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IDC-Oregon teams up with Local Interior Design Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interior Design Collaborative-Oregon is reaching out to interior design students throughout Oregon about the proposed Commercial Interior Design licensing bill. IDC-Oregon had the opportunity to present to Michele Kremers’ Intro to Interior Design class at Marylhurst University on October 3rd, 2011. Marylhurst University has a Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) accredited… Read More »

Call for Letters: Sustainability Month extended

The public relations committee has extended Sustainability Month into October.  We need 13 more letters to send to news publications.  Please submit letters to publicrelations@idc-oregon.org. These letters are important because legislators read letters to the editor.  These do make a difference.  Make your voice heard. Need ideas?  Here is an example:Date Dear Editor, In Oregon,… Read More »

September PR Campaign

Letter To Editors 11 more letters NEEDED Topic: Sustainable Design What is the most sustainable way to build? Adapt existing buildings. From reuse and recycling to eliminating indoor toxins, you make decisions every day to ensure Oregonians have access to the safest and healthiest sustainable buildings. We want to hear about your latest sustainable design… Read More »

August PR campaign

Have you been left out of an RFP? Can’t get drawings permitted? Have to duplicate your work by hiring an architect to stamp your drawings? IDC-Oregon wants to hear your story. Submit letters to publicrelations@idc-oregon.org 200 words or less. We will be coordinating these and tell you which newspaper editors to send them

Florida Senate Votes to Protect Registered Interior Designers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2011 CONTACT: Allison Levy, JDSenior Director, Government and Regulatory Affairs International Interior Design Association222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 567, Chicago, IL 60654 USA 312-467-1950 or alevy@iida.org Florida Senate Votes to Protect Registered Interior DesignersHouse Bill 5005 Defeated in Senate CHICAGO, IL — On Friday, May 6 the Florida Senate defeated… Read More »

Oregon Legislators Hear from Interior Design Professionals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2011 CONTACT: Michelle Neidiger, PR Chair Interior Design Collaborative-Oregon Email: info@idc-oregon.org www.idc-oregon.org Oregon Legislators Hear from Interior Design Professionals Commercial interior designers testify on protecting health, safety, and wellness of Oregonians SALEM, April 25, 2011—On Monday morning, the House Business and Labor Committee heard from design professionals during an informational… Read More »

Members Events Updates – Spring 2011

HB-2491 STATUS IDC-Oregon has made great strides forward this session in educating legislators about the importance of interior design licensing.  We have also heard from legislators, allies, and opposition on issues to address to make our bill stronger and more clear.  IDC-Oregon is still working hard to continue our work this session and we will… Read More »

Oregon Interior Design Practice Act Bill Defines Vague Designers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2011 CONTACT: Michelle Neidiger, PR Chair Interior Design Collaborative-Oregon Email: info@idc-oregon.org www.idc-oregon.org Oregon Interior Design Practice Act Bill Defines Vague Designers 68% of the US’s existing building stock is made up of single story buildings.  This is a growing market for construction bidding within the commercial real estate market.  It… Read More »

SAVE THE DATE!! EcoViNO & SOKOL BLOSSER!! MARCH 30TH!!

EcoVino Norwest Design Lab Tour & Sokol Blosser Tasting Wednesday, March 30, 20116:00pm – 8:00pm   RSVP at http://ecovino.eventbrite.com/ Join IDC-Oregon in their Annual Fundraiser networking and savoring a variety of distinctive wines with an ecofriendly upbringing from Sokol Blosser Winery! Cost:$50 Non-Members Includes Membership ($40 value)$25 Members, ASID |  IIDA | IDC-Oregon Complementary wine… Read More »