President Elect: Vacant
Communications Director: Leanne Rigosu
Financial Director: Anthony Cinque
Professional Development Director: Sally Carpenter
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IDLNY, Interior Designers for Legislation in New York (a joint venture between IIDA, ASID NY Metro and the Decorator’s Club,) is pleased to announce a new series of workshops, including one CEU-accredited seminar, for design professionals. The first session, entitled, “NCIDQ Certification and How to Get There,” will take place on January 22, at 6pm in the Steelcase Showroom at Columbus Circle. Thom Banks, Executive Director of NCIDQ will speak, along with the presidents of each of the participating associations, on the importance of following through and taking the important NCIDQ exam.
The idea of a log cabin evokes images of the deep woods and the frontier. A log cabin is made of rough-hewn logs, dragged from the woods, stacked to make walls and roofed with tin or cedar shingles. Modest cabins still exist, like the 10-by-12-footer my father built by hand in 1975. It has neither electricity nor indoor plumbing. Contractors who specialize in log homes also offer small versions. But, as with any home design, there is a spectrum of features and sizes. One mansion built in the Catskills and featured on the show Epic Log Homes is 15,000 square feet.
Best Adaptive Reuse: Crew Office and Cafe (MONTREAL)
Inside a bank in Old Montreal, local architect Henri Cleinge has created what might be one the most a dynamic spaces to work in the city. Crew, a tech start-up that caters to freelancers, brings a modern-day work ethos to a building that dates back to 1926, and without disrupting its glorious old-world appeal.
Best Office: Campari (TORONTO)
The Canadian headquarters for the Italian aperitif company looks more like a high-end gallery than an office. The first thing that greets visitors is a pastel-hued bar for sampling the distillery’s impressive list of spirits that include SKYY Vodka, Wild Turkey and Grand Marnier.
Best Co-Working Space: Free Studio (TORONTO)
Sometimes, the most basic interventions can have the biggest impact. As an incubator for creative culture, Free Studio is the kind of start-up that thrives on flexibility to give its community of filmmakers and photographers a place to work and create. The company turned to Toronto designer Tom Chung to map out a 557-square-metre raw space into a multipurpose office and free-form event space.