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June 2014
California Closets
The design industry mourns the loss and celebrates the life of award-winning interior designer, Cliff Tuttle. He will be remembered as an influential leader in hospitality design, an inspiring mentor, and a loving friend. The following was shared by ForrestPerkins.
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The path one pursues to become a designer can take many forms and many directions. Our ASID Washington Metro Chapter at-large director shares her experience of acquiring her master's degree in interior design. Congratulations Lisa!
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Historic Ellicott City, Inc. announces their 29th Decorator Show House at Meriweather Farm in Glenwood, Maryland. HEC, Inc. shares the rich history of this farm and the upcoming plans for the Show House opening Fall 2014.
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Marymount University
We all are anticipating the WDC Design Center move to Franklin Court in downtown DC. Here is an update on showroom openings from the WDC Marketing Committee.
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A review of artist Martin Kotler's exhibit complemented by music from Tabla for Two. Kotler received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from MICA and a Master of Fine Arts from American University.
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The popularity of CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Lamps – "twisty" lamps) has grown significantly due to the energy savings they provide. However, many consumers don’t realize their limitations. Have you ever heard anyone mention that their CFL, which was supposed to last five to seven years, expired much sooner? Has this happened to you?
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Congratulations to our very own Tama Duffy Day, FASID, FIIDA, LEED AP BD C! The Designer of Distinction Award is the premier award for personal achievement in the field of interior design. It recognizes an ASID professional member who exemplifies a commitment to the profession as demonstrated by a significant, high-quality body of work. The award also celebrates the designer’s attention to social concerns within the interior design profession and to the member’s expression of creative, innovative concepts that have advanced the profession.
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We look forward to hosting the QPrep Workshop, a weekend course to prepare designers for the practicum portion of the NCIDQ exam.
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Hunter Douglas
Horizon HouseWorks
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Fall 2014 CEU Preview

Friday, September 12, 2014

Understanding Your Client’s Needs. 9:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m. IDCEC Course Code: CEU-101749. 0.3 CEUs. DC/MD Approved. Presented by Donna Vining, FASID. Hosted and sponsored by Lutron Electronics Commercial Experience Center, 455 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 770, Washington, DC 20001. Register online at www.asiddcmetro.org after July 15. 

Creative Re-use of Buildings. 1:30 p.m.—4:00 p.m. IDCEC Course Code: CEU-102124. 0.2 CEUs. DC/MD Approved. Presented by Donna Vining, FASID. Hosted and sponsored by Lutron Electronics Commercial Experience Center, 455 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 770, Washington, DC 20001. Register online at www.asiddcmetro.org after July 15. 

Friday, October 10, 2014

Textile Technology. 9:30 a.m.—3:00 p.m. IDCEC Course Code: 100115. 0.4 CEUs. DC/MD Approved. Presented by Deb Barrett for Design Arts Seminars. Hosted and sponsored by The Robert Allen Group, Washington Design Center, 1099 14th St., NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20005. Register online at www.asiddcmetro.org after July 15.
 
A review of the ASID Legislative Symposium and how we can ensure our right to practice interior design.
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A new feature, keeping us connected in the industry by sharing what our members are up to.
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ASID Washington Metro Chapter partnered with IIDA Mid-Atlantic Chapter hosting 42 local students to discuss and learn about the interior design profession.
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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.

June

7
ASID Regional Legislative Symposium. 8:00 a.m.—7:00 p.m. Steelcase WorkLife Center, 4 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019.Register online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/legislative-symposium-nyc-tickets-11203797861.

9-11
NeoCon® 2014. The Merchandise Mart, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654. Visit www.NeoCon.com for details.

13-14
SFC NEXT, annual two day conference where the home furnishings industry gathers to plot a sustainable tomorrow today! Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20004. Presented by the Sustainable Furnishings Council. Visit www.sustainablefurnishings.org for details.

17
ASID DC Board Meeting. 6:00 p.m. Kravet Showroom, Suite 123, The Washington Design Center.

19-21
ASID Chapter Leadership Conference to be held in conjunction with Dwell on Design, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA.
 
