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California Council for Interior Design Certification eNews September 2016

Students/Professionals: New Mentor Program

Registration for KBIS 2017 NOW OPEN!

Kim Bernard Topic: Tile & Stone: Designing “Outside the Box”
Speaker: Kim Bernard, Executive Director Facilities Design for Walker Zanger  (0.1 CEU)
Location: Walker Zanger Tile Showroom  • Map
1001 Eastshore Highway, Berkeley, CA  94710
Online Registration coming soon…
Agenda: Networking & Dinner: 5:30 -6:45 pm.
Chapter Announcements: 6:45 – 7:00 pm. Presentation: 7:00-8:15 pm.

Early Registration ends on October 13.

Kim Bernard will take you on an exploration of unusual and creative uses of ceramic tile and stone.  With this presentation you will:

  • learn about today’s up an coming trends in ceramic and stone tile
  • learn innovative and unique ways to install and specify tile
  • get an opportunity to explore the beautiful Walker Zanger showroom, get inspired, bring a current client project and work with a Walker Zanger consultant to find your client’s tile

Kim Bernard, ASID, CTC, IIDA, CID is a graduate of UCSD and UCLA’s Interior Design programs, with additional studies at the Academia di Belle Arte in Venice, Italy. Kim has nearly 3 decades of experience in commercial, residential and retail design. Kim has for the past 24 years been responsible for designing and building 20 Walker Zanger award winning showrooms, Corporate Offices, and several Distributer Showrooms. Under her design direction, Walker Zanger’s showrooms have won multiple design awards and are highly regarded for their innovative display techniques and architectural details.

Tim Hoyle Date: Friday, November 4, 2016. 9:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Purcell Murray  • Map
185 Park Lane, Brisbane, CA 94005
Online Registration

Early registration ends on October 14th.

NKBA certified members must earn 2 CEUs by June 30, 2018. This day of fun and informative presentations provides 0.4 CEUs – 20% of the total – for the bargain “Early Bird” price of $75.
  • Kitchen Design with Cooking in Mind.
    Moorea Hoffman, Principal of Kitcheneering
  • Combi Steam Ovens
    Larissa Taboryski, Culinary Director at Purcell Murray
  • Designing with Linear Drains
    Not All Sinks Are Created Equal
    Maureen Ashe, Territory Manager for Purcell Murray Fixtures
  • What Your Contractor Wishes You Knew
    Jim Adkins, VP of Construction at Springs Construction
View the Full Program Here

2016 Design Competition Gala
and Early Holiday Celebration
Shhhhhh, Tell Everyone!

Location: Domenico Winery  • Map
1697 Industrial Road, San Carlos, CA  94070
Online Registration coming soon… ***
Agenda: Libations, Hors D’Oeuvres, Binder Viewing,
Vote for Peoples’ Choice: 5:30 -7:00 pm.
Award Presentation: 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
Dance Party: 8:00-8:30 pm.

Early Registration ends on October 16.

***Note: all designers who entered the competition have been registered in advance. Please email if you are unable to attend.

Come and join the party! The results of the 2016 NKBA Northern California Design Competition will be announced at this Speakeasy party. View the projects, congratulation the winners, and kick-off the holiday season.

Suggested Dress: a nod to the Roaring Twenties (or wear full-on costume)