State Bill 816 Pledges Collaboration

April 26, 2023 California Bill Hearing Presents Changes to Interior Design Profession’s Statute, Pledges Future Collaboration with Commercial Interior Designers This Spring, IIDA’s California Chapters joined together to evaluate and provide amendments to SB 816 which was heard and advanced by the Senate Business and Professions Committee this week.  Committee Chair, Senator Roth, presented the […]

Supporting Assembly Bill 342

April 4, 2023 IIDA’s California Chapters Support Legislation Addressing Demographics of Licensed Architects This spring, IIDA’s California Chapters joined together in support of Assembly Bill 342 which was heard and advanced by the Assembly Business and Professions Committee at the end of March.  Introduced by Assemblymember Avelino Valencia of District 68 in Southern California, AB […]

March 2023 Climate Crawl

March 2023 Event Recap March Climate Crawl RMW A Presentation on the Success and Challenges of Tally and EC3 – an Interior Material Carbon Calculator RMW’s objective for every interior project is to consider the health and wellness of our clients and most importantly the impact we have on the planet when building these beautiful […]

January 2023 Climate Crawl

January 2023 Event Recap January Climate Crawl Studio O+A O+A’s Eco Playbook: How to Design with the Future in Mind During the pandemic Studio O+A looked inward as many firms did. We started on a journey by simply asking – “how is our design impacting the planet? And  – How do we design with the […]

November 2022 Climate Crawl

November 2023 Event Recap November Climate Crawl Revel Architecture & Design The Carbon Question: what do interiors have to do with it?  With global climate change growing in severity and urgency, architects and engineers have been grappling with the embodied carbon of new buildings for years. Because most building foundation and structural systems are such […]

Sunset Review Recap

November 9, 2022 A Sunset Review Wrap Up With Potential on the Horizon As the voice of the commercial interior design profession in California, IIDA’s Northern and Southern California chapters join together in efforts of interior design advocacy every day by working to raise the visibility of our members, educating public officials about the value […]

Northern California Emeritus Recipients

October 28, 2023 Congratulations! We are excited to announce our chapter member’s, Richard N. Pollack, Terry de la Cuesta and Fae Urban have all been approved for the IIDA Emeritus Member Type. We are very honored to celebrate their contributions to the Association and to the interior design community! The IIDA Emeritus status is an […]

2022 Legislator of the Year

October 28, 2022 IIDA’s Northern and Southern California Chapters Honor State Assemblymember Mike Gipson IIDA is proud to recognize State Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the 2022 Legislator of the Year recipient. This annual award recognizes an elected official who has put forth extraordinary effort on behalf of causes championed by the commercial interior design community. […]

Fall Student Conference at Pier 70

October 12 2022 Event Recap Annual Student Conference Pier 70, San Francisco “Where might your design education lead you?” On October 12th, we welcomed students and young professionals from across the region to join IIDA Northern California Chapter’s Student Conference for an inspiring in-person experience. We had small group tours throughout the city of furniture […]

September 2023 Climate Crawl

September 2022 Event Recap September Climate Crawl EHDD Early Phase Integrated Carbon (EPIC) EHDD’s approach to sustainability has evolved over the firm’s 75-year history, from an early emphasis on “appropriate design” to designing some of the first net zero projects to our current focus on climate positive design.  Since we launched the open access Early […]