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International Interior Design Association

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Vice President

Scott Hierlinger, FIIDA, LEED AP


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As the Design Director and Co-Principal of NELSON’s Minneapolis office, Scott Hierlinger is an expert in corporate design with 21 years of experience. His strong interior design background allows him to provide creative and integrated project services to high-profile regional and national interior design projects. He is responsible for all aspects of the design process including programming, space planning, design development, construction documentation, and project management. Within NELSON, Hierlinger co-chairs the NELSON Design Consortium and is the Minneapolis lead of the NELSON Legal Practice Team.

Hierlinger holds a bachelor’s degree in design and architecture from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He is the recipient of the IESNA Regional Awards of Merit and Philadelphia Section Award and the 2008 IIDA Philadelphia Section Awards. He is the Past President of the IIDA Northland Chapter, an esteemed judge for multiple IIDA competitions including the Interior Design Competition, Will Ching Design Competition, and the Student Design Charette, and remains active within IIDA, working on numerous Association initiatives at the local, national, and international level.