40th Annual Design Excellence Awards
March 10, 2016
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Turner Hall Ballroom

Scores are tallied, awards are being made, and the program is being printed!   Register now for your chance to share in a night of recognition of beautiful design in Wisconsin.

Click here to view the invitation.
Career Day this Friday, March 4th!

NEW LOCATION!  University of Wisconsin – Madison, School of Human Ecology

If you have not already registered, please do so the morning of on-site. Day-of registration is $25.  Please bring cash or check.

Click here for more information.


Peek at the 2015 Design Excellence Awards Entries Before the Event

Curious who submitted projects for the 2015 Design Excellence Awards this year? Visit the chapter website often as new projects are being released each week.

2nd ASID WI Board Video Update

Get to know Ellen Sweeney, the ASID WI Communications Director as she talks about her role, volunteer opportunities and the communications & PR plans for the coming months. Watch the video.

Join the One Voice Movement! 

ASID Wisconsin Chapter Hosts “Wisconsin One Voice on the Hill”
Thursday, April 7, 2014
9:30 Registration, Program 10:00 AM to Noon

Wisconsin State Capitol, Hearing Room 330 SW

The Power of One Voice

Right now, elected officials are having conversations on issues that affect our lives and careers. As Interior Designers, we have the power to design a better economic future for ourselves and for our entire profession.

Mark your calendar to join ASID Legislative staff and chapter members to learn about important issues impacting our profession. Text “OneVoice” to 52886 now to connect to the One Voice conversation.

Contact Robin Stroebel, Government Affairs Committee, for more information, Watch for more information.

Upcoming Portfolio Shows

Gateway Technical College
Thursday, April 7th at 6:00 PM
2320 Renaissance Blvd.
Sturtevant, Wi

Madison College
Thursday, May 5th at 5:00 PM
New from the Sustainability Committee

Re_Purposeful Drop Off - MORE DATES ADDED

Re_Purposeful is ready to take your samples at The Green Design Center. Regular Drop-off days to begin in April.

Friday, March 25th - 11am- 5pm

The Green Design Center
2201 Badger Ct
Waukesha, WI 53188

**Our first drop off day, January 15th, yielded 1,193 pounds of materials. Not a bad start!**

Get Involved!

Join the Sustainability Committee in their Community Service Efforts.

Saturday, April 23rd
9am-12pm - Milwaukee River Clean Up
Location information to come.
Volunteer Celebration to follow.

*Stock Box Building - Volunteers will build and fill boxes of basic needs food for low income senior citizens. This box contains 16-17 items which Hunger Task Force provides to almost 10,000 seniors a month. Volunteers will be doing some lifting, up to 30 pounds. You must be able to be on your feet for the activity and bend, stoop and lift.
Junior Achievement Career Day
Junior Achievement of Wisconsin is working with local high schools to provide Career Days to their students, and would like to have an interior designer attend on March 8, 12:00–3:00 pm at Martin Luther High School.
At this event, professionals speak with small groups of students about their jobs, careers, and education/training/experience.  Click here for an outline to use as a guide.

If you are interested, please contact Heather Westgor at
Job Opportunities

Commercial Interior Designer – Interior Investments – Milwaukee, WI

Interior Designer - Creative Business Interiors - Milwaukee, WI

Interior Designer - PDC Midwest, Inc. - Hartland, WI

Senior Interior Designer - PDC Midwest, Inc. - Hartland, WI



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March 4th - Career Day 2016

March 10th - 40th Annual Design Excellence Awards

April 7th - ASID Wisconsin Hosts "One Voice Symposium"

April 7th - Gateway Technical College Portfolio Show

April 21st - Casino Night

April 23rd - Sustainability Committee - Milwaukee River Clean Up

May 5th - Madison College Portfolio Show


Voices of Leadership with Shabnam Mogharabi of SoulPancake
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7:30 AM
Mount Mary University, Milwaukee, WI

Shabnam Mogharabi is the CEO of Soul Pancake, a multi-media/entertainment company founded by actor Rainn Wilson and made famous by the YouTube series Kid President. Fast Company recently named SoulPancake one of the “World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015.”  Shabnam will talk about the power of joy and what it looks like to engage in leadership of the heart to help create more productive, collaborative, and creative workplaces. She will also share stories and examples of how SoulPancake is inspiring the work of joy and how it drives their entire mission.  

Click here for more information and to register.


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