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  • Dec
    18
    2015

    Interior Design Student Wins Two New Scholarships (Interview)

    Name: Kristina Roach

    Major: Interior Design, Bachelor of Arts Program

    Tell us about the scholarships you were recently awarded. The scholarships I won are from NEWH The Hospitality Network. The first one is a general scholarship from the organization for $1,700. I also received an independent memorial scholarship called the Bob Young award for $2,000. I attended the NEWH Scholarship Gala to accept these on stage. For the first one, all recipients were called up on stage (there were about 20 of us.) For the Bob Young award I was the only recipient and was asked to stay on stage while Bob Young's wife spoke about him, introduced the scholarship in his honor, and then she and their grandson handed me the award.

    After receiving your Associate of Arts degree in Interior Design from FIDM, what made you decide to get your Bachelor of Arts? After my AA program at FIDM, I decided it was best to transfer to a university to complete a Bachelor's program, but after transferring I soon learned the level of education was nowhere near what I learned at FIDM. Once I heard that FIDM was offering a Bachelor's for Interior Design, I jumped at the opportunity to come back. The atmosphere here, being surrounding by such creative minds, is truly inspiring.

    When are you expected to graduate? The first class of Bachelor students for Interior Design is due to graduate Spring of 2017.

    What are your ultimate career goals? I have always envisioned myself doing residential design, working at a small residential design firm or eventually starting my own. Pure bliss to me is turning a house into a home. The more I explore the world of interior design, the more that I realize how fascinating every aspect of it can be and I want to keep discovering the beauty.

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  • Dec
    09
    2015

    FIDM Graduate Marcia Prentice Publishes Interior Design Book

    Interior Design Graduate and photographer Marcia Prentice has published her first book, How We Live (teNeues), an intimate photographic journal of 18 designers’ and artists’ homes from around the world, including Mumbai, Beirut, Marrakech, Reykjavik, Mexico … Read More

  • Dec
    09
    2015

    Interior Designer Julia Petiprin's Latest Project

    Interior designer Julia Petiprin of PRN Interior Design recently designed the Sundry & Vice Bar, for which she won a Cincinnati Design Award for Interior Design. The project, located in the burgeoning Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, was also featured on the Retai … Read More

  • Nov
    24
    2015

    Monique Lhuillier Teams With Pottery Barn Kids For New Collection

    Fashion and bridal designer Monique Lhuillier, a graduate of FIDM, is collaborating with Pottery Barn Kids on a 70-piece children's furnishings collection that will debut in March, according to Apparel News. "The collection fuses designs from my bridal, ready … Read More

  • May
    22
    2015

    Just Accepted Interior Design Student Comes From a Family of Design Entrepreneurs

    Name: Anna Giannulli-Chavez Age: 19 Hometown: Newport Beach, CA Previous College: Irvine Valley College FIDM Major: Interior Design FIDM Campus and Start Date: LA Campus for Fall 2015 Admissions Advisor: Susan Pope How did your advisor help with the … Read More

  • May
    13
    2015

    Interior Design Grad Summer Jensen Is California Home+ Design's Designer Crush

    California Home + Design has featured Interior Design Alumna Summer Jensen of Hawk & Co. as their latest Designer Crush. The Q&A with the L.A.-based designer includes her favorite design trends, favorite recipe, and hidden talent.  … Read More

  • May
    06
    2015

    Entrepreneurship Class Visits SF Start-Up Move Loot

    FIDM San Francisco students from Mychelle Fitzgerald's Entrepreneurship class visited start-up Move Loot's headquarters this quarter. Founders Bill Bobbitt and Jenny Morrill shared their successful business plan for an online used furniture site that links u … Read More

  • Apr
    29
    2015

    FIDM Grad Launches Shopping Journeys Around the World (Interview)

    Name: Sheena Dersidan Company: IAMSHEGLOBAL FIDM Major: Interior Design What led you to start your new global shopping adventures? I’ve always been fascinated with other cultures and how people express themselves through their art, traditions, fashion, an … Read More

  • Apr
    27
    2015

    Interior Design Students Visit San Francisco Design Center

    A group of Interior Design Students took a field trip to the San Francisco Design Center last week. The SFDC is the West’s best destination for fine home furnishings and accessories. Sitting at the heart of the San Francisco’s Design District (known as Showp … Read More

  • Apr
    21
    2015

    Interior Design Grads Create Rooms for 2015 Pasadena Showcase House

    Interior Design Graduates Casey Mason and Ruben Marquez of Jennifer Bevan Interiors designed the library and an adjoining bath for this year's Pasadena Showcase House. "We used a combination of Dunn Edwards Muslin, Reclaimed Wood, and Barnwood Gray to create … Read More

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