Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities from IIDA Illinois Chapter

The Impact of Fabric Color & Texture
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Widmer Interiors Inc.
2203 E. Empire Street, #a, Bloomington, IL

FREE Members | $25 Non-Members
Plus additional taxes and fees

The fabrics around us, those that we’re seeing and feeling against our skin, influence our thoughts and behaviors. This course will include the scientific research linking particular elements of fabrics to certain responses in humans. We’ll talk about how fabrics can help achieve desired outcomes in a variety of different spaces.

Event.IIDA IL.Glass as Art in DesignGLASS AS ART IN DESIGN
Thursday, March 24, 2016
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Private Penthouse |Ā Mid-America Club | Aon Center
200 E. Randolph Street, 80th Floor,Ā Chicago, IL

FREE Members | $20 Non-Members
Plus additional taxes and fees

Cocktails, Conversation, and a 1 hour CEU with LASVIT.Ā This topic will cover the history and tradition of Bohemian glass and crystal, glass making techniques, and new trends. Hands on, components used in various, interesting completed projects. Special Guests:Ā Czech Republic Consulate Representatives

Tools & Technologies for Commercial Projects
Thursday, April 28, 2016
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Heartland Bank and Trust Company
200 W. College Avenue, 4th Floor, Normal, IL

FREE Members | $25 Non-Members
Plus additional taxes and fees

Color, sheen, product type, project certification, special properties, environmentalĀ standards… what do you need to consider whenĀ selecting coatingsĀ for your commercial projects? This course will help you understand which types of paints will provide the best outcome for your project, as well as the knowledge you need to ensure theĀ coatingsĀ you select in the planning and design phase are speciļ¬ed in the construction manual and ļ¬nish schedule.