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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

UNT Interior Design Graduate Students Featured on Media

UNT Interior Design graduate students are featured on the North Texas Daily about their concentration on sustainability. Dr. Zahid Islam’s class is showcased for the students’ examples of sustainability concepts. 

Please visit the link for more details.

Monday, February 4, 2019

Intern for Model Home Firm

Heritage Design is a model home interior design firm in Frisco seeking a new graduate and/or intern to assist in interior design presentations as an immediate need. The position is a part-time or also can be a full time. $20 – 25 per hour. Bachelor degree in Interior Design is required. Looking for a team player with collaboration skills for client and team. Prepare installations, presentation boards, space planning, manage stock, maintain library, price wholesale products, selections-spec drawings, CAD, quick books.

Please send resume and work experience to Leslie.

Leslie Henderson
Heritage Design
214-695-2592 direct

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Assistant Design Manager & Intern Positions

Streetlights Residential in Dallas has a full-time position of Assistant Design Manager available. They are also looking for an intern.

Those interested can contact Annie.

Annie Nguyen
Assistant Design Manager
Streetlights Residential
2300 N. Field St.
Dallas, TX 75204

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

CVAD Continuing Student Scholarships

CVAD Continuing Student Scholarships are available. All the student needs to do is to apply online, and provide a brief (500 word maximum) biographical statement regarding his/her own art or design work, pursuits in art history, or desire to teach art. Further, the applicant has the option to include a single pdf with images of his or her artwork/design, a sample of his or her writing, or a teaching philosophy. The deadline to submit the application is Friday, February 1, 2019.

Monday, January 28, 2019

NEWH Dallas Chapter Scholarships

Last year NEWH Dallas awarded students over $25,000 in scholarships and the Dallas chapter alone has given away over $350,000 to date.
Students that meet the requirements below are eligible to apply. 
  • Must be a currently enrolled student attending an accredited college
  • Must have completed half the requirements for a degree or certification in the program you are currently enrolled
  • Must show financial need and have eligible outstanding debt for tuition, books or supplies at time of scholarship award
  • Must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA/B average or equivalent
  • Must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)
Applications include:
  • Student Essay
  • Transcript
  • Letters of recommendation from Dept. Head, Professors, Advisor
  • Letters of recommendation from industry professionals, employers, etc. 
For the NEWH Dallas Chapter, please contact Lauren for a scholarship application.

Lauren (Buchanan) Potak
TRI-KES - Dallas
800 200 8120 main 2018 ext.
800 430 8120 fax

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Dallas NEWH E3 Mentoring Event on March 6

The NEWH, Dallas chapter, is hosting a Hospitality Student Night to ENGAGE our Interior Design, Architecture, Culinary and Hospitality students in the hospitality industry. Participants can get the education on the hospitality process and then elevate their experience through one on one time with industry leaders. Professional panel will include a SR Interior Designer, Architect, Sales Representative and Culinary Professional.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions to Erin Bailey and Vanessa Strunk.
Thank you,

Erin R. Bailey

Vanessa Strunk

MatchLine Design Group, LLC
10300 N. Central Expressway, Suite 335
Dallas, Texas 75231
Office: 972.707.0568    

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Marvelous Home Makeovers Seeking Interior Design & Admin Assistant

Marvelous Home Makeovers (MHM) in Plano is looking for an in house interior designer who can assist with design part time and office administration part time. MHM is an award winning, boutique design-build firm that specializes in kitchen and bathroom remodels, but completes whole house remodels on a regular basis.  The owner, Botond Laszlo, is president of the NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry) Dallas chapter.

Kristyn Starr
Marvelous Home Makeovers, LLC
Phone: 972.951.1932 

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

B2 ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN Hiring Project Coordinator

B2 ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN'S Dallas office is seeking a project coordinator who will be responsible for assisting the senior project designer with project coordination from schematic development through furniture installation.

For more information go to www.b2architecture.com
Send resumes to Julie@B2architecture.com

2251 Vantage St., Ste. 200
Dallas, TX 75207
214-224-0810 x101

*Please note our new address as of 4/1/19*
2242 Monitor Street, Suite 120
Dallas, TX 75207

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Scholarships Available from IIDA Student Membership

The IIDA Texas/Oklahoma Chapter has Tuition Reimbursement and Study Abroad Program Scholarships calls open with a deadline of January 25, 2019 for submissions. 

