Interior Design Teams With ASID For GO PRO/NYC
As part of the
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
‘s fourth annual
event on September 18–19, 2014
, Interior Design
hosted over 100 emerging design professionals last week at the magazine’s own office at
SANDOW global headquarters
in New York.
After a few inspiring words from Cindy Allen, editor in chief of
, and Randy Fiser, CEO of ASID, participants split into smaller groups and enjoyed tours of sister-brand
‘s vast materials library next door, followed by talks from Mark Strauss, president of
the magazine’s annual Universe Study
, and from Material ConneXion’s Dr. Andrew Dent, who spoke on the innovation and materials of the future.
Concurrently, the magazine’s deputy editor, Annie Block, and managing editor, Helene Oberman, offered insight into the publications resources for emerging designers, citing the value of editorial features in designers’ portfolios, the benefits of exposure, and the networking value of the magazine’s aggressive events programming, which has experienced huge growth in recent years. In fact, just
launched its first-ever Young Designers Network series
, targeting emerging designers with less than seven years of experience. The energy from both events is still palpable—thank you to all attendees!