Professional Practice Awards


Teaching Excellence Award

This Award recognizes an individual’s success in the development and delivery of a specific educational experience (developed and repeated) that yields exceptional student learning. 
 
2017 - Patrick Lee Lucas, Lindsey Fay, Christina Birkentall, Rebekah Radtke, University of Kentucky School of Interiors

2016 - Miranda S. Anderson & Jay Pengilly, University of Idaho
 
2015 - Jain Kwon, Ph.D., The University of Georgia

2014 - Sandra Reicis, Villa Maria College
 
2013 - Candy Carmel-Gilfilen, University of Florida

2012 - Judy Theodorson, Washington State University
  
2011 - Abimbola AsojoUniversity of Oklahoma
 

Community Service Award
 
This Award recognizes and honors significant contribution of community service by an individual or group at a national, regional, and/or local level associated with the discipline of interior design. 
 
2017 - Dr. Dak Kopec, Boston Architectural College, For the work on behalf of Bay Cove Human Services

2016 - Abimbola 'Aby' Asojo, University of Minnesota, Calming Space Project at Bruce Vento Elementary School in St. Paul, MN
 
2014 - Lorella Di Cintio PhD, Ryerson University
 
2013 - Amy Campos, California College of the Arts, Dolores Shelter Program and Community Food Bank Project.
 
2012 - Hannah Mendoza, Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro. Leading a global studio that has designed a school for a village in Ghana.
 
2011 - Janetta McCoy, Washington State University, Study of rural towns’ economic crises with design options for revitalization


Book & Media Awards
 
The Book Award recognizes and honors significant book pieces that exhibit excellence in addressing issues of the interior design profession including practice, scholarship, and education. The Media Award recognizes and honors significant visual media pieces that exhibit excellence in addressing issues of the interior design profession including practice, scholarship, and education.
 
2017 - Book Award - Kristi Gaines, Angela Bourne, Michelle Pearson, Mesha Kleibrink, Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorder
             Media Award - Jill Pable, Design Resources for Homelessness
 
2016 - Book Award - Philomena Bluyssen, Delft University of Technology, The Healthy Indoor Environment: How to Assess Occupants' Wellbeing in Buildings
             Media Award - Jessica Senne and Jonathan Fahnestock, Maryville University, A Conversation with Architect Ralph Fournier
 
2015 - Deborah Schneiderman, Pratt Institute, Inside Prefab: The Ready-Made Interior

2014 - Lois  Weinthal, Ryerson University, Toward a New Interior: An Anthology of Interior Design Theory published by Princeton Architectural Press

2013 - Katherine S. Ankerson, Kansas State University, Illustrated Codes for Designers: Residential, Fairchild Books
 
2013 - Lighting across the [design] curriculum
             Kansas State University
             Katherine S. Ankerson, (project lead) Interior Architecture & Product Design
             Neal Hubbell, Interior Architecture & Product Design
             University of Nebraska-Lincoln
             Betsy Gabb, Interior Design
             Lindsey Ellsworth-Bahe, Interior Design
             Timothy Hemsath, Architecture
             Clarence Waters, Architectural Engineering
             Nate Krug, Architecture
             Miami University (OH)
             Mary Ben Bonham, Architecture + Interior Design
             Scott Johnston, Center for Building Science Research
             University of Texas at Austin
             Nancy Kwallek, Interior Design
 
2013 - Vibhavari Jani, Kansas State University, Diversity in Design: Perspective from the Non-Western World published by Fairchild Books

2012 - Amy Roehl, Texas Christian University, Project Connect DP&E, www.projectconnectdpe.org

2011 - Mark Hinchman, University of Nebraska, History of Furniture: a Global View, published by Fairchild Books


Partner in Education Award
 
This Award recognizes and honors significant contributions to IDEC and/or interior design education by any entity or individual at an international, national and/or regional level. 
 
2013 - Jeffrey Kenney Executive Director, NCIDQ
 
2012 - Jeannie Bochette
 
2011 - Michael Alin, Executive Director of ASID
 
2011 - NCIDQ


Carol Price-Shanis Scholarship Award
 
This scholarship provides funding to interior design graduate students, educators, and practitioners, who hold a degree (any level) from a recognized Interior Design program, and who hold membership in a professional Interior Design organization, who desire to return to school to advance their interior design education.
 
2015 - Janice Rieger, University of Alberta

2010 - Migette Kaup, Associate Professor at Kansas State, to pursue PhD work

2010 - Barbara Marini, Program Chair at IADT-Detroit, to pursue PhD work
 
2008 - Jillissa Moorman to pursue an MFA in interior  design at Iowa State University

2008 - Darrell Nickolson to pursue an MS in gerontology at the University of Indianapolis
 
2007 - Marlo Ransdell, Florida State University
 
 
Presidential Award
 
The Presidential Award honors meritorious service by an IDEC member or non-member to the Interior Design Educators Council or interior design education. It is intended to recognize sustained and notable contributions over and above that expected by virtue of appointment or relationship to IDEC.
 
