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  • DCTC Interior Design Club Wins Industry Award

    The DCTC interior design club – Design Connexion – participated in an IIDA (International Interior Design Association) charity event called Fusion + Fashion. Industry professionals as well as interior design college students

    December 1, 2011 • Events • Views: 2247

  • Industry Trade Show in Minneapolis

    A commercial interior design trade show  – called MinneCon –will be held at the Depot in Minneapolis this Thursday, July 21st, from 11am to 6pm.  This trade show is sponsored by IIDA – International Interior

    July 19, 2011 • Events • Views: 2651

  • Did You Know…

    Florence Knoll (a furniture designer and architect) was the primary influence in launching the interior design industry. She and her husband founded Knoll Associates in 1946, and offered unique furniture that integrated the

    June 27, 2011 • Did You Know • Views: 1823

  • Students and Faculty Attend ICFF in New York

    18 DCTC Interior Design students and 2 faculty traveled to New York and attended the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. Several countries participated and offered a diverse range of product and talent,

    June 15, 2011 • Uncategorized • Views: 1985

  • Did You Know…

    Many alumni of our Interior Design program are gainfully employed in the industry and participate in professional organizations, including volunteering on committees for special events.  Ann Fritz, a 2004 graduate, was the

    May 5, 2011 • Did You Know • Views: 1867

  • Interior Design Vendor Fair

    A few weeks ago our Interior Design club – called Design Connexion – hosted its 4th annual Vendor Fair here at DCTC. Over a dozen vendors participated in displaying and discussing their products, which ranged from

    April 15, 2011 • Events • Views: 2188

  • Interior Design Educators Conference

    DCTC Interior Design Program faculty attend the 2011 Annual Conference for Interior Design educators. The IDEC (Interior Design Educators Council) annual conference was held last month in Denver, Colorado.  Attendees

    April 6, 2011 • Events • Views: 1905

  • Industry Trade Shows

    Students and faculty from the DCTC Interior Design Program are involved in industry events throughout the year, including local and out-of-state trade shows. Here is what’s coming up… NEWH – the National

    March 27, 2011 • Events • Views: 1874

  • Myth Buster of the Week

    Myth: Bamboo flooring is the ideal sustainable flooring product. Bamboo is a good sustainable product for flooring, but the carbon footprint associated with transporting bamboo to the US negativley impacts the environment.  A

    February 27, 2011 • Myth Busters • Views: 1783

  • Trends – Did you know…

    …a “trend” develops over time due to circumstances – good or bad – that are present in society, such as a new decade or a catastrophe. For example, after the tragic events of 9-11-01, the popularity

    February 18, 2011 • Did You Know • Views: 1486