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Education

All the Right Pieces
Perspective - Fall 2010
Today's forward-thinking Interior Design schools are evolving to ensure graduates come armed with a knowledge base that encompasses the entire practice of design, including marketing, management, financial and communication skills.
by Michelle Bowles
The State of Interior Design Education
Perspective - Fall 2010
An in-depth look at how Interior Design education has evolved--and continues to evolve--from the eyes of those who know best: educators, practitioners, HR managers and recent graduates.
by Meredith Landry
Higher Learning
Perspective - Fall 2008
FALL 2008 - Pressured to develop business-savvy, diverse, high-quality graduates, universities around the world are revamping their interior design programs.
by Jan Stone
Design: The Next Generation
Perspective - Winter 2007
WINTER 2007 - Educators from three top design schools weigh in on what designers must know about today's students.
by Michele Meyer
A+ Teachers
Perspective - Fall 2006
FALL 2006 - Five exceptional interior design educators reveal what’s going on behind their classroom doors.
by Karina Sanchez
Lifelong Learning
Perspective - Fall 2005
FALL 2005 - Interior design's continuing education opportunities are as wide and varied as the field itself.
by Anne Brooks Ranallo
Student Perspective: Mentoring Day
Perspective - Fall 2005
What one student learned from her day shadowing an interior designer.
by Charlotte R. Bell, Student IIDA
State of Education
Perspective - Spring 2005
SPRING 2005 - The sweeping progress and continuing deficiencies in interior design education.
by Shaila Williams
Best in Class
Perspective - Spring 2004
Students looking for a top-quality school first should consider what a superior education really entails.
by Ross Foti
Paths for the Protégé
Interior design firms of all stripes are embracing a more expansive view of mentorship. David Whitemyer gets the scoop.
by David Whitemyer