2017 - Cynthia Mohr, in appreciation for service to the IDEC Board of Directors, 2014-2017, President, 2015 - 2016

2016 - Kathy Ankerson, in appreciation for service to the IDEC Board of Directors, 2013-2016, President, 2014 - 2015
 
2015 - John Martin-Rutherford, in appreciation for service to the IDEC Board of Directors, 2012-2015, President, 2013-2014

2015 - Jacqui McFarland, in appreciation for service to the IDEC Board of Directors, 2011-2015

2014 - Lisa Tucker, PhD, Virginia Tech, in appreciation for service as IDEC President, 2012-2013
 
2013 - Lisa Waxman in appreciation for service to the IDEC Board of Directors, 2010-2013, President 2012
 
2012 - Denise Guerin in appreciation for service to to the IDEC Board of Directors, 2009-2012, President 2011
 
2011 - Jill Pable in appreciation for service to to the IDEC Board of Directors, 2008-2011, President 2010
 
2010 - John Turpin in appreciation for service to the IDEC Board of Directors, 2007-2010, President 2009
  
2009 - Jane Kucko in appreciation for service to the IDEC Board of Directors 2006-2009, President 2008

2008 - Jo Ann Asher Thompson in appreciation for contributions as JID Editor 2004-2009
 
2008 - Nancy Blossom for leadership as the Chair of the JID Board 2004-2008

2008 - Caren Martin for significant contributions to the interior design profession

2008 - Eric Wiedegreen for faithful service as a member of the Board of Directors 2005-2008; President 2006-2007
 
2007 - Pamela Evans for faithful service as a member of the Board of Directors 2004-2007; President 2005-2006
 
2006 - Anna Marshall-Baker & Lisa Tucker for leadership of the Sustainable Design Task Force

 
Merit Award

The Merit Award honors meritorious service by an IDEC member or non-member to the Interior Design Educators Council or interior design education. It is intended to recognize sustained and notable contributions over and above that expected by virtue of appointment or relationship to IDEC. Priority will be given to recognizing  meritorious contributions to IDEC.
 
2017 - Institutional Merit Award - The Architectural Studies Graduate Program at the University of Missouri
2016 - Jennifer Webb, Journal of Interior Design - Board Chair
2015 - Institutional Merit Award- University of Florida
2012 - Irina Solovanya, Chair of IDEC Communications Committee, 2010-2012
2012 - Barbara Anderson, Chair of IDEC Academy, 2009-2012
2012 - Wei Dong, Co Coordinator of the Scholarship Collaborative  2010-2012
2012 - Joy Dohr, Co Coordinator of the Scholarship Collaborative  2010-2012
2012 - Ellen Fisher, Board Director, Scholarship -  with service on the Board, 2010-2012
2012 - Scott Ageloff, Board Director, Teaching -  with service on the Board, 2008-2012
2012 - Buie Harwood, 50th Anniversary Celebration Committee Chair, 2011-2012
2011 - Linda Nussbaumer in appreciation for service as chair of the IDCEC, 2009-2011
2011 - Allison Carll-White in appreciation for service as chair of the College of Fellows, 2006-2010
2011 - Stephanie Clemons in appreciation for service as chair of JID Board, 2008-2011
2011 - Lynn Chalmers in appreciation for service as IDEC Secretary/Treasurer and Board of Directors, 2007-2011
2010 - Jacqui McFarland in appreciation for service as Secretary/Treasurer of the IDEC Foundation and 2010 IDEC Annual Conference contributions
2010 - Bridget May in appreciation for leadership of the 2008, 2010 Historical Symposium
2009 - Meaghan Beeverin appreciation for service to IDEC as JID Editorial Assistant 2004-2009
2009 - Holly Cline for significant service to IDEC as IDCEC Chair 2007-2009
2009 - Georgy Oliveri for significant service as a Champion of Sustaining Interior Design Education
2008 - John Weigand for sustained leadership of the Graduate Education Task Force
2008 - Brad Whitney for excellent work as the Creative Scholarship Coordinator
2007 - Jill Pable for Outstanding Leadership of the IDEC Academy
2006 - Janine King for leadership of IDCEC

 

Industry Merit Award

The Industry Merit Award recognizes and honors significant contributions to IDEC, interior design education, and interior design by industry at a national and/or regional level. Any IDEC member in good standing can nominate a person or firm for an Industry Merit Award. Call for nominees is issued by the President in August. The completed application comprised of a completed form and reference letters are returned to the Main Office. The IDEC Board casts the deciding vote.
 
2009 - Teknion Corporation
 
2008 - Kimball Office
 
2007 - InterfaceFLOR
 
2006 - Sherwin-Williams

 

Service Award

The Service Award honors longstanding and significant service by an IDEC member to the Interior Design Educators Council or interior design education. It is intended to recognize sustained and notable contributions over and above that expected by virtue of appointment or relationship to IDEC. 
 
2017 - Tasoulla Hadjiyanne University of Minnesota, For her work on the JID Symposium on Design + Culture
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