NYSID announces two new lectures to their spring 2019 Public Programs lineup

New York, NY – January 30, 2019 – The New York School of Interior Design is excited to announce additional lectures to its spring 2019 Public Programs lineup.

NYSID will continue to highlight the work of remarkable design professionals, throughout this season’s programs. It will feature a diverse group of high-profile speakers and panelists to discuss innovative ideas in interior design and the built environment.

Joining the likes of Interior Design magazine’s editor in chief, Cindy Allen, Wendy Moonan, and author and journalist Cathy Whitlock are the U.S. Green Building Council, founder of the Black Artist + Designers Guild (BADG), Malene Barnett, creative director and author Sheila Bridges, NYSID trustee Alexa Hampton, and Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz.

These captivating programs provide insight for both established and emerging professionals as well as students interested in the field.

All Spring Public Programs will be held at the New York School of Interior Design – Arthur Satz Auditorium – 170 East 70 Street, New York City.

To purchase or reserve student tickets in advance, visit the News and Events page on nysid.edu or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.

Below is a listing of our upcoming public events.


LEED, Arc and Living Standard: Testing New Frontiers Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design
Lecture & Panel Discussion
February 13, 2019

The Sally Henderson Lecture on Green Design is an annual event created to honor the memory of Sally Henderson, who developed the College’s first course in green design. Continuing to update its flagship, LEED, the U.S. Green Building Council is debuting two exciting initiatives, “Arc Skoru” and the “Living Standard.”


More Than a Pretty Space
Panel Discussion
April 17, 2019, 6PM

Being successful in interior design takes both exceptional design skills and strong business acumen – it is more than designing pretty spaces. Learn strategies from top designers on how to diversify and position your business for growth. Join Malene Barnett, cross-media artist and founder of Malene B Atelier as she moderates a conversation with Sheila Bridges, Alexa Hampton, and Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz.

About New York School of Interior Design
New York School of Interior Design is a private, nonprofit college focused exclusively on interior design. The college offers certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs for students at all stages of their careers—whether they’re just becoming familiar with the discipline, considering a career change, or looking to deepen knowledge in a particular area. Consistently ranked one of the top interior design programs in the United States, students study both residential and commercial interior design, some with specialties in sustainable design, lighting, and healthcare interiors. NYSID students enjoy a small class size and sharp focus, a great deal of personal attention from dedicated faculty, and they go on to practice at the highest levels of the profession. To learn more, visit NYSID.edu.

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