ASID: American Society of Interior Designers

As vice president of Government and Public affairs for ASID, Soukup will lead charge for policy and advocacy initiatives that support “Design Impacts Lives” mission statement.


IDEC: Interior Design Educators Council

Sangeetha Karthik, vice president of Corgan, shares the details on the remodel of Adamson High School, a 100-year-old building that now merges tech professional and student spaces under one roof.

Royce Epstein, a+d design director of Mohawk, discusses millennial pink with EiC Kadie Yale. Over the last several years, pink has made its way into the design industry—but why? Epstein and Yale discuss its origin story as a gender descriptor, why it’s so prevalent, and how long designers can expect it to stick around. 


IIDA: International Interior Design Association

Patricia Rotondo, IIDA, brings a decidedly international perspective to her interior design work, and that sets her apart in Chicago where she has practiced for nearly 25 years.