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Ken Wilson, FIIDA, FAIA, Envision Design, Washington D.C.

Eric Laignel

 2015 College of Fellows Inductees
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Julio Braga, FIIDA, LEED AP

New York Chapter

Stanford Hughes, FIIDA, FAIA,

Northern California Chapter


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Susanne Molina, FIIDA, CID, LEEP AP

Southern California Chapter

Joey Shimoda, FIIDA, FAIA

Southern California Chapter



2013-2015 Chair of the College of Fellows 

Viveca Bissonnette, FIIDA, CID, LEED AP
Southern California Chapter

Viveca, a past President of the International Board of Directors, currently works for Hollander Design Group in San Diego, CA. In her application, Viveca stated:

viveca bissonnette 2013 to 2015  chair of the college of fellows ““The College of Fellows is a brain trust that has the power to move the profession forward. I would like to bring the knowledge and experience I have had with the Association to help further guide our group. My continued contribution to the Association is demonstration of my personal commitment to ensure that IIDA is regarded as the premiere Interior Design professional association. It is my goal to have the College of Fellows support IIDA in this mission.”



Cindy Allen, Hon. IIDA

Cindy was named Editor in Chief of Interior Design magazine in 2001. Since then, she has steadily steered the publication to ever-increasing importance to the industry, using her vantage point and her connections to position it as a champion for Design and its interests, and for celebrating established names in design as well as rising talent.ucts.



2014 Legacy Award Winner

John Rouse, Hon. IIDA

John became publisher of Contract magazine in 2001, overseeing day-to-day operations for the publication and its brand. In the coming decade, John would earn eight national design and editorial awards for the publication and its digital products. Contract, which he saw through its 50th anniversary celebration in 2010, is the only industry publication devoted exclusively to the Commercial Interior Design practice, and is the producer of two of the industry’s most prestigious design awards, the Interiors Award held in January each year at New York’s Cipriani, and the Best of NeoCon award presented annually in Chicago. Read more...


2014 Educator of the Year

So-Yeon Yoon, IIDA

So-Yeon Yoon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, the director of DUET (Design-User Experience-Technology) Lab, Cornell University.
She is a certified interior designer in both the US and South Korea, and practiced in Korea. With her PhD in Information Science with emphasis on Human Computer Interaction and User Experience, her research has been in the interdisciplinary areas of user experience and design in the context of physical environments.  Read more...