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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Gabrielle Hundley Awarded NEWH Scholarship

UNT Interior Design student, Gabrielle Hundley received the NEWH Scholarship of $7000. She attended the NEWH Award Ceremony and delivered a speech on barrier-free design.

Center: Gabrielle Hundley

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Administrative Assistant Position

Platinum Homes by Mark Molthan in Dallas is a high-end residential company and currently looking for an assistant as an immediate need to help with some administrative work. Part-time paid (20 – 30 hours) and potential full time.

Skills for the position:
Excel required and AutoCAD preferred

Responsibilities of the position:
- Data entry for design selections
- Updates on change orders for our construction management system
- Picking up and returning samples to showrooms
- Ordering tile/counter tops/lighting/hardware/plumbing/furniture
- Coordinating deliveries with our warehouse manager
- Keeping furniture organized in our warehouse
- Checking on ETA’s of all ordered material
- Creating invoices for furniture orders
- Help with tile drawings when needed

Anyone interested can contact Whitney directly.

Whitney Askew
Platinum Homes by Mark Molthan
7001 Preston Rd., Suite 230
Dallas, TX 75205
Phone: 682-429-3476

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Bill Morgan’s MFA Exhibition & Graduation


William “Bill” Morgan has earned his MFA degree in May 2018. His MFA Exhibition regarding Mapping Violence in School: Spatial Attributes of Violence was held from May 7th through May 9th, 2018 in the Sculpture Critique Gallery at Lightwell. The purpose of this research is to investigate public school student’s perception of safety relative to educational facility environments. His research study presentation has been accepted from Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) 49 conference from June 6 through 9th in Oklahoma City, OK. Bill and Dr. Park will present the study on June 7th at the conference.

From left: Dr. Phillip Park and William “Bill” Morgan

Friday, May 4, 2018

Freelance CAD & Administrative Work Available

Towne + Main Interiors is looking for a freelancer to do CAD work and administrative tasks. This is not an employment opportunity yet but could qualify as internship hours if needed. It is hourly opportunity dealing with residential, multi‐family and healthcare projects in DFW area. Interior Design junior or senior student is preferred.

Interested applicants, send Resume and slides showing CAD skills to:

Heather C. Redding
Founder, Principal Interior Designer
Towne + Main Interiors

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Huckabee in Plano Seeking Interior Design Associate

Huckabee is one of the fastest growing architectural / engineering firms in the nation and one of the top firms dedicated to education. Currently, our Plano office is accepting resumes for talented Interior Design Associate with entry level experience working in the commercial architectural field to join our team.

Please visit the link for more details and application:

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

2018 UNT Interior Design Senior Show

2018 Senior Show of Interior Design program in the College of Visual Arts & Design was held on April 28th, Saturday, at Gateway Center, Ballroom 35. This Senior Show was an annual design showcase of senior students’ research-based final projects which are, not limited to, residential, commercial, hospitality, and healthcare design. The reception started from 2 to 5 pm.

UNT Interior Design Senior Show

UNT Interior Design Senior Students

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

UNT Interior Design Students’ Sustainability Projects Showcased in EarthX 2018

UNT Interior Design program participated in EarthX 2018 at Fair Park Dallas from April 20th to 22nd. Professor Bruce Nacke guided the student group for sustainability projects and those projects were featured through displays and videos. UNT CVAD Interior Design program booth was located in the Automotive Building. It was great success to represent UNT ID program incorporated with sustainability aspects.

From Left: Ingrid Stenvall, Stephanie Colon, Emilie Roulston & Kelsie Slifer

EarthX Event Map

Sunday, April 22, 2018

CVAD Scholarships for Interior Design Undergraduate Students

CVAD has two scholarships specific to Interior Design undergraduate students. One is a $3000 scholarship, and the other is a $500 scholarship. Students will need to be enrolled full-time next year (seniors who are graduating in the fall are also eligible).

Deadline is by 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 30.

Please copy this link into your web browser to apply:  

Thursday, April 19, 2018

308 Construction Hiring Project Coordinator Assistant

308 Construction is based in Argyle, TX and serves clients around the DFW metroplex. Our staff has over 35 years of construction, facilities, & design experience. Our markets include higher education, groundup construction, tenant finish-out, residential, hospitals, data centers, & more.

308 Construction is looking for the right talent to join their team as a Project Coordinator Assistant. As a small, but growing company, 308 Construction provides a great environment for upward mobility. Applicant must be hard working, organized, eager to learn, & take initiatives to make projects successful. Regular work hours are Monday – Friday, 7:30-4:30 with 1 hour for lunch. If assistant is a student, schedule will be reduced to 20 hours a week during the Fall/Spring semester. This position will assist the (2) Project Coordinators with day to day project tasks.

Please contact Kasey Price.

