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Association News
Cheryl Durst Appointed to Harrington College of Design Board of Trustees
Monday June 24, 2013 
The board comprises a total of seven recognized leaders across various design-related industries.

New Board of Directors Line-up for BIFMA
Tuesday June 18, 2013 
Board reorganizes into four advisory councils.

IIDA Announces Cooper-Hewitt as 2013 Star Award Recipient
Monday May 6, 2013 
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum was founded in 1897 by Amy, Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt -- granddaughters of industrialist Peter Cooper -- with the purpose of advancing the publics' understanding of Design across all of human history.

IIDA Announces Suzanne Tick as 2013 Titan Award Recipient
Monday May 6, 2013 
Tick specializes in developing material for commercial and residential interiors, including textiles, carpet, hard surfacing, glass, woven metal screens, and lighting.

CEFPI Expands Partnership with EdSpaces for 2013
Monday May 6, 2013 
The strategic partnership between NSSEA and CEFPI recognizes the importance of engaging the facility planning community as key players in the marketplace for innovative environments.

IIDA Announces Opening of new Milan Chapter
Monday April 15, 2013 
The IIDA Milan Chapter marks the 32nd IIDA Chapter opening worldwide.

Organizations Define Opportunities to Advance Design
Monday April 8, 2013 
During the three day meeting, the group discussed the future of the design profession and began the conversation to create a shared vision of that future.

BIFMA Furniture Storage PCR Comment Period Open
Monday April 8, 2013 
The BIFMA Product Category Rules (PCR) Committee has opened its second PCR for public comment.

NSSEA Educational Facility Grant Program Now Accepting Applications
Monday April 8, 2013 
Now in its third year, the purpose of the Educational Facility Grant Program is to assist school and college facility planners, superintendents, and business/purchasing officials in making more effective decisions for their upcoming facility construction or renovation project and to take part in the discussion about how facilities and learning interact.

2013 INDEX & Office Exhibition Product Design Awards
Monday March 18, 2013 

BIFMA G1-2013 Ergonomics Guidelines Updated
Friday March 15, 2013 
Updated office furniture ergonomics take into account the increasing size of north american workers.

ASID Index Declines
Monday March 11, 2013 
All regions reported a reduction in billings from November to December.

IIDA and Hospitality Design magazine Announce Annual HD Product Design Contest
Sunday February 17, 2013 
The competition is now open with submissions being accepted in eight categories.

Wrap: BIFMA Leadership Conference
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday February 4, 2013 
You know you've been to a good conference when the last speaker on the last day might well have been the best.

Next Up: BIFMA Leadership Confab
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 21, 2013 
The first full day of the conference kicks off with Ray Kurzweil, one of the leading inventors of our time.

BIFMA and GreenWizard Form Partnership
Wednesday January 16, 2013 
GreenWizard's Product Management Workflow will now include level Certified Furniture Eligible for LEED Credits

Round Table
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 7, 2013 
The danger of facing volatility is becoming too reserved. The future is moving so quickly that it is difficult to keep track.

ASID Interior Design Billings Index Ends Third Quarter on Positive Note
Wednesday December 5, 2012 
Outlook for industry continues to improve.

ASID and Public Architecture Form Partnership to Advance Pro Bono Design
Monday December 3, 2012 
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and Public Architecture announce a partnership to support pro bono service for nonprofits seeking interior design expertise.

New Version of Furniture Sustainability Standard deals with Formaldehyde
Tuesday November 13, 2012 
This new revision further strengthens the health basis of e3 by incorporating the most stringent formaldehyde emissions limit established by the State of California Department of Public Health.

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