ASID Update

Perkins and Will’s Minneapolis office, StudioIDS, promotes sustainability, material reuse and repurposing through adaptive reuse. Learn how they did it and their cost savings.


ASID chats with leaders from Atkinson Ergonomic Solutions, Inc., Norwalk Furniture and Room & Board on how to design sustainable, socially-conscious products that positively impact us and our surroundings. Read their thoughts and advice.


The International WELL Building Institute, ASID and Emerald Expositions will host The WELL Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. Listen now about the inaugural event’s details, including dates.

ASID’s Outcome of Design Awards highlight how design impacts life through the use of data-driven results. See the winners from 2019, and submit a project to be considered for the 2020 award.

Green Notes

A simple question about the future of our planet has sparked serious debate; we offer an explanation as to why it should be over already.

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.

IIDA Bulletin

2019 marked IIDA’s 25th anniversary, which meant there was a lot to celebrate. Find out IIDA’s top five design moments of 2019 and five things our Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, is looking forward to in 2020.

More women are in the design workforce than men, yet only 11% hold leadership positions. interiors+sources interviewed several female design leaders to get their thoughts on the industry’s current state of affairs. Read more.

IIDA’s Cheryl Durst and Gabrielle Bullock open up about racism, diversity, and the hopeful future of the design profession.

The IIDA book What Clients Want, Volume 4 looks at trends and how to design for the workplace culture. Find out what’s trending.


We give you an exclusive preview of the most innovative products that will be making their debut at the annual NeoCon show in June.

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.