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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to have your completion recorded)
Access Period: One year from date of registration.
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, Interior Design Studio Leader
For nearly 30 years in his career, David Euscher considers himself fortunate to have worked with many talented people on projects across the country and around the world. Through writing, speaking engagements and client projects, David examines the influence of technology, culture, and human behavior on design. He is fascinated by the ways that design can influence human behavior and is passionately driven to create a positive impact on people’s lives and the environment through design. David leads the Interiors Studio in the Houston office of Corgan, an international firm of researchers and innovators who bring curiosity, passion and dedication to Interior Design and Architecture worldwide.
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.
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