Meet the Decorators Club scholarship recipients

industry insider | May 2, 2018
The Decorators Club is celebrating the winners of its annual Scholarship Awards tonight at a fundraiser at the Racquet Club in New York. “This year, we were all blown away by a residential project featuring a collection of Mexican pottery, a library with enticing curved spaces, an out-of-this wo... By Katy B. Olson

Millennials meet boomers in new design contest

industry insider | April 16, 2018
A new industry competition inspired by the popular “MAKING ROOM” EXHIBITION at the National Building Museum is now live. The brainchild of The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, HomeAdvisor, and the National Building Museum, the “Making Room: Housing for a Changing America... By Katy B. Olson

FIT, Virginia Tech among top honorees at IDEC Conference

industry insider | April 3, 2018
The Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) annual conference wrapped in Boston last month by honoring excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Among the many award categories were the Student Design Competitions, where representatives from Endicott College, Virginia Tech and Fashion In... By Melissa Studach

Unique curvature takes top spot in this student competition

industry insider | April 3, 2018
Formica Corporation has announced that Rachel Marie Thompson, a student at Michael Graves College at Kean University, is the grand-prize winner of its FORM Student Innovation Competition. She designed a unique chair, titled “Deflextion,” that gives the illusion of movement from different angles.... By Taylor Barker

6 industry advancers earn exclusive AIA honorary memberships

industry insider | April 2, 2018
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing the talents outside the confines of its general membership requirements. The organization recently granted six honorary memberships to professionals outside the architecture field who have shown “exemplary service to the architecture prof... By Melissa Studach

Michael S. Smith nabs prestigious Ross award

industry insider | March 28, 2018
Michael S. Smith is in good company: The Santa Monica interior designer was just named to the prestigious list of Institute of Classical Architecture & Art’s 2018 Arthur Ross Award winners. The awards, which were established in 1982 to “recognize the achievements and contributions of archite... By katy olson

HC&G honors unsung modernist hero

industry insider | March 26, 2018
The HC&G (Hamptons Cottages & Gardens) 2018 Innovator Award winner is Harry Bates. The prolific architect, known for designing midcentury modern vacation homes on the East End of Long Island, joins a prestigious list of prior honorees, including Jack Lenor Larson, Richard Meier, Christop... By Katy B. Olson

NBBJ, Perkins+Will top architecture’s list of difference-makers

industry insider | March 20, 2018
Architecture and design brands introducing new ideas in urban development, sustainability and virtual reality earned top honors on Fast Company’s list of The World’s Most Innovative Companies of 2018. Released last month, the annual grouping recognizes leading enterprises and emerging newcomers ... By Melissa Studach

How two students reexamined chair design

industry insider | March 15, 2018
The 2018 Furniture Design Competition from Bernice Bienenstock Furniture Library was doubly competitive. Whereas last year’s contest saw 21 entries, this year, 55 students competed for the prize. The challenge? To design an original, “aesthetically pleasing” chair. The scholarship competition is... By Katy B. Olson

Suzanne Rheinstein, Jorge Sánchez and Edwina von Gal honored by NYSID

industry insider | March 1, 2018
The New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) Annual Gala unfolds on March 6, honoring Suzanne Rheinstein with the Albert Hadley Lifetime Achievement Award, Jorge Sánchez with the Thomas N. Armstrong III Award in Landscape Design, and Edwina von Gal with the Green Design Award. ... By Katy B. Olson
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