Category Archives: Events

Upcoming Event: April Monthly Meeting

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Want to get connected to IIDA? Join us for our last monthly meeting, Wednesday, April 9th, on the Bridge at noon!

At the meeting, we will discuss upcoming events, give you an opportunity to meet with your mentor/mentee, and listen to suggestions on future IIDA endeavors that you would like to see. This is YOUR organization and we need YOUR input and involvement.

To RSVP to the Facebook event page, click here. See you there!

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Upcoming Event: richärd+bauer Firm Tour

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The third and last visit of IIDA Southwest’s Firm Crawl Series is here!

On Tuesday, April 8th, we will be touring richärd+bauer architecture from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All members are welcome, especially juniors and seniors who are looking for summer internships and other employment opportunities. 

Please join us at:
1545 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85015

Invite your mentor/mentee and RSVP to this Facebook event page so we can give a headcount to IIDA Southwest. See you there!

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Upcoming Event: Panda Express Fundraiser

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We are hosting a fundraiser with Panda Express NEXT Wednesday, April 2nd!

Visit the Panda Express just north of campus at 777 S. College Ave. any time that day from 11:30 AM – 8:30 PM and present this flyer, either physically or digitally, for IIDA to receive credit.

Please join us and invite all of your friends. To RSVP to the Facebook event page, click here. Thank you! 🙂

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PRIDE 2014 Awards: Call for Entries & Nominations

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In case you haven’t applied already, the PRIDE Awards Call for Entries are due TOMORROW March 13th! This would be a great opportunity to be recognized by industry professionals as well as have your work featured on the IIDA Southwest Chapter website. Plus, student entry fees are waived this year! To apply, visit: http://iidasw.org/events/2014-pride-save-date/

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Upcoming Event: McCarthy Nordburg Firm Tour

ImageThe second visit of IIDA Southwest’s Firm Crawl Series is here!

NEXT Tuesday, March 18th, we will be touring McCarthy Nordburg from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. All members are welcome, especially juniors and seniors who are looking for summer internships and other employment opportunities.

Please join us at:
2850 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 250
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Invite your mentor/mentee and RSVP to the Facebook event page by SATURDAY so we can give a headcount to IIDA Southwest. See you there!

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Upcoming Event: Downtown Phoenix Pub Crawl

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Valentine’s Day may be over, but we’re still feelin’ the love. Join us for an ALL NEW pub crawl in downtown Phoenix! Light rail it out and there’ll be no worries about getting back to Tempe safely–we’d rather see you all in red and pink hearts than black and white stripes!

Explore Downtown Phoenix with us and get great drink specials and entertainment throughout the night:

8 p.m. Carly’s Bistro
9 p.m. Bliss/ReBAR
10 p.m. Angel’s Trumpet Ale House
11 p.m. The Turf Irish Pub
12 p.m. Crescent Ballroom

Buy your tickets at the door! $5 for members of any student org within The Design School, $10 for non-members. All proceeds will go toward this year’s Beaux Arts Ball.

To RSVP to the Facebook event page, click here. See you there!

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Upcoming Event: Monthly Meetings

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Want to get connected to IIDA?

We have listened to your suggestions and we are excited to announce that we will be having two monthly meetings for members this semester! At the meetings, we will discuss upcoming events, give you an opportunity to meet with your mentor/mentee, and listen to suggestions on future IIDA endeavors that you would like to see. This is YOUR organization and we need YOUR input and involvement.

1st Meeting:
NEXT Wednesday, February 12th @ 12-1 pm on The Bridge

2nd Meeting:
Wednesday, April 9th @ 12-1 pm on The Bridge

To RSVP to the Facebook event, click here. See you there!

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Upcoming Event: Professional Skills Workshop

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Your design school student organizations have teamed up to invite professional skills experts and local professionals from every discipline to share their secrets of hiring. Come learn, meet, and share with them to find out what you really need to know to get hired.

Learn professional skills, bring your portfolio, and join us on Saturday, February 15th at 1:00 on the Bridge! To RSVP to the Facebook event page, click here.

Brought to you by IDSA, AIAS, GDSA, IIDA, & APX.

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Upcoming Event: Firm Crawl Series

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We are hosting a 3-part firm crawl series this semester, with the first visit taking place at Krause Interiors next Tuesday, February 4th!

Here are the firms and dates of the series:

1. Tuesday, February 4th, 9 am – 12 pm
Krause Interiors
2141 E. Camelback Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016

2. Tuesday, March 18th, 9 am – 12 pm
McCarthy Nordburg
2850 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 250
Phoenix, AZ 85016

3. Tuesday, April 8th, 9 am – 12 pm
richärd+bauer
1545 W. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85015

Please RSVP to this Facebook page if you plan on attending so we can get a headcount. See you there!

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IIDA Student Mentoring Week 2014

IIDA Student Mentoring Week 2014

Student Mentoring Week is the result of IIDA’s ongoing efforts to acknowledge the important role that students play in furthering the design industry. IIDA Student Members are paired with local design and industry professionals to gain critical day-in-the-life interior design experience.

Registration is open from now until February 12th. To register, please visit http://www.iida.org/content.cfm/student-mentoring-week.

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Interested in going to San Francisco for Spring Break?!

