Category: Interior Design vs. Interior Decorators
INTERIOR DESIGN OR INTERIOR DESIGN?
Or “A Tale of Two Professions” One of which has nice fingernails and one that understands the International Building Code And we wonder why our policy makers are confused………… Sure this is just one misguided policy maker but he is standing on the floor of the capitol building in Springfield, Illinois and he has a…
THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-REGULATION & THE DECORATOR vs. DESIGNER TITLE MATCH
I have spent a lot of bytes on this blog pointing out the drawbacks of relying on Uncle Sam to validate our professional status via title and practice legislation. Unfortunately we tend to lump our decorator vs. designer identity crisis in with the massive effort to gain regulation that codifies our right to work in…
CALL TODAY- DESIGN TOMORROW
Had I known it was that easy to become an Interior Designer I would not have wasted all of that time learning how to become one………………… http://www.theacademyofinteriordesign.com/default.asp
Food…Er..Um..Drink for Thought
Now that things have calmed down in my day job I have a bit of time to ponder. So it is timely that this little ditty came across my screen and got me to thinking. Listen to this first; https://www.npr.org/player/embed/506319408/506401504 Can you see where this is going?……That’s right I am going to milk this story…
WHAT IS AN “INTERIOR DESIGNER”?
If you just Googled that question and ended up here I apologize. Unless you want to read through my previous 350 posts on this topic I am afraid this post will not come close to answering your query. Click on the next link. I wish you well in your search. Continuing my series on what…
HOW DO YOU BECOME AN INTERIOR DESIGNER?
Seems straightforward enough. I can imagine lots of high school students or 2nd career seekers asking this question. Of course there are lots of legitimate resources available to those who are curious, books (those things in “libraries” and “book stores”), guidance counselors, friends of friends, etc. But PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER is fairly certain that the world wide…
ID REGULATION: WHICH WAY TO THE FRONT?
I appreciate Robert Nieminen’s support of the ongoing effort to regulate the profession of Interior Design . I agree with all of his points regarding the unification of the profession and the efforts by the anti-regulation contingent to stop any and all ID legislation. As far as Utah’s new ID practice law we can claim it…
Time for Interior Design to Split
For those of you who still visit this site, or receive notifications, you will note that PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER has been quiet for the past year. Several reasons; First, I have not had time. Second, not much has been happening on the Interior Design identity front-good or bad. Third, I am tired of posting the same old…
DING DONG THE IDPC IS DEAD!
https://www.facebook.com/Interior-Design-Protection-Council-324844676913/info/?tab=page_info http://www.idpcinfo.org/ PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER will miss Miss Morrow and her Institute for Justice funded campaign to deregulate the profession of Interior Design….NOT.
UTAH PASSES COMMERCIAL INTERIOR DESIGN PRACTICE BILL!
Utah Senate Bill 0117 which allows state certified Commercial Interior Designers to submit signed and sealed drawings (within limited scope) in order to obtain building permits in that state was approved today. Yay! This is the first substantial piece of ID legislation to be approved in several years. Kudos to IDEAL Utah and their lobbyist…