Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
Brookfield, Wisconsin

This year’s Annual Meeting is not to be missed! In addition to a dynamic CEU and several major honors to bestow, we have a very special guest speaker – ASID National President, Rachelle Schoessler Lynn, FASID, CID, LEED FELLOW. We will also be recognizing Patricia Kluetz, FASID, and her new status as Fellow.

3:30 PM – CEU Registration
4:00 PM – CEU presented by Sandy Gordon, FASID - You (Interior Designers) + The Power of Design Thinking = Opportunities in a New Economy
5:00 – 6:00 – Refreshments and Networking on the Patio
6:00 – 8:30 – Annual Meeting including two major highlights: The presentation of Fellowship to Patricia Kluetz, FASID & keynote address from Rachelle Schoessler Lynn, FASID, CID, LEED FELLOW, ASID National President.

Click here to register, get CEU details and learn about Patricia's new status as Fellow and her contributions to the Wisconsin design community.
TICKETS ON SALE NOW: STRUT 2014 - September 19th

Visit to purchase tickets to attend the fourth annual STRUT runway event.  You won't want to miss this great evening at the historic Turner Hall showcasing original fashion designs created from interior and architectural materials.  17 teams of designers and industry collaborators have been hard at work developing concepts and creating outfits inspired by this year's theme, Decades in Black and White.  Decades ranging from 30BC to 2050 will be represented in the show!  Audience members are encouraged to fashion black and white as a perfect backdrop to the featured outfits.

Proceeds raised through this event will again be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Wisconsin.

Visit our Facebook page for event updates and information, including pictures from past shows.
Register Now for ASID GO PRO/NYC
September 18–19, in New York

Developed specifically for emerging design professionals and hosted at design-conscious venues around Manhattan, GO PRO/NYC will inform, inspire and help you connect with industry professionals. You will leave GO PRO/NYC with new skills, new knowledge, new colleagues, and up to 0.8 IDCEC-approved CEUs. Don’t miss out. Space is limited, and this event will sell out.

We are excited to announce that Wisconsin Chapter Members, Aga Artka, Allied ASID, LEED AP, and Jenny Schrank, Allied ASID, will present, helping you discover and learn to convey “The Brand of You”. Check out the full schedule or register now by clicking here.

Attention, Students! The ASID Scholarship Deadline is Fast Approaching

The ASID Wisconsin Chapter Scholarship is intended to encourage professional development in the field of Interior Design by providing scholarships to ASID Wisconsin student members accepted in two-year and four-year Interior Design programs. Up to $1,000 will be awarded to student(s) demonstrating design ability and potential to contribute to the profession.

Get details or download the application forms hereDeadline is September 12th.
Be A Real World Design Week Mentor

We invite all potential mentors — especially ASID designers, educators and Industry Partner representatives — to participate in Real World Design Week (RWDW), Nov. 2 – 8, 2014.

Now in its seventh year, RWDW is one of our most popular programs. We always have more students than mentors, but we don't want to turn any students away from this rewarding experience. We need your help to meet our goal of matching every student with a practitioner!

Click here to create your mentor profile and sign up to provide a one-day shadow event for a student in your area.

Job Opportunities

Sales Professional - Office Furniture Resources (OFR)
Dynamic sales position! Ideal for the recent design graduate who wants to start their career.

Office Furniture Resources (OFR) is currently hiring for the full time position of a sales professional.  We are looking for a passionate sales representative to join our team and be a key contributor to our market expansion in Milwaukee. This individual’s main focus will be creating and maintaining relationships with prospects and existing clients, as well as partners in the industries of commercial real estate, architecture, design and facilities.

With the right attitude and execution, our trained sales rep will enjoy unlimited income potential and business growth. Contact Tammy Ellison at or 414-353-9725 for more information.

Architectural Representative - Daltile
We are excited to announce that we have an open position at Daltile for an Architectural Representative.

This position is responsible for increasing commercial sales in the Wisconsin territory by calling on Architects, Designers, and National Accounts for the purpose of obtaining proprietary specifications for Dal-Tile.  The territory is the entire state of Wisconsin but most accounts are in the Milwaukee and Madison markets.

You can apply on-line at

Questions?  Please contact Peter Pasterski, Daltile Wisconsin Manager,

Architectural Sales Representative – Interior Finish Products - Childcrest Tile & Stone
Childcrest Tile & Stone is seeking an Interior Finish Sales Professional.  This is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for interior design with the drive to sell. You will work with the top Architects and Designers in the Milwaukee and surrounding area.  RBC Tile & Stone is a market leader and highly respected distributor in the tile and stone industry that covers the major markets of Minneapolis, St. Paul, Milwaukee, Des Moines, Omaha, Kansas City and St. Louis.  The company has been in business for over 50 years.  You will be working with the finest products in the industry, quality people and a customer service staff known as the best in the business.  

Please send resume to and visit our website at

Interior Design and Sales-Warren Barnett
Ideal candidate will have background in Interior Design and sales. 

Work with clients to design or renovate spaces to meet their standards.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Cultivate in-store traffic into in-home appointments.
  • Home appointments.
  • Measure rooms to see existing color, pattern, style etc.
  • Make presentations in our store of drawn to scale floor plans, furniture fabrics and accessories.
  • Enhance the function, safety, and aesthetics of interior spaces
  • Select samples, including flooring, carpet, and paint to be approved by client.
  • Choose color palettes.
  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Plan and estimate budgets for projects.
  • Draw up floor plans and sketches.
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create drawings.
  • Arrange furniture.
  • Follow up with client to ensure design specifications have been met

We sell Thomasville, Drexel Heritage, Henredon, Century, Lillian August, Hickory White, Thayer Coggin, Hancock and Moore, and Warren Barnett furniture brands, as well as the state's largest selection of decorative accessories.

Our store is located in Brookfield a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

This is a unique opportunity, in that we have virtually no turnover of our Design staff.

Health insurance, dental, vision, and disability insurance. Liberal schedule. Employees purchase at cost. Great team culture.  262-790-1111

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

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:

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.


Congratulations to the ASID members recently named in M Magazine!

Nicole Villwock, Allied ASID
Villwock Interiors
House Remodel, River Hills
p. 83 and p. 92
Emily Winters, Allied ASID
Peabody's Interiors
Hawaii Life
p. 85-88
Geneane Francour, Allied ASID
Peabody's Interiors
Living Room, Wauwatosa
p. 92
Vickie Wessel, Allied ASID
Authentic Interiors
Master Suite, Bayside
p. 94
Susan VerPlank, Allied ASID
Welcome Home Design
New Home Build, New Berlin
p. 96
Leslie Dohr, ASID
Leslie Dohr Interior Design
Master Closet, Milwaukee
p. 98
Patricia Algiers, ASID
Chemistry in Place
Law Offices, Chicago and Tampa, Florida
p. 100

Click here to check out the article.

Our partnership with M Magazine continues to provide an outlet for us to bring ASID WI, its members and the value of interior design to the forefront in the Milwaukee community. Stay tuned for opportunities to contribute to the publication!


Energy Center of Wisconsin
High performance homes: the practical approach
October 9 in Sturgeon Bay
Presenter: Joe Nagan, Owner, Home Building Technology Services

Design, spec and build high performance wall assemblies
October 14 in Madison
October 15 in La Crosse

Presenter: Peter Yost, Principal and Vice President of Technical Services, BuildingGreen, Inc.


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

ASID | Education Online
Click here for more information. 


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