IFDA Student Scholarships - Educational Foundation
Go Getters, News 2 years ago No Comments

The Educational Foundation of the International Furnishings and Design Association invited students to apply for 2017 IFDA Educational Foundation Student Scholarships between March 1 - March 31, 2017. Congratulations to the following winners who were announced in July! IFDA Leaders

What Makes Me Happy: Mexican Food
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Even though most of us have no idea why we’re marking the occasion, Americans love Cinco de Mayo because it gives them an excuse to eat Mexican food and drink margaritas. But who needs an excuse? Living in

2017 IFDA-EF Design Competition
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The Educational Foundation of IFDA invited students to enter the 2017 IFDA-EF Design Competition between January 1 - February 28, 2017. The challenge was to create a classic piece of modern furniture with classical references, clean design, sophisticated

What Makes Me Happy: Pet Adoption
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With National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day coming up on April 30th I have been thinking about how much joy my two rescue cats have given me. So many shelter animals are waiting to find permanent, safe, loving

What Makes Me Happy: Grilled Cheese
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I realize I am one of millions who loves grilled cheese sandwiches. How do I know? Because there is actually a National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day (yes, that really is a thing), which is observed annually on April

What Makes Me Happy: All of Me
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The 1984 movie All of Me is one of my all time favorite comedies. Directed by industry icon Carl Reiner, the film stars Lily Tomlin as unlikable, dying heiress Edwina Cutwater, who seeks to extend her life by

What Makes Me Happy: Koi Ponds
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There is something so serene about koi ponds. The beauty of the green grasses, the sound of the trickling water, the slow movement of the painterly fish. These mini-ecosystems are the perfect nexus of flora and fauna, representing

The What's it made of? Initiative
Features, Influencers, Products 2 years ago No Comments

In a growing movement to encourage the elimination of harmful chemical inputs to consumer products, five leaders have come together for an initiative that will encourage the elimination of dangerous substances common in furnishings products. The The "What's it

What Makes Me Happy: Organizing Things
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Spring is almost upon us, triggering the compulsion in many to clean up and clear out. For me, the latter is a year-round impulse. I am one of those weirdos that loves organizing things. Categorizing, consolidating, culling, donating,

2017 ASID Foundation Scholarships
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The ASID Foundation is proud to announce that its 2017 Scholarships and Awards Program is now open. The Foundation will award up to five awards for outstanding work in interior design research, behavioral science, business practice, design process,