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The New York School Of Interior Design

2014 Annual Spring Gala

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Next Monday, March 10th, at the New York School of Interior Design’s Spring Gala the institution will be honoring Mariette Himes Gomez with the Albert Hadley Lifetime Achievement Award, and Charles Jencks with the Thomas N. Armstrong III Award in Landscape Design.

I asked Elizabeth Kogen, the schools Director of Development to explain why this is such an important fundraiser;.

“The funds raised at the gala provide much-needed scholarship support, helping NYSID prepare talented students so they are able to reach their potential – and their dream – to become leading designers. All contributions are encouraged no amount is too small to help!”


The co-chairs for the evening’s festivities are none other than friend-to-this-blog Alexa Hampton, and Newell Turner, the Editor of the Hearst Design Group.

Please help support the school and the future of our industry with a donation by following this link, and consider following NYSID on Facebook, and on Twitter


Shifting Sands

interior design, the American economy, and Newell Turner


As reported in an article in Friday’s New York Times, the unemployment rate has fallen below 8% – the lowest it’s been in the Obama presidency.  It’s just the latest in a string of economic reports showing a turn upward.  Is the ‘Great Recession’ finally over?  And will the interior design industry ever be the same?

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