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July 7, 2017

  On 28 March 2017, the University of Monterrey hosted an IFI WID 2017 celebration that explored the relationship between people and design through talks and activities that sparked multi-generational conversations on the power of creativity. This well-rounded celebration explored critical contemporary issues to interior architecture/design and the global community, including sustainability, communication, education and […]

July 5, 2017

On 21 June 2017, Asahikawa became the third city in Japan to adopt the IFI Interiors Declaration. Located in the center of Hokkaido, Asahikawa is the island’s second largest city after Sapporo. The Declaration was signed by Mr. Masahito Nishikawa, Mayor of Asahikawa City, and IFI President-elect, Mr. Steve Leung. Also present at the signing were Mr. Toshiyuki […]

June 7, 2017

  On 10 March 2017, Mayor Ricardo Villarreal of the city of San Miguel de Allende adopted the IFI Interiors Declaration. The adoption was organized by IFI Professional Member, Sociedad Mexicana de Interioristas (SMI), and initiated by SMI President, Julio Cesar Chavez. Representing IFI at the adoption ceremony were IFI Executive Board Members Lucy Topete of Mexico […]

February 3, 2017

The national professional Interiors association of Uruguay, ADDIP (Asociación de Diseñadores de Interiores Profesionales del Uruguay) has announced its new President, the Interior Architect Graziella Blengio. Current governance of ADDIP for this year will also be led by Osvaldo Mara, Carmen Díaz, Patricia Gandaria, Sylvia Di Bono, Facundo Ferreira, Ana Irene Rostan, Gabriela Pallares, Gabriela Espasandín, Mariana […]

December 5, 2016

  First founded in 1991, the Association of Designers of Russia (ADR) organized a special event on 5 December 2016 to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. Since its creation, ADR has contributed decisively to the design and culture of Russia, as many of its members have been honored by state awards and prestigious prizes at a […]

November 19, 2016

As part of its dedicated outreach to develop a more meaningful engagement with the general world community, IFI is conducting strategic meetings with groups of regional Interiors associations. In this context, representatives of IFI and the European Council of Interior Architects (ECIA) met in Milan to discuss the goals, mandates and programs of both their organizations. The […]

November 1, 2016

  Izmir University of Economics (IUE), located in the Aegean region of Turkey, has joined IFI as an Educational Member. Its Interior Architecture and Environmental Design Department was founded in 2004 and since then it has actively seeked to engage with the best in the field worldwide, promoting the international publications and experiences of its instructors, organizing […]

October 26, 2016

  On 26 October 2016, IFI met in Buenos Aires (Argentina) with some of the most consolidated professional associations in Latin America. Led by our IFI Membership Committee Chairman, Roberto Lucena, the meeting take place in the headquarters of our member DArA (Diseñadores de Interiores Argentinos Asociados), who co-hosted the meeting with fellow IFI member […]

October 7, 2016

  The Society of Interior Designers Singapore (SIDS) has launched its inaugural interior design award SIDA. The goal of this competition is to recognise and honour design excellence in the global interior design industry. Organised by SIDS, SIDA is open to all interior designers, space designers and architects who believe in creating better spaces for […]

September 26, 2016

  On 26 September 2016, the Right Honourable Lord Mayor Martin Haese of the City of Adelaide (Australia) adopted the IFI Interiors Declaration. The ceremony was officiated by IFI representative Constance Ann and attended by Julie Hobbs, National President of Design Institute Australia (DIA), and Joanne Cys, Design Ambassador of DIA. The City of Adelaide […]

September 9, 2016

  The IFI Executive Board participated in the opening ceremony of the 2016 Shanghai International Interior Design Festival, which kicked off at the Shanghai Center Theater on 9 September 2016. IFI President Sebastiano Raneri delivered a speech to the over one thousand spectators attending the inauguration of this annual festival. The event showcases the latest […]

September 9, 2016

  IFI and the China National Interior Decoration Association (CIDA) are pleased to announce the official adoption of the IFI Interiors Declaration by the City of Shanghai, in China. The adoption certificate  was  signed on 9 September 2016 by IFI President Sebastiano Raneri and Chen Yue Hua, Vice Director of the Leading Group for the […]

May 28, 2016

  With the theme “Interiors Intelligence”, World Interiors Day was officially celebrated last May all around the world! Fantastic events and activities were organized by IFI members during the entire month, demonstrating the power, potential and the merits of the Interiors discipline and its impact on the quality of our lives. Check out all the WID […]