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Where Design Comes to Life®

The American Society of Interior Designers is the leading organization for interior design professionals. From corporate boardrooms to home offices, hotel suites to health care facilities, ASID designers create the places where we live, work, play, heal and worship.



ASID National's Student-Focused VIMEO Channel

90 second scoop

These bi-weekly videos provide quick news on upcoming student and EP opportunities, services and programs — a great tool for chapter leaders!



Stand Out! Create Awareness for Your Small Business


On October 23 keynote speaker Peter Remes of First & First discussed how to set yourself apart from the competition with marketing, branding and advertising. First & First reimagines historicaly significant and overlooked properties in the Twin Cities to create dynamic spaces! Since 2010, his company has been extremely successful in setting themselves apart from the competition. First & First is responsible for the renovations of a few of your favorite spaces, including Icehouse Restaurant, ARIA Event Center, The Van Buren, The Broadway and 811 Glenwood.

A panel discussion of local interior designers and marketing/PR experts followed Mr. Remes, providing insight on what attendees could do to help their businesses grow and set them apart from the competition.


Open to the public, the annual ASID MN Sample Sale was hosted by ASID MN and ran September 18th thru 20th at International Market Square. The sale included great bargains on exceptionally made designer furniture and one-of-a-kind home décor.



Don't miss the beautiful transformation of this Tyrol Hills home.

For the 17th year, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine has teamed up with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID MN) to produce the premier interior design event of the year. With 17 tour dates and 12 special events, your chance to view top design trends and details are endless.

> Visit the ASID MN Showcase HomeTour site on for complete information.

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midwest home design week

Featuring a Special ASID Event, Part of Midwest Home's Design Week

Designing From the Coasts In
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

International Market Square, Room 185
275 Market Street, Minneapolis, MN 55405


Find out how to translate high design into everyday life. Join four Interior Design experts as they navigate trends, look at how they can work with everyday living and ask should you try to live up to the glossy magazines.

This will feature Brooke Voss of Brooke Voss Design, Laura Ramsey Engler of Ramsey Engler, Lucy Penfield of Lucy Interior Design, and Mark Brunetz from the Style Network's Clean House. Plus, local designers will host tables at the luncheon allowing guests one on one access and will guide you on an exclusive tour of the showrooms of IMS after the luncheon.


Moderator—Chris Lee, Midwest Home Editor

Brooke Voss
Brooke Voss founded Brooke Voss Design, a boutique interior design studio providing custom design services in the Twin Cities and beyond. Her work has been commissioned in NYC, LA and Chicago for projects large and small, and can be seen in the StarTribune, Mpls. St. Paul Magazine, Midwest Home, Interior Design magazine, and Hometime. As a member of ASID, Brooke was honored with the Emergent Talent Award. Her formal training includes a B.S. in Interior Design + Construction Management. But some stuff just can't be learned in school ... like the golden rule of interior design ...There are no rules! Or the rewards of paying it forward through philanthropy. Brooke is the V.P. of the 1006 Summit Avenue Society and sits on the Advisory Board for the Art Buddies organization.

Laura Ramsey Engler
Laura Ramsey Engler, ASID, is an interior designer and tastemaker, and the founder of Ramsey Engler Ltd. in Minneapolis. Laura and her team provide comprehensive interior design and project management services for homes, yachts, multifamily housing, restaurants, corporate headquarters, and other contract spaces in the Twin Cities, Aspen, Telluride, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami, and the East Coast. Whether she's designing a spacious traditional estate, a rustic ski house, or a sleek urban condo, Laura brings impeccable taste, a passion for process, and a sense of adventure to every project.

Lucy Penfield
Well-known for her own energy, enthusiasm, and joie de vivre, interior designer Lucy Penfield infuses houses, lofts, farmhouses, beach houses, and cottages with her own brand of Pizzazz, with a capital P, mind you! A classically trained designer with a lifelong passion for art, architecture, fashion, travel, cooking, and culture, Lucy joyfully channels English country house comfort, Modernist purity, 1970s hedonism, Far Eastern exoticism, and other influences to create rooms that charm, delight, dazzle, and enchant.

From careers in visual merchandising, to fashion, to interior design, making things beautiful has always been her line of work. Lucy uses her background to create distinctive living environments while effortlessly balancing elegance with exuberance and glamour with gutsiness. Layering spaces with color and attitude is her M.O. Ambitious and versatile, no project is too big or too small.

Mark Brunetz
While viewers know Mark Brunetz as the Emmy® Award winning designer on Style Network's Clean House, Mark is most recognized for his unique, client driven approach in the world of high-end, luxury design. As principal designer at Mark Brunetz Designs, the Los Angeles-based interior design company, Mark is celebrated for his broad range of styles and sophisticated, yet always comfortable interiors.

With a project portfolio that spans the U.S. coupled with a decade of reality television to his credit, Mark's body of work has been seen in over 30 countries worldwide and in every form of media. Mark also launched an eponymous line of home furnishings on the Home Shopping Network and penned his first book Take the U Out of Clutter which was nominated for Best Organizing Book in 2013.

Celebrity designer, author and humanitarian, Mark currently serves as the National Spokesperson for the International Design Guild's Designer Program and is the face of Design For A Difference; the first-ever design contest benefiting local charities.



22 spaces by 39 designers, all under one roof, created a dramatic transformation of this grand Cathedral Hill mansion.

For the 16th year, Mpls.St.Paul Magazine teamed up with ASID MN to produce the premier interior design event: The ASID Showcase Home. This historic mansion in St. Paul boasts 22 spaces, including four public B+B suites, that were transformed by 39 designers. If you missed this incredible event, be sure to check back for next year's ASID MN Showcase Home!


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