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The Official Publication of the ASID Arizona North Chapter


Pre-Fab Construction & Interior Design

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COVER: Designer: Debbie Caruthers, SR. Interior designer, Dirtt Photo: Jenessa Drebnisky

Departments: President’s Letter ...........................2 FINANCE Letter ....................................3 Communications Letter ...............4 Event Calendar ..................................5 Chapter News ......................................6 media sponsor spotlight ..........17

contents Pre-Fab Construction and Interior Design Tailored Prefab.....................................................18 Stairway to Prefab................................................22 A Designer’s Dream..............................................26

Student Focus ..................................30

Awards Entries


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h o p e e v e r yo n e h a d a r e l a x i n g a n d rejuvenating holiday season. I’m looking forward to working with the Board of Directors this spring to make our chapter even stronger. We need to focus on retaining each of our members and continuing to increase the value of your membership. I would like to highlight two programs worthy of your attention and participation. The first is our new One Voice campaign. Our clients trust our voices as experts and now our elected officials need to believe the same. One Voice is EVERY Interior Designer and industry partner’s platform to be heard. We need to realize our common interests and concerns and show our unity. Please text “One Voice” to 52886, and you will be added to our database of citizens concerned about the Interior Design industry. Design for Hire needs your participation as well. Our annual fundraiser needs designers to donate up to two hours of consultation time for each client. You will break down misconceptions about the client-designer relationship, while supporting our student and educational programs. The work we do is often undervalued and misunderstood. Design for Hire allows the public an affordable, no obligation opportunity to work with us and see the value we bring to the built environment. Warm regards, Keith Stanton, ASID, Thoma-Holec Design, LLC President


PRESIDENT ELECT Janet Jackson, Allied ASID



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ave you ever wanted to educate the public about the difference between an interior decorator and a professional Interior Designer? Yes, of course! It would be wonderful to have an opportunity to share what value a professional, educated Interior Designer brings to residential and commercial projects. What if more people realized that professional Interior Designers save them money, time, worry and heartache? What if potential clients knew that they could get what they want, on a budget, and within a reasonable deadline? This would allow our profession to grow as we use our gifts, talents and education to meet the needs of others. It would help us grow our Interior Design businesses. Have you ever met anyone who bought a new sofa every other year because it never felt comfortable in their living space? I have.What if that person found out that a Professional Interior Designer will work with them to find out about their lifestyle and what they like or don’t like, and that we space plan.We understand how to get value for the dollar when it comes to making a wise selection in furniture or other choices available to them.They could get a sofa they love, that fits in the space, and have it for years! Maybe they would love it so much it would be worth getting it recovered in a new fabric in five or ten years. As Finance Director, one of the committees I oversee is Design For Hire. This program was started several years ago and has met with success. It allows the public to learn that they can get what they want, on a budget and have it within a reasonable amount of time. They learn that because they are making great choices the first time, they are actually finding great value for their dollars spent. With a very capable and experienced Chair, Cathy Kominsky, we are steering DFH in a great direction to prepare for the 2016 season. This is a great program because it earns money for our chapter student scholarships and educational programs. It also lets the public know about the benefits of using a professional Interior Designer in their projects. Design for Hire is set up in two stages. First, Interior Designers sign up NOW. Here is the link to the website: The second stage is from February 1st to April 30th. This is the time that members of the public go to the chapter website and fill in information about the type of project they need help with. Up to two hours of design, at $75 per hour, are donated to the chapter. After that, if the client decides to move forward with design services, the Interior Designer decides the hourly rate, and the DFH client becomes a client of the Interior Designer. Amy Strang, Allied ASID Director of Finance

