Interior Architecture & Design Seems To Be Trending

I can’t let this go. https://news.uark.edu/articles/59950/design-program-name-to-change-to-department-of-interior-architecture-and-design-this-summer I have lost track of the number of Interior Design programs that have joined the herd of change to “Interior Architecture & Design” (IA&D) or simply “Interior Architecture” (IA). The latest example to cross my monitor is the U of Arkansas Interior Design program, which is housed within the […]

Interior Designer Turned Hero Turned Interior Decorator

I am sure you have heard about the airplane passenger who safely landed his plane after the pilot passed out. If not you should see this https://nypost.com/2022/05/12/floridas-darren-harrison-named-as-hero-who-landed-plane-solo/ Apart from being a mind blowing story of courage and perseverance, with a strong dose of self-preservation, I found it interesting that the hero passenger, turned pilot, is […]

Every Now & Then

………….I come across an article that just irks me to no end. It shouldn’t…….but it does. “Interior designers coordinate colors and shapes to enhance the look of a space.“ Read more: https://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/why-interior-design-is-a-successful-field#ixzz7MDgqMrOE Now you’re probably thinking….”Professionalinteriordesigner why do you care what a 3rd grade grammar level, 2 bit, fly by night, website says about your chosen […]

MAYBE ASID/IIDA/IDEC/CIDA AND CIDQ SHOULD LOBBY FOR THE BIDEN’S TO HIRE A PROFESSIONAL CERTIFIED INTERIOR DESIGNER

Seems like a good opportunity to promote the value of certification and professionalism in interior design to me. But what do I know? https://www.townandcountrymag.com/style/home-decor/a35716081/biden-white-house-interior-design/

WISCONSIN PRACTICE LEGISLATION AND FLORIDA DEREGULATION UPDATE

PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER has been so focused on Wisconsin’s effort to gain permitting privileges that I lost sight of the renewed deregulation effort in Florida. First for those of you who are interested in such things here are the links to the bills mentioned; https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/2019/proposals/reg/sen/bill/sb303 https://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2020/474 The Wisconsin bill and the effort to get it through the […]

The Interior Design Profession-10 Years Gone.

Belated happy 2020……hopefully your vision matches the new year….or is that hindsight?  Well hopefully your vision and your hindsight are 20/20. PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER woke up this morning feeling a bit melancholy and nostalgic ….getting older has a way of doing that to one’s psyche.  Assuming you do not wake up dead, which is a great way […]

If This Is Interior Design………….

and she is an “interior designer”…… then why would I want to be a “certified” version of this? https://www.ktnv.com/morningblend/dwg-home-decor-11-22-19 Once again if we, the code regulated commercial interior designers of America, wish to establish a public image that demands understanding and respect we need to do one of two things; Establish a public messaging campaign […]