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May 18, 2022 Press Release
IIDA Celebrates Industry Changemakers at 2022 NeoCon Conference in Chicago
Commercial Interior Design Organization Ignites Conversation and Acknowledgement of Those Impacting Industry through Curated Programming
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May 12, 2022 Competitions
IIDA Celebrates EVP and CEO Cheryl S. Durst as She Marks 25 Years as a Leader in the Interior Design Industry
CHICAGO — IIDA is honored to announce an important milestone at the association and in the design industry at large: IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon, FIIDA is celebrating her 25th anniversary at IIDA, marking a quarter-century of service to designers and a continuing dedication to her role as the optimistic, instrumental voice of the industry.
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May 9, 2022 Competitions
IIDA Announces Winners of Two Prominent Design Competitions
CHICAGO — IIDA announced today the winners of two widely-respected design competitions: the 49th Annual Interior Design Competition, celebrating innovation and creativity in the industry, as well as the 30th Annual Will Ching Design Competition, which honors the work of commercial design firms with five or fewer employers.
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May 3, 2022 College of Fellows
IIDA College of Fellows Announces 2022 Inductees
CHICAGO — IIDA is pleased to announce the induction of six new members to the prestigious IIDA College of Fellows. This year’s honorees are Gensler Principal and Global Director of Design Jean Anderson, FIIDA; Gensler Principal and Studio Director Susana Covarrubias, FIIDA; Perkins&Will Branded Environments Design Principal and Global Practice Leader Eileen Jones, FIIDA; Elkus Manfredi Architects Principal and Director of Interior Architecture Elizabeth Lowrey, FIIDA; Helix Architecture + Design President Erika Moody, FIIDA; and AECOM Senior Vice President and Interior Design Director, Americas Brett Shwery, FIIDA.
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Apr 28, 2022 Competitions
IIDA Announces Winners of 25th Annual IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards
CHICAGO — IIDA is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 IIDA/HD Expo Product Design Awards. The prestigious competition honored products that excelled across seven criteria including aesthetics, cost and value, design innovation, environmental responsibility, need, technical advancements, and usage. This year, entries were judged in person by a panel of notable design industry professionals.
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Apr 27, 2022 Programs
IIDA Expands Design Your World Program Nationally With Miami Launch and Return of Chicago Session
CHICAGO — Following a successful Chicago launch in 2021, IIDA, the International Interior Design Association, announced today the expansion of its Design Your World (DYW) education pipeline program. With support from Black Architects in the Making (BAM) and the IIDA South Florida chapter (IIDA SFC), the program will debut in Miami on June 14 and run through July 8, 2022. In conjunction, the Chicago DYW program will return for its second session, which will run during the summer of 2022.
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Apr 12, 2022 Competitions
IIDA Announces Finalists of Two Prestigious Design Competitions
IIDA is pleased to announce the finalists for the 49th annual Interior Design Competition and the 30th annual Will Ching Design Competition. The Interior Design Competition honors innovation and creativity within the industry, while the Will Ching Design Competition highlights notable commercial design from firms with five employees or fewer.
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Mar 18, 2022 Advocacy
Wisconsin Passes Historic Interior Design Initiative
March 18, 2022, Madison, WI — IIDA, the International Interior Design Association, (IIDA.org) with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the Council for Interior Design Qualification (CIDQ), announces today the passage of Senate Bill 344 in Wisconsin. The bill successfully codifies holistic interior design legislation and significantly expands the scope of interior design in Wisconsin.
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