Extended Weekend Hours

The New England School of Art & Design will have extended weekend hours starting Saturday March 28.

March 28 to May 2
Saturday: 9:00am – 10:45pm
Sunday: 10:00am – 10:45pm

Four Week Revit 2009 Workshop Announced

Workshop description:
An introduction to Revit Architecture 2009, this workshop will explore the features and professional uses of Revit for the design studio and professional office.  The four week workshop will focus on design and modeling techniques leading towards construction drawings.  This workshop will also explore how Revit can interact with other architectural design software including AutoCAD and SketchUp.  Students will develop a small design project together and a basic layout of construction drawings for that project.

Dates: June 8- July 6, 2009
Times: Monday evening, 5:30-9:30pm
Cost: $500
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19th annual IIDA New England Leaders Breakfast

The 2009 IIDA New England Leaders Breakfast Committee is pleased to announce that the 19th annual IIDA New England Leaders Breakfast will be held Tuesday morning, May 5th at the Intercontinental Boston Waterfront Hotel, at 510 Atlantic Avenue in Boston.

This year’s speaker is William Taylor, best-selling author of the book ‘Mavericks at Work’, entrepreneur and co-founder of Fast Company, a magazine that chronicles the convergence of new ideas, breakthrough technologies and enduring values.  William Taylor will offer thoughts and ideas on some of the most urgent challenges in business: devising a sound competitive strategy, forging deep relationships with customers, promoting innovation and retaining talent.
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UPDATE: Adobe InDesign

Adobe recently released Creative Suite 4 (CS4) which includes Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and more. We are not upgrading the interior design computers to CS4 until the Fall 2009 semester.

If you are using Adobe InDesign CS4 at home, you must save your files as an InDesign Interchange file or they will be unable to open these documents on campus.

Read more at adobe.com

The Box and the Curve: Modern Furniture Exhibit

At the Gallery of the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University
BOSTON — The Box and the Curve, an exhibit at the New England School of Design at Suffolk University Feb 2 through 16, 2009, features the work of two furniture designers who combine art and artisanship in their work.

Mark Del Guidice and David Sears, cutting-edge designers of modern furniture, will discuss their work from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the art school gallery.
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SCAD presents International Interior Design Student Competition: LINK’Design

Link: to join, to associate, to combine, to couple, to fasten, to interconnect

SAVANNAH – Savannah College of Art and Design presents the 2009 International Interior Design Student Competition.  In its inaugural year, students are asked to develop a 4-D visitor experience for the Fort Pulaski National Monument Visitor Center Complex on Cockspur Island, Ga.

Students enrolled full-time in a college or university are invited to develop designs that encompass historical, ecological, economic and cultural issues surrounding the United States National Park Service Monument. The winning student team will receive $4,500, with runners-up teams receiving $1,500 each. Finalists will also receive media coverage and serious consideration for the renovation of Fort Pulaski National Monument Visitor Center Complex. [Read more...]

IIDA Student Sustainable Design Competition

Design will be judged for innovative character of the overall design, evocative and responsible use of materials, practical application, visual comfort and sustainable material application. [Read more...]

2008 ASID Student Design Competition

This contest is open exclusively to all ASID student members in any year of study. This year, the winning entry will receive a $2,000 cash award and will be featured in ASID ICON, ACCESS student newsletter, and on the ASID Web site. [Read more...]

Job Posting: Design New England Magazine

Design New England is a bimonthly magazine that focuses on high-end residential interior design and architecture. Candidates for internships should have strong writing skills as well as an interest in home design and related trends, products, and people. Interns will conduct research and interview design professionals, merchants, and homeowners in order to write stories. They will also participate in photo shoots and styling, fact check stories, follow up on leads, and assist with clerical tasks.

Job Posting: Panache Interior Design

UPDATE 02/04/09: THIS POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED. APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER BEING ACCEPTED.

Part-time Interior Design Assistant needed!

Panache Interior Design, a small firm dealing in high-end residential and commercial projects, is seeking a mature, independent and organized graduate student to fill the position of interior design assistant for a minimum of 1 year. The firm’s principal and owner, Tracy Winthrop, works primarily out of her home in the South End but also has an office in Maine allowing her to serve clients throughout New England. [Read more...]

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