50 ICON WIN TER 2015 | THE MAGAZINE OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF IN TERIOR DESIGNERS
We live in a global world, where
regional issues have an international
impact. ASID leadership exchanged
ideas with international experts at the
2015 International Design Congress & IFI
XXVII General Assembly in South Korea
(left to right: ASID Chair Sandy Gordon,
Trevor Kruse, Gary Wheeler, and ASID
CEO Randy Fiser).
Furniture is big business in High Point,
North Carolina. Known as the “Home
Furnishings Capital of the World,” designers from across the United States
converge on High Point twice a year to
learn about the latest industry trends.
While in town, they also can check out
the city’s two giant chest of drawers.
NETWORKING IS LOCAL—AND GLOBAL. For interior design professionals everywhere,
nothing beats face-to-face encounters with people, products, and projects.
The Design Viewpoints Series at
HPMK is education tailored for interior
designers and taught by industry
leaders. Mitzi Beach, ASID, discussed
America’s rapidly changing age demographics and their correlation to the
business of design.
Tama Duffy Day, FASID, speaks at
the 2015 Healthcare Design Conference
in Washington, D.C.
Emerging designers networked and
shared ideas with their peers at GO PRO
in Brooklyn this past October.
Hello World! Corey Davey, Eric Haydel,
Sandy Gordon, and Olga Odeide snapped
a selfie at HOST 2015 in Milan.
See, learn, experience. Designers and
Industry Partners gave students a tour of
the show floor during NeoCon East.
Randy Fiser kicked off the 8th annual
CET Designer User Conference in Orlando, Florida, with a keynote on designing
ASID Transform Grant winners
spoke at Healthcare Design in Washington, D.C. in November. From left:
Dr. Young Lee, with the Innovative
Workplace Institute; Matthew Schot-tenfeld, with Fordham University; and
Dr. Elizabeth Garland, with Mount Sinai
Hospital and representing the Center
for Active Design.
Sandy Gordon and Randy Fiser accepted the Institution Award from AEMA
President Antonio Sánchez Tapia at the
Macael Awards in Macael, Spain. The Institution Award recognizes a professional
organization that plays an integral role
in strengthening the presence of Spain’s
stone industry across the globe.