Jessica Dellenback, ASID, 2014 Elevate Award Winner Recipient

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is pleased to announce the Society’s 2014 Elevate Award winners — designers whose work has been singled out as exceptional not only by their chapters, but also by a national jury, from among their peer chapter award recipients. The five designers, including ASID-Wisconsin member Jessica Dellenback, ASID, will receive their awards on June 21 at Celebration: The ASID Awards Gala.  Click here to read more.
Registration Renewal

Attn:  Wisconsin Registered Interior Designer

Your current 2-year registration expires on Tuesday, July 31, 2014.  In June, the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) will be sending postcards with renewal information to designers who hold active registration.

New address since 2012?  Use the online services at the DSPS website to update your contact information:

Is your registration inactive?  Contact DSPS to see if you qualify for renewal.
The 2014 Breast Cancer Showhouse is Now Open

The 16th Annual Breast Cancer Showhouse is open to the public now through June 15th. This year's historic home is not to be missed! It is situated on Lafayette Place with amazing lake views.

Since 1998, the Showhouse has raised more than 5.1 Million for breast and prostate cancer research.

For details on purchasing tickets and the history of the Breast Cancer Showhouse, click here.

To preview the house and get details, see the M Magazine article.

WHAT’S NEW at Childcrest Tile & Stone

Come see our manufacturer’s at NeoCon.  Here’s the showroom locations and what’s new and exciting:

Crossville Tile @ 7th Floor, Suite 9086, featuring new Laminam colors

Caesar Ceramiche @ 7th Floor, Suite 8097, featuring ONE Collection

Island Stone @ 8th Floor, Suite 1140, featuring new wall cladding, glass and Indonesian Marble      262.781.2551


Seeking Volunteers to Judge Awards for the Virginia ASID Chapter

One of our esteemed judges from this year's Design Excellence Awards, Cameron Stiles, has asked the WI Chapter to judge the Virginia award submissions. We are looking for 5-6 volunteers. Projects would be sent for review mid-June and judging would need to be performed and results returned by mid-July. Roxann Bentfield will coordinate judging. Interested? Please contact Roxann at
The Sustainability Advocacy Committee & The Green Design Center present the first annual Recycling Event!

It's time for Spring cleaning!

The ASID WI Sustainability Advocacy Committee & the Green Design Center are collecting outdated and discontinued samples and materials to be given a new life and kept out of the landfill.

Industry Partners - As you visit design firms to update libraries, please spread the word and collect the discontinued materials.
Designers - What a great opportunity to clear out your libraries! Once you have a load, contact the Green Design Center to set up a time to drop-off.

Drop off anytime between NOW and August 14th.

Join us August 22-23 for an open-to-the-public event to rummage through these treasures to be used in crafts, home projects, or whatever you come up with! Spread the word to your family and friends!

Thank you in advance for your commitment to sustainability! Please click here for more information.
Job Opportunities

Studio Account Executive - Design Within Reach
The Design Within Reach Milwaukee Studio is currently looking for a full time Studio Account Executive.  The Studio Account Executive is responsible for generating sales and providing exceptional service to all customers consistent with the Design Within Reach mission.   If you are a talented sales person with experience and passion for design, please send your resume to

Bray Associates Architects, Inc. - Interior Designer
Established and dynamic architectural firm is offering an excellent opportunity for a talented Interior Designer to join our team of creative professionals. Bray Associates Architects, Inc., a firm built on a solid foundation of providing excellence in design and project quality, is seeking an organized and self-motivated individual to lead the Interior Design aspects of our projects. This includes all phases of the interior design process including programming, conceptual design, design development, construction documentation and construction administration services. In addition we have a steadily growing client base seeking our leadership in the design and specification of furniture and loose equipment. Bachelors degree, 3-5 years experience, NCIDQ, LEED AP and Revit experience preferred.  Please email resume and salary history with the words INTERIOR DESIGN to Ellen Del Vecchio

