international interior design association Archives

IIDA: Ripples of Talent

Photo by Mike Mertes, Az Big Media

The International Interior Design Association is the only worldwide design organization that solely focuses on commercial work. It has more than 13,000 members in 33 chapters around the globe, though IIDA Southwest Chapter President Stephanie Fanger and President-Elect Cheyne Brown have their eye on retaining interior design talent in-state through mentorship programs and raising awareness… Read More →

Haute For Charity: Couture At Its Most Creative


Gowns designed with recycled sign parts and steel cable; belts constructed of tile and linoleum. This is couture at its most creative. Couture garments made out of commercial construction materials — two worlds you wouldn’t expect to collide in such beautiful ways — paraded down the catwalk at the biennial International Interior Design Association (IIDA)… Read More →

Q&A with Casey Potash: President, IIDA Southwest

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Q:  Are IIDA Southwest members seeing a trend in a certain type of commercial design? A: Although this trend has been happening nationally for quite some time, environmentally friendly design is definitely becoming more prevalent in the Southwest. There are more readily available eco-friendly products and clients are starting to embrace the benefits of designing… Read More →