In 1988, at the height of the AIDS crisis, activist Vito Russo compared the epidemic to trench warfare, a nightmarish battle in which “every time a shell explodes, you look around and you discover that you’ve lost more of your friends, but nobody else notices.”
Sean Corcorran, general manager of Steelcase Education Solutions, will discuss how space impacts behavior and how design thinking is transforming classrooms and learning spaces. In the United States the average “functional age” of a school building is more than 40 years.
The Evolution of Interior Design, a panel discussion to be held April 6 at the New York School of Interior Design Auditorium, will bring together four NYSID alumni to discuss the evolution of the interior design profession and their experiences working at their respective firms - residential, commercial, large and small.
More and more established interior designers are embarking on creating their own product lines—furniture, rugs, lighting, and accessories. Interior designers Alexa Hampton and Laura Kirar, licensing agent Kate Verner, and designer Barry Goralnick will discuss the ins and outs and pros and cons of developing signature product lines.
Fast-paced, interactive, and exciting: this one-day symposium will look at the work of interior designers today and in the future, making the case that interior design is inarguably essential to organizational and human health, wellness, and happiness.