The latest issue of Perspective is now available—and it’s got a bold new look. We talk to 10 visionaries about the future of design—and how they stay ahead of the pack. Plus: how to sell happy workspaces to clients, the ROI of diversity, trends in hospitality and senior living design, & so much more. bit.ly/2jHErFY #IIDAPerspective
“Design Then, Design Now, Design Next: A 20-year Retrospective" offered Industry Roundtable participants the rare opportunity to reflect on the history of the profession and assess the emerging economic, cultural, and social trends that are shaping the next generation of commercial interior design.

Envisioning the Future of the Interior Design Industry

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The makers and sellers of the social retail boom need workspace. What does the future of the social retailing workspace look like? Show us and you could win a handsome cash prize courtesy of OFS Brands. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Win $2,500 -- Submit to the Student Design Competition

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If you'll be exhibiting at GlobalShop 2017 and believe your product has advanced innovation, function, and aesthetics in product design for the retail industry, enter the 2017 GlobalShop Product Design Competition. Win and your product will be recognized at GlobalShop 2017 and mentioned in GlobalShop Show Daily! Submit: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Enter the 2017 GlobalShop Product Design Competition!

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Shout out to Cannon Design on their Best of Competition award for the 2016 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards! IIDA EVP/CEO Cheryl Durst was on hand today to present the honor to the team represented by Mark Hirons, IIDA, AIA, LEED AP; Frank Gartner, AIA, LEEP AP BD+C; Myungjoo Kim, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Noelle Kinyon, LEED AP; and Meg Osman. Their project, CJ Blossom Park R&D Center in Suwon,...
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Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Global Excellence Awards! According to the judges, this year's projects "exemplified cutting-edge, globally relevant, and locally inspired international interior design." Check out the winning projects: [ Bit.ly Link ] #IIDAawards #designexcellence

View the Winning Projects of the 2016 Global Excellence Awards

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Design Then, Design Now, Design Next: A 20 Year Retrospective is the topic of discussion at the 20th anniversary of Industry Roundtable. We're talking the future of work, people, and place with some of the top industry professionals in interior design. #IIDARoundtable20
Participate in the one of the most dynamic mentoring programs in the interior design industry. For students, you'll learn just what a career in the interior design industry looks like. For mentors, you'll have the opportunity to give back to the community – and possibly make a connection with a future employee. Register by Feb. 1: [ Bit.ly Link ] #IIDAsmp
Understanding the power of workplace design can be the difference between attracting and retaining the best employees and losing out to your competitors. In volume two of our Design Leveraged series with BIFMA, we found that there is an undeniable business case for good design. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Design Leveraged, Vol. 2, Now Available

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ICYMI: Cheryl Durst, IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO, was inducted into the Interior Design Magazine Hall of Fame earlier this December. Learn how she came to be one of the most respected voices in the commercial interior design profession in this documentary produced by Interior Design Broadcast. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Cheryl Durst: Hall of Fame Documentary

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Give yourself the gift of an IIDA membership -- and then some. Renew your IIDA membership in full for 2017 by Dec. 31, 2016, and you'll be automatically entered to win a $500 AmEx gift card! #IIDAcommunity

Renew Your IIDA Membership and You Could Win Big!

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If you'll be exhibiting at GlobalShop 2017 and believe your product has advanced innovation, function, and aesthetics in product design for the retail industry, enter the 2017 GlobalShop Product Design Competition. Win and your product will be recognized at GlobalShop 2017 and mentioned in GlobalShop Show Daily! Submit: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Enter the 2017 GlobalShop Product Design Competition!

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Interior Design Advocates: Tell us a little bit about yourself and why interior design advocacy matters to you. Take this quick, very short survey: [ Svy.mk Link ].

We Want to Hear from You – Take the IIDA Advocacy Survey

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The IIDA International Board and HQ Staff bring you our Happy Everything Spotify playlist, a compilation of songs that inspired, uplifted, and motivated us in 2016. Add a little extra happy to your holidays -- follow the collaborative playlist on Spotify and add the song that brought you happiness this year. Happy listening and Happy Everything! [ Spoti.fi Link ]
Give yourself the gift of an IIDA membership -- and then some. Renew your IIDA membership in full for 2017 by Dec. 31, 2016, and you'll be automatically entered to win a $500 AmEx gift card! #IIDAcommunity

Renew Your IIDA Membership and You Could Win Big!

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"In 2016, office design grew up and put on a tie. But the best examples we saw still maintained some punk soul." [ Bit.ly Link ] via Fast Company

Office Design Grows Up

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"With holiday shopping in full swing, a familiar story dominates business news: Online retailers are capturing more sales as consumers opt to make purchases from their laptops and mobile devices.

But a closer look reveals that retail trends are far more complicated than the headlines suggest." [ Bit.ly Link ] via Interiors + Sources

Revitalizing Retail: Design is Changing the Way We Shop

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Interior Design Advocates: Tell us a little bit about yourself and why interior design advocacy matters to you. Take this quick, very short survey: [ Svy.mk Link ].

We Want to Hear from You – Take the IIDA Advocacy Survey

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We're at the Four Seasons Hong Kong honoring the winners of the 2016 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards. This competition recognizes the highest level of design excellence in interior design/architecture projects throughout the Asia Pacific region. A huge congratulations to this year's winners and extra cheers to Cannon Design in Chicago for taking home Best of Competition honors for their...
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The Architizer A+Awards program, the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products, is underway. Submit your work to be judged by a panel of design luminaries, including our very own IIDA/CEO Cheryl Durst! The final entry deadline is Dec. 16, 2016. #ArchitizerAwards [ Arc.ht Link ]

Architizer A+ Awards – Celebrating the year’s best architecture and products

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