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Santarossa Mosaic & Tile Co. is on the search for a summer Marketing and PR intern. Love to write, tweet, plan events, pin and promote? This could be the opportunity for you to build upon your experience in the communications and interior design industries.
Click here to download the position description and contact Rob Santarossa (email@example.com) with questions.
The Premier Group (Home Entertainment Division) is proud to be the first LG dealer in Indiana to display the new LG Electronics 84″ 4K Ultra HDTV. This technological triumph in cinema provides marvelous cutting-edge 3D technology similar to the theaters, both in quality and scale.
With an enhanced resolution that is roughly 4 times the pixel count of Full High Definition, it’s nearly impossible to discern a single pixel – even from inches away. Watch everything bigger, richer and in more detail than ever in stunning 4K, the next generation of TV resolution. Special features in include Ultra HD 4K Resolution (3840 x 2160P), LG Cinema 3D, TruMotion 240Hz, LG Smart TV, Built-In Wi-Fi, Magic Remote and many others.
What has driven Kohler forward since their founding in 1873? The answer: gracious living, the commitment to creating lasting memories and making people smile. This was the topic of conversation led by Rachel Kohler, President of Kohler Interiors, in her keynote address at the beginning of the IDC’s recent Renewal Series hosted by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery on March 12th.
In its 140 years of existence, Kohler has striven to “live on the leading edge of design and technology in product and process” in the various markets they serve such as global power, hospitality, and interiors. Their portfolio of companies including Baker, Robern, Ann Sacks, Kallista and McGuire have been aggressively expanding their “reach” throughout the world in Kuwait, Dubai, China, Japan, Mexico, Korea, Thailand and Lebanon resulting in an inspiring range of products full of international influence. Bold color, transitional and mid-century styling, outdoor casual lifestyle focused furnishings, affordable/remodeler based products, senior living/aging in place bathing features, and elegant technology are just some of the results of their ever evolving research into what their customer wants.
So what’s next? What issues will form new introductions? Kohler believes that conspicuous consumption has had its day. We are more interested in the effective/responsible use of space and making the “right” choices that benefit our bank accounts and lifestyles. We want what we purchase to be reflective of who we are and to be full of meaning, not style for the sake of style or merely representing a shallow thirst for novelty. And of course what we invest in has to support our need for technological connectivity.
April 12th and 13th marks the first Sample Sale at the Indiana Design Center. Showrooms are ready to make room for new floor models which means there are very special finds and sales to discover both days. Click here for details.
Below you will find a preview of upcoming markdowns:
The Indiana Design Center is happy to announce a new artist in the 2nd floor IDC Gallery space. The Gallery at Indiana Design Center is a space on the second floor dedicated to displaying work from artists and galleries. It is a means for designers and consumers to view a collection of artists’ work while at the IDC. The relationship between art and design is very strong and the IDC aims to bring the two together through The Gallery and artist studios.
Introducing Angie Brooks
Angie Brooks is a featured artist whose work is now featured in The Gallery. Angie studied art at the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC, and the New World School of the Arts in Miami.
She has worked as an artist for over 25 years creating decorative art, fine art, one of a kind finishes and murals of a linear grace. Over the years, she has been commissioned by numerous talented designers, builders and clients for residential and commercial endeavors in NYC, Chicago, Atlanta, LA, Miami’s Gold Coast, Naples and Indianapolis – her hometown and where she happily resides once again.
Angie uses many mediums in her fine art: plaster, encaustic, ink, canvas, paper, text, organic pigments, oils, recycled items and metal leaf. Her work is a uniquely creative and diverse exploration of the human spirit and its journey. Ancient cultures, symbolism, language, poetry, divinity, inter-connectedness, color, energy and nature can all be discovered in Angie’s lovely work whether large or small scale.
Angie has been featured in Casa y Estilo International, Naples Illustrated, Bonita Living, Neapolitan Family, News-Press, Palm Tree Press and the Bonita Banner.
Angie Brooks continues to work with designers and existing clients on custom design projects.
Call for a consultation or estimate.
The Indiana Design Center is excited to announce that Especially Wicker is opening a 1,200 square foot retail showroom on the first floor of the IDC. The new showroom caters to both retail customers and design professionals. The Especially Wicker space is the final one to be leased at the Indiana Design Center which is now 100% occupied.
The new showroom is set to open in March 2013 and will continue Especially Wicker’s tradition of creating outdoor places and indoor spaces through its collections of home furnishings and design services
“We are excited to open a second Especially Wicker location at the Indiana Design Center and look forward to making existing and new clients’ design and décor dreams become a reality.”
- Vicki Goode, owner of Especially Wicker
“With the addition of Especially Wicker, LLC, Pedcor is proud to have a fully leased development in downtown Carmel and of the growing success of businesses located in the Design Center. Especially Wicker carries sought after home furnishing brands that complement its exceptional reputation for selection and service,” said Melissa Averitt, Senior Vice President for Pedcor Companies.
