Summer is filled with new adventures and often new sources of inspiration.  


Are you inspired by the interiors you see on your vacation?   The color combinations you see splashed across the local outdoor market or by meeting up with your friends over a cocktail?


Summer becomes a great opportunity to think a little differently about what we do given our slight change in pace.  It's an important part of professional and personal growth to look to these inspirations to fuel us and even push us a little.  This month we have many opportunities to do just that! 


Submit your work for our 2015 Design Competition, attend a new event, support education through the ASID Foundation or get involved with legislative efforts to protect your right to practice.  Several of your Board Members are also gearing up to attend the Chapter Leadership Conference (CLC) next month, where they too, will be opening avenues for new ideas and ASID chapter growth.


"We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty."

- Maya Angelou   


Enjoy this season of change and embrace the opportunities it presents.  As always, I am here to chat at


Corinn Soro

President, ASID NYU/CE

2015 Design Competition

IDLNY Letter Writing Campaign

Our chapter is encouraging members to write to their Assembly Member and Senator regarding Bill S.7360, A.3446; an act to amend the business corporation, education and limited liability laws in relation to permitting certified interior designers to enter into joint enterprise or partnership of a design corporation and allow interior designers to sign, stamp and issue plans for permitting.


We hope you will join us in a letter writing campaign! Below are letter templates. You can use our sample templates to write a letter to Senator Avella and Assemblyman O'Donnell supporting these issues.


If you are interested in getting more involved with legislative efforts for Interior Designers in New York State, 


Your Board attends all meetings on your behalf, however you are welcome to join us!


Grass Roots Thank you Letter Senator


ASID Foundation Online Auction


July 13th - 18th ASID members will have a unique opportunity to participate in an online auction to support the ASID Foundation. Bid on art, books, travel, entertainment, and more at

Good luck!


Quick Links
ASID NYU/CE Chapter Website
ASID National Website

June 4th Capital District Networking Mixer Recap


ASID NYU/CE members located in and near Albany attended a networking mixer on June 4th in East Greenbush. 


This event was a collaborative effort between many professional organizations, including: AIA, CSI, USGBC, IFMA, IES, ASHRAE, ASLA, and ASID.


Look for another mixer before the holiday season in late fall!  

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