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CEU: Got EBD? The Art and Science of Evidence-Based Design Demystified.  8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. Embassy Suites Washington - DC Convention Center, 900 10th St., NW, Washington, DC 20001. IDCEC Course Code: CEU-103034. 0.8 CEUs. DC Approved. Presented by Barbara Huelat, FASID for Design Arts Seminars. For details or to register, visit www.designarts.net/das254.htm or call 1-800-264-9605.

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aMAZEing Lawn Party for Emerging Professionals, featuring a 6:30 p.m. tour of the BIG Maze while it is still under construction. 5:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m. National Building Museum, 401 F St., NW, Washington, DC 20001. Chi-Chi Lin, business development coordinator at BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group, will discuss the firm’s design process. Reservations for the tour are required. Contact Elizabeth Neville at 202 272-2448, ext 3456. 

TBA
ASID DC: ASID Foundation Fundraiser. Details TBA. For information about available sponsorship opportunities, contact Annette Phillips, ASID (aphillips@yourstyleinspired.com or 703 819-1071) or Leslie Ehrmann (leslie@asiddcmetro.org or 202 488-4100).


July

11-13
ASID DC: QPrep Workshop, preparation for the practicum portion of the NCIDQ examination. Marymount University (Gailhac Hall), 2807 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA. For further information and to register, click here: https://asiddcmetro.wufoo.com/forms/qprep-workshop-july-session/

15
DESIGNLINE submission deadline for the August issue. Submissions should be e-mailed to Mkoets@gmail.com.

15
ASID DC Board Meeting. 6:00 p.m. Location TBA. CANCELLED.

25
ASID DC Chapter Office Closed for Vacation. Through August 3.


August

5
The DESIGNLINE eNewsletter is scheduled for distribution to the membership.

19
ASID DC Board Meeting. 6:00 p.m. Location TBA.


September
 
9
ASID DC FY 2014 and FY 2015 Joint Board Meeting. 6:30 p.m. 9 Midhurst Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910. NOTE DATE CHANGE.

12
ASID DC CEU: Understanding Your Client’s Needs. 9:30 a.m.—1:00 p.m. IDCEC Course Code: CEU-101749. 0.3 CEUs.
DC/MD Approved. Presented by Donna Vining, FASID. Hosted and sponsored by Lutron Electronics Commercial Experience Center, 455 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 770, Washington, DC 20001. Register online at www.asiddcmetro.org after July 15

12
ASID DC CEU: Creative Re-use of Buildings. 1:30 p.m.—4:00 p.m. IDCEC Course Code: CEU-102124. 0.2 CEUs. DC/MD Approved. Presented by Donna Vining, FASID. Hosted and sponsored by Lutron Electronics Commercial Experience Center, 455 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 770, Washington, DC 20001. Register online at www.asiddcmetro.org after July 15.
 
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DESIGNLINE submission deadline for the October issue. Submissions should be e-mailed to Mkoets@gmail.com.

18
ASID DC: Annual Meeting and Chapter Awards Celebration, featuring a Silent Auction. 6:00 p.m.—8:30 p.m. JANUS et Cie, 3304 M St., NW, Washington, DC 20007. For information about available sponsorship opportunities, contact Annette Phillips, ASID (aphillips@yourstyleinspired.com or 703 819-1071) or Leslie Ehrmann (leslie@asiddcmetro.org or 202 488-4100).


October

7
The DESIGNLINE eNewsletter is scheduled for distribution to the membership.

10
ASID DC CEU: Textile Technology. 9:30 a.m.—3:00 p.m. IDCEC Course Code: 100115. 0.4 CEUs. DC/MD Approved. Presented by Deb Barrett for Design Arts Seminars. Hosted and sponsored by The Robert Allen Group, Washington Design Center, 1099 14th St., NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20005. Register online at www.asiddcmetro.org after July 15. 

29-30
NeoCon® East 2014. Baltimore Convention Center, One West Pratt St., Baltimore, MD. Visit www.neoconeast.com for details.

TBA
ASID DC Board Meeting. 6:00 p.m. Location TBA.

 
 
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