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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

UNT Interior Design MA for Sustainability Program Featured in Earth Day Texas 2017

UNT Interior Design program participated in Earth Day Texas 2017 at Fair Park Dallas from April 21st to 23rd. The program showcased graduate students’ sustainable design projects through displays and videos.  

Left: Lauren Himsel    
Middle: Lisa Carson, Caitlin Huston, Sarah Niemeier   
 Right: Carmen Wright

The Interior Design program offers the MA for Sustainability program which prepares students to not only study, but to define and re-invent solutions for the fundamental challenges that impact the interior design profession in an increasingly changing world. The MA for Sustainability is a Grad Track Degree Program at UNT. The Grad Track refers to an accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program designed to allow highly successful undergraduate students to use graduate courses taken as an undergraduate to apply towards both the graduate and undergraduate degrees. 

Please visit our website about the MA for Sustainability program for more details: UNT Interior Design MA for SustainabilityProgram

Thursday, April 20, 2017

UNT Design Department Seeking Adjunct Instructors for Interior Design Program

The Department of Design seeks qualified individuals for its Adjunct Instructor Pool for Interior Design program and welcomes applicants at any time. This posting is for the Fall 2017, Spring 2018 and Summer 2018 semesters. The specific courses involved may vary from semester to semester and openings to teach these courses develop on a periodic basis, depending on department teaching needs.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelors degree and a minimum of 18 hours of graduate study, in Interior Design or closely related field. Extensive professional experience in Interior Design can apply if it is directly related to the particular class.  

Preferred Qualifications:
Terminal masters degree in Interior Design or closely related field with professional and teaching experience.  

Please visit the link for more details and apply through the website:

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

RS&H Seeking Entry Level Interior Designer

RS&H is currently looking for applicants for an entry level interior design position in our Dallas office. RS&H provides fully integrated architecture, engineering, and consulting services to help clients realize their most complex facility and infrastructure projects for land, air, and space. As an entry level interior designer, you will work in our corporate practice designing facilities for Fortune 1000 clients with specialized expertise in corporate workplace, financial services, healthcare, and mission critical.  

For those who are interested in working in a creative and collaborative environment, please apply online here.

If you have any questions about our company, the position, or the application process, please contact Jordan.

Jordan Whitman, IIDA, LEED GA
Interior Designer
15660 N Dallas Parkway, Suite 220
Dallas, TX  75248

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Roaa Andiyani’s Façade Design Selected for Construction

ID junior, Roaa Andijani designed façade for a home in Saudi Arabia. Her façade design has been selected as final design by Aljabal Almasy Construction and Finishing Decoration company.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

EC Dicken Dallas Design Center Sales Representative Position Available

EC Dicken Dallas Design Center is looking for a full time sales representative. This position is immediately available when graduated. Normal business hours are M-F 9 till 5 pm. Occasional industry meetings for networking with clients. Compensation discussed in interview.

BA Degree in Interior Design and or Merchandising

Responsibilities would include sales, floor display, making presentations at design firms, networking at occasional professional meetings, potential for traveling a territory, professional appearance and conduct.

Outgoing personality, detail oriented, driven, merchandising and interior design sense, able to read plans and understand how to design custom build furniture and upholstery, able to communicate efficiently and well, computer skills with Microsoft Office.

Email digital resume with contact information included to Chris.

Chris Dicken
ec dicken
Dallas Design Center
1025 North Stemmons Freeway, Suite 260
Dallas, Texas 75207

Monday, April 3, 2017

ArchIteriors Looking for Design Interns

ArchIteriors is an Architecture and Design firm in North Dallas area and focuses on corporate and higher education design. We are seeking some interns (Part-time) or fresh grad to do PT or FT CAD support as immediate needs.

Qualification: Major at Interior Design or Architecture
Skills: AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, SketchUp, Photoshop
Responsibilities: Assist in space planning in CAD, FF& E selection, Managing Library Resources

Please send resume and portfolio to Kristy Wong at kristyw@architeriors.com

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Erin Bailey Won Symmons Faucet Design Competition

ID senior, Erin Bailey won the Symmons Faucet Design Competition.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Professional Furniture Consultants Seeking Commercial Textile Associate

Professional Furniture Consultants is a multi-line Independent rep firm and hopes to expand their coverage with a new person for the DFW market. Therefore, they are seeking a commercial textile associate as an immediate need. Full time or part time would be considered and hours negotiable if not full time. Compensation is base plus commission.

