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in various departments from among their Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.

In 2011, the school became a University and they looked to John Watts Associates to provide interior spaces that fit their mission of educational excellence as they move forward with their master plan for the future. The result is a task-oriented and very collaborative environment that helps this small private institution achieve its goals. You can see more images here.


In-floor utilities

Naugatuck Valley Community College Waterbury, CT

Naugatuck Valley Community College came to John Watts Associates to renovate their Academic Center for Excellence.

The result is a functional and operational workplace for collaboration between students and staff. It includes individual computer workstations, a center for collaborative efforts and staff offices. You can see more images here.