Kasey Price
Sr. Project Coordinator
308 Construction
Office: 940-387-4002

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Architeriors Looking for Entry Level Designer

Architeriors in Dallas is looking for an entry level designer who can help us to fulfill production needs for our team. Architeriors is a full service of architectural design firm focusing on commercial – Offices and Higher Education. The position is a paid full time as an immediate need.

Bachelor of Architecture/Interior Design

Junior Design Coordinator CAD Drafting
Manage Library & appointments Supervised and Trained by PM
AutoCAD, Excel, Power Point, MS Word

Resume & Portfolio in PDF to Kristy.

Kristy Wong, Project Manager
17111 Preston Road, Suite 130
Dallas, TX 75248

Friday, April 13, 2018

Komatsu Architecture Seeking Intern

Komatsu Architecture in Fort Worth, TX is searching for an intern interested in working part time during spring semester and summer break. We prefer those interested in working a minimum of 20 hours up to 40 hours a week for most of the summer instead of just the hours required by UNT internship Interior Design majors.  We offer $10.00 per hour. Skills required include the following:

Autocad skills required
Powerpoint, Sketch-Up and Photoshop skills preferred
Basic knowledge of Revit preferred.

Send resume and portfolio electronically to:

Amy Sibley
Vice President
3800 Hulen Street Suite 300
Fort Worth TX 76109

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Chairish Scholarship Program

Chairish is offering two scholarship awards designed to support students from diverse backgrounds and students who are majoring in design-related fields such as architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, and engineering fields.

$2500 for the ‘Design your Future” scholarship
$2500 for the “Rising Star” scholarship

Please visit the Chairish website link below for more details.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Hill DB Inc. Looking for Design Interns

Hill DB Inc. in Keller is a residential/commercial company. They are looking for 2-3 part-time/full-time commercial interior design interns as immediate needs. Qualification: Completed or working towards a Degree in interior design and architecture. For detailed description, please visit www.hilldb.com

Email resume, full name (including middle), three references, and online portfolio to admin@hilldb.com  

All potential candidates will undergo a background check and be asked to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Cowhide Western Furniture Looking for Part-Time Designer

Cowhide Western Furniture in Denton is a custom furniture company, specializing in Ranch & Western Décor. They are hiring a part time designer starting from May 1. 3 days per week or by set appointments. Salary is commensurate with experience. Hourly plus commission.

Qualification: Interior Design experience
Responsibilities: In House Designer & Sales by Appointment & Hourly at store
Skills: Interior design, space planning, room layout

Send resume and design projects to Laura.

Laura Hannah, Owner   
207 N Elm St.
Denton, TX  76201

Monday, March 26, 2018

Student Emerging Designers Day 2018

Emerging Designer Day is held on April 12 in Dallas. The event helps students ready to go out into the workplace to interview for jobs and instruct them on general professional behaviors. Another great reason to attend is that they are giving away a $2500 scholarship, a summer internship at HKS and a trip to Toronto sponsored by Teknion.

Thursday, March 22, 2018

HDR Seeking Summer Intern

HDR is looking for an intern for summer 2017 as paid position. They are searching someone with a passion and an eye for design and Revit skills. Junior level is preferred.

HDR is an international Architecture and Engineering firm that works on a wide range of projects. HDR Dallas Architecture office focuses on Health, Justice, and Science & Technology Projects.

Send digital resume and portfolio to Holly.

Holly Ewing
Associate, Senior Interior Designer
8750 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, TX

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Holly Bellomy Interiors Hiring Part-Time Designer

Holly Bellomy Interiors is a residential interior design and decorating and looking for a part-time designer as an immediate need. 2-5 hours per week. $10 per hour. Qualification for the position is proficient in SketchUp and PhotoShop. Responsibilities are creating floor plans and room renderings, assisting with measuring spaces, assisting with installations, shopping for accessories, etc.

Please submit digital resume and portfolio to Holly.

Holly Bellomy

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Design Duncan Miller Ullmann Seeking Designer Interns

Design Duncan Miller Ullmann (DMU) in Dallas is a hospitality design firm and they are seeking full time interns from this Spring semester through Fall semester. One position for Spring semester as an immediate need. Four Positions (2 at the beginning of the summer and 2 the second half) for summer. Work hours: Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 6 pm, Friday from 8 am to 12 pm. $10 per hour. Juniors and seniors are preferred qualification.

Please contact Brittany Cutler for application.

Brittany Cutler, Project Designer
Design Duncan Miller Ullmann
1203 Dragon Street
Dallas, Texas 75207

Monday, March 12, 2018

ID Grad Track Students Participated IEDC Boston Conference

Interior Design Grad Track students and faculty members participated in the IDEC (Interior Design Educators Council) conference in Boston, MA, from March 7th through March 11th, 2018. This activity has been supported by the Department of Design in order to promote the MA for Sustainability program. It provided great opportunities for those Grad Track students and faculty to learn up-to-date knowledge on sustainability and to meet professional designers and researchers.

