Register Today for Casino Night
The First Annual ASID Foundation & Student Scholarship Fundraiser

It's a safe bet that you'll have a great time at this event. Casino games, hors d'oeuvres, a drink & $500 in play money included. Exchange your winnings for chances at fabulous prizes.

All funds raised at this event will go to support the student scholarship program and the ASID foundation. Spread the word and invite your friends and family members to attend!

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Be sure to register early as the event is limited to 200 people.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
6:00-10:00 pm

W222 N630 Cheaney Road
Waukesha, WI 53186
Madison-Area Re_Purposeful Drop-Off Day
Drop-Off Old/Unused Samples & Materials

Monday, April 20th, 10am-2pm
American Family Insurance, 6000 American Parkway, Madison, WI

Stay tuned for more information.

Thank you Madison Design Community, Creative Business Interiors and American Family Insurance for your help in making this possible.

Contact Kelsey or Nicole with questions.
Student Portfolio Shows

Madison College, May 7th at Madison College Gateway, 4-8 p.m.
WCTC, May 11th - "Chair-ity Auction Event"
UW-Stevens Point, May 8th at Noel Fine Arts Center, 3-6 p.m.
Gateway Tech, April 16th at the Elkhorn Campus, 6-9 p.m.
UW-Stout, May 8th at UW-Stout, Rm 220, 7-9 p.m.

Top 40 Over 40 of the Week

As the ASID National turns 40 this year, the Wisconsin Chapter is also celebrating our experienced and accomplished members age 40 and over. We'll feature one or more per week, culminating at our Annual Chapter Meeting. Meet the first "Top 40" Member...

NAME:  Kirsten Termuehlen (Kirkabird)
YEARS IN THE INDUSTRY: 9 on my own,  28 if by association
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Owner French Country Pine & Design
FAVORITE PROJECT:  Kane Commons Project  A 4,000 sq ft turn key build out in the Asian Modern style.  Those were my only parameters for the  project other than existing exteriors walls.
WORDS OF WISDOM FOR YOUR YOUNGER DESIGNER SELF:  Let the obsessive determination of youth carry you forward until  your creative confidence grounds you in an exquisite alignment of time, place and purpose.
WHAT’S ON YOUR NIGHTSTAND?  I keep a three tiered, green antique garden table next to my bed bestowed with piles of  unexplored books. I judge my wealth on the amount of new books awaiting my attention and holding promise of  inward wanderings into unknown places & time. I have a beloved black iron fan that was a gift from my ex-husband. It still sings me to sleep. I have an eccentric, silver reading lamp with a butter yellow silk shade – but of course! And I have my most loved oil paintings of fantasy farms hanging just above for a visual escape into my idea of heaven. I had until recently an assortment of photographs of my two daughters until they told me it looked like a shrine to their youth so I  moved them across the room in order to live  life in the forward. But I might move them back. After 40, you can live where you wish!

Re_Purposeful Waukesha Drop-Off

Starting Wednesday, April 1st, we will be accepting donations on both Wednesday’s and Friday’s from 9am-5pm at The Green Design Center, 2201 Badger Ct., Waukesha, WI 53188.

We will happily make arrangements for other drop-off times, but ask that people call (262) 446-6702 in advance to make an appointment.
RePurposeful:  An Upcycling Event will take place Friday & Saturday, August 28 & 29.  Mark your calendars to attend and start compiling your donations!

Join In - Milwaukee River - Lincoln Creek Cleanup
Saturday, April 18th, 9:00 am - Noon
Location:    Eastbrook Church West Parking Lot

The Sustainability Committee will be at the Milwaukee River - Lincoln Creek location. Please feel free to join us or select the location that works best for you. Please come prepared with a signed liability waiver which can be found on the Milwaukee River Keeper Website and dress for the weather.

**Lincoln Creek – Meet in the green space lot at the corner of Green Bay Ave and Lawn Street on the east side of Green Bay Avenue across from Eastbrook Church at 5385 N. Green Bay Ave

We provide the bags, gloves, and FREE T-SHIRTS and YOU provide the hands and energy to pick up trash, litter, and the interesting and sometimes bizarre pieces of garbage that find their way into our beautiful river system. Grab a garbage bag and let's clean some river!

