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Join WiD at RockCon August 17th

Aug. 10th 2017

RockCon is the Rocky Mountain Region’s first all-industry, post-Neocon Expo offering a tradeshow and CEU opportunities to the design-build community. Exhibitors and education will cater to the corporate, education, healthcare, hospitality, institutional, multifamily, and residential design   Registration and schedule of events on IIDA’s website.

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Women in Design has Rebranded!

Jul. 16th 2017

The Women in Design Steering Committee is excited to reveal the latest brand for our members and design community.  The committee brainstormed with our own keen-eyed experts and consulted with graphic designers to create artful, modern and meaningful visuals for communication through new colors, fonts and patterns. 

Colors will now distinguish the events hosted by our different committees.  First Tuesday Recess events are represented by green, our two large, annual Events are purple, orange is Educational, yellow is community Outreach, Networking events are cyan, and gray represents Membership.  

Each of the different square patterns represent each WID member. All the pattern elements together represent all WiD members supporting each other, working together and creating something bigger and more beautiful than their individual work.  

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Design with Benefits

Jul. 15th 2017

Thanks to all who voted, WiD has been chosen as the featured non-profit organization for Design with Benefits.  Design With Benefits is an online store featuring clever products made with social and environmental benefits in mind. A percentage of net profits goes toward creative projects using design to solve social problems. 

WOMEN IN DESIGN WILL RECEIVE 7% OF NET PROFITS FROM SALES IN JUNE + JULY, 2017.  Support WiD with guilt-free shopping through the end of July!

http://www.designwithbenefits.com/the-dish/women-in-design

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We Support Denver Design Week

Jun. 23rd 2017

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We are proud to be a partner of the second annual Denver Design Week, the seven-day showcase that celebrates and elevates design in our community. From educational sessions and discussions to home and studio tours to networking events, Denver Design Week aspires to embrace and celebrate innovation, creativity, technology, and art.  

Why are we involved? Because we know firsthand that design can enhance our economic, social and cultural quality of life. And because we believe in contributing to and supporting the people, businesses, and organizations who make Denver such a special place to live by giving them a voice and a platform for dialogue and discussion. 

We hope you’ll join us at Denver Design Week, July 15-21. With 30 sessions to choose from, there’s something for everyone—topics include architecture, graphic design, city planning, typography, gender, interiors, real estate, development, landscaping, technology, kitchens, sustainability, and driverless cars, to name a few. 

Interested? Check out the schedule online, follow along on Denver Design Week’s social media, and join us at the Launch Party on July 15 at The Stanley Marketplace!

This is a big deal for Denver, the design community—and us. Be part of this initiative and join us in celebrating our local creative community! 

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2018 Engineering Excellence Awards

Jun. 23rd 2017

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Did You Work with an Engineer on an Award-worthy Project This Year? Ensure Your Team’s Work Gets Recognized, Recommend it as an Engineering Excellence Award Contender

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Colorado has released its call for 2018 Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) entries. If you worked with an engineering firm on an innovative project that you believe would be a contender, please encourage the firm to consider entering it in this year’s EEA competition, which is a prerequisite for the national EEA program. Any Colorado engineering or surveying firm is eligible to enter the EEA program, regardless of whether the firm is an ACEC Colorado member. Click here for the official rules and more information. Intent-to-Enter Forms are due Friday, July 28. If you prefer that ACEC Colorado contact the engineering firm, please send an email with your recommendation to Sara Nakon or call 303.832.2200.

How to Enter Flyer

 

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We Support Denver Design Week

Jun. 20th 2017

 

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We are proud to be a partner of the second annual Denver Design Week, the seven-day showcase that celebrates and elevates design in our community. From educational sessions and discussions to home and studio tours to networking events, Denver Design Week aspires to embrace and celebrate innovation, creativity, technology, and art.  

Why are we involved? Because we know firsthand that design can enhance our economic, social and cultural quality of life. And because we believe in contributing to and supporting the people, businesses, and organizations who make Denver such a special place to live by giving them a voice and a platform for dialogue and discussion. 

We hope you’ll join us at Denver Design Week, July 15-21. With 30 sessions to choose from, there’s something for everyone—topics include architecture, graphic design, city planning, typography, gender, interiors, real estate, development, landscaping, technology, kitchens, sustainability, and driverless cars, to name a few. 

Interested? Check out the schedule online, follow along on Denver Design Week’s social media, and join us at the Launch Party on July 15 at The Stanley Marketplace!

This is a big deal for Denver, the design community—and us. Be part of this initiative and join us in celebrating our local creative community! 

 

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Top Denver Design

May. 5th 2017

5280 Home is welcoming submissions for our second annual Top Denver Design issue. Entries can be whole-house projects, single rooms, or outdoor spaces. 5280 Home editors will choose the top spaces to professionally photograph and publish in our December/January 2018 Top Denver Design issue. 

Enter your image Here!

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Celebrate 5280 Home!

Apr. 7th 2017

 

Come 5280may17mingle with local design professionals while enjoying complimentary cocktails and heavy apps.

 

Reserve your spot today!

rsvp.5280.com
Code: HOMEMAY17

 

 

 

 

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ZeroLandfill – Pollinate

Mar. 15th 2017

Pollination, the collection phase of ZeroLandfill has begun!  ZeroLandfill asks for the donation of discontinued, expired or unused samples from designer libraries.  A few tips for donation are listed below.  

  • Please sort items by type in boxes with your firm/organization name clearly marked.
  • If possible, remove binders and/or backing and recycle prior to drop off.  
  • Please DO NOT include paper, product catalogs or tip cards.

Donated materials may be dropped off at Pental Surfaces Denver Showroom only during the scheduled collection times – Between 2 PM and 4:30 PM on the following Fridays: March 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 14.  See our ZeroLandfill page for more about the program volunteer opportunities and donations!

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New Member Coffee

Feb. 22nd 2017

February 28, 2017 – February 28, 2017

3350 Brighton Blvd

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Description:

2017.02.28 New Member Coffee

Join the Membership Committee and meet other new
members. Wake up with a cup of joe and get your
questions answered. Please RSVP by Feb. 27th

You must login to your WiD account first in order to RSVP.

Register

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