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Jan, 9, 2009
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Consumer Electronic Show Goes Green
from Inhabitat
The world famous Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas, and this year the CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) has joined forces with Greener Gadgets to produce the greenest CES ever! This event is getting greener and greener each year with new initiatives to reduce the event’s carbon footprint, energy use, and promote more sustainable electronics products. More

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Interior Design Top Magazine Stories of 2008
from Interior Design
Interior Design magazine is counting down their top ten stories of 2008. Click on the link provided to see which stories made the list. More

The Transformation Conversation
from Business Week
Are design and design thinking the keys to bringing about real change? More

Makeover for First W Hotel
from Interior Design
International architecture and interior design firm BBG-BBGM has completed a $40 million dollar renovation of the 10-year-old W New York, allowing the brand’s very first property to trade its Clinton-era chic for naturalism befitting the Obama epoch. More

Product Showcase:
Pittsburgh® Paints' New Hacienda Style Color Palette
Inspired by Newly Released Book

The warm tones of Mexican style and design are now easier for designers and homeowners to make their own with Pittsburgh Paints' recent introduction of the Hacienda Style Color Palette. Collaborating with Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr, award-winning authors of eight books on Mexican design, Pittsburgh Paints has developed a color palette that goes hand-in-hand with the authors' newly released book — Hacienda Style (Gibbs-Smith, $39.95 Hardcover, May).

Mirroring the timeless appeal and rustic elegance of Mexico's old-world country estates, the Hacienda Style Color Palette features 18 authentic colors. More info

No Furnaces but Heat Aplenty in “Passive Houses”
from The New York Times
From the outside, there is nothing unusual about the stylish new gray and orange row houses in the Kranichstein District, with wreaths on the doors and Christmas lights twinkling through a freezing drizzle. But these houses are part of a revolution in building design: There are no drafts, no cold tile floors, no snuggling under blankets until the furnace kicks in. There is, in fact, no furnace. More

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The Chicago Athenaeum Announces 2008 Good Design Awards
from Interior Design
Each year, a massive amount of industrial, product, and graphic designs are unveiled on the global market: Looking for the showstoppers of 2008? The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies have named the recipients of the 58th annual Good Design awards. The exclusive awards program, a nod to innovation and cutting-edge creativity, includes winners in 23 categories this year, among them furniture, textiles, the environment, bath and accessories, and kitchen/appliances. More

Is Luxury Dead?
from Multi-Housing News
It’s now a buyer’s market for luxury multi-housing units, and quality interiors are a major factor in what sells. More

Tough ‘09 Is Seen for Commercial Real Estate
from The Washington Post
Decline in demand will result in lower rents and higher vacancy rates. More

A Message from ASID

ASID is co-sponsoring a Congressional Luncheon Briefing entitled, “An Introduction to High-Performance Buildings,” being held Jan. 13 in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. The High Performance Building Congressional Caucus Coalition, of which ASID is a participating organization, hosts monthly congressional briefings to provide background information to members of Congress and congressional staffers. The briefing is free and open to all who are interested, but space is limited. For more information, and to download a registration form, click here.

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Job Title Company Location
Interior Design Internship Sarah Barnard Design Los Angeles, CA
Interior Design Lead HDR, INC. San Francisco, CA
Interior Design-Assistant Professor Cazenovia College Cazenovia , New York
Interior Designer/Product Manager CFA, Inc. Dyersburg, Tennessee


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