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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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Congrats to the 2016 IDEA’s recipients!!

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Student | Honorable Mention Candace McDonald & Haley Yost, Radford University – Mountaintop Village Saja Al Weshabi & Haley Yost, Radford University – Hotel Marrakech Student | First Place Jessica Mathews, VCU – NEXT: Epitaxy (by Steelcase) Avery Drainer, Radford Unviersity – A Residence for Easton Residential | Singular Space | Honorable Mention Theresa Dorlini & Stefanie Pennington, Circle Design Studio – Playroom, Carmel Residence Teresa Ko & Alejandra Rosado, Teresa Ko-Commerical Interiors, LLC – Virginia Tech Pi Beta Phi...

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Project Spotlight: Masonic Theatre , Commonwealth Architects

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Project Spotlight: Masonic Theatre , Commonwealth Architects With this summer’s grand reopening of the renovated Masonic Theatre in Clifton Forge, Virginia, a historic icon is back and open for business. Originally constructed in 1905 as a venue for stage performances and meeting facilities for the Masons, the theatre now houses four stories of multi-use space that can be used for a variety of community activities. The Masonic Theatre Preservation Foundation worked closely with the Clifton Forge community and Commonwealth Architects to...

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Project Spotlight: ChamberRVA, ODELL Associates

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Project Spotlight: ChamberRVA, ODELL Associates     Completed in January 2016, ChamberRVA’s 9,500 square foot office renovation represents the third major component in their year of change that also brought a new name and logo. The space, which was an effort in right-sizing their office, is located on the 17th floor of the Sun Trust building at 919 East Main Street. The space includes open and private offices, collaborative areas, small and medium conference rooms, as well a room designed to accommodate larger functions that seats...

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Manufacturers/Dealers learn more about Industry Member Packages!

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If you are a manufacturer or dealer/distributor of interior design products, IIDA Industry Membership is right for you! Take advantage of the Industry member packages offered all year long! Each IIDA Industry Membership level provides unique opportunities for your company representatives to network with our interior design members. Please review the various levels and applicable benefits outlined below. $10,000 LEVEL (PER CALENDAR YEAR) • Membership for 30 representatives from your company • Special discounted rate of $275 for each additional...

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Interior Design Excellence Awards – 2016

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Register and purchase tickets! For additional information please visit www.asidva.org or print invitation! Point of contact: Terry...

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Are you taking advantage of your member benefits?

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If you are an IIDA member, does it display on your business card? resume? email signature?! Often members, forget to take advantage of the many benefits provided when being an IIDA member. One of them being the use of the IIDA appellation. Using your IIDA designation shows your clients, employers, and peers that you are deeply committed to your profession. It also demonstrates to prospective employers and clients that you have qualifications that give you an edge.  USE YOUR IIDA APPELLATION: On your business cards, website, resume, LinkedIn...

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CEU – LED Innovations in decorative lighting

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IIDA VA/WV Call for Nominations 2016-2017 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 15, 2016 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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CEU Bus Crawl

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Spring 2016 IIDA VA|WV Chapter CEU Bus Crawl Register! Limited Seating! Invitation...

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