April 10th 2018
ASID New Mexico Chapter Newsletter
April 10, 2018
President's Letter
Dear ASID New Mexico Member,
Spring is here, and it’s almost time for us to gather at Hotel Chaco, on April 26 th , for a celebration in your honor. Experience Hotel Chaco’s inspiring architecture and design as the chapter celebrates our continued success as a community of designers, industry partners, educators and students. Our Chapter is better together, as we are strengthened by each member’s participation, knowledge, and support. I hope that you will join us for some spring time fun while we meet new members and catch up with old friends. We look forward to seeing you there.
Judith Romero, Allied ASID
President, NM Chapter of ASID
Member Appreciation
Upcoming Events...

April 14th-18th  - National Event
High Point Market - Click  here   to register

April 21st & 22nd - Local Event
Albuquerque Home & Garden Show - Expo New Mexico

April 26th Chapter Event
ASID NM  Membership Appreciation Event "Spring Fling and Designer Things" 
Hotel Chaco, Downtown Albuquerque  5:30PM to 8:30PM

Are you looking to get NCIDQ Certified?
If so, we would love to hear from you!

ASID NM is working to put together a study group for anyone that is working towards getting certified. We are also looking for our professional members to participate in sharing their knowledge and experience.

If you are interested in attaining your certification and would like to participate in the study group please contact Levia O'Neill at EPAC@nm.asid.org .
Industry Partner Spotlight
ASID NM is working hard and continues to build a valuable professional network. Please Welcome Our Newest Industry Partner Representative, Carly Frank, Showroom Manager at  Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery.
“We believe in making life easier. That beauty and function work hand-in-hand. We believe in the power of getting the details right. In creating confidence and embracing innovation. That a thousand tiny details make your project the reflection of love, confidence and pride that home is supposed to be. We believe getting there should be a seamless experience."

2018/2019 ASID Board Elections!
ASID New Mexico Chapter 2018-2019 Elections are in process and we have our nominees. Look for your ballot in the mail soon!

  • President-Elect – Marisa Saavedra-Gutierrez, Allied ASID
  • Director At-Large – Susan Chiasson, IP Rep. for Architectural Surfaces Tile and Stone, Inc.
  • Professional Development Director – Cydney C. Martin, Allied ASID
  • Membership Director – Melinda Browning, ASID
  • Student Rep to the Board – Currently Open

We still need a Student Rep to the Board so if any of our students are interested please contact the Chapter Nominating Committee Chair, Buffy Kline.

Qualifying candidates must be in good standing with ASID and be a Student, Professional, Allied or Industry Partner member of the New Mexico Chapter. Buffy Kline can be contacted at BKline@wgdinteriors.com .
ASID New Mexico Designer Highlight
ASID New Mexico is proud to highlight all the hard work our membership does and all of the exciting opportunities we have as designers. This month we are highlighting French & French Interiors and their honor of being selected to participate in the Design Bloggers Tour at High Point Market this Spring. It's no surprise they were selected as they have a beautiful website and an excellent Blog!
"High Point Market is the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world! It includes over 10 million square feet of the latest in furniture design and more than 2,000 exhibitors - basically, imagine all of downtown Santa Fe just 100% furniture! And French & French has been chosen as one of the 10 participants in the Design Bloggers Tour for Spring Marker 2018! We are so honored and thrilled to participate in Market this way!"
~ Heather French
With this client, we were working with an extensively remodeled 1950s adobe, which needed to be made brighter and cheerier yet still durable enough to meet the family’s needs.

This adobe is home to three kiddos, and we really decided to highlight the playful aspect with materials that would last as this family grows up.

One of my favorite pieces we got to use here was this beautiful wallpaper mural by artist Natalie Lete, which creates a huge visual impact in the daughters’ bedroom. I absolutely love the large scale and whimsical floral look — get a load of those snails and carrots!!
~ Heather French
Schedule of Industry Events
April 14th-18th  - National Event
High Point Market - Click  here  to register

April 21st & 22nd - Local Event
Albuquerque Home & Garden Show - Expo New Mexico

April 26th Chapter Event
ASID NM  Membership Appreciation Event "Spring Fling and Designer Things" 
Hotel Chaco, Downtown Albuquerque  5:30PM to 8:30PM - RSVP Here

May 2 - 4, 2018 - National Event
HD Expo / Hospitality Industry Products & Design - Las Vegas, NV

May 17th - Industry Partner Event
LED Innovations in Decorative Lighting, CEU By Hubbardton Forge
at Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery, 4820 Hardware Drive NE, Albuquerque 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM - RSVP to D02.Events@ferguson.com

June 11th - 13th - National Event
NeoCon 50 Year Celebration - The Mart, Chicago, IL
Student Membership!
Do you know an Interior Design Student? Help get the word out...

Student membership is just $85! This one-time fee allows ASID student members to retain their student membership status until graduation.
Do you have news, achievements or anything you'd like to share with our design community? Send to communications@nm.asid.org to be featured. 

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