Monday, March 14, 2011

Sherwin-Williams STIR
Student Design Contest
Deadline: April 15, 2011


Want to flex your creative muscles, gain recognition for your design work and possibly win a $2,500 cash prize while you're at it? You’ve come to the right place. Welcome to the Sherwin-Williams STIR Student Design Contest — celebrating excellence in residential and commercial design by design students across North America.

The contest has two categories: residential design and commercial design. The winner from each category will receive a $2,500 cash prize. Second-place winners in each category will win a $1,000 cash prize, and third-place winners will win a $500 cash prize. The two first-place winners will also have their work featured in the 2011 edition of STIR magazine. All winners will be featured on the Sherwin-Williams for Designers & Architects Facebook page!

Your project must use a defined palette of up to seven Sherwin-Williams colors of your choice. The deadline for entries is April 15, 2011. Winners will be notified individually, and their names will be posted on this web page as well. Winners will be announced in May.

Residential category: You can submit designs for a single room or a complete residence.

Commercial category: You can submit designs for a single room or a complete interior. Designs can feature a retail space, health care facility, hotel, or any other nonprofit or for-business interior space.

Palette: Your project must use a defined palette of up to seven Sherwin-Williams colors of your choice. Please define your palette by Sherwin-Williams color name and SW color number.

Lookup Sherwin-Williams colors here. CONTEST RULES

The next AiD Interior Design Portfolio Show

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

AIA Dallas Tour of Homes

AIA Dallas Tour of Homes
November 6th and 7th
10am to 5pm

$25 for full tour - 8 homes.
$10 for individual homes
Tickets may also be purchased (CASH ONLY) at the homes the weekend of the tour.

Tour at your leisure by choosing route and pace.
Visit for a list of homes and map.

If you have additional questions, please contact the AIA Dallas chapter office at 214.742.3242.

DSO/Dallas City Living Tour

The City Living Tour designer show house, on the 18th floor of The House in Victory Park, is a new fall 2010 fund raiser benefiting the Dallas Symphony’s education and community engagement programs.

In addition to ten days of tours, The House Residents’ Lounge and Pool and the 18th Floor will be the scenes of public and private parties, demonstrations, and seminars. And the City Living Tour On-Line Auction will add to the excitement.

October 29th-November 7th

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit


Are you a talented, yet undiscovered interior design talent who is dying to have your own design television show? This is your chance. HGTV and High Noon entertainment are currently casting a new series and searching for an interior design industry innovator who has the personality and skill to host a television show. We are not casting for a competition series! If your design sensibility is fresh and unique, and you have the kind of fun, charismatic, easygoing and credible yet friendly persona that video cameras love, then please email us asap: you name, age, blurb about you, what you do, CURRENT picture, contact phone number and if possible photos of your work. You must be working either full time or part time as a designer and be passionate about your work. Please email: