Thank You to our 2017 Host Sponsors!

IIDA Western Region Student Design Charette

Posted on: March 30, 2017

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The Western Region Student Design Charette is fast approaching! The winning teams from 6 IIDA Chapter Student Charettes will meet in Phoenix, AZ on April 7-9 where they will compete for the opportunity to participate in the IIDA Headquarters Charette competition held during Neocon 2017. To read more about the Northern California charette and the winning team that will be attending, click here.

Thank you to our sponsors!

This incredible opportunity for students in our region could not be possible without the help of our host sponsors.  Please take a moment to read about each one and why they choose to support the IIDA and its student members.


Herman Miller 

“Herman Miller believes the design industry is stronger when we partner and share knowledge in our pursuit of the best possible future for interior design. We are proud to support the IIDA in its efforts to develop and inspire design students, preparing them for a successful career through participation in the West Region Student Design Charette.” Amy Storek, Vice President – North America A+D Sales.

Herman Miller is a 100-year-old-plus company that places great importance on design, the environment, community service, and the health and well-being of its customers and its employees. Innovative ways to improve the performance of its customers’ organizations have become its hallmark. Award-winning furniture and related services and technologies are available through dealers and retailers around the world. Whether your world is an office, a school, a home, or a hospital—and whether you are a customer, an employee, a shareholder, or a member of our community—Herman Miller works hard to create a better world around you.




“Encouraging and mentoring the next generation of designers is a top priority for our office and firm. We are excited to host this year’s WRSDC and look forward to being inspired by the students’ perspectives.” – Beth Harmon-Vaughan, Managing Principal, Gensler Phoenix

Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 46 locations and more than 5,000 professionals networked across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work and play more inspiring, more resilient and more impactful.



Benjamin Moore

Benjamin Moore is excited to partner with IIDA and strengthen our shared commitment to fostering continued education opportunities for interior design and architecture students. The West Region Student Design Charette is an inspiring program that features the talents and creativity of aspiring professionals within the interior design community. We are honored to play a role in the advancement of the next generation of talent in interior… and architectural design and look forward to seeing the ideas each student brings forth in the competition.

Since 1883, Benjamin Moore has been North America’s favorite paint, color and coatings brand and the top choice of interior designers. Benjamin Moore is renowned for its premium paint and expansive color portfolio – offering consumers and designers more than 3,500 colors exclusively available from its more than 5,000 locally owned and operated paint and decorating retailers.

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