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s the New Year approaches the ASID Arizona North Chapter will embark on new and exciting opportunities. As one of the Nation’s largest and most interactive chapters, we have been fortunate to have the resources and support from our current and past members and leaders so that we may progress in areas which can offer new perspective and advancement in the Interior Design field. The ASID Chapter Leadership Conference for this year was held in Boston, MA. What a wonderful experience it was to be a part of this amazing event, and to have a chance to meet our Society’s National Leaders. ASID is going to great lengths to ensure that as an Organization we have made our mark, and have offered all we can to the betterment of our planet through green concepts and sustainability. The debut of our Society’s newest must see, Impact of Design, was shared during the address, and Randy Fiser noted “Design is no longer an afterthought; It has become a vital tool for addressing fundamental social issues in healthcare, education, sustainability and conservation, safety, resiliency, and equal access.” The video can be viewed on our National Website at: As Chapter Leaders we were all tasked to spread the ASID Mission Statement to create awareness and relay the message to our members. “ASID advances the profession and communicates the impact of interior design to enhance the human experience.” The ASID Arizona North Chapter has a fantastic Board of Directors this year, all of whom offer a broad range of new insight and perspective. It is my honor to have been elected as Communications Director. I am thankful for the opportunity to take on such a fantastic journey. The Communications team has high hopes of making this a wonderful year for education, networking, and growth as a Chapter. I would like to welcome to the Communications team, our new Editor of the Desert Design Magazine (DDM), Nancy Nease, along with Assistant Editor of the DDM, Karen Barnes. These individuals offer a terrific new perspective on this publication. I would also like to welcome aboard our new Social Media Chair, Susan Solliday, as well as Assistant to the Creative Brief, Leslie Gutierrez, one of our amazing new student volunteers. We are lucky to have such amazing new additions to the team. This issue of the Desert Design Magazine focuses on Pre-Fabrication and the implications to the Interior Design industry. On behalf of myself and the entire Communications team, it is my pleasure to offer new and innovative ideals to the wonderful members of our Organization. Though Pre Fabrication has been in use for some time, the Interior Design field has not yet seemed to really grasp the many facets of this technology. Enjoy! As a special note, we would like to applaud our new ASID Arizona North Chapter, President, Keith Stanton, on his passing of the NCIDQ examination. Congratulations, Keith! Jasmine R. Dowling, Allied ASID, J Dowling Design Communications Director

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event calendar JANUARY Thursday, January 28 “Emerging Professionals/Energizing Practitioners” Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Location: Monterrey Tile Company 225 W Baseline Road, Gilbert, AZ 85281 Please RSVP – All members welcome The 2015-2016 Award Season is Open! National Awards: Opens Jan 14th - Closes Mar 16th Student Chapter Awards: Opens Jan 14th - Closes Mar 16th

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Monthly Meetings Recap BY F Christo p her West In dustry Partner Rep fo r Alys h a a n F i ne Ru g s Am bassador Chair




he best way to say Thank You to our ASID volunteers is to throw a party! With the help of Sub-Zero Wolf, ASID Arizona North Chapter feted our volunteers at the Volunteer Appreciation Chapter Meeting on Thursday, September 17, with great food and spirits. It was also the first introduction of the new 2015-2016 ASID Board of Directors to the Arizona North Chapter membership. Several of our past Presidents spoke to those assembled and reflected on ASID and how it affects the excellence of our profession: Cindy Lewton, ASID, Linda Heinz, FASID, and Christine Piotrowski, ASID. Here’s to wishing the new Board all the best for the upcoming year!


ctober was the month for the official kick-off of the Interior Design creative force with an infusion of inspiration at Sherwin-Williams® ColormixTM 2016. Our ASID Diamond Sponsor, Alyshaan Fine Rugs, co-sponsored the event in the Scottsdale Design Center in their showroom across from the new Sherwin-Williams® custom paint location. The Scottsdale Design Center was packed to capacity with our ASID membership as Laurie Clark, Industry Partner Rep for Sherwin-Williams®, brought to life the color trends for the upcoming year in her CEU presentation showing how color affects our design inspiration from textiles to furniture, paint to fabric. It was a suitable beginning to another great year for ASID Arizona North Chapter.



ur Arizona climate compels our profession to take the outdoors very seriously when it comes to exterior living spaces. Our desert beauty and resort climate make outdoor living spaces a primary design focus for both the Interior Designer and the furniture market. The November Chapter Meeting focused on the

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essence (and fun!) of outdoor living with its focus on the outdoor kitchen and exterior furniture fabrics. Dan Seiden, Alfresco outdoor kitchen pioneer and commercial/restaurant kitchen expert, educated the gathering with a fascinating look at outdoor kitchens and their function. Supplementing the evening with inside knowledge on the history of outdoor fabrics, Marcia Blake, Sunbrella outdoor material specialist, rounded out the evening of education. It was also the first cooperative event with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance this year to bring donations to help those in need in our community. Thank you MonarkTM Premium Appliance and SunbrellaTM Outdoor Fabrics for sponsoring this event. A heartfelt thank you also goes out to everyone that brought goods for donation! winter 2016 Desert Design

