Your Future in Design with ASID (Morning Keynote)
Learn how to navigate the evolving residential market from design luminaries. Gain insight on how to maximize services from ASID to support your career.
Residential was the hottest market during the pandemic, as millions of us were suddenly learning and working from home, putting our private spaces to the test. Hear from top residential designer, Kerrie Kelly, FASID, NKBA, CAPS (2012 ASID Design Luminary Award winner) on how she is navigating the evolving market sector and the potential impact on your career choices. Additionally, Kerrie will share insights on her career and advice on how ASID has helped during her journey. You will walk away with a view of the career paths that are available with an interior design degree. ASID CEO Gary Wheeler, FASID will join to provide details on the resources available from ASID to help set you up for success.
Kerrie Kelly, FASID, NKBA, CAPS
CEO & Creative Director, Kerrie Kelly Studio
Past Chair, ASID National Board of Directors
With over 25 years of experience, Kerrie is Creative Director for Kerrie Kelly Studio, an award-winning California based interior design firm. She is also an author, contributor, product designer, and multi-media consultant, helping national brands reach the interior design market. Her work elevates everyday design, bridging the gap between design principles and life well lived. Kerrie has received national recognition for her expertise in interior design. Kerrie is a National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Board Member; Fellow, Design Luminary Award recipient and Past-Chair to the National Board for American Society of Interior Designers (ASID); Houzz Advisory Board Member; and Zillow Interior Design National Spokesperson. Kerrie’s work has been featured in The New York Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, The Globe and Mail, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal.
Gary E. Wheeler, FASID
Chief Executive Officer
American Society of Interior Designers
Gary E. Wheeler is a renowned professional with more than 30 years of design experience. Distinguished for his strategic approach to workplace design, Gary began his career as co-founder of the Wheeler Group in 1978 and has since led practices at Perkins&Will, Gensler and HDR.
Gary's ASID accomplishments include being named Designer of Distinction, granted fellowship and serving as National President. He has been inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame and received the Senior Fellow Award from The Design Future Council (DFC). Gary is one of the few designers with Fellow distinction with ASID and IIDA.