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Real World Design Week, November 2-8



Real World Design Week

Calling all ASID members: We invite you to participate in Real World Design Week! This national mentoring program offers interior design students unparalleled hands-on and online learning experiences. Now in its seventh year, this rewarding program has created lasting relationships, connecting students with professionals making a difference in the design industry.

Register online for Real World Design Week.

*When you have successfully have been matched with a mentor/mentee, you must manually move to MATCHEDYou will keep receiving requests as long as your profile is UNMATCHED.*

If you have any questions about the program, including how you can get involved, please email

This program is open exclusively to ASID members. Learn more about ASID membership.

Virtual Shadow Days 

Join ASID mentors Corey Davey, Allied ASID; Laura Kimball, ASID, CID, IDEC, NCIDQ and Joanne Levreault, Allied ASID for a live webinar as they outline their experiences as interior designers and give advice for students and up-and-coming interior designers. Register today!


Corey Allen Davey, Allied ASID
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Register for Corey's webinar HERE

Laura Kimball, ASID, CID, IDEC, NCIDQ
Thursday, November 6, 2014
10:00am - 11:00am EST
Register for Laura's webinar HERE
Joanne Levreault, Allied ASID
Friday, November 7, 2014
1:30pm - 2:30pm EST
Register for Joanne's webinar HERE


One Week Is Left To Register!

November 2014: Shadow days are hosted nationwide November 2 – 8

Note: Our mission is to connect students and professionals nationwide simultaneously, but we understand the proposed dates may not work for all. If it is impossible to meet the week of Nov. 2 – 8, mentors/mentees should work together to find another date and time. To report any shadow days that take place outside the week of Nov. 2 – 8, as well as any activities that were not matched using the online registration portal, please submit both student and practitioner names to the local ASID chapter administrator who will submit the information to ASID headquarters.


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Click here to see highlights from Real World Design Week 2013!