IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl Durst will be headlining the debut of NeoCon Shows "Icons at NeoCon" seminar series. Join her and fellow design experts Meg Prendergast and Mari Balestrazzi for a session focused on the 50 percent of the population that's in charge of 80 percent of the travel decisions made today: women. Register to this Icon-led seminar at the NeoCon Shows website:...
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Join IIDA EVP/CEO Cheryl Durst for the Icons at NeoCon Seminar, "Designing for the 50 Percent; Hospitality for the Savvy Traveling Woman"

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"Skift recently published a 60,000-word account of the early days and evolution of the boutique hotel industry in the United States. In compiling the story, one major defining thread among all the boutique hotel companies Skift profiled was design. Design became the signature calling card for these new hotels, the primary way for these properties to set themselves apart from the big-box,...
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How Boutique Hotels Changed the Way We Design Hotels

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Get ready to jumpstart your morning with inspiring keynotes and a celebration of local design leaders – all before you head to work. Leaders Breakfast 2017 is coming to a city near you. Save the date! Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ] #IIDALeadersBreakfast #IIDAcommunity
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ICYMI: "This year’s College of Fellows inductees are practicing interior design at the highest level and represent a breadth and depth of experience across our industry. They have each made a significant impact on the profession and continue to innovate as design leaders and visionaries." Congratulations Anne Marie Cunningham, Marlene Liriano, Janet Pogue McLaurin, and Julia Simet. [ Bit.ly...
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ICYMI This years College of Fellows inductees are practicing interior design at

Congratulations to the 2017 IIDA College of Fellows Inductees

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When Italian designer Luca Nichetto began working on Zao Zao's first store in Beijing, China, he found inspiration in a sheet of grid paper. [ Bit.ly Link ] #IIDAPerspective

Luca Nichetto on how grid paper influenced his design for online retailer ZaoZao's first showroom

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The IIDA Leaders Breakfast is an annual international event series that celebrates design's importance in the global market place by honoring the people who are both the legacy and future of design. Each chosen host city organizes a breakfast that features a renowned keynote speaker and recognizes one city-selected honoree who has made significant contributions to the design industry.

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The IIDA Leaders Breakfast is an annual international event series that celebrates

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IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl Durst will be headlining the debut of NeoCon Shows "Icons at NeoCon" seminar series. Join her and fellow design experts Meg Prendergast and Mari Balestrazzi for a session focused on the 50 percent of the population that's in charge of 80 percent of the travel decisions made today: women. Register to this Icon-led seminar at the NeoCon Shows website:...
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IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl Durst will be headlining the

Join IIDA EVP/CEO Cheryl Durst for the Icons at NeoCon Seminar, "Designing for the 50 Percent; Hospitality for the Savvy Traveling Woman"

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"A lot of travelers are now looking for an authentic experience. People like things that tell a story.” [ Bit.ly Link ] via FastCompany
A lot of travelers are now looking for an authentic experience People

Can Pop-Up Hotels Become A Permanent Fixture With Travelers?

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We're proud to present Arianna Huffington with Humanscale and Thrive Global to kick off the first day of #NeoCon2017! Make sure to register on the NeoCon website: [ Bit.ly Link ] NeoCon Shows
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Register to See NeoCon 2017 Keynote Arianna Huffington

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When BRAND Creative designed the Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based flagship for France’s GO Sport, it implemented in-store screens and sensors that played videos with product information. It’s just one example of how technology is reshaping the retail experience. Here’s what designers of brick-and-mortar retail spaces need to know. [ Bit.ly Link ]
When BRAND Creative designed the Dubai United Arab Emiratesbased flagship for Frances

Retail Reboot

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The Educator of the Year will receive a $10,000 cash award, sponsored by Milliken Floors and a complimentary 2018 IIDA membership. Deadline to submit your application: Friday, April 14, 2017, 3 p.m. CDT. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Educator of the Year will receive a 10000 cash award sponsored

Are You the 2017 IIDA Educator of the Year?

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Submit your product and you could be recognized at #HDExpo2017 in Las Vegas! All winning products and manufacturers will be published in Hospitality Design magazine, featured on the IIDA website, and mentioned in HDShow Daily. [ Bit.ly Link ] #IIDAawards #designexcellence
Submit your product and you could be recognized at HDExpo2017 in Las

Enter the IIDA/HD Product Design Competition

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Good news! You now have until April 12 to enter your project to the Best Interiors of Latin America & the Caribbean Competition. The winning projects will be published in Contract Magazine and honored at an awards celebration to be held at the new llDA headquarters in Chicago, July 2017. [ Bit.ly Link ] #IIDAawards #designexcellence
Good news You now have until April 12 to enter your project

Deadline Extended to Enter the Best Interiors of Latin America & the Caribbean Competition!

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Design Week recommends five things to check out across the Italian capital during Milan Design Week. ---> [ Bit.ly Link ]
Design Week recommends five things to check out across the Italian capital

Milan Design Week 2017: products, exhibitions and festivals to see - Design Week

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March was the unofficial month of IIDA Students as across the country, thousands of IIDA Student Members and their mentors met for a day of job shadowing as part of the Student Mentoring Program. During the program, students got the lowdown on a day in the life in the interior design industry and design professionals graciously gave their time to guide the next generation of designers. Thanks...
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March was the unofficial month of IIDA Students as across the country
Attend interzum for four days of innovation with more than 1,500 exhibitors demonstrating what will be defining the design market of the future. Your free ticket gives you access to the VIP Lounge (including drinks and snacks), free use of regional transport (VRS) to and from the fair, attendance at the Interzum Business Breakfast and more. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Attend interzum for four days of innovation with more than 1500 exhibitors

Get Your Free Ticket to Interzum 2017

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"Owning a private jet may seem like the ultimate luxury, but it's even rarer these days than one would think – at least, according to event designer and interior decorator Ken Fulk. "To operate a private plane, it requires a staff; it requires maintenance; it's a big endeavor. Flying private has become a little easier because of technology, which makes it super special when people truly have...
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Owning a private jet may seem like the ultimate luxury but its

What's A Private Jet These Days Without An Interior Designer? | Architectural Digest

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The IIDA Member of the Year Award recognizes an IIDA Member who has demonstrated outstanding volunteer service assisting IIDA as it advances the interior design profession and advocates for interior design excellence. Submit your nomination along with the submission requirements by Friday, April 14, 2017, 3 p.m. CDT for a cash award, free IIDA membership for 2018, and more! [ Bit.ly Link ]
The IIDA Member of the Year Award recognizes an IIDA Member who

Are You the 2017 IIDA Member of the Year?

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Join IIDA Members Annie Chu and Virginia San Fratello at the Unmentionables Symposium, a two-day event of speakers and panels aimed at exploring new narratives for interior architecture and establishing a precedent for welcoming previously unmentioned ideas in spatial practice and theory. Other influential voices in the field including Billie Tsien, principal of Tod Williams Billie Tsien...
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Join IIDA Members Annie Chu and Virginia San Fratello at the Unmentionables

Unmentionables Symposium

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