The JohnJ. Nelson Sr. Legacy Scholarship Fund benefit and further the study of interior design and architecture by students of African-American descent who are currently enrolled in a U.S. not-for-profit CIDA-accredited interior design or NAAB-accredited architecture program. The scholarship fund is administered through the IIDA Foundation.

Also at the national level, IIDA offers the Student Mentoring Program. IIDA will match design students (mentees) with mentors – interior design professionals, manufacturer representatives, dealers, and interior design educators – for one day of job shadowing. IIDA pairs students with mentors based on location. The deadline for registration is January 31, 2019.

The IIDA Student Conference, SHIFT will be held in Dallas on February 27-March 1, 2019 at the Westin Galleria Hotel. While this event is put on by the IIDA Texas/Oklahoma Chapter, the event is also open to students and educators from other states.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Flick Mars Looking for Design Assistant

Flick Mars is seeking a self-starter and quick learner to serve as an intern at our Dallas-based studio. The Intern is the individual responsible for assisting the Interior Designers with FF&E, architectural drawings, and other aspects of hospitality interior design.

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Spexx and Sketchup preferred
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must have a versatile skill set, i.e. FF&E, architectural drawings and schematic design
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours
  • Assist design team with various basic tasks, including layouts, renderings and color boards, selections of FF&E
  • Upkeep of materials library, including the studio worktable, neatening and maintaining of binders and samples on library shelves, and filing of all new binders received in the mail or after vendor presentations
Interested candidates should email Jhonelle Henry at jhonelle@flickmars.com with resume and professional portfolio.

Design for Hospitality & Leisure
10440 N. Central Expy, No. 1210
Dallas, TX 75231

Friday, December 21, 2018

Alumnus’ ClubDesign Associates Featured on THE BOARDROOM

ClubDesign Associates owned by UNT Interior Design alumnus, John Cochran is featured as "Clubhouse Design Firm of the Year" 2018 and "Interior Design Lounge Seating & Bar Area" 2018 on the BoardRoom.

BoardRoom magazine is the only publication of its kind that is designed to educate the board of directors, owners, general managers and department heads of private golf, city, yacht, tennis and country clubs about issues concerning all aspects of the club, golf course management and operations.

John R. Cochran, President
ClubDesign Associates
Fort Worth - Palm Desert - Scottsdale - Beverly Hills

Monday, December 10, 2018

Full Harvest Exhibition

Two Interior Design sophomore students’ work were showcased in the full harvest exhibition. Their work is from an assignment from the Interior Design faculty Bill Morgan’s class. Students select a meaningful object, photograph it as it undergoes change or mutation, and then create a habitable space by using multiple modalities such as sketching, model building, and orthographic projection.

Shaimaa Khodr –Wafer City (graphite, foam board)
Wafers remind me of my childhood in the way of how I used wafers as buildings and stack them at the top of each other to get different building shapes. My project focuses on the layers of the wafers and how the taste differs from the inside (chocolate) and the outside (biscuit). From that point,  I started constructing the idea of having a space that looks and feels different from the outside and the inside. Eroding the base and sides reflects the torsional force needed to access both inside and outside simultaneously.

Devon Moore – Value of Light (graphite, styrene, foam board)
An exploration of light as duality. Light simultaneously reflects and receives, it is both positive and negative, sacred and profane. It infers lightness and darkness, knowledge and ignorance. This project signifies growth through the control and manipulation of the light source, using contrast and the linearity of shadows to imply movement.

From Left: Devon Moore & Shaimaa Khodr

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Customer Experience Manager - Brendan Bass Showroom - Dallas, TX

Full-time position
Opportunity to join a passionate, growing team
$43,000+ annual compensation plus commissions

Brendan Bass is a full service showroom in the Dallas Design District that supports an authentic lifestyle and transitional aesthetic. We offer a wide range of products including a full line of custom upholstery, one of a kind find's from all over the world and much more. We also manufacture custom built case goods with a plethora of options the client can choose from. Brendan Bass is set apart in the industry as an artisanal showroom that values the complete experience of our clients and the craftsmanship of our work.

