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website, www.asid.org/icon. Our web exclusive features and photo essays provide added depth to the stories you will ﬁnd in this issue. • Get the latest insight on the current—and future—state of design centers • Delve into evidence-based design • Gain strategies for using the right words to describe what you do In addition, the ASID ICON site is updated regularly with • Blog posts discussing the issues affecting the design profession • ASID news • Updated announcements and events across the design industry Be sure to bookmark www.asid.org/icon and check back often for new content. Or better yet, follow @ASIDICON on Twitter to get all the latest updates automatically!
ASID ICON Online— Web Exclusives for Winter 2012
UPCOMING DESIGN EVENTS/
EcoBuild America Dec. 3 – 7 Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. www.aececobuild.com International Consumer Electronics Show Jan. 8 – 11 Las Vegas www.cesweb.org International Builders’ Show Jan. 22 – 24 Las Vegas www.buildersshow.com Surfaces 2012 Jan. 28 – 31 Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas www.surfaces.com IDEC Annual Conference Feb. 17 – 19 JW Marriott, Indianapolis www.idec.org Architectural Digest Home Design Show Mar. 21 – 24 Pier 94, New York City www.archdigesthomeshow.com Environments for Aging Conference April 7 – 10 Roosevelt Waldorf Astoria, New Orleans www.ltlmagazine.com/efa-conference GlobalShop April 16 – 18 McCormick Place, Chicago www.globalshop.org
For more information, visit the Events section of www.asid.org.
GREAT BOOKS TO TAKE YOU TO THE NEXT LEVEL/
To order these books, visit the ASID Book Center at www.asid.org/bookcenter.
Interior Design Materials and Speciﬁcations, 2nd Ed. Lisa Godsey Fairchild, $90 _ This updated guide to material selection reﬂects recent changes to the industry. Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, the book describes each material’s characteristics and guides readers through how to evaluate, select and specify materials. Each description takes into account factors including code compliance, building standards, sustainability guidelines, human needs and bidding processes. Students and practitioners alike will learn how to communicate effectively with suppliers and vendors and how to avoid some of the pitfalls common to material selection and speciﬁcation.
Professional Practice for Interior Designers in the Global Marketplace Susan M. Winchip Fairchild, $85 _ This contemporary and innovative text will prepare designers for the rapidly-evolving landscape of the 21st century workplace. Winchip, a 2010 winner of the ASID Foundation Polsky Prize, emphasizes the essential skills and knowledge required to work in a ﬁrm and provides an overview of what is involved in starting and operating an interior design business. Rooted in fundamentals, the book incorporates upto-the-minute developments including globalization, changing demographics, the rise of networking technologies, sustainable design and social responsibility in today’s global environment.
Furniture Design, 2nd Ed. Jim Postell Wiley, $80 _ From history to theory to technology, Furniture Design offers a comprehensive survey of the essential aspects of furniture design, including social use, ergonomics, materials and more. Generously illustrated with photographs and drawings—including a new color section—this edition features updated coverage of material speciﬁcations, green design, digital design and fabrication technologies. It also features 25 case studies of furniture design that represent a broad selection of works, designers and techniques, including designs produced within the last decade.
NCIDQ EXAM DATES & APPLICATION DEADLINES
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Dec. 1, 2012 Application Deadline for the Spring 2013 Examination (for ﬁrst-time applicants only) April 5 – 6 , 2013 Spring 2013 NCIDQ Examination June 1, 2013 Application deadline for the Fall 2013 Examination (for ﬁrst-time applicants only) Oct. 4 – 5, 2013 Fall 2013 NCIDQ Examination
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ASID Icon - Winter 2012
Data and Design: A Winning Combination
The Two Voices of Interior Design
Design for Life
Resource Guide & Advertisers Index
ASID Icon - Winter 2012