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Jul
16
5:30 PM17:30

CEU: Understanding Codes & Textile Performance with Sina Pearson

This CEU equips you to evaluate textile performance using current industry studies. This will better enable you to avoid common specification mistakes and meet the aesthetic requirements of your projects. Gain an in-depth understanding of the four components of textile performance: 

  1. Flammability 

  2. Durability 

  3. Cleanability 

  4. Sustainability

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Aug
24
to Aug 25

NCIDQ Prep Course

Looking for a class to prepare you to sit for the NCIDQ? Here it is! This 18 hour, intensive, preparatory workshop will include a full overview of the Practicum portion of the exam. It will also provide an actual, un-timed, exam experience, to be taken before the workshop based upon the new digital format. Answers provided during the course as well as how to maneuver through exam. FX and PX exams are also reviewed, including how they are constructed and the mechanics on how to select answers. Space is limited. IIDA IL is subsidizing member fees. Register today!

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May
22
5:30 PM17:30

Designers & Architects Talk: Women Leading Hospitality Design in Chicago

Presented by IIDA, the Commercial Interior Design Association, and AIA Chicago in a first-ever collaboration, this series of three panel discussions addresses commercial interior architecture and design. Both architects and commercial interior designers will learn from the provocative discussions about projects, firm leadership, and design strategy.

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May
9
12:00 PM12:00

CEU: Can't Hear Yourself Think? How Textiles Can Help with Acoustics!

Acoustics are as important as aesthetics in interior design. To design spaces with only the visual in
mind risks creating environments that are emotionally cold or functionally inadequate. What we hear
affects our unconscious, changing our moods, our behavior, and our performance. This course will
teach the basic reasons of why acoustics are important, how to discuss acoustic needs with a
fabricator, and how to pick textile products that will enhance acoustic and aesthetic goals.

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May
1
5:30 PM17:30

CEU | Revit: Closing the Gap

Description
Hear from CannonDesign, HED, Unispace, Haworth, BIMsmith, FocalPoint Lighting, Gensler and more...

Please join us for a special panel discussion between Manufacturers and Designers to discuss the beneficial uses and limitations of Revit. We hope to discuss how to close the gap between what is available and what could be, focusing on our goal: to better the user experience for upside designer specification.

Designers will share how they use Revit for their daily production and visualization needs while discussing the challenges and advantages of manufacture-developed families and materials. Manufacturers will also share their challenges and advancements in the use of BIM to provide designers with the most accurate information and models for their projects.

Please bring your questions for the open forum or enter them here in advance!

Presenters
CannonDesign, HED, Unispace, Haworth, BIMsmith, FocalPoint Lighting, Gensler and more...

Credits
1.0 IDCEC credit hour

Member Cost
$0.00

Non-Member Cost
$20.00 + taxes/fees

All Students
$0.00

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Apr
17
5:30 PM17:30

Designers & Architects Talk: A Series About Design and Its Impact on Client Success, Part II

Presented by IIDA, the Commercial Interior Design Association, and AIA Chicago in a first-ever collaboration, this series of three panel discussions addresses commercial interior architecture and design. Both architects and commercial interior designers will learn from the provocative discussions about projects, firm leadership, and design strategy.

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Feb
23
to Feb 24

NCIDQ Prep Course

IIDA Illinois and ASID Illinois are joining forces this Spring to study for the NCIDQ exams.  We are extending special Member Pricing for both associations. Early birds receive 1/2 off pricing. Register today!

Looking for a class to prepare you to sit for the NCIDQ? Here it is! This 16 hour, intensive, preparatory workshop will include a full overview of the Practicum portion of the exam. It will also provide, an actual Prac. 2.0 exam experience, based upon the new digital format. FX and PX exams, are reviewed, including how they are constructed and the mechanics of how to select answers.

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Feb
7
12:00 PM12:00

CEU: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Its Impact on Public Space

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is one of the most misunderstood elements of commercial design. Failing to design for ADA creates health and safety issues for the disabled and liability concerns for designers and owners. Upon completion of the course, you will be able to confidently discuss ADA requirements with a client so all parties can make informed decisions.

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