New Report Highlights Positive Impact Interior Design has on Public Health, Safety and Welfare

Based on research led by internationally renowned Interior Design Professors Denise Guerin and Caren Martin, six leading interior design organizations (ASID, CIDA, IDC, IDEC, IIDA, NCIDQ) released "a seminal industry research report" last week that "highlights a growing body of evidence that supports the positive impact of interior design on public health, safety and welfare."

State of Interior Design Profession.jpgThe entire comprehensive report also includes a series of recommendations and a roadmap for advancing the interior design profession. To read the announcement, please click here. For more information about the report, visit the Interior Design Profession's Body of Knowledge website at

Rooted in their latest book, The State of the Interior Design Profession, last week Guerin and Martin also participated in an event with fellow faculty, alumni and students to discuss issues important to interior design professionals. Copies are available on and photos from the evening are available here.

For more on the interior design program, recognized last month by DesignIntelligence magazine one of the top five most admired in the country "for its strong research and reputation," visit their homepage on the College of Design's website.

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