"The ascent of California as a center of design is unstoppable," according to University of California Professor Simon Sandler. In an interview with The New York Times, he explains that California dominates design in the categories of technology (think Apple), cars, and architecture and that those things have gained momentum, creating "an intangible sense of magic and possibility" all over the world.
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Categories: Designer, Interior Design, Trends
Two Interior Design and Chairing Styles Alumnas, Juliette Mutzke-Felippelli of JOOGII and Jenifer Janniere, who has a self-titled line, are showing their respective furniture collections at the upcoming WestEdge Design Fair at the Barker Hangar in Santa Moni … Read More
Overview: A Time of Boredom It is a time of transition. We look to the past, remember what innovations worked, and bring those forgotten concepts into our future. Our fast lives, up until now, leave no room for boredom. However, we are now finding joy in … Read More
Not only do mother and daughter Kristi and Whitney Odman attend FIDM together, but they are also Chairing Styles team members who are collaborating on a coordinating chair and dress that will be featured at DEBUT in 2017. The annual project and exhibition al … Read More
Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Interior Design Graduate Michaela Warner is an interior designer and blogger who has been featured in Rue Magazine, Ruffled, Glitter Guide, and Martha Stewart Crafts, among other publications. On October 24 to 25, 2016, she will … Read More
Katelyn Coscarelli-Schag of KCS Design will appear on a new episode of House Hunters Renovation on HGTV this weekend. The FIDM Graduate was asked to design a kitchen for a young couple buying their first home. "It was such a fun project and I was so honored … Read More
Interior Design Graduate Barbara Town has been busy since receiving her Professional Designation Degree from FIDM in 2013. We recently caught up with the owner/designer of Town Lifestyle + Design to learn more about her exciting career in interior design. … Read More
The drive toward sustainability, accountability in design, and ‘interchangeable’ unisex fashion embraces a global change in attitudes. This change is inspiring not only new models in design and lifestyle, but a new blueprint for the future. Overview For t … Read More
FIDM Grad Marissa Guccione runs an interior design firm in Orange County. In our interview, find out more about her firm, and how she's achieved career success. Tell us about Guccione Design Concepts. Guccione Design Concepts is an Orange County, California … Read More
Overview A new market for on-demand services is changing the nine-to-five lifestyle. The ease of digital connectivity enables last-minute needs, such as babysitters, or fast food delivery. Schedules can be rearranged as needed, using a multitude o … Read More