Governor of Massachusetts Declares Interior Design Day for the State

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Washington, D.C. (Sept. 30, 2013) | The American Society of Interior Designers today announced its successful work with the Massachusetts Interior Design Coalition as well as with the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) to express the importance of the interior design profession at the Massachusetts State House in Boston last week.

On Wednesday, Sept. 25, more than 150 Massachusetts-based interior designers rallied to inform State Legislators about the practice of interior design, the positive impact of interior design, and how the future of the profession will boost the economy of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

As a result from the incredible efforts of design professionals educating their legislators, Governor Deval Patrick (D) declared Interior Design Day for the state of Massachusetts and made it the first state to proclaim a designated day for the interior design industry. Numerous interior design professionals, students, and industry partners were thrilled to celebrate Interior Design Day.

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The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a community of people — designers, industry representatives, educators and students — committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, the Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people's lives. Its more than 30,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. | @asid