Interior Investments, LLC -  Sales Executive
Full time
Location: Madison, WI
Experience:  3-5 years minimum

Interior Investments, LLC an award winning Commercial Interiors dealership, has an excellent opportunity for a results driven, consultative sales executive in the Madison, WI market.  The position is to foster high level relationships within Strategic Corporate accounts and join a highly integrated vertical market sales team.  Please send resume and cover letter to:

Direct Supply Aptura is the premier senior living design firm in senior living design. We are currently looking for talented individuals that have the brains, character and drive that we find are critical to be a great partner in our firm. Positions currently posted are Interior Design Intern, Intermediate Interior Designer and Senior Design Lead. Each of these roles have various responsibilities so review the job description to get an understanding of the details of each position. If you are looking to join a growing commercial firm, apply at

Part-time Freelance
Retailworks, Inc.

Wanted: Part-time Freelance [that could turn into part time or full time employment] AutoCAD draftsperson, SketchUp artist, and production support person for retail-based interior design firm. Must be quick, accurate, and efficient in producing sheet sets of construction documents using AutoCAD 2013 on a Mac operating system. Be able to understand and draw building floor plans, elevations, and details. Strong SketchUp skills are also a necessity. Must be able to draw three-dimensional models with creativity, finesse, and speed. Applicant may also be called upon to assist interior designers with other aspects of design production, including making phone calls, site visits, and general clerical tasks. Hours will vary considerably as projects come and go, from 8 hours a week all the way to 40 hours. Send resume and information to Lyn Falk at Retailworks, Inc. in Mequon, Wisconsin.

Commercial Sales Associate
Lexco Tile and Stone

Job Function: Sales ceramic tile
Entry level: No
Job Type: Full time
Location: Milwaukee Wi
Min Experience: 3-5 years  
Lexco has excellent opportunity for a motivated, organized individual seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity. This position is responsible for establishing strong relationships with design professionals to market  Lexco products, to obtain Lexco specifications through targeted architectural / design firms.

If you are interested in this position, please contact Sam Lemieux,


Thank you to this week's Gold Sponsor:


Pay your ASID dues monthly!

All practitioner members, upon joining ASID or when renewing, have the option of signing up for a monthly debit on their credit card. This will reduce the initial outlay of money and allows you to divide the overall dues amount across 12 months. You may sign up for this program either online or via the mailed invoice. There is an annual $25 service fee to use the monthly option and that fee is paid in the first month’s installment along with the legislative assessment as applicable. The debit will continue until you notify ASID in writing that you would like it to stop.


Ariel Steuer (ASID Wisconsin Member and Director at Large) and Tom Kubala presented at the The International Living Future Institute's eighth annual unConference, Living Future 2014, on May 21-23, 2014 at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower in downtown Portland, Oregon.  The theme was Beauty & Inspiration. Click here to view their presentation, "In a World Where Buildings are Alive, Architects are More Like Gardeners."  E-mail Ariel if you have any questions.


International Living Future Institute Events in Milwaukee:

Tuesday, June 17th: Workshop.  (More information on workshop to follow at a later date)
Location: The Global Water Center, Milwaukee, WI
Please join us to learn more about Mohawk Group’s collaboration with the International Living Future Institute and the Living Building Challenge.

Click here for more information.

Please send RSVPs to


+ Learn more about Cradle to Cradle certifications, material health transparency and LEED v4 while earning AIA, IDCEC, or SD/HSW credits.

+ Select one of the webinar options to register:
 Wed, June 18:  9am PST / noon EST
 Wed, June 18:  12pm PST / 3pm EST

+ Click here for more information.

Presented by Stacy Glass, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

The Wright Design Series 2014
Click here to view the schedule.


The Energy Center University
Outdoor and facility lighting with LEDs: Technical review and cost considerations
Presenter: Howard Wolfman
On-demand 24/7
ON-DEMAND COMMERCIAL WEBINAR—Free to view, pay for credit

For a full listing of webinars provided by ASID, go to

ASID | Education Online
Click here for more information. 


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