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February 2012
California Closets
Please join us on March 7 for "Responsible Design for a Greener Tomorrow" featuring a lecture by Jeffrey Baldassari, President and CEO of The Taylor Companies, who will speak about his company's sustainability efforts. View the entries in the chapter's 2012 Student Design Competition and be present when the winners are announced. Enjoy networking with students and colleagues while supporting the important work of the ASID Foundation.
 
A precious watercolor, a child's drawing, a photograph of newlyweds kissing--these are three examples of artworks that may be in your home and slowly fading because of excess lighting. As a lighting designer at the Smithsonian American Art Museum I am faced with the daily paradox of knowing that the light which allows visitors to see is also causing permanent and irreversible damage to the artworks I am charged with preserving.
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Marymount University
Stark Carpet Corporation
Registration materials can be downloaded from www.asiddcmetro.org (under Designers, click on Continuing Education), requested by emailing leslie@asiddcmetro.org or by calling (202) 488-4100 after Feb. 15, 2012.
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Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell has identified interior design as a profession to be decertified under House Joint Resolution 49, Section 21. The passage of HJ 49 would require interior designers to hire architects for certain projects and drive talented new graduates of interior design programs out of the state. Now is the time to contact your state representatives with these concerns. Even if you are not personally affected by this measure, its passage would create a legal precedent that could affect you in the future, wherever you practice.
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We will begin taking applications for our annual Spring Spruce Up designer consulting service on March 20, 2012. When the request for volunteers hits your inbox, please return the sign up form as soon as possible!
 
Annapolis Lighting Company
The Washington Metro Chapter would like to clarify Section 3.3 of the recently revised Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, which states: "Members shall fully disclose to a client all compensation that the member shall receive in connection with the project and shall not accept any form of undisclosed compensation from any person or firm with whom the member deals in connection with the project."
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The elected officer of the chapter for FY 2013 is:

President-Elect (one-year term) 


Barbara Trentz Harries, ASID

The elected chapter directors for FY 2013 are as follows:

At-Large Director (two-year term)



Lisa H. Fitzpatrick, ASID

Membership Director (two-year term)



Katrin Pope, Industry Partner Representative for Kohler Interiors

 
ASID Washington Metro Chapter’s 4th Annual Spread the Warmth project is in full swing! We are collecting new and gently used hats, gloves, scarves and socks that will be distributed to area homeless shelters.
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The biennial competition opened on Jan. 9th with a deadline of March 1st for submission of presentation boards. The winners will be announced at the ASID Foundation fundraiser on March 7, 2012 at the Washington Design Center.
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Please Note: If ASID precedes a calendar listing, the event is either a Washington Metro Chapter or Society event. If ASID does not precede a calendar listing, the information is being provided to Washington Metro Chapter members as a courtesy to the event sponsor and does not necessarily imply Chapter endorsement.

February
 
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Capital Design Lecture: Martyn Lawrence Bullard. 11 a.m. The Washington Design Center 5th Floor Conference Room. Visit www.dcdesigncenter.com for details.

21
ASID Board Meeting. 6 p.m. ASID Office, Suite 222, The Washington Design Center.

21-23
American Craft Council Wholesale Show. Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD. For more information and a program schedule, visit www.craftcouncil.org/wholesale.

March

1
Chapter Student Design Competition presentation boards due in chapter office by 5 p.m.

1

ASID Emerging Professionals Bowling Happy Hour. 7 p.m. Lucky Strike--Chinatown, 701 7th St. NW, #E, Washington, DC. RSVP by Feb. 27th to Tania Cholakova: tania.sc@gmail.com.

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ASID Foundation Fundraiser: Responsible Design for a Greener Tomorrow. 2 p.m.-6 p.m. The Washington Design Center 5th Floor Conference Room, 300 D St. SW, Washington, DC. Featured presentation by Jeffrey J. Baldassari, President & CEO of The Taylor Companies. Winners of the 2012 Student Design Competition, sponsored by Taylor, Mosaic Tile Company and Maharam will be announced. Watch for your invitation and RSVP by March 1.

15
DESIGNLINE submission dealine for the April issue. Submissions should be emailed to Dana Lehmer at danalehmer@msn.com.

16

The Washington Design Center’s 2012 DreamHome Opens.