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We are looking into hosting a firm tour in San Francisco over Spring Break, but before we delve too deeply into the planning process, we would like to have a headcount of how many people would be interested in attending. We would like to have at least 10 attendees or more before we proceed. Please fill out this survey and let us know if you are interested in attending or not! Thank you! 🙂

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Upcoming Event: Mentor-Mentee Holiday Party

Upcoming Event: Mentor-Mentee Holiday Party

‘Tis the season for our annual holiday party!

Bring along your mentor or mentee and join us at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, November 26th, at Charlie’s Cafe, located on the 2nd floor of Design North. Also, please bring a White Elephant gift (under $5) for our gift exchange!

If you have any questions, please message us on Facebook or write to us at iida.asu@gmail.com. To RSVP on the Facebook event page, click here. See you there!

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Upcoming Event: Fundraiser Night at Zoyo Frozen Yogurt

Upcoming Event: Fundraiser Night at Zoyo Frozen Yogurt

We are hosting a fundraiser at Zoyo at Vista del Sol tomorrow night, November 13th, from 6 to 9 PM. During that time, Zoyo will donate 20% of every purchase to IIDA as long as you mention our name at the register.

Please join us and invite all of your friends! 🙂

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Upcoming Event: Let’s talk design with Lauren Popish

Upcoming Event: Let's talk design with Lauren Popish

Join us for a conversation with Lauren Popish tomorrow evening in CDN 274 at 5:30!

Lauren is a graduate from the ASU INT class of 2012 and a past president of IIDA ASU who now works at Gensler in New York City. She has offered to come speak to us about her post design school experience and give insight on the industry, firms, and more. She will also be holding a Q & A session, so please come with questions. See you there!

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Upcoming Event: Design Talks

Upcoming Event: Design Talks

All IIDA student members are invited to attend Design Talks on Wednesday, November 6th! Join us for a round table discussion with five design professionals about their backgrounds and their insight into the interior design industry.

The event will be at 5:30 pm at RSP Architects on 502 S. College Avenue. Please RSVP on the Facebook event page by Wednesday, October 30th, if you plan on attending so we can submit a headcount to the IIDA Southwest Chapter. See you there!

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Upcoming Event: Revit Workshop Series

Upcoming Event: Revit Workshop Series

IIDA is hosting a two-part Revit Worskshop series!

Day 1: Saturday, October 19th, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in CDS 330

Day 2: Saturday, October 26th, from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in CDS 330

The Revit Workshop will be led by Asa Plum, an architect at Dick & Fritsche Design Group (DFDG). We will be covering everything from the user interface to drafting walls and windows, to building an entire model in Revit! The first day will focus primarily on getting familiar with the program and building a model in it, and then the second day will cover technicalities and rendering programs.

Space is limited! We only have 30 spots available. Tickets are $5 for members & $10 for non members per day, and can be purchased from Azarel Marrufo with PayPal. Due to the increasing demand of this event, ticket sales will only be open to IIDA members starting Friday, October 4th, until the end of the day Tuesday, October 7th. After that, we will open up ticket sales to non members and members of AIAS ASU.

To pay with PayPal, please go to paypal.com> send money to> azarel.marrufo@gmail.com> $5 member / $10 non-member. You only need to pay for the first Saturday event. We will collect money on the 19th for the second event so please bring cash.

With your payment, please leave a personal message on PayPal and include your IIDA Membership ID or the email address you used to sign up for membership. We have a list of paid members and we will be checking. Also, in your personal message, please let us know if you have a laptop with Revit installed on it. Due to the high volume of requests we have received, it would be helpful if you brought your own laptop. To download Revit, please go to students.autodesk.com.

If you do not have a PayPal account, you will have to make one. It’s free and completely safe, and your account information is inaccessible. We will only be able to see your email address and your personal message.

To RSVP to the Facebook event, click here. If you have any questions, please send us a Facebook message or email iida.asu@gmail.com! See you there!

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Upcoming Event: Pub Crawl Series

Upcoming Event: Pub Crawl Series

In case you haven’t heard, IIDA is teaming up with AIAS, ASLA, GDSA, and APX to host a series of Pub Crawls on the last Friday every month to raise money for this year’s Beaux Arts Ball.

The first Pub Crawl will be tomorrow, September 27th. Tickets are $5 for members and $10 for non org members. Tickets can be purchased from Sophie Kwok or in the lobby of CDN. To RSVP on the Facebook page, click here. See you there!

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Photo Recap: Mentor Match

Last week, we held our Mentor Match on September 18th. At the event, mentees (freshmen & sophomores) met their mentors (juniors & seniors). The pairs were assigned to each other based on the results of the mentoring survey we sent out after the Mentor Mixer event on September 11th. Throughout the year, mentees can meet with their mentors for guidance regarding any software issues, portfolio reviews, the milestone, or any other questions they may have about ASU’s Interior Design program.

Check out the photos below!

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We will have more mentoring events coming soon. Stay tuned!

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Last Call for Mentorship!

This is a reminder that our mentoring survey closes at midnight TONIGHT! Please fill it out if you would like to be involved in our Mentoring Program this year.

Once we confirm your mentor or mentee, please attend our Mentor Match event next Wednesday, September 18th, at 6:30 PM in CDN 291!

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