The Board of the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation, Inc. (IDECF), announces the addition of Groovystuff founder, Chris Bruning as an Industry Director. IDECF is a not-for-profit organization that invests in interior design education, research, and leadership to advance the design profession and improve the human experience in the designed environment.
“Chris Bruning's addition to the IDECF board will be to take our vision to a broader audience in the Residential Home Furnishings Market. IDECF looks forward to the insights that Chris can bring to our board by way of his years of experience in Groovystuff. “ – Brian Powell, IDECF President
Groovystuff is a home furnishing company specializing in the use of reclaimed materials in the design, production and distribution of commercial and residential furnishings. Founded in 1998, Groovystuff has permanent showrooms in High Point, NC, Las Vegas, and once a year at the International Casual Furniture Market in Chicago.
“Under the motivated leadership of Mr. Powell the foundation recognizes the positive impact they can make in other markets. As an Ambassador to the High Point Market, I see the positive collaboration with our industry to be invaluable and 100% sustainable over time. Good education is provided only through good educators. IDEC is a foundation that recognizes the value of this statement.” – Chris Bruning, Groovystuff CEO
The primary goal of the IDEC Foundation is to advance the interior design profession by supporting educational, research, and creative opportunities for educators and students.