IIDA California Chapters Weigh in on State Legislation

June 1, 2023 Advancing Equity, Sustainability, and Educational Facilities This year, over 2,630 bills were introduced across the Senate and Assembly houses–a higher number of bill introductions than is typical and the highest number in over a decade. This crush of bills paired with the State’s projected $31.5 billion budget deficit, foreshadows an unlikely future […]

Designing for Healing and Hope

Elevating Mental Health Awareness through Behavioral Healthcare Interior Design As Mental Health Awareness Month takes center stage, we turn our attention to the power of design in creating spaces that foster healing, hope, and resilience.  In the realm of behavioral healthcare, interior designers face a unique set of challenges and considerations to provide environments that […]

Pioneers in Design – Rael San Fratello

May 23 2023 Event Recap Pioneers in Design – Ronald Rael + Virginia San Fratello SF Jazz, San Francisco Read about all the details of the 2023 Pioneers in Design event! On May 23, 2023 our design community joined together in person again at SF Jazz for an inspiring conversation between SFMoMA’s Josh Becker and […]

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 […]