• 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: 572

  • 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: 608

  • 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: 633

  • King Tut: Enter the Golden World of the Pharaohs

    Join DCTC Students on March 25th on a trip to the Science Museum of Minnesota to experience the riches of royal life in Egypt more than 3,000 years ago in Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs. Discover more than

    February 18, 2011 • Events, Shows, Uncategorized • Views: 609

  • 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: 496

  • Myth Buster of the Week

    Myth #2: Compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) are “the” answer to being environmentally responsible when replacing incandescent bulbs in household light fixtures. Yes, but… Fluorescent bulbs (lamps) contain mercury.

    February 11, 2011 • Myth Busters, Uncategorized • Views: 625

  • 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: 521

  • Myth Buster of the Week

    Myth: An Interior Designer is the same as an Interior Decorator It could be said that an Interior Designer is an interior architect. An Interior Designer knows building materials and systems, building codes and regulations, and

    January 21, 2011 • Myth Busters • Views: 593

  • Student Team Works with Real Client

    Over the past few months, a group of DCTC Interior Design students worked on a real project with Hastings Community Television (HCTV) in Hastings, Minnesota.  The project included new finish materials, new signage, and new

    September 28, 2010 • Uncategorized • Views: 640

  • Chairevolution! 300 Years of Designing the Chair

    The Minneapolis Institute of Arts  Thursday, September 16, 2010—Sunday, November 28, 2010 Cargill Gallery 103 Free Exhibition Take a look at how design has evolved over 300 years with an examination of a single object: the

    September 14, 2010 • Shows • Views: 639