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he December Chapter Meeting was our ASID Holiday Party. Those enjoying the festivities divided their time between the hospitality sponsored by Cambria at the Tempe Mission Palms and a doubledecker bus tour of holiday lights in the Chandler and Mesa area. What an amazing spectacle the Mormon Temple grounds proved to be in this season of light. It was a festive evening indeed with more contributions being made to St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance to help those in need.

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ooking at our Best In Show winning projects could be intimidating, but shouldn’t be. Our competition provides opportunities for projects of all sizes and types. And, some recent winners won the first time they entered.You won’t know until you enter! There are categories for commercial projects and product design, as well as for residential projects. High-resolution professional photographs are a requirement in the process because our first place winners are published in Phoenix Home & Garden and Phoenix magazines. If you are concerned about the cost of having your projects professionally photographed, think of it as an investment in your business. Good photos are also essential for effective marketing (website, social media, brochures, etc.). Check the website for our special session to help guide you through the application process and submission requirements, and answer questions. The 2016 Call for Entries Form is posted at www.asidaznorth. org under News and Events>>Design Excellence Awards. All entries are due Friday, April 1, 2016. The ASID Arizona North Design Excellence Gala will be Saturday, August 6, 2016.



Each year all entries submitted are sent out to ASID Chapter(s) in other states that judge the ASID Arizona North Chapter’s competition. The entries are anonymous with no client, Interior Designer/firm or architect identification. Each entry is judged individually by category with a numerical rating. Occasionally, there are ties, Honorable Mentions or no winners in a category – it’s all based on scores the judges submit. We look forward to seeing what new and exciting projects will be submitted.


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Professional Development Input BY Tabitha Eva ns , Alli ed ASID Professiona l D e ve lopm e nt D i r ec to r

Happy New Year! We are gearing up for a fabulous year! I hope you are ready for it!


ur student kick off event at World of Rugs at the Scottsdale Promenade was a huge success. We partnered with HGTV and World of Rugs to create a really fun and noteworthy event. A handful of educators, who are very involved in our student’s lives, were given gratis memberships at this event. We are very honored to give back to those for who we are so grateful for! Thank you educators for all you do, we truly appreciate you! We are very excited for our plans for this new year. Our Student Affairs, Emerging Professionals and Professional Development programs are all going to have strong, fun and exciting content. Please keep your eye on the The Buzz for upcoming events. All of our events are open to ALL members.You do not have to be a Student or Emerging Professional to attend. We are trying to gear the content towards their learning level. We hope you help us make this year a big success by joining us for events. If you want to volunteer or assist us in any capacity please do not hesitate to reach out to me. I look forward to meeting you all.


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ONE VOICE BY Debra May H i m es , NCI D Q , ASID, IIDA , L EE D A P


have been a member of ASID since 1975, and since 1975, ASID has promoted the profession of Interior Design to its members as well as the public through education for its members as well as to the public. Below are just a few examples of what ASID has been able to accomplish since 1975:

1975 – Jan. 1, 1975 – AID and NSID joined forces to create a one voice for the interior design industry (ASID). In the 1980’S – ASID advocates for the legal recognition of the Interior Design profession. 1993 – ASID becomes the founding member of the U.S. Green Building Council. 1996 – The Federal Government formally recognizes Interior Design as a profession. 2005 – ASID identifies sustainable design and design for aging as an area of strategic focus. 2014 – ASID advances its health and wellness agenda. ASID has always focused on the professionalism of the field of Interior Design as well as the health, safety and welfare of our clientele. Each day we use our voices and visions to reshape spaces – as well as the lives of those occupying them – for the better! With those same voices in unison, we have the power to design a better future for ourselves and for our entire profession. To do that, every Interior Designer must speak up regarding issues that affect their ability to practice interior design in the state of Arizona. From small business to large commercial and/or residential firms – the future of our profession will be heavily influenced by government decisions. Some conversations regarding the issues regarding our lives and careers may be going on right now. Recently, ASID has come up with an all-encompassing program: One Voice. There are 12 inaugural chapters chosen for this program, and fortunately, Arizona North Chapter is one of them. Through One Voice we hope to elevate the interior design profession in Arizona. One of the ways we hope to achieve this is to understand the issues that we face impeding our abilities as professional Interior Designers to effectively work in the State of Arizona. One Voice is a device in which we can stand together – with the support of national – as One Voice dealing with current issues that affect the way we are able to do business in Arizona. Please take time to text “One Voice” to 52886. This is ASID National’s conduit to provide updated information to you regarding One Voice.


