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…
LEARNING FROM NORTH CAROLINA’S EFFORT TO REGULATE THE PRACTICE OF INTERIOR DESIGN
or What is the AIA’s Beef? The latest example of ID regulation to consider is occurring in North Carolina where H-590 is currently making its way through the NC Legislature. As of July 6th the bill has been referred to the Committee On Rules and Operations of the Senate. I am uncertain if this means…
SO IF NOT HS&W THEN WHAT?
PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER tries not to focus on the confused state of our professional membership organizations but when I happened upon this FAQ result from ASID’s website I had to do a triple take. Home » Frequently Asked Questions Is there any limitation on the subject matter of the courses I take? Submitted by shorouk on Tue,…
Interior Designers for Legislation New York Promote ID Regulation Correctly
http://www.editoratlarge.com/articles/2877/idlny-president-discusses-interior-design-law Great interview with IDLNY President Benjamin Huntington. Now if we could just get the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and the Washington Post to publish this interview we might be gettin’ somewhere.
Establishing Interior Design Professionalism in the Philippines
The interior design news wires often include items from the Philippines. http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/exam-results/10/23/12/interior-design-licensure-examination-results Evidently professions in the Philippines are highly regulated- including interior design. Now I get that this is a small country and the political/legal climate is far different than the U.S. but PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER admires the apparent transparency of the Filipino Professional Regulation Commission and…
A Case for Promoting Interior Design as Life Savers…..No Really!
Or making the case for health trumping safety in our hs&w public relations trifecta Kudos to Perkins + Will for changing the paradigm of the traditional Architecture and Design services firm. While Perkins + Will has a long history of leadership in both the healthcare and sustainable…
An About Face About Me?
If you want to call yourselves interior designers please be our guest. If you want to call your effort interior design you are guaranteed that right by the constitution. Please go on your merry way and decorate the living hell out of your world. But recognize that you make that choice and to malign, impugn,…
It’s Getting Hot in the Pacific Northwest!
(d) Any person who provides decorative services, or assistance in selection of decorative accessories, surface materials, window treatments, wall coverings, paint, floor coverings, lighting fixtures which are not part of a structure, plumbing fixtures which are not part of a structure, cabinetry, surface-mounted fixtures, and loose furnishings and equipment not subject to regulation under applicable…
WE ARE DOOMED!
Like it or not this is the public face of interior design in the U.S…….PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER has to ask why don’t they do shows like this that impugn architects and medical doctors…..(Scrubs does not count;-)
The IDPC:Lowering Expectations for Interior Designers Nationwide
Some, like “frustrated” see the NCIDQ as an evil plot to exclude. PROFESSIONALINTERIORDESIGNER sees the NCIDQ as “proof of basic competencies which will allow you to be considered for professional status.” Life would be grand if we did not have to take tests…….Hey look there’s a unicorn and a rainbow…….Awwwwwwwww!