16-18
ASID Legislative Symposium 2012. The Westin Peachtree Plaza, 210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA. Register at www.asid.org.

20
ASID Spring Spruce Up 2012 launches at 9 a.m. on the first day of spring.

20
Capital Design Lecture: DreamHome Designer Panel. 11 a.m. The Washington Design Center 5th Floor Conference Room. Visit www.dcdesigncenter.com for details.

20
ASID Board Meeting. 6 p.m. ASID Office, Suite 222, The Washington Design Center.

21

ASID CEU: Legal Issues in the Design Arena. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The Washington Design Center 5th Floor Conference Room, 300 D St. SW, Washington, DC. IDCEC Course #30161, 0.5 CEUs. DC/MD Approved. Presented by Pamela D. Gilman, Esq. Sponsored by Legrand. Registration materials can be downloaded from www.asiddcmetro.org (under Designers, click on Continuing Education) after Feb. 15.

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ASID MD Chapter Resources 2012. Optional CEU (Staying Up in a Roller Coaster Economy: Steps to Stay Positive and Attract Clients presented by Angela Merola) and lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tabletop Trade Show. 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Hilton Pikesville, 1726 Reisterstown Rd., Pikesville, MD. For further information, visit www.mdasid.org.

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Architectural Digest Home Design Show. Pier 94, 55th St. at 12th Ave., New York, NY. For information, visit www.ADHomeDesignShow.com.

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ASID Tour of (LEED Platinum) US Green Building Council Headquarters. 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. 2101 L St. NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC. Introductory remarks by Penny Bonda, FASID. Watch for your invitation and RSVP by March 23.

30-31
Spring 2012 NCIDQ Exam.

April

3
The DESIGNLINE eNewsletter is scheduled for distribution to the membership.

13

ASID Design for HIRE!: A Portfolio and Career Development Workshop. The Washington Design Center. Details TBA.

13-15

ASID (National) Board Meeting (Spring). ASID headquarters, Washington, DC.

17

Capital Design Lecture: Charlotte Moss. 11 a.m. The Washington Design Center 5th Floor Conference Room. Visit www.dcdesigncenter.com for details.

17
ASID Board Meeting. 6 p.m. ASID Office, Suite 222, The Washington Design Center.

19

ASID CEU: Clearing the Air: Fresh Ideas in Bathroom and Kitchen Ventilation. 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. The Washington Design Center 5th Floor Conference Room, 300 D St. SW, Washington, DC. IDCEC Course #s 30148/30158. 0.2 CEUs. DC/MD Approval Pending. Presented by Kevin McGauley. Sponsored by Broan NuTone. Registration materials can be downloaded from www.asiddcmetro.org (under Designers, click on Continuing Education) after Feb. 15.

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ASID CEU: The Air Inside: Understanding Indoor Air Quality. 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m. The Washington Design Center 5th Floor Conference Room, 300 D St. SW, Washington, DC. IDCEC Course #7177. 0.2 CEUs. DC/MD Approval Pending. Presented by Tom Schwenk. ASID Distinguished Speaker Series. Sponsored by Broan NuTone Best. Registration materials can be downloaded from www.asiddcmetro.org (under Designers, click on Continuing Education) after Feb. 15.

24-26

Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS). McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. Visit www.kbis.com for details.

24-26

Vision12: IWCE (International Window Coverings Expo). McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.
Visit www.wf-vision.com/Shows for details.

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Environments for Aging (EFA) 2012. Through May 1. Disney Contemporary Resort, Orlando, FL. Visit www.environmentsforaging.com for details.

May

5-6

HOME & DESIGN Luxury Expo. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner, Vienna, VA. For details, visit www.homeanddesign.com.

15

DESIGNLINE submission deadline for the June issue. Submissions should be emailed to Dana Lehmer at danalehmer@msn.com.

15
ASID Board Meeting. 6 p.m. ASID Office, Suite 222, The Washington Design Center.

18

ASID CEU: How to Shoot Yourself: A Digital Photography Workshop for the Interior Designer.
9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. The Washington Design Center 5th Floor Conference Room, 300 D St. SW, Washington, DC. IDCEC Course #8649. 0.6 CEUs. DC/MD Approval Pending. Presented by David Landy, ASID. Registration materials can be downloaded from www.asiddcmetro.org (under Designers, click on Continuing Education) after Feb. 15.

 
 
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