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ASID Update


Steve Jobs taught us about focusing our efforts, taking responsibility for an end product and using our intuition to better serve the customer -- all valuable lessons for the design industry.

As more data comes in, things are appearing to look up for the interior design industry in 2012 -- but can the trend continue?

Even in today's challenging business climate, there remain real opportunities for motivated designers willing to step outside the box.

From deregulation to new tax policies surrounding sustainable design, the 2012 ASID Legislative Symposium discussed the profession’s recent legal victories and charted a policy course for the future.

The field of green design is full of business opportunities for interior designers willing to learn some new skills and think outside the box.

As traditional interior design opportunities remain elusive for Generation Y, many are looking to set out on their own. Here’s how established designers can help.

A new Associate Membership will open ASID's doors for professionals with non-traditional backgrounds, but the organization's mission remains the same.

A new report says the interior design profession must become better at quantifying and communicating the improved outcomes of specific design solutions.

Although no one knows exactly what the future holds, a new report spells out some of the things designers can expect in the coming years.

What does the future hold for the interior design profession when it can’t even agree on a definition?

As the design industry continues to change, leadership will play a vital role in the future of the interiors profession.

There are numerous barriers within and outside of the interior design profession, but design becomes limitless when we accept change.

With a few simple ground rules, collaboration between designers and other professionals can produce remarkable results.

As the interior design profession continues to change, knowledge and education remain the best tools for survival.

On the road to recovery, understanding client expectations in the new economy will be crucial.

For A&D firms, the mission is clear: It is time to get back to the business of design.

By all accounts, a united interior design profession would markedly expand the power of interior design.

The ‘new normal’ for interior design is complex, collaborative, fast moving, and purposeful.


Evidence-based design will continue to play a prominent role in the creation of health care facilities—particularly in times of economic uncertainty.


Aging-related design is rapidly becoming one of the biggest issues in the industry—and designers can play a key role in improving the quality of life for a maturing population.
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