ID Grad Track Students
From Left: Sophia Reza Gutierrez, Elizabeth Hull, Michelle Johnson, Sarah Neimeier, Nancy Pham, Diep Tran, Melissa Baz, & Amie Bowman

IDEC Boston 2018 Conference

Saturday, March 10, 2018

LEED Green Associate Training

When: April 5th 2018 – 6:00PM to 10:00 PM
Where:  UT–Arlington – Maverick Activities Center (MAC) – 101B
Registration: https://leadinggreen.com/utarlington
Early-Bird Cost: $300 ($200 for full time students)

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can become LEED Certified, as can people! The LEED Green Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. This course fully meets the exam’s eligibility requirements. The USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest Prometric center. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!

Please contact the instructor Lorne directly with any questions.

Lorne Mlotek BASc., LEED AP BD+C, O+M
President, LeadingGreen
585-764-5423 / 416-824-2677
B740 Sandford Fleming Building
10 King's College Road, Toronto, M5S 3G4

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Sherwin-Williams Looking For In-Home Color Consultant

Sherwin-Williams is seeking a part-time In-Home Color Consultant as an immediate need. This paid position works up to 28 hours per week.

Sherwin-Williams is the largest coatings company in North America, and the third largest in the world. With $11 billion in sales, 4,000+ stores, and 90+ manufacturing and technical centers, we proudly serve customers in over 120 countries. Our 45,000+ employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career.

Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must have the ability to operate a computer and communicate via the telephone.
Must be able to retrieve material from shelves and floor stacks and lift and carry up to 50 lbs.  
Must be able to tint paint, therefore, must be able to distinguish the difference between colors.

High school diploma or comparable certification (e.g. GED).

Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in Interior design.
Ability to meet and exceed customers’ color coordination and product selection needs.
Prior decorative sales experience in areas of wallcovering and window treatments. Customer service skills, including problem solving and handling customer complaints.

For more information please visit the link : www.sherwin.com/searchcareers

London Hunter
DFW District Color Program Supervisor
2929 N. Central Expressway, Suite 220
Richardson, TX 75080
Cell: (469)-704-6186

Friday, March 2, 2018

2018 FORT WORTH CSI Scholarship

The Fort Worth Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute Scholarship program for 2018 is available. Applicants may be entering freshmen or returning college students who are taking at least 12 undergraduate or 6 graduate hours each semester, and who have at least 24 hours remaining in their undergraduate program until graduation, or 12 hours in their graduate program, at the end of the 2018 Spring semester. Applicants must be majoring in a design profession related to the built environment such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering (i.e. Civil, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical, Structural, Environmental, etc.) or a construction-related field such as Construction Management or Construction Engineering. Applicants must be citizens of the United States to be considered. Completed applications must be received no later than 30 April, 2018 to be considered.

Please visit the Fort Worth Chapter website at www.FWCSI.org for more information.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Remembrance of Chuck Hagemeier

The UNT CVAD Interior Design program has lost a dear friend and one of our most beloved mentors and Advisory Board members. Chuck Hagemeier, passed away February 16, in Austin. 

Chuck had been a Senior Associate with Gensler for twenty years until his retirement in 2016. For the last twelve years, he had shared his considerable gifts as a communicator, facilitator and supporter of design education with our students and faculty. He participated in studio critiques, presented at lecture series, taught a residential design project, contributed to Advisory Board meetings, and tirelessly attended our annual Senior Show event. We were continually rejuvenated by his jovial presence and exuberance for life.
Please read more about his extraordinary life and opportunities for contributions and remembrances…

A memorial service will be held March 10, 11:00 a.m., at Sparkman Funeral Home, located at 1029 S Greenville Ave., Richardson, TX 75081.

Chuck, as you always said, “Cheers” –
We will miss you,

Your CVAD Interior Design Program family

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

ID Students Explored Herman Miller and Knoll Showrooms in Dallas

UNT Interior Design junior students toured the showrooms of Herman Miller and Knoll in Dallas on February 15, 2018. Dr. Phillip Park led the group and they had the opportunity to learn about systems furniture, ergonomics, and research components for working environments.

Herman Miller Showroom

Knoll Showroom

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

UNT Interior Design Students’ Projects Selected As Regional Finalists for IDEC Student Design Competition

Two interior design juniors, Aram Ataei and Sarah Peters participated in 2017-2018 IDEC Student Design Competition. Their projects have been selected as finalists for Southwest region among 151 submissions. Top two projects from each regions advanced to be juried for the North American Award.

Photo L to R: Aram Ataei and Sarah Peters