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June 2017
Connect and recharge at The Blueprint Lounge Powered by ASID at NeoCon, June 12-14 at the Mart in Chicago. Join us for activities, discussions, networking, and an exploration of how Design Impacts Lives. Keynote speaker Jessica Green will examine microorganisms to touch on deeper questions about humanity, and the ASID Career Exchange and Student Roadmap are must attend events for students.
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Through thoughtful disruption of your daily routine and process, The Leadership Experience, July 13-15 in San Diego, takes you to the next level of understanding your place and future in the design industry, building the ultimate platform for career and personal growth. The new event will offer programming custom-tailored to each individual attendee: Lead Yourself, Lead Your Team, Lead Your Firm, and Lead Your Chapter.
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The new Practicum (PRAC 2.0) arrives this October in conjunction with the NCIDQ Examination's Fall 2017 administration. Newly computerized, PRAC 2.0 is delivered via a user-friendly testing platform, not a design platform, so no prior design software experience is required to take the exam.
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Design a future where you are in control of your destiny. Join ASID on June 8 in Washington, DC for this action-oriented forum, brought to you by Lisa Henry and Suzan Globus of Greenway Group. Explore the options and challenges associated with firm ownership and succession. Transition will happen – why not equip yourself with the skills necessary to make the change as seamless as possible?

Thursday, June 8, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm (Breakfast and check-in at 8:30 am)
ASID Headquarters, 1152 15th St., NW, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20005
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Written By: Sydnye Pettengill, ASID

The Washington Metro Chapter of ASID has produced yet another captivating CEU!
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Marymount University
DesignDC is the premier regional conference focused on the unique challenges posed by working in metropolitan Washington for architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, planners, landscape architects, and developers. This three-day conference features two days of educational sessions and trade show exhibits at the Washington Convention Center, and a third day full of opportunities to tour projects across the DC metro area. Earn AIA, AICP, ASLA, GBCI, IIDA, and PDH credits at all three days of DesignDC.
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Join ASID Washington Metro's leadership and fellow members for a casual 5k Run/Walk June 17, 2017 in support of Autism Speaks!

Design Impacts Lives! Light it Up Blue!
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Design That Transforms Lives: This year, we are hoping to bring the design community closer together by blurring the lines between residential and commercial projects. We are seeking projects which exhibit innovation, embody creative leadership, and demonstrate the power of design that transforms lives. Submissions are due June 30!
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The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation works to advance the profession and communicate the impact of interior design through research, scholarships, and education.
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ASID has partnered with Houzz to increase public awareness on the impact and value of interior designers.

"ASID member designers need to be on Houzz because the public is there and actively using it in the design process. ASID chapters must be present on Houzz to be a part of this conversation. Houzz helps to showcase the power of great design and exposes the general public to the value of a trained interior designer." Anne Kellet, ASID, ASID San Diego Chapter President
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Check out the new ASID Find a Pro and reach new clients while building your online presence. As an ASID member benefit, all current practitioner members get a free basic profile. Why not maximize your exposure with an Enhanced Profile and receive priority placement, a profile photo, and more.
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ASID Succession Strategies—What Comes Next? developed by ASID and Greenway Group. 9:00 am—12:00 pm (Breakfast and check-in at 8:30 am). IDCEC Course Code: 10648-1000, 0.3 CEUs. ASID Headquarters, 1152 15th St., NW, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20005. Presented by Suzan Globus, FASID, LEED AP ID+C and Lisa Henry, FASID, AIA. Register online at

ASID DC Board Meeting. 5:30 pm. HKS, PC, 1250 I (Eye) St., NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005.

CEU: Leather 101, 11:00 am, Hines & Co., 1099 14th St., NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20005. IDCEC Approved, 0.1 CEUs. Presented by Whitney Tinsley, Director of Education at Moore & Giles. RSVP: Myra Hines at

ASID DC Almost 4th of July Autism Speaks 5k. 8:00 am. Route begins/ends in Cady’s Alley, Georgetown. For details, visit

Lunch & Learn launching Century Details custom chest collection and Benjamin Moore Century Paint. 11:30 am—1:00 pm,
1099 14th St., NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20005. RSVP to Debbie Pegher: or 202 842-4312.

Certified Living in Place Professional (Clipp) training course. 7:30 am—5:00 pm. Presented by Erik Listou with the Living in Place Institute. Hosted by the Miele Tysons Corner Experience Center, 8065 Leesburg Pike, #110, Vienna, VA 22182. Register at

ASID DC Design Transforms Lives 2017 Design Competition submission deadline. Visit for details. Contact Kayla Weiner at or 703 507-2575 for further information.


The Leadership Experience Presented by ASID, combining the best elements of GO PRO, Design to Lead and the Chapter Leadership Conference. Hyatt Regency at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Dr., San Diego, CA 92122. For details, visit

DESIGNLINE submission deadline for the August issue. Submissions should be emailed to

There will be no ASID DC Board Meeting in July.


ASID DC Joint Board Meeting. 5:30 pm. Leslie Ehrmann’s home at 9 Midhurst Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910. Incoming and outgoing board members only.

ASID DC Summer Happy Hour. 6:00 pm—8:00 pm. Hosted by The Tile Shop, 4530 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016. RSVP:


ASID DC Board Meeting. 5:30 pm. Via GoToMeeting. Board members: for visuals, click here from your computer, tablet or smartphone:; then, join the conference call: Dial-in Number: (712) 775-7031; Access Code: 985-617-858.

ASID DC Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration. 6:00 pm—8:00 pm. Location/details TBA.

DESIGNLINE submission deadline for the October issue. Submissions should be emailed to

ASID DC Presidents’ Brunch. 11:30 am. 9 Midhurst Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910. RSVP:

ASID DC CEU: Smart Home Revolution: Automated, Responsive and Connected. 9:30 am—4:30 pm. IDCEC Course Code: CEU-103153, 0.5 CEUs. Presented by Lynne Wilkinson for Design Arts Seminars. Hosted by Lutron Commercial Experience Center, 455 Massachusetts Ave., NW, #770, Washington, DC 20001. Register online at after July 15.

American Society of Interior Designers | WASHINGTON METRO
9 Midhurst Rd.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
T 202 488-4100


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