October 15: Kay Sargent

This Friday, Kay Sargent from Interior Architects will be giving a lecture as part of the IDEAS lecture series. Interior Architects has office all over the world, and an impressive portfolio of work you can view here.  Please join us this week!


Jessie Oliver wins the Benjamin Moore Paint Color Competition

The competition was open to design students in the United States and Canada and there were a total of 141 entries. The first round involved a selection for the top ten by popular vote. The top ten were then reviewed by Benjamin Moore professionals and three winners were chosen.

As the first place winner, Jessie's design will receive a cash prize of $10,000 and they have also chosen to build out her design in the Benjamin Moore Headquarters showroom in Montvale, New Jersey. Once the design was completed, professional photographs were taken.



September 17: George Kyriacou + Keith Graves

This Friday, IDEAS welcomes George Kyriacou & Keith Graves from MARVA Marble. MARVA Marble and Granite Inc. supplies world-class natural stone products, accessories, and services, with showrooms in Virginia, Maryland, & North Carolina. For more information, take a look at their website.


Reid's Fine Furnishings Scholarship Winners

Last month at their annual awards banquet, the Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design announced the recipients of the newly developed Reid’s Fine Furnishings Scholarship for Interior Design. The $5,000 scholarship was awarded to Jessie Oliver and Denise Pendleton in recognition of their outstanding work, design talent and overall contribution to the community of their classmates.

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