MN Chapter | March Edition


It's that time again, chapter elections are upon us!

We look forward to continuing the great work happening here in our chapter and would like to give notice to our members that we will be holding an election soon. Below are the positions that will be on the ballot coming to your email inbox soon.

Board of Directors 2023/2024


Communications Director

Finance Director

Professional Development Director

The chapter elections will begin on March 15, 2023and close on March 25, 2023.

All Practitioner and Industry Partner Members in good standing as of October 1, 2022 are eligible to vote. Watch your email for information about the 2023/2024 slate of officers and a link to vote.

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Let us know what topics and information would be most helpful to you. Click the link below to take a brief survey that will provide us with important feedback and guide us as we plan future events. All those who complete the survey will be registered to win one $25 Starbucks gift card.


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Let's give a warm welcome to ASID MN's newest members...

  • Kara Demby, Student ASID
  • Amber Ellison / MN Fine Home and Remodeling Inc., Industry Partner
  • Victoria Gorton, Allied ASID
  • Diane Holetz / Chicago Brass, Industry Partner
  • Rebekah Hovland, Student ASID
  • Mia Lucido, Student ASID
  • Karena Monahan, Allied ASID
  • Lillian Osterberg, Student ASID
  • Abeera Qarni, Student ASID
  • Steven Restad, Student ASID
  • Marissa Simonson, Student ASID
  • Madison Talkington, Student ASID

Business Development Event: Aging in Place

Thursday, March 23rd

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Francis King Ltd.

275 Market Street, Suite 262

Minneapolis, MN 55405

Register Here

Event Timeline:

10:00 AM - Check In Begins

10:30 AM - Presentation Begins

Event Description:

How do you design a safe, functional and beautiful space for someone who wants to stay in their home and “Age in Place”?

As baby boomers continue to age, and life expectancy increases, the number of potential clients looking for this design skill will inevitably increase, so let’s get ready!

Our design expert, Catherine Deutschlander, founder of CW Design, will explore this topic and share her wisdom. We will discuss how to proactively design a home that allows for a clients’ changing needs. We will talk about new technology, guidelines, and ideas on how to create a space that incorporates safety, comfort and smart design.

Click here to learn more about presenter Catherine Deutschlander.

March Brunch & Learn CEU: High Performance Waterproof Wall Panel System for Interiors

Thursday, March 30th

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM


9201 Wyoming Ave. North

Suite 100

Brooklyn Park, MN 55445

Register Here

Event Timeline:

9:30 AM - Check-In Begins

10:00 AM - Presentation Begins

Event Description:

High-performance waterproof panels are engineered to mitigate moisture damage in areas where water is ever present while offering easy installation and lasting beauty. This course reviews the importance of moisture management in wet applications and examines the performance attributes of waterproof panels that make them a complete wall solution.

Click here to learn more about presenter Kevin Tullberg, regional manager for Wilsonart.

2023 Student Affairs Day:

How to Get a Job in Interior Design

Thursday, April 13th

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

International Market Square

275 Market St.

Minneapolis, MN 55405

Sponsor Showroom:

Francis King Ltd.

Ticket Price: $18

Register Here

Event Description:

Join us for a day of speakers, panel discussion, lunch, showroom tours and internship opportunities.


Showroom Tours:


Contemporary Furnishings by Granby

DOM Interiors

And more


Get tips, guidelines, and strategies on How to Get a Job in Interior Design. Hear from local design professionals and practitioners on this important topic and learn about internship opportunities.

ASID is the voice of Interior Design Industry. We're here to help you find yours.

April Brunch & Learn CEU Color: Pigment Perception, Ensuring You Get the Right Color You Want Every Time

Thursday, April 27th

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Hirshfield's Design Resource

721 2nd Ave North

Minneapolis, MN 55405

Register Here

Event Timeline:

9:00 AM - Check-In Begins

9:30 AM - Presentation Begins

Event Description:

Earn a CEU as you learn from Farrow & Ball Key Account Manager, Jessica Ritchie. She will be presenting the following 4 essential components to choosing the right color every time.

  1. COLOR FOUNDATIONS: A brief review of Color Theory to get us up to speed on what we need to know and build on including what is color space, color systems and application of RGB, CMYK and RYB systems.
  2. COLOR PERCEPTION: how do we see? do we all see the same? Challenges in seeing colors and creating color combinations.
  3. MAKING OF A COLOR: review pigments & dyes, what they are, history, uses, and limitations for various applications in print and products.
  4. GETTING THE COLOR YOU WANT: review of how to manage the complexities of color across various devices and media that designers now have to work with. Weather it is color online, in print, or in application such as selecting a paint color or producing a printed fabric or wallpaper.

Click here to learn more about presenter Jessica Ritchie.

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