NYSID alumni featured at inspired design showhouse

New York, NY - November 2009 - The work of New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) alumni David Scott (BFA 1992) and Douglas Roach (BFA 2006) of David Scott Interiors is on display through December 4, 2009 at Inspired Designs: A Showhouse Celebrating Extraordinary Women.  Proceeds from the showhouse, which is a tribute to iconic women from the worlds of fashion, style, culture and the arts, will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation founded by Evelyn H. Lauder.

Artist Michele Oka Doner served as the inspiration for the bedroom designed by David Scott Interiors (photo, right).

According to NYSID President Christopher J. Cyphers, “The NYSID community is extremely proud of David Scott Interiors and of all of our students and alumni who selflessly contribute their time and considerable talent to worthy causes such as this one.”

The “Inspired Designs” Showhouse, located at Extell Development Company’s newly constructed residential condominium at 535 West End Avenue, will be open daily from 12:30-6:30 through Friday, December 4. It is closed Mondays and Thanksgiving. Admission to the showhouse is a $25.00 contribution to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

For information regarding showhouse tickets, please call HWPR at 212-935-1558 or email hweintraub@HWPR.com.

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Founded in 1916, the New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) is New York’s only private, not-for-profit college devoted exclusively to interior design education and related disciplines. NYSID’s guiding principle is that the interior environment is a fundamental element of human welfare and the college is committed to actively improving through design the quality of life for all segments of humanity. This ideal is put into practice by a dedicated faculty of well-known designers, architects, art historians, and authorities in the field who guide a diverse student body of over 750 full- and part-time students.

NYSID offers certificate, undergraduate and graduate programs in the field of interior design, design history and theory, and sustainable design. The college is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and NYSID’s BFA is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

Press ReleasePhyllis Greer