We are expanding and are looking for a Customer Experience Manager to join our team. This position will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Managing and day-to-day supervising of staff with the exception of the sales team
  • Coordination of communication and direction between sales staff and stockroom staff
  • Work directly with BB to create and enhance the Brendan Bass standard
  • Photography of new product and coordination of off-site photo shoots
  • Communication of custom orders with local makers
  • Creation and maintenance of digital product "look books"
  • Building and maintaining sample sales kits
  • Coordination of Visual merchandising with sales staff
  • Assist is writing product copy and product data files
  • Social media and website management supervising
  • Assist with event coordination and applicable vendors (i.e. wine suppliers, caterers, sponsors, etc.)
  • Various administrative duties including but not limited to: filing and maintaining Customer Records, ordering supplies, and preforming point of sale duties, etc.)

Our ideal candidate must possess and demonstrate the following critical success behaviors:
  • Skilled photographer
  • Assertive, aggressive and eager to perform
  • 100% organized, structured and disciplined
  • Tireless energy and enthusiasm, capable of handling multiple projects
  • A true go-getter, professional and friendly
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Thorough and detail-minded with the ability to work quickly and accurately

This a full-time position with a salary of $43,000+ per year plus commission opportunity. Benefits include access to Health Insurance after 90 days of employment. We take our responsibility seriously to only hire the best-fit individuals onto our team.  We look forward to learning more about you to see if you're the person we've been looking for to join our team.

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Gulfstream Aerospace in Dallas Seeking Interior Design Students

Gulfstream Aerospace, a business jet aircraft manufacturer located in Dallas is looking for interior design students as interns for Spring 2019.

The internship is a paid, 20-hour per week, position located at Dallas Love Field. It is open to Sophomores through Seniors, students graduating December 2018 are unfortunately not eligible. The internship has the possibility of extending into Summer 2019 as well. Interested applicants must apply through the link below, a design portfolio is not necessary to apply.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
7440 Aviation Place
Dallas, TX 75235
Office: (214) 902-7603

Friday, November 16, 2018

The idGroup Dallas Hiring Interior Designers

The idGroup is looking for 3 full-time interior designers of entry Level – 5 years of experience as immediate and on-going needs. Interior design degree required.

The idGroup specializes in commercial interior design, space planning, architecture for Tenant Development, Corporate, Retail and Restaurant clients. When good people work together, Great Things are Possible!

AutoCAD, construction documents

Send resume and portfolio to Melanie Martinez.

Melanie Martinez
Director of Operations
2641 Irving Blvd. 
Dallas, TX 75207

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Aram Ataei Received Multiple Awards from ASID Student Symposium

Interior Design senior student, Aram Ataei received the 2018 ASID Student Scholarship and won three 1st place awards in the ASID Design Competitions: Commercial, Residential, and One Unique Space designs. UNT Interior Design program was well represented at the ASID Student Symposium in Austin, TX.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

NEWH Harvey Nudelman $5,000 Scholarship for Interior Design students

NEWH Harvey Nudelman $5,000 scholarship, sponsored by Fabricut Contract, FR One: Opens in fall, applications due in December and awarded in May of the following year. Open to interior design students pursuing a career in hospitality. Awarded during The Young Entrepreneurs breakfast and panel discussion at HD EXPO in Las Vegas, Nevada. Scholarship recipient must be able to attend the awards event with paid airfare/lodging provided.

NEWH Available Scholarships!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

IFDA-EF Student Scholarships Available

The International Furnishings and Design Association Educational Foundation (IFDA-EF) offers seven 2019 scholarships. Scholarship applications are accepted from March 1 to March 31. Details and additional information can be found on the IFDA-EF website at: www.ifdaef.org

IFDA Leaders Commemorative Scholarship — $1,500
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full-Time Undergraduate Students, Extra Credit For Volunteer Work/Leadership

Part-Time Student Scholarship — $1,500
Open To Currently Enrolled, Part-Time Undergraduate Students

IFDA Student Member Scholarship — $2,000
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full-Time Undergraduate, IFDA Student Members

Vercille Voss IFDA Graduate Student Scholarship — $2,000
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full- or Part-Time Graduate Students

Ruth Clark Furniture Design Scholarship — $3,000
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full- or Part-Time Undergraduate or Graduate Students

Tricia LeVangie Green/Sustainable Design Scholarship — $1,500
Open To Currently Enrolled, Full- or Part-Time Undergraduate Students

Window Fashion Certified Professionals Fast Track Scholarship -One Full Registration ($1,000)
Open To Currently Enrolled, Two or Three Year Interior Design or Related Program Students