Category: interior design regulation
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…
The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Institute of Architect’s Analysis of Interior Design Legislation UPDATE
If you read my earlier post regarding Wisconsin Registered Interior Designer’s (WRID) effort to pursue permitting privileges via Wisconsin Senate Bill 303 https://wordpress.com/post/professionalinteriordesigner.com/7000 then you will be interested in the AIA’s latest missive regarding WRID’s legislation efforts as well as proposed legislation to implement Sunset Reviews of Wisconsin’s licensed occupations (Wisconsin Senate Bill 541); https://www.aia.org/articles/6239136-occupational-licensing-sunrise-reports-and First…
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…
The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Institute of Architect’s Analysis of Interior Design Legislation
NOTE TO THE AIA. We do not want your jobs! But we do want to do ours.
Self-Regulation is the Answer
Umm…Okay…But what is the question? Cue the broken record- Those of us who reside and practice within the code regulated building design realm must have the courage to recognize that much of what we call “Interior Design”, and those that practice it, does not need to be regulated. In fact there are many who do…
IT’S THE MESSAGE PEOPLE!
Unfortunately for us, the public perception of interior design is far different than the reality of code-regulated or commercial interior design. So when we stand before a lawmaker or policy maker and we ask them to consider creating a law that regulates the practice of “interior design”, or we are forced to defend existing interior…
FLORIDA HB 27 AND THE EFFORT TO DEREGULATE CODE REGULATED INTERIOR DESIGN- 2019 EDITION
UPDATE 5/9/2019 The effort to deregulate the practice of interior design in the State of Florida has been unsuccessful. In other words Florida Registered Interior Designers have won their fight to remain independent of other licensed building design professionals. Below is my original post on the subject. I have noticed an uptick in views over…
Code Regulated Interior Design Forecast: Dim With A Chance Of Deregulation
Here I go again…….being a stick in the proverbial mud regarding our collective efforts to advance the profession of certified/commercial/code-regulated interior design via regulation. AKA, pursuing our right to practice to the fullest of our abilities as peers with, or independent of, other licensed building design professionals. It has been awhile since the profession of…
How Do I Become An Interior Designer?
If you reached this site because you are interested in pursuing a career in interior design in the United States (or Canada- to an extent) please know this; This site is not funded or financed by anyone. I am not here to promote any particular interior design degree/certificate program or interior design organization (do you…