Category: Interior Design Educators Council
I STAND CORRECTED
If Ai represents all human knowledge to date then it should be able to take over my job here right? So just for grins I had a brief conversation with Chat GPT regarding this rather narrow topic. To wit; My son is 15 years old and is addicted to home remodeling shows on HGTV and…
The State (or Territory) of the Interior Design Profession 2022
https://www.cidq.org/regulated-jurisdictions PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER has been laying low the past couple of years. With all of the craziness going on in our world sniveling about interior decorators wanting to be interior designers and interior designers playing interior architects just did not seem that important. It still isn’t I guess. But I am not here to snivel or…
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…
A lot has changed in the profession of Interior Design in the 10+ years since I started this blog. Much of it for the better. If you are like me it seems that simply maintaining sanity demands more of our time these days, so I understand if you do not have the time or inclination…
How To Become An Interior Designer
Well I tried not to take this particular “How To” too seriously but I just could not let it pass. Let me just say that if you found this page by searching “How to Become An Interior Designer” then please disregard this page and the We Heart link please find other more reliable resources. Those…
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…
AN OPEN LETTER TO INTERIOR DESIGN STUDENTS IN THE GOOD ‘OLE U.S. of A.
So this article from the Louisiana State University Reveille came across my screen yesterday; https://www.lsureveille.com/news/some-lsu-interior-design-students-want-to-change-degree-name/article_05974fc2-01f5-11ea-9f21-170a20137f86.html First I commend the LSU ID students and faculty for taking on this issue. Since I somewhat follow this topic I took a moment to understand what the students were actually considering. Well duh! They want respect. Plain and simple…