Interior Design Degree preferred but would consider upper level student if part time or soon to graduate

Calling on commercial architectural/design firms presenting textiles, updating binders & assisting with specifications

Great people skills with the ability to communicate and a willingness to learn

Please send your digital resume to Clara.

Clara Russmann, Principle
Professional Furniture Consultants

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

ID Faculty Joined IDEC Chicago 2017 Conference

UNT Interior Design faculty attended the IDEC (Interior Design Educators Council) annual conference from March 8th through 12th in Chicago, IL in order to expand their knowledge on sustainable design, research, and education. An ID students’ project done by Sarah Niemeier and Sophia Reza Gutierrez for the IDEC Student Design Competition was displayed as the Southwest regional finalists at the conference on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The project was supervised by our faculty, Dr. Zahid Islam.

ID Faculty from Left: Bruce Nacke, Phillip Park, and Zahid Islam

Monday, March 20, 2017

Cynthia Mohr Received the IDEC Presidential Award

Cynthia Mohr, Professor and Chair of the Department of Design, received the Presidential Award as recognition of her contribution to the IDEC (Interior Design Educators Council). Most recently, she was elected to serve as President – Elect 2014-15 and President 2015-16. After attending her first IDEC annual conference in 1992, Professor Mohr has been an active volunteer serving as Chair of the Instructional Improvement Committee, Editor of the Innovative Teaching Manual, Editor of the E-Record, Southwest Regional Chair, and International Student Competition Coordinator. She has served as a co-coordinator of the Teaching Collaborative, a critical part of IDEC’s new organizational structure.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Cortland Partners Irving Office Hiring Interior Design Interns

Cortland Partners in Irving, TX office is looking for interior design intern candidates for two positions for this summer. We are looking for students or recent grads who are skilled in Revit, have a great work ethic, can take direction easily and are eager to jump in and help out wherever needed. The job is posted on our website below but feel free to send me resumes directly.

In addition, if you are already graduated or are set to graduate in May, we are looking for Revit designers. This position is perfect for persons who have a background in design, but maybe not a ton of experience. If they are quick at Revit and can take direction well, they will succeed!

Katie Frank
Design Project Manager, West
Cortland Partners
5215 N. O’Connor Blvd. Suite 325
Irving, TX 75039
M: 717.713.5017
D: 469.294.1664   

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

2017 FORT WORTH CSI Scholarship

The Fort Worth Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute Scholarship program for 2017 is available. Applicants may be entering freshmen or returning college students taking a minimum of 12 undergraduate or six graduate hours each semester for the 2017/18 school year. 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, and may be required to provide proof of citizenship. Please visit the Fort Worth Chapter website at www.FWCSI.org for more information.

Completed applications must be RECEIVED at the address below NOT LATER THAN 30 April, 2017 to be considered. 

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Benco Dental Searching for Interior Designer in Flower Mound, TX

Benco Dental in Flower Mound is looking for an interior designer and below is the job description/qualifications. Note: all resumes/applications must come through the Benco Website– www.Benco.com/Careers.  In addition, all of our job postings are listed on the Benco website and updated immediately when closed. 

Benco Dental is the largest privately owned, full-service dental distributor in the United States and has remained in the family since 1930—a family that now includes our more than 30,000 customers and over 1,300 associates in 45 states. We provide more supply and equipment options than any other full-service distributor; including office design, equipment repair, practice coaching, financing and project management, wealth management and dental-specific technology solutions. These services are supported by over 400 professionally trained sales representatives and 300 factory-trained service technicians.

Job Summary: 
Benco's Interior Designer will deliver world class design to Benco customers by carrying out the Benco Design Philosophy. This is done through planning, specifying, and designing dental offices with modern, open, and inviting work spaces. The Interior Designer will work closely with the customer from beginning to end of project and will engage with them through phone calls, webcasts, on site visits, and participation on VIP Experience visits. The Interior Designer is also responsible for promoting and selling the various CenterPoint Design services offered by Benco.

