Micène Fontaine, May 24, 2022
From architecture to anatomy, art, and science, we each stand to learn something from Leonardo da Vinci but perhaps more so for architects and designers whose work it is to help us chart a path forward through “uncertain” times.Continue Reading
Micène Fontaine, May 19, 2022
As I drove home from a high school graduation yesterday afternoon, the words of the last speaker lingered. Nothing in his speech was about him, it was a heartfelt thank you to the circles of teachers, school administrators, friends, family, and communities that had been there and worked together - knowingly or not - to help him achieve this milestone.Continue Reading
Micène Fontaine, April 27, 2022
Pick up any design or architecture trade publication, and splashed across its pages, you'll find Newton's Third Law on full display: Local versus global, change versus back to "normal," nature-based solutions versus grey infrastructure, yesterday versus tomorrow, and on and on the pendulum swings.Continue Reading
Micène Fontaine, March 8, 2022
"Perception is reality." This quote reminds us that there is always a gap between our perception and others'. And, in design, that matters a great deal. It's helpful to remember. Yet, it's also incomplete. We know that our perception is shaped through the lens of who we are, our past experiences, etc. Hence, my perception is my reality; your perception is your reality; their perception is their reality, etc.
Micène Fontaine, March 1, 2022
Think about "sticky notes," what comes to mind?Continue Reading
Cindy Grant, March 1, 2022
Licensed Utah interior designers are required to complete 20 hours of Continuing Education (CE) every 2 years.Continue Reading
Cindy Grant, February 9, 2022
California Interior Designers are required to complete 10 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every 2 years. 5 CEUs must qualify as CA Building Code related.Continue Reading
Cindy Grant, February 2, 2022
As of the date of this post, the Maine State Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, & Interior Designers has no mandatory continuing education requirement in place for Maine interior designers as a condition for license renewal.
Requirements are subject to change. Final discretion is up to the board.