2016 IIDA Western Regional Student Design Charette – Sponsor Spotlight
HOST SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: HERMAN MILLER
“Herman Miller believes the design industry is stronger when we partner and share knowledge in our pursuit of the best possible future for interior design. We are proud to support the IIDA in its efforts to develop and inspire design students, preparing them for a successful career through participation in the West Region Student Design Charette.” Amy Storek, Vice President – North America A+D Sales.
Herman Miller is a 100-year-old-plus company that places great importance on design, the environment, community service, and the health and well-being of its customers and its employees. Innovative ways to improve the performance of its customers’ organizations have become its hallmark. Award-winning furniture and related services and technologies are available through dealers and retailers around the world. Whether your world is an office, a school, a home, or a hospital—and whether you are a customer, an employee, a shareholder, or a member of our community—Herman Miller works hard to create a better world around you.
HOST SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: IA INTERIOR ARCHITECTS
“We are proud to continue IA’s support of IIDA through the WRSDC and other activities at the local chapter level. We continue to emphasize excellence in design and collaboration that leads to great solutions for our clients” – Jeffrey Miller, Managing Principal
Founded in 1984, IA Interior Architects is the first and largest global architectural firm focused on approaching design, planning, and innovation from the ‘inside-out’. IA’s approach to design explores how the aesthetics and organization of a space can reflect brand, improve efficiency and productivity, increase employee satisfaction, and support sustainability. We design environments that improve people’s lives by honing in on how people utilize space and what they need from it to be successful. IA supports clients worldwide with 19 offices, over 500 employees, and a network of over 1000 through our Global Alliance.
HOST SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: MANNINGTON COMMERCIAL
Founded in 1915, Mannington Commercial is a fourth-generation, family owned company that offers a wide range of flooring solutions from a single point of contact – so its customers need never compromise between styling, performance, sustainability and customer service. The range of choices that work in carpet and hard surface categories is unparalleled, and its sustainability platform is built upon innovative measures to close the recycling loop, reduce waste streams, reuse waste materials and continue its leadership position in energy efficiency.
HOST SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT: SOCAL CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
“I see the Western Region Student Design Charette as part of the student’s educational development in preparation for their future professional life experiences. They have the opportunity, in front of highly respected industry leaders, to practice following the client’s instructions; meeting the client’s needs and design criteria; working with others; think on their feet; and they get to practicing their presentation skills.” – Aram Arakelian, Founder of Environmental Contracting Corporation
As the founding Chapter of Student Design Charette competitions, Southern California’s Firms, Industry Partners and Design firms have been gracious supporters of student programs within their Chapter and in the Western Region. This year, they collaborated to raise the funding needed to become a Host Sponsor of the Western Region Student Design Charette. The IIDA Western Region is grateful to have the support of the following sponsors in providing this opportunity for IIDA Student Members:
Environmental Contracting Corporation