Alumni who attended the meeting gathered for a photo
A great group of Design Institute of San Diego graduates gathered at Cutwater Spirits on October 3rd for the 2019 Alumni Network Mixer. Graduates from the class of 1998 through 2019 came together for an evening of networking and mingling. They enjoyed tasty bites and equally tasty beverages and also took advantage of a tour of the distillery.
The Design Institute of San Diego and Humble Design teams before the day begins. Photo credit: Humble Design San Diego
Every year, Design Institute of San Diego students have several opportunities to give back to the community through volunteering. On July 26th, the school partnered with Humble Design of San Diego for a Day of Service, giving our students the wonderful chance to help a local family in need and show off some of their interior design skills at the same time.
Will you be a winner this year?
Just like summer, Design Institute of San Diego's annual Instagram summer contest #DISDStepsOut is back! Summertime is the perfect season for travel and sightseeing. As designers or just lovers of great design, we want to see the wonderful architectural landmarks, fabulous interiors and inspiring artwork you encounter during your summer adventures. Share your photos on Instagram with us and you might just be one of two lucky winners of a $50 Amazon gift card! Here's how to participate in our summer contest:
Our 2018-2019 Student Ambassadors, from L to R: Kelly McWhorter, Clara Zepeda, Ana Morales, Angie Maldonado, Renee Candelario. Not pictured: Kathleen Quiroz and Francesca DiVentra
Student Ambassadors are current Design Institute of San Diego interior design students who are self-motivated leaders, eager to represent DISD to the general public and represent the voice of the DISD student body. They are an elite group of individuals who are enthusiastic about DISD and are willing to engage in and promote our on and off campus activities. We’re excited to announce that we have a fresh, new group of Student Ambassadors on board who are ready to share their passion for DISD and interior design with the world. Meet the new talented squad below:
CEO/Director Margot Doucette speaks during the awards ceremony.
SAN DIEGO, CA, September 28, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Design Institute of San Diego (DISD), celebrated its 40th anniversary on Friday, Sept. 14 at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park. The milestone event brought together alumni, past and present faculty, board members and industry peers for an evening of connecting and reminiscing. The event also included the first-ever DISD awards ceremony. Guests enjoyed cocktails, dinner, and live music by guitarist Miles Moynier. The 40th anniversary celebration was made possible by premier sponsors Visual Asylum, NAI San Diego, Ponce's Mexican Restaurant, Jackson Design and Remodeling and Lee and London PR. A check for $5,000 was presented to the event beneficiary, San Diego Habitat for Humanity.
DISD Student Britnie Cowling also wins two awards: 2nd place for her commercial project and 1st place for her sustainable design project
SAN DIEGO, CA, September 12, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Design Institute of San Diego (DISD), announced today that its students, faculty and alumni earned an impressive 21 awards at the 2018 American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) San Diego Chapter Design Excellence Awards. The event celebrates the best San Diego interior designers, industry partners, and students in more than 20 categories as judged by their design-industry peers. DISD students, alumni, and faculty were honored for their work in over 20 categories.
DISD sustainability instructor Kelly Aljibury Kreuzinger was interviewed in an article on indoor air quality that ran on the front page of the San Diego Union Tribune Home and Garden section in June. Click the image below to read the entire article.DISD instructor Kelly Kreuzinger was featured in a San Diego Union Tribune story on indoor air quality
Design Institute of San Diego's annual Instagram summer contest #DISDStepsOut is back! Summertime is the best time of the year for travel and sightseeing. As designers or just lovers of great design, we want to see the wonderful architectural landmarks, fabulous interiors and interesting art pieces you encounter during your summer adventures. Here’s what you’ll need to know:
SAN DIEGO, CA, April 26, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Design Institute of San Diego has been named one of the top interior design schools in the country by Schools.com. DISD offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design degree and is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and recently received a six-year accreditation by the Western Association Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).
SAN DIEGO, CA, March 19, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Design Institute of San Diego (DISD) today announced it has received a six-year accreditation by the Western Association Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) joining the ranks of other WSCUC accredited colleges and universities, such as San Diego State University, USC, UCLA and University of California San Diego. The WSCUC accreditation program is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and certifies institutional eligibility for federal funding, including student access to federal financial aid. DISD offers a single focused Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design degree accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).