If you choose to participate at a different location, please take pictures and send them to The committee would like to keep track of all those who participate.

Use Your Talents To Give Back to Your Community!
Call for Interior Designer Volunteers

The Wisconsin Chapter of ASID is putting out the call to designers for a volunteer opportunity in the Madison Area. The Rape Crisis Center of Dane County is seeking interior designers to provide pro bono design inspiration and concepts for the Center’s Family Room.  

The Family Room is the core of the Center – acting as the liaison between victims, their families and law enforcement.  This is a great opportunity to get involved with a community organization doing important work – you can give of your time and expertise to truly make a difference!  

If you are interested, please contact for more details.

The 2015 Design for a Difference - Madison
Thursday, April 9, 2015
4:00-5:00 pm CEU / 5:00-6:00 pm Appetizers & Drinks

5117 Verona Road, Madison

This event, sponsored by FLOOR360 with Brava Magazine, will start with a private Designers Only event with celebrity HGTV Design Star Winner -  Jen Bertrand.  The Designer Only event will highlight how using your skills as a designer through pro-bono work can benefit your business and your well-being.  This event will also count as ONE CEU CREDIT!  

The “Design for a Difference” program started as a national contest hosted by the International Design Guild and sponsored locally across the country by the design driven flooring store members of IDG.

Click here for more information.  RSVP:

Benjamin Moore Color Trends Presentation & Paint 201 CEU
April 29, 2015

Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin
500 North Harbor Drive, Milwaukee, WI  53201

9:00am Check In

10:30-11:30am Color Trends

12:30-1:30pm Paint 201 CEU

Click here to read more.  Please RSVP by April 15th.  
Email with questions.

SMPS Wisconsin Chapter - What it Takes to Win – Industry Awards Panel
April 30, 2015

Join us to hear from panelists representing awards programs from ENR, The Business Journal, ASID, ACEC and The Daily Reporter. Panelists will share their insights on what it takes to develop an award-winning submission for your firm’s best projects. Learn first-hand information about:
  • The types of awards submissions available for your firm
  • The process of judging and determining award-winning projects
  • Samples of award-winners and what makes a winner
Mueller Communications will also discuss how to maximize the publicity of winning awards as part of your firm’s overall communications strategy.

7:45 a.m. Check-in and networking
8:00 – 10:00 a.m. Breakfast and program

Carroll University Center for Graduate Studies  (different location than the main campus)
2140 Davidson Road, Waukesha, WI 53186

$45 for SMPS Wisconsin Members / $70 for non-members

Special Registration Offer!
Members of ACEC, ASID and AGC may register at the SMPS Member rate for this program (member number required).

REGISTER TODAY!  Registration closes end of day Tuesday, April 28.

Commercial Interior Designer – Madison, Wisconsin

Interior Designer – Duet Resource Group – Milwaukee, WI

Residential Interior Designer – Deep River Partners, Ltd. – Milwaukee, WI

Product Administrator & Client Service Representative – Deep River Partners, Ltd. – Milwaukee, WI

Interior Designer – Briohn Design Group, LLC – Brookfield, WI

Part Time Interior Design Instructor – Milwaukee Area Technical College – Milwaukee, WI

Interior Designer Position – Peabody’s Interiors – Milwaukee, WI

AutoCAD Draftsperson, SketchUp Artist & Production support – Part-Time – Retailworks, Inc. – Mequon, WI

Commercial Sales Associate – Lexco Tile and Stone – Milwaukee, WI


Thank You to Our Friend of ASID-WI Sponsor



Protect Your Business with an Insurance Program for Interior Designers
ASID and The Insurance Exchange Inc. have joined forces to offer the premier insurance program designed specifically for interior designers.

Visit to learn about better Insurance offerings for ASID members, which include:
  • New business owners insurance
  • Healthcare coverage for you and your employees
  • Disability insurance
  • Personal insurance for your home and auto


April 30th - New Student Scholarship & ASID Foundation Fundraiser - Casino Night - Waukesha, WI

May 21st - 3rd Annual "What’s Next?" Event - Milwaukee, WI


CHIMENTI STUDIOS of Milwaukee, WI Receives Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

Chimenti Studios has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Chimenti Studios was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.


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