President's Letter

ASID is celebrating our 40th year and we certainly have a lot to show for it.  Besides being the largest and oldest national interior design organization, ASID has been instrumental in developing the infrastructure for CIDA, IDCEC, NCIDQ and USGBC LEED-CI.  


We represent all aspects of interior design which is unique as compared to others.  ASID rolled out the Protocols for Health and Wellness Through Design in October and we are the leading voice for legislative initiatives.  This organization continues to form partnerships with other industry specialists such as IES and IALD as we truly become the center of design knowledge.


Thank you to our members who have been with us for a large majority of this 40 year journey.  You help remind us why we are here.  May we enjoy the next 40 years living out our mission statement:


"ASID advances the profession and communicates the impact of interior design to enhance the human experience."

I'm always here to chat


Corinn Soro

President, NYU/CE Chapter of ASID


New York 11+ April Events

Every Spring NY11+ showcases the talent of students of interior design programs across New York State. Mark your calendars for events in Albany and New York City! 


ASID Student Competition Winner 2015

Join us in congratulating Tara Clack who placed 1st and 2nd in our 2015 Student Design Competition.  Tara did a superb job of executing her concepts through to the fine details.


1st Place

 Tara Clack 1



2nd Place



ASID Student Career Day - Brand ID

Save the date for our Student Career Day in collaboration with SUNY Buffalo State College on April 30th 2015.  The Career Day will be a combination of mock interviews, portfolio reviews, panel discussions and a student & alumni show reception.  All interior design students and professionals are welcome.


Did you know about these dues incentives?

ASID Student and Educator membership rates have been reduced in 2015! Are you also taking advantage of the following dues incentives?

  • Professional or Allied Inactive: If you are not practicing interior design but want to continue your involvement in ASID this status is for you.
  • Professional or Allied Retired: If you are at least 65 years of age, have been a member of ASID for at least 20 years and no longer practice interior design, you are eligible for retired status.
  • NCIDQ Dues Waiver: Active Allied members who notify ASID of NCIDQ passage within one year will be given their first year of Professional dues for free.
  • Faculty Advisor:  If you chose to volunteer your time as a Faculty Advisor, you will receive a discount for serving as the Faculty Advisor to your ASID Student Chapter.
  • ASID Benevolent Fund: The ASID Benevolent Fund distributes grants to individual ASID members who are experiencing a catastrophic life situation including, but not limited to, a medical crisis or natural disaster.

You may also request any of the applications listed above by contacting ASID headquarters by phone at (202) 675-4456, by fax at (202) 546-3240, or by e-mail at

Quick Links
ASID NYU/CE Chapter Website
ASID National Website
Welcomes to Our New Members!

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ASID Business Courses: Members Earn over 50% of your CEUs

The Society's new online Business of Design series will provide you with practical information you can apply to your business immediately, and will get you started on completing your ASID CEU requirements. The four course series, totaling .7 IDCEC CEUs, will provide a solid foundation on which to build your business, and will focus on four crucial areas of business acumen: Setting Your Intentions, Attracting Clients, Managing Projects, and Sustaining a Practice. Visit for all the details.
Call for Proposals

ASID Education is embarking on a new approach to enhance our educational library through a call for education proposals. This method will cast a wider net, giving qualified candidates the opportunity to submit proposals to be considered for inclusion in the ASID library of educational programming.  All accepted proposals will be approved for CEUS. Programs and presenters will be used at various ASID local and national educational events, at live industry events, and online. To learn moredownload the RFP. Submit materials to Karol Kaiser .

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