Design Viewpoints Series

CEU accredited seminars for design professionals
Saturday, October 13 – Monday, October 15

Catch up with the latest ideas from the leading edge of the design business. From the newest innovations in tech to the growing opportunity in healthy design, our CEU-accredited seminars offer powerful insights from some of today’s top designers.

The Interior Design Industry: The New Business as Usual

Saturday, October 13
Noon – 1pm
High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)
Panel discussion, with Julia Noran Johnston, Business of Home (moderator), Kerrie Kelly (FASID, NKBA, CAPS), Noa Santos, and Kimberley Seldon

Julia Noran Johnston

Kerrie Kelly

Noa Santos

Kimberley Seldon

The interior design industry is evolving, from online design services, to products widely available to consumers. The new business as usual is in a continuous state of change and your business must adapt. Designers need to consider new approaches to reposition their value and gain a competitive edge. Led by Julia Noran Johnston of Business of Home, this moderated discussion will bring together the perspectives of Kerrie Kelly (FASID, NKBA, CAPS), Noa Santos, and Kimberley Seldon to discuss how they are adapting to the new business as usual.

Complimentary boxed lunch provided. 0.1 IDCEC-approved CEU.

Tech Tools: Reviews from the Designers Who Use Them

Sunday, October 14
Noon - 1pm
High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)
Panel discussion, with LuAnn Nigara, A Well-Designed Business (moderator), Kelli Ellis, Phyllis Harbinger (ASID, NCIDQ, CID), Corey Damen Jenkins, and Laura Thurman

LuAnn Nigara

Kelli Ellis

Phyllis Harbinger

Corey Damen Jenkins

Laura Thurman

Learn about the technology tools peer designers use to make their businesses more productive and to effectively manage clients. In this panel discussion, LuAnn Nigara of A Well-Designed Business will ask our panel of design leaders including Kelli Ellis, Phyllis Harbinger (ASID, NCIDQ, CID), Corey Damen Jenkins, and Laura Thurman to provide their approach to evaluating the best software options for their businesses. Leave with the factors you need to consider when evaluating your software options.

Complimentary boxed lunch provided. 0.1 IDCEC-approved CEU.

Wellness in the Home: How to Sell Healthy Design

Monday, October 15
Noon – 1pm
High Point Theatre (located in the Transportation Terminal)
Panel discussion, with Sarah Walker, The Curated House (moderator), Blanche Garcia (ASID, WELL AP, LEED AP), Young Huh, Lisa Kahn (ASID), and Richard Ouellette

Sarah Walker

Blanche Garcia

Young Huh

Lisa Kahn

Richard Ouellette

“Wellness” is much more than a buzzword in the design industry. It is an essential component to creating spaces that are beautiful and have a positive impact on occupants. Become an industry leader by learning to sell healthy design to your clients and elevating the value of the services you provide. Led by Sarah Walker of The Curated House, panelists include Blanche Garcia (ASID, WELL AP, LEED AP), Young Huh, Lisa Kahn (ASID) and Richard Ouellette. These design leaders will provide their perspectives on wellness in the home by showcasing key projects.

Complimentary boxed lunch provided. 0.1 IDCEC-Approved CEU.