The Pulse of the Industry: ASID Research on Industry Resilience

Gain insight from ASID Research on how the interior design industry has responded to COVID-19, and hear from design and industry professionals who are adapting their business practices to innovate and build resilience.

What is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy, interior design industry, design professionals, and their businesses? ASID has conducted a series of “pulse surveys” every two weeks since March 31, 2020 to capture snapshots of how interior design companies and practitioners have been responding to this unprecedented time and practicing resilience. Explore the results of the industry-wide survey to understand the impacts on projects and business performance and identify the challenges professionals are facing. You will also hear from designers, manufacturers, and media partners who are adapting to advance the profession and build resiliency. 

This is a recording of a webinar presented on June 24, 2020.

Explore the latest ASID COVID-19 Pulse Survey results. | Download the Interior Design Resilience Report.

Content Provider
ASID Research

What You Will Learn
  • Explain the key findings from the ASID COVID-19 Pulse Survey data
  • Recognize how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted design projects and business performance
  • Identify challenges the profession is facing moving forward
  • Gain insight into the characteristics of resilient interior design businesses

Continuing Education Approvals 

  • 1 IDCEC CEU | CC-112089 (Your CEU will be reported to IDCEC on your behalf)
  • 1 AIA LU | PULSEONLINE (AIA Members: Please contact to have your completion recorded)

Access Period: One year from date of registration.

Patricia Dominguez

Vice President, Architect and Design Sales, Cosentino North America

Patricia Dominguez is Vice President of Architect and Design Sales for Cosentino North America. She oversees sales for the commercial side of the company’s business and plays a valuable role in the relationships Cosentino has with architects, designers and kitchen and bath dealers across the country. In her 13-year career with the company, Patricia has served in various roles, including Director of Public Relations, Marketing Manager and Director of Field Marketing. She has provided leadership and direction for new color launches and spearheaded partnerships with industry organizations like the American Society of Interior Designers, the National Kitchen & Bath Association and the American Institute of Architects. Patricia currently holds a seat on the National Board of Directors of ASID and has received several accolades, including the 2015 ASID Industry Partner Merit Award and the 2010 ASID Presidential Award, and she has served on the Board of Trustees for the ASID Foundation. She is also committed to philanthropy, as evidenced through her work on the boards with Houston nonprofits Latin Women’s Initiative, Prepared 4 Life, Lemonade Day, the Junior League of Houston and Baker Ripley.

David Euscher, RID, ASID, Assoc. AIA, WELL AP

Vice President and Interiors Studio Leader, Corgan

As a designer of the built environment, David Euscher is driven to improve the well-being of the people served by the spaces and environments he designs. David brings a passionate curiosity to his work, fueled by a fascination with the interrelationships between culture, technology, and design. David has designed and led interior architecture projects for corporate commercial, multi-family, hospitality, academic, retail and healthcare clients across the United States and around the world. David has lectured at key architecture schools and industry conferences including CoreNet Global, MetroCon, IFMA World Workplace, Texas Society of Architects Convention, and NeoCon, and serves on the Engagement Advisory Council of ASID as the education committee chair. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Architecture degree from The Ohio State University.  

Christine Handy

Architect & Designer Marketing Development Manager, Benjamin Moore

Christine Handy, Architect & Designer Marketing Development Manager, is responsible for managing, overseeing, and developing the marketing strategy for architects and designers at Benjamin Moore.  During her time with the company, Christine has worked in various positions, including starting her journey as an intern. She previously served as Programs Manager for the Architect and Design Segment, creating various processes to help the Benjamin Moore Architect and Designer Representatives.   

Stacy Shoemaker Rauen

Senior Vice President, Design Group, Emerald and Editor in Chief, Hospitality Design Magazine

Stacy Shoemaker Rauen is Senior Vice President of the Design Group at Emerald, a leading tradeshow and media company. At Emerald, she oversees multiple brands in the healthcare, hospitality, commercial, and residential design spheres, including Hospitality Design magazine and HD Expo; Contract magazine; ICFF; Boutique Design magazine and BDNY; Environments for Aging magazine and EFA Expo & Conference; and Healthcare Design magazine and HCD Expo & Conference. A well-respected and talented editor and writer, Stacy is the editor in chief of Hospitality Design magazine and vice president of the Hospitality Design (HD) Group. Stacy—who has been with the company for 17 years—is a noted speaker at industry events and an avid tracker of trends, places, projects and people. She has been quoted in various respected media outlets, including CNBC and the Washington Post. She holds two degrees from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, including a master's degree in magazine journalism.

Susan Chung, Ph.D. (Moderator)

Vice President, Research and Knowledge, American Society of Interior Designers

Susan Chung, Ph.D., focuses on the impact of design research. She connects design with research to improve human experiences in the interior environment, translates research into applicable design implications, and conducts research projects that create meaningful positive impacts. She comes from an interior design background, holding a BA from Michigan State University and an MID from the University of Florida. She integrated interior design with behavioral research for her doctorate degree in Human Behavior and Design at Cornell University, with a focus on design attributes related to creativity in workplace environments.


The Pulse of the Industry: ASID Research on Industry Resilience Part One
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The Pulse of the Industry: ASID Research on Industry Resilience Part Two
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The Pulse of the Industry: ASID Research on Industry Resilience Part Three
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The Pulse of the Industry: ASID Research on Industry Resilience Final Quiz
11 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  13/17 points to pass
11 Questions  |  5 attempts  |  13/17 points to pass You must score a minimum of 80% to pass this quiz and complete the course. You will have 5 attempts.
The Pulse of the Industry: ASID Research on Industry Resilience Course Survey
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Course Completion and Credit Certificate
1.00 CEU credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CEU credit  |  Certificate available ASID will report CEUs earned directly to IDCEC on your behalf if you are an ASID member. AIA Members: Upon completion, please notify, including your AIA member number, the course name, and date completed. We will report your completion to AIA on your behalf.