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Robert Nieminen

Chief Content Director

Robert Nieminen is the Chief Content Director of interiors+sources and BUILDINGS media brands, and an award-winning writer, editor and design industry veteran with more than 20 years of experience in the publishing industry. He is the former Editor-in-Chief and Editor-at-Large of interiors+sources. Under his direction, the publication garnered multiple industry awards, including three Maggie Awards for Best Publication; a Folio: Eddie + Ozzie Award for Best B-to-B Website; and a Tabbie Award for Best B-to-B Website. During his tenure as a freelancer, he was a regular contributor to i+D, the official publication of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and was a contributing author of ASID’s 2020 Outlook and State of Interior Design report, as well as a fixture in design industry publications like retrofit, Retail Environments and The Architect’s Newspaper. His work has been recognized with four Azbee Award Gold distinctions from the Association for Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). Robert is also a contributing author to the book, The State of the Interior Design Profession (Fairchild, 2010), which was placed on the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers’ “50 Must Read, Must Have” book list. In both 2016 and 2017, Robert was recognized with a national Azbee Award from the Association for Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) for his recurring Trend Alert column in retrofit magazine. He is also a contributing author to the book, The State of the Interior Design Profession (Fairchild, 2010), which was placed on the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers’ “50 Must Read, Must Have” book list. Robert has been a speaker at the annual NeoCon World’s Trade Fair (2013, 2011) and Coverings Tile & Stone Expo (2010), as well as moderated dozens of industry-specific webinars. He has also served on the American Society of Interior Designers’ annual Design Awards Committee (2008-2010) and on the Program Advisory Committee for the NeoCon® trade show (2008-2013). Robert earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, FL. Personally, he is a life-long musician/drummer, an avid reader, an erratic golfer, and an aspiring photographer that loves to spend time with his family and to serve in his local church.