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IIDA Chapter Survey Results

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The results are in! Over the last year, we have held various round tables, an open discussion event, and sent out surveys. We’ve compiled the answers and sharing the feedback we’ve received on how we can better improve our chapter to meet your needs as an IIDA member!   Average demographic for the surveys:     What is the time you are willing to travel for an event & are you open to signature events (BLB, Gala, Annual Dinner, etc) alternating between city centers? When asked about travel times to events. Most people...

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Congrats to the New Virginia NCIDQ Certificate Holders!

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Congratulations to all of the newest holders of the prestigious NCIDQ Certification! The following are the newest certificate holders for Virginia, who successfully completed the 3 required exams passing in October 2019.  Barbara Benesh Melissa Brewer Amber Ferguson Madeline Anne Hill Jordan Rishell Hoar Arjun Kainth Lauren Ashley Knowlson Shelley Kuras Holly Lassiter Beth McArthur Dalaney Ashton McSweeney Michaela Murphy Shannon Myers Julia Sakowitz Gerrie West As an IIDA member, there is the opportunity to apply for financial...

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ASSA ABLOY presents: Applying Good Design Across All Opening Applications

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ASSA ABLOY presents: Applying Good Design Across All Opening Applications   Interior designers play an outsized role in transforming the built environment from ordinary into something extraordinary. But what would buildings look like if limits were placed on a designer’s creativity?   Imagine if designers were told by building product manufacturers they had to work with only standard products with no variations. Consider how doorways—probably the most utilized element of a building—would appear if door and hardware manufacturers limited...

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Call for Students: One Suite Space

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 9/22/17! Looking for real world experience? Want to build your resume and portfolio? Apply to design One ‘Suite’ Space! IIDAVAWV has joined with Habitat for Humanity RVA to provide two ultimate dream bedrooms to two deserving young boys! If you are a student enrolled in an Interior Design program, apply now for the opportunity to design, project manage and install a bedroom for this family! NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! Four students will be selected and paired off. Industry members will provide mentorship and help...

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Project Spotlight: RRMM Architects, Old Donation School

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  Old Donation School; Virginia Beach, VA Old Donation School combines three existing gifted education programs, serving second through eighth grade students who are gifted intellectually, in visual arts or dance. ODS integrates “Buildings That Teach” concepts, which work to apply the building itself as a learning tool. In the building’s main atrium area, a map of the Chesapeake Bay is designed into the terrazzo floor.     If you are interested in having a project spotlight on our website please contact Director of Media, Janey...

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IIDA Member Perks

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IIDA VA/WV Call for Nominations 2017-2018 Chapter Board

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The IIDA Virginia/ West Virginia Chapter is looking for motivated volunteers and leaders to help us pursue our mission of advancing Interior Design. If you are interested in filling a position or would like to nominate a peer, please fill out the Call for Nominations Form. Nominations must be received by Friday, April 14, 2017 by 5 pm. The incoming board will play a pivotal role in reshaping IIDA Virginia/West Virginia to be a leader within the Virginia design community and beyond. Serving on the board often enriches the personal and...

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Spring 2017 CEU: Specifying Textiles for Success

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Specifying Textiles for Success CEU presented by SINAPEARSON & Mini Tour Join Momentum Textiles and Sina Pearson, visionary textile designer and Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) co-founder, as Sina presents her CEU course ‘Specifying Commercial Textiles’ at: Moseley Architects Richmond, VA. March 14th, 5:30pm Including a Mini Tour of certified LEED Platinum Building; Moseley Architects. For three decades, Sina has set industry stands for sophistication and technical innovations. She is celebrated for her exuberant color...

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Congratulations to all of the newest holders of the prestigious NCIDQ Certification!

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Congratulations to all of the newest holders of the prestigious NCIDQ Certification! Check out the entire list here....

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Hobbies & Passions Outside of Interior Design

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The Interior Design industry is composed of many creative and talented minds whose jobs require constant out of the box and forward thinking every day. These jobs that we love can still sometimes cause stress in our everyday lives, so we went on the hunt to find out what a few of our members do to relax in their spare time. Many have hobbies that create a little sunshine in their day and allow them to follow a passion for art to share or sell to others. Today we spotlight two of our members: Janey Green, Associate IIDA, and Priscilla...

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