Tag: Glam interiors
STOP YER KILLIN’ ME!
PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER Ranks 26th on Hollywood Reporters List of 25 Most Influential Interior Designers!
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/25/hollywood-reporters-25-mo_n_2018837.html Dang! Maybe next year.
Interior Designers at Work
WHY DO ALL OBLIGATORY IMAGES OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS AT WORK INVOLVE FABRIC SWATCHES AND PAINT CHIPS? If we want so desperately to free ourselves of the decorator stereotype (not that there is anything wrong with decorators) why do we continue to portray ourselves as such?
Re-designing The Design Show House Event
It’s that time of year again. Many “designers” participate in their local, usually annual, design show house event. PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER has lamented on this aspect of our professional public relations effort before. Not to sound like a broken record but each spring the press is literally flooded with pronouncements and advertising promoting the local show house.…
ASID APPOINTS NON-DESIGNER AS NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CEO
http://www.asid.org/news/pr/2011/January182012pressrelease.htm This is an interesting choice. It will be fun to watch how Mr. Fiser deals with the disparate interests within ASID and how that may influence the profession at large. Stay Tuned.
Does Lenny Kravitz Care About His Body
http://www.torontolife.com/daily/hype/creative-types/2011/11/29/lenny-kravitz-bisha-hotel-toronto/ Not only no but hell no. Lenny Kravitz could give a rats ass about the “profession” of interior design as we define it. He is an interior designer because he can be- period. He is doing just fine with his natural talent and flair which he has in spades.
Design Star or Design Scourge
PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER told himself not to continue punishing his hyper-sensitive identity complex by subjecting himself to another season of HGTV’s Design Star series. But lo I cannot avoid it. The HGTV juggernaut is omniscient- it is like being forced, with eyes propped open, to watch a slow motion train/school bus collision. The promotion of the series…
THE CHOICE IS YOURS
Who best represents you and your profession?
And When I Die……….
I would have to have a pink casket though- it needs just little punch of color and pink is so hot this week. And what do you know- NO PILLOWS!
HAS ANYBODY CLEARED THIS WITH PINK?
PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER believes this is another point of distinction between those who simply care about how things look vs. those who are concerned with how long things last, where they came from, where they are going and whether they are an essential component of an interior environment that actually improves people’s lives and/or livelihoods. That’s why…