About Especially Wicker
Locally owned and operated since 1987 Especially Wicker LLC has grown from a wicker focused furniture store to an all purpose furniture store. Especially Wicker provides a full range of home furnishings and design services for its clients. Especially Wicker’s 15,000 square foot flagship location is located in Indianapolis and its second showroom will open at the Indiana Design Center in March 2013. www.especiallywickerllc.com
52nd Decorators’ Show House & Gardens | April 27 – May 12, 2013 | For details, please visit showhouseindy.org
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11 am – 5 pm, Sundays 12 am – 5 pm (closed Mondays)
The Schnull-Rauch House
3050 North Meridian Street
For the 52nd consecutive year, St. Margaret’s Hospital Guild will be sponsoring the Decorators’ Show House & Gardens. This annual project features work by several local designers and landscape artists - with the help of financial sponsors and donors of in-kind services - who completely restore classic homes in order to raise funds for Wishard Health Services. The houses are introduced to the public for tours and viewing before and after the restoration. Over the past 50 years, the Guild has raised over $10 million dollars for Wishard. Learn more about the history of the Decorators’ Show House here.
This year’s show house is unique with beautiful architecture. “The highly ornate carved woodwork; the beautiful wood floors handcrafted with artistic borders; the many fireplaces, some of marble, some of brick; the glorious windows, some stained glass, some almost touching the floor; the large stone turret reminiscent of fairy tales; the unique and often exquisite chandeliers from times past; the third-floor ballroom that makes us wish that walls could talk….,” said Sue Roper, 2013 Decorator Chair, St. Margaret’s Hospital Guild.
Stay tuned to the IDC blog for additional information and Show House previews this spring. Visit showhouseindy.org for all details.
Click here to view a video of the 2012 Decorators’ Show House & Gardens.
Drapery Street, a design boutique that offers a beautifully curated assortment of one-of-a-kind fabrics and custom design resources, is sharing the inside scoop on style predictions. Drapery Street owner, Caryn O’Sullivan, keeps a pulse on trends and innovations in the textiles industry so you don’t have to. See what Caryn’s travels and industry observations have inspired this month.
“This month’s style prediction – bold graphics that invite you to take notice. Stunning, daring and far from ordinary, these drapes make a definite style statement. Visit us today to see our selection of this hot new trend.”
- Caryn O’Sullivan
Owner, Drapery Street
About Drapery Street:
By focusing on design expertise, friendly and personal creative consultation and curated style inspiration, Drapery Street appeals to shoppers with different tastes, incomes and styles of living. This creative workshop engages the customer in a personal design process that is organized to deliver beautiful interiors that suit each unique taste and lifestyle. Drapery Street is also a Hunter Douglas Gallery, an industry leader in making a big energy savings difference at the window.
Please see the links below with information about professional opportunities in Indiana’s interior design market.
Design Intern, Conceptual Kitchens & Millwork
Conceptual Kitchens & Millwork, an award winning kitchen design firm located at the Indiana Design Center, is looking for a showroom intern. Responsibilities include AutoCAD technical drawings and coordination / specification of materials for projects. Position will start out as Part-Time with potential for Full-Time opportunity
Interested candidates may apply for the position by sending a resume and portfolio to:
President, Conceptual Kitchens & Millwork
Decorative Products Specialist, Sherwin-Williams
Sherwin-Williams is filling an open part-time position as a Decorative Products Specialist in their Carmel location. The position consists of:
* assisting customers by determining needs and presenting appropriate products and services, with special emphasis on decorative products
* providing decorative products training to in-store staff
* maintaining the decorative products department
* maintaining wall-covering and window treatment libraries
3-5 years retail customer service experience is preferred. Interior decorating or art experience is also preferred.
Lecturer of Interior Design Technology, Purdue School of Engineering
The Department of Engineering Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI, invites applications for the position of Lecturer in Interior Design Technology beginning August of 2013. Applicants must possess an M.A. or M.S. degree in an area related to the program or departmental mission (e.g. interior design, architecture, computer graphics, industrial design, etc.). At least one degree in interior design or architecture at the undergraduate or master’s level is required. Evidence of successful teaching and learning in a studio environment, and in two or more of the following content areas of the curriculum are required: BIM technology – AutoCAD, Revit, or Sketchup, building systems, sustainable design, materials, or product design/development. Permanent Residency or U.S. Citizenship status is required.
Interior Design Sales Consultant, Ethan Allen
The successful Interior Design Sales Consultant will be a self-motivated entrepreneur who is tech savvy, has an eye for color, design and home furnishings, as well as the ability to sell design and build rapport with clients to keep them coming back. The designs include space planning, fabric coordination, product selection and overall project design. Successful execution is evidenced by developing individualized designs and achieving sales goals in a commission-based selling environment representing Ethan Allen home furnishing products and services.
District Design Manager
Ethan Allen Retail, Inc.
4905 E. 82nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Please contact the respective organizations for further details; Indiana Design Center is not involved in the recruitment or hiring for either position.