E-Newsletter: December 2021/January 2022

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President’s Message

Aloha, ASID Hawaii Chapter Members:

Happy Holidays to you and your families!!!

It’s crazy to think that Christmas and New Year’s is only weeks away!

Just a reminder that the reporting period for CEU’s is from January 1, 2020 – December 31,2021.  Click here for more information.  We do have one scheduled for this Wednesday 12/15 at noon, ‘The History of Performance Textiles’. Click here for more information and to register.

We will start 2022 with a general membership and will send out more information soon.  The board and I are looking forward to connecting with everyone in the new year!

Wishing you a wonderful and safe holiday season!

Thank you,

Christine Reimer, Allied ASID
President, Hawaii Chapter

Important Announcements

Upcoming Election

It’s election time again. Election will run from January 15 -25. Below is a list of upcoming board vacancies for the upcoming election. Terms will start October 1, 2022.

Membership Director
At-Large Director
President Elect

If you possess leadership qualities, the desire to support the interests and needs of the Chapter, and can help to promote the rewards of participation and membership, we need you on the board. Please contact administrator@hi.asid.org if you are intersted in serving on the board.

2020-21 Curated ASID Member CEU Package

Looking for content to fulfill your ASID member CEU requirement? ASID has made it easy for you to get started and earn all ten CEUs required with a brand new curated package featuring programs from ASID and the ASID Foundation. Highlighting the “best of” ASID CEUs produced over the past year, this curated collection will allow you to fulfill your continuing education requirement and learn from ASID Research, ASID Foundation grantees, and expert speakers from the ASID 2021 Virtual Conference. This special package for ASID members will be open for registration only through December 31, 2021.

The ASID Student Portfolio Competition is Back

ASID honors and recognizes the talent and innovative thinking of interior design students and seeks to elevate your opportunities in the interior design industry. Generating the best collection of student design projects in the nation, the ASID Student Portfolio Competition (SPC) provides design students with the opportunity to gain national recognition, earn scholarship funds, and make an early mark in the design industry. Sponsored by Benjamin Moore, applications are open now through February 23, and winners will be honored at SCALE: The ASID National Student Summit in 2022.

Local Events

January 26

National Events

For a full list of national events, click here.

Design News (Click on title for complete article.)

10 Designers Share Their Year-End Business Traditions
The Business of Home

We asked 10 designers if they have annual year-end practices for their firms.

Trend Forecasting: What's Next for Design in 2022-23?
Interiors and Design

The pandemic may have turned the world upside-down but it didn't disrupt design trends—it strengthened long-term movements like biophilic design that have been evolving for years. In this insightful conversation, trend forecaster and design entrepreneur Stacy Garcia shares her expertise on how to spot trends over fads and what the design industry can expect in the coming years in terms of colors, materials, patterns and technology. She also discusses the inspiration for her new wallcovering collection with Koroseal.

What I Love Lucy Taught About Home Design
House Beautiful

Ahead of the release of Being the Ricardos, designer Barry Goralnick reflects on the iconic show's design moments.

2022 Workplace Trends: Coworking Megatrends
WorkDesign Magazine

As COVID has surged, subsided and surged again, we’re seeing explosive growth, real estate jumping in with both feet fully clothed, hair on fire, and suburban and rural coworking thriving. A massive wave is coming your way. Grab your surfboard and ride. Here are the coworking trends we see coming in 2022.

2021 HCD Expo: Spotlight On Exhibitors
Healthcare Design

Check out some of the new products that were on display during the Healthcare Design Conference + Expo that took place in Cleveland in October.

Pinterest Predicts 2022 Trends in Year-End Report (They Were Spot on in 21′)
The American Genius

Pinterest is a place people go to plan, whether for decor, cooking, style, or DIY, it’s a one-stop-shop for ideas. What’s next for 2022?

Become a Chapter Sponsor

ASID Hawaii Chapter strives to work in support of our local interior designers by providing opportunities for continuing education, advocacy for the profession, social events and recognition of Design Excellence through our annual awards gala. While a small portion of our annual membership fees provides seed money for these activities, it is through annual sponsorships from our collaborative team of design firms and industry partners that the financial and personalized support is found to realize the programs and functions the membership expects.

As a sponsor of ASID Hawaii, your company can engage with members, participate in events, host meetings, and sponsor activities. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to increase visibility through additional marketing, branding, special access, and deeper engagement with ASID members. Sponsorship is an excellent opportunity for your business to gain exposure and showcase your products and services to our local interior design community.

For a sponsorship package please send an email reqest to: administrator@hi.asid.org.

Advertise with Us

There are several ways you can advertise with our chapter including email blasts, newsletter ads and website ads. Please send an email to administrator@hi.asid.org to learn more about advertising options.

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Trade Pricing and Discounts

ASID membership has its benefits—including exclusive discounts on products and services from national sponsors and industry partners.Make sure your to-the-trade offers or discounts are featured and email industrypartners@asid.org with your company logo, description of your trade service, and a link to register.

Membership FAQs

Find answers to frequenty asked membership questions including member qualifications, payments and dues, membership cards, updating your profile, CEUs,and password retrieval.


Everything you need to know about NCIDQ exams.

Learn at ASID

ASID supports the professional development of the Society’s members and the profession with continuing education programs and events that allow participants to advance in their careers and build their skill sets. ASID, our Chapters, and Industry Partners offer a variety of continuing education opportunities in-person and online.

  • ASID Academy: The ASID Academy is a user friendly, dynamic, streamlined continuing education experience offering high-quality courses, webinars, and more in a learn anytime, anywhere (with an internet connection), on your own schedule environment. Topic areas include the Business of Design, Health & Wellness, Institutional, Healthcare, Residential, Workplace, and Hospitality & Retail design. Check out engaging courses like Designing for a New Millennial Culture and earn valuable IDCEC and AIA CEUs in the process. Explore the Academy.

  • IDCEC Event Calendar
  • Check out the new IDCEC Website Guide!


ASID members must earn a minimum of 10 unit (10 hours) of approved continuing education (CEU) every two years. We’ve updated the instructions for CEU reporting that align with IDCEC’s new website to help you navigate the process.

ASID members are to utilize the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) registry to warehouse CEUs. Every ASID member has a unique IDCEC number to login into the website (your IDCEC number is different than your ASID number). The IDCEC user registry allows you to upload and track your continuing education activity as well as store a record under your account. Check your IDCEC account regularly to ensure your records are up to date.

Awards & Competition

Each year, ASID recognizes the exemplary achievements and outstanding service demonstrated by highly engaged members, chapters, student chapters, and industry partners through our awards and honors programs.

One Voice

Each day interior designers use their voices and visions to reshape spaces--and therefore the lives of those occupying them--for the better. With those same voices working in unison, they have the power to design a better future for themselves and the entire profession. That is why ASID began One Voice; to empower interior designers to get involved and advocate for or against the public policy that will ultimately influence their careers and lives. For more info click here.

Website Log-in Help

The default login info is first name.lastname.member ID, and then the password is just your member ID.  If you’ve forgotten your password, click Log In and then click Forgot Password.

About ASID

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) believes that design transforms lives. ASID serves the full range of the interior design profession and practice through the Society’s programs, networks, and advocacy. We thrive on the strength of cross-functional and interdisciplinary relationships among designers of all specialties, including workplace, healthcare, retail and hospitality, education, institutional, and residential. We lead interior designers in shared conversations around topics that matter: from evidence-based and human-centric design to social responsibility, well-being, and sustainability. We showcase the impact of design on the human experience and the value interior designers provide.