IIDA Northern California Wins Catalyst Grant

Empowering Climate Action in Interior Design In a world increasingly aware of the urgent need for environmental action, the interior design industry is stepping up to the challenge. IIDA Northern California Chapter, through its Climate Action Committee, has been at the forefront of this movement. Recently, the chapter secured a significant win—the IIDA Catalyst Grant—based […]

Celebrating Excellence

March 14, 2024 Event Recap 2024 Honor Awards Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco Read about all the winners and finalists of the 2024 Honor Awards event! Evening Highlights Cocktails and ConversationsThe evening kicked off with cocktails in the gorgeous mid-century lobby of the Masonic Auditorium. Attendees enjoyed reconnecting with friends and colleagues before moving to the […]

Lobby Day Rewind

Advocacy in Action for California’s Interior Designers Ahead of the March 11th California Architect’s Board Sunset Hearing, a group of IIDA advocates took to the capitol to educate legislators on the profession of commercial interior design and the occupational barriers this profession faces in California. Representing the profession were Adam Newton, VP of Advocacy; Melissa […]

Advocating for Progress

Empowering Commercial Interior Designers in California IIDA’s Northern and Southern California chapters’ advocacy efforts are moving ahead full steam this year to advance legislation that empowers commercial interior designers. In recent discussions surrounding these efforts, various points of view have emerged that illustrate the passionate engagement of professionals in the A&D industry. As part of […]

National Firms Support IIDA Efforts

February 1, 2024 HGA and ASD|SKY Inaugural Signatories Supporting California Registered Commercial Interior Designer Title Act Leading architecture and design firms, HGA and ASD|SKY, have signed letters to AIA California in support of a Commercial Interior Designer Title Act. This follows on the heels of a recent announcement by the International Interior Design Association’s (IIDA) […]

Sign. Seal. Empower.

February 1, 2024 IIDA California Chapters Announce Intention to Enter 2024 Title Act Legislation for Commercial Interior Designers In a progressive move, IIDA California chapters are spearheading a revolution for California interior design professionals, propelling them into a future where licensure standards reflect the modernized A&D industry. This innovative approach aims to empower commercial interior […]

2023 Legislator of the Year

January 9, 2024 IIDA’s Northern and Southern California Chapters Honor State Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman The Northern and Southern California chapters of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) have proudly announced the awarding of the prestigious 2023 Legislator of the Year to State Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman. This accolade is a testament to Eggman’s exemplary […]

Reflecting on the 2023 IIDA Leaders Breakfast

September 8 2023 Event Recap Honoring Legacy and Inspiring Future Design  Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco On the morning of Friday, Sept. 8, the design community of Northern California gathered in anticipation and excitement at the elegant Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco. The occasion? The annual IIDA Leaders Breakfast, a prestigious international event series […]