Did You Know

  • Interior Design Instructor Recognized for Kitchen Designs

    Amber Newton at New Spaces wins two Remodeler of Merit Awards (ROMA) Amber Newton, an adjunct instructor in the Interior Design program at Dakota County Technical College, was the lead designer on two kitchen design projects that

    December 1, 2014 • Did You Know, Interior Design Awards • Views: 1922

  • Commercial Design in Practice at Nelson

    Immersion is the best way to learn which is why we at DCTC make an effort to plan as many field trips as possible for our students.  In November Anne Farniok’s Commercial Studio II class spent a morning with Rob Shaheen of

    November 15, 2014 • Did You Know, Events, Student Work • Views: 2309

  • 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: 1845

  • 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: 1891

  • 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: 1515

  • Did You Know…?

    “Greenwashing” – or green sheen – is a term that was coined in the mid-1980’s to describe a product that is overly promoted to be “green”, when in fact the product may not have a positive

    February 4, 2011 • Did You Know • Views: 1920