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ASID Update

When we exercise our talents and push conceptual boundaries, we can find true joy in our work—and create joyful experiences for our clients and end-users.

Workshop series presented by Steve Noble focuses on helping interior designers build successful businesses.

Advances in science and technology are changing materials at a rapid pace, but we designers can’t lose sight of the bigger picture.

The complex and diverse trends found in the modern world are influencing the designs of our spaces in ways both big and small.
Green Notes

Stuart Kaplow, ESQ. builds his clients much-needed roadmaps through the confusing world of sustainable building.

An art program that cuts waste and reduces environmental damage can be as beautiful as it is sustainable. Here’s how.

The global sustainability movement has gained some fashionable allies as of late, but the A&D community still has a leadership role to play.


Breaking into the green building world can be difficult if you don’t have the proper background. Here’s some tips for getting your foot in the door.
IIDA Bulletin

Interior design involves a lot of hard work, but those in the profession know that the rewards are plentiful and found in every stage of the process.

Initial contribution to sponsor the newly established Wilsonart Essay Competition.

The science of design is constantly changing, and it’s more important than ever for designers to remain open to new ideas, because they’re going to be arriving in ways we could never have imagined just a few years ago.

Thanks to globalization and the internet, ideas are traveling wider and faster than at any point in history, giving design the opportunity to become a truly universal language—but is there a downside?
Focus

We distill 10 material breakthroughs in surfacing, textiles, and flooring down to their most important points, so you can specify the latest and greatest, and then get on with your life.

The coming publication of new design guidelines that support person-centered care is exciting news for the healthcare design industry.

True sustainability means understanding the supply chain behind a product and how it impacts both producers and users. Here’s how tropical woods fit into the sustainability puzzle.

Innovative healthcare design is no longer about a single patient or space; it’s about providing for the future needs of an entire community.
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