• Education: Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Interior Design or Architecture from an accredited college.  
• Experience: 4 years’ experience in dental or related field preferred. Prior dental planning experience and/or experience with furniture design/sales a plus.
• Skills needed: Proficient in AutoCAD platform, Microsoft Office Suite, Photoshop and Adobe. Strong knowledge of interior design concepts, space planning, construction documents, and procedures. Ability to work independently within a team structure. Comfortable giving presentations and holding meetings with team members and clients. Must have the ability to work collaboratively with individuals throughout Benco and value a strong team-oriented approach. Excellent organization and time management skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
-         Be familiar with dental equipment sold by Benco sales team
-         Prepare Dental Specifications
-         Work on new customer planning projects and revisions
-         Work on renderings and 3D modeling
-         Ensure the Benco “Design Philosophy” is captured on all plans and incorporates Herman Miller
-         Be knowledgeable with all space planning concepts necessary to produce effective space plans
-         Be knowledgeable with all information needed from Benco sales team to prepare dental specifications
-         Prepare reflected ceiling plans
-         Creatively work with clients to deliver interior design services that meet the aesthetic and functional requests of the customer.
-         Specify furniture offerings to assist ES’s in winning the sale.  
-         Continuous knowledge sharing, peer reviews, and collaboration are imperative
-         Meets with customers- in person or electronically- evenings and weekends as part of VIP Experiences or web-casts
-         Educates and promotes design offerings to salesforce via VIP’s, SharePoint, and special events.
-         Attends at least one design seminar annually to participate in client 1:1’s and to take advantage of the educational opportunity.  
-         Works nights/weekends and outside the standard 40 hour work week on an as needed basis to accommodate workload.
-         Participation on A&E packages via interior design services.
-         On site visits with interior customers as required.
-         Occasional travel
-         Takes on additional duties as assigned.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Kasey.

Kasey Seitz
Culture & People, Talent Team Intern
Benco Dental 
295 CenterPoint Boulevard
Pittston, PA 18640

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Maymester Topics Course: ID Green Materials

ADES 4615-INTD Topics: Green Materials
Begins Monday, May 15; Finals Thursday, June 1 (campus closed May 29 for Memorial Day)
Monday through Thursday, 9:00 – 1:00

Topics include:
History of green building in the U.S., important people and events and people
Introduction to green building programs including LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
Understanding sustainable design criteria and attributes
Writing specifications

Databases Building Green and Material Connexion: (UNT Library)
Textbook, Sustainable Commercial Interiors, 2nd edition (UNT Library, Course Reserves, ID e-books)

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Sarah Niemeier and Sophia Reza Gutierrez Selected As Southwest Regional Finalists for 2016-2017 IDEC STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION

Congratulations! Two UNT Interior Design students, Sarah Niemeier and Sophia Reza Gutierrez have been selected as Southwest regional finalists for 2016-2017 IDEC Student Design Competition. The project was supervised by our faculty, Dr. Zahid Islam. There were 109 submissions from 40 different programs. The judges were highly impressed with the design ideas that were presented in the submissions, and it was highly competitive. The results of the annual competition will be announced at the IDEC conference in Chicago on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Allison Seidler Interiors in Dallas Seeking Interior Designer

Allison Seidler Interiors, LLC in Dallas focuses on high-end residential projects ranging from 6K-17K (+) sq. ft., small commercial spaces such as offices; typically 10-12 projects company wide. We are looking for a part time designer as an immediate need or contract preferred, may lead to full time. Hours negotiable if not full time. Paid/Commensurate with experience.

Interior Design Degree preferred but would consider upper level student if part time or soon to graduate

Drafting/design, color selection & presentation boards, renderings, office administration

Sketchup, autocad required, preferred- Podium (for Sketchup) Revit or DataCad, Excel

Please send digital resume with portfolio to Allison.

Allison Seidler, RID, ASID
Allison Seidler Interiors, LLC

Monday, February 20, 2017

Project Designer Position at Furniture Marketing Group

Full time Project Designer position available with Haworth’s largest, global contract furniture dealer, Furniture Marketing Group at Plano, TX. We are 2nd generation, family owned, and looking for that perfect, right, person to join our team. 

Friday, February 10, 2017

Hallmark Casework Seeking AutoCAD Drafter/Designer/Office Assistant

Headquartered in Houston with offices in Richardson and Round Rock, Hallmark Casework is in need of an AutoCAD Drafter/Designer/Office Assistant and they are open to hiring a part-time student. AutoCAD experience is a must. Please email your cover letter and resume to Alyssa Steinruck at asteinruck@hallmarkcasework.com
Alyssa Steinruck
Hallmark Casework
3413 E. Greenridge Drive
Houston, TX  77057
(713) 783-7780

Thursday, February 9, 2017

PAVE Scholarships Available

The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) has 2 more scholarships available for this semester until March 1st, 2017.