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SID Arizona North Chapter’s Design for Hire has begun 2016 registration. Homeowner registration begins in January for a February start. Due to the success of this fundraising program we are extending the program once again for three months, February 1 through April 30. More than 60 homeowners and 22 interior designers participated last year, which resulted in designers having the opportunity to work with up to 3-5 new clients. The wonderful thing about the proceeds is that they go to the ASID Arizona North Chapter for student design scholarships and educational programs that help further the profession of interior design. It’s a win-win situation for us as designers and for the public. Why do homeowners sign up? The premise is that they would like to consult with or “try out” working with an Interior Designer before hiring and making a big commitment. They have projects they have wanted to tackle for a while, but may have been skittish about it and need consulting on where to start. Design for Hire gives them an opportunity to consult with an ASID Interior Designer at a lower fee rate (for up to two hours). Why do our ASID Arizona North Chapter Interior Designers volunteer for this program every year? The gratification of giving back to our organization to benefit design students, especially when two hours is such a small commitment. This is an opportunity to help prospective clients learn about ASID and the Helping clients share your vision is a breeze when they can touch, see and benefits of working with a local, compare top-selling bath, kitchen and lighting products in our state-of-the-art professional Interior Designer. showrooms. With our consultants’ product knowledge, planning and presentation It’s an opportunity to win new resources, as well as coordination with you and your contractors, Ferguson provides an clients, grow our businesses, and extension of your business to help bring your design to life. to de-mystify how to work with a FERGUSON.COM professional Interior Designer. Scottsdale What’s involved? Two hours of 8340 E Raintree Dr time to consult with a homeowner THAT WORKS (480) 556-0103 on their needs. The appointments are scheduled within the three ©2015 Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. 1115 69283 month period at a time that works




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t is my privilege to serve as Editor for Desert Design Magazine. My goal is to provide the design community, both designers and industry partners, with information and ideas that will benefit and inspire everyone. To share some of my background, I have been a Design Consultant and Account Executive with major builders and independent design centers in California for over twenty years. Also, for eight years, I owned a custom window and door company in Solana Beach, California, and worked closely with custom home builders in the field in Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar and La Jolla. I loved working with architects, superintendents and interior designers as we fulfilled the dreams of the clients. I earned my B.A. in Communication: Marketing Public Relations from Alliant International University in San Diego. In 2013, I received my M.B.A. with an emphasis in Marketing. I hope I can bring to Desert Design Magazine some of the expertise I acquired. Most importantly, I believe under the direction of Jasmine Dowling, Allied ASID, we have a great Communications Committee that is dedicated to making your membership in ASID Arizona North Chapter even more valuable. Also, I want to do a shoutout to my Associate Editor, Karen Barnes, who I am looking forward to working with this year! As an Industry Partner, I want to encourage other Industry Partner Representatives to become actively involved as a volunteer within the Chapter. I already value this position which is strengthening my relationship with our ASID members, which in turn, allows me to better service the design community by understanding their needs. As a Designer, please encourage those businesses who benefit from your patronage to join ASID Arizona North Chapter as an Industry Partner. There are many benefits to those businesses as well as allowing the design community to become aware of what they have to offer. Nancy Lee Nease, MBA, Industry Partner Representative for Fiber Seal Editor, Desert Design Magazine mutually for the Designer and the homeowner. For homeowners, it’s paying a fee of only $75 per hour (two hour maximum) for the assigned designer’s time. This year there will be more publicity and exposure for Design for Hire and the ASID Arizona North Chapter than ever before. What an opportunity for possibly increasing your business by participating! Let’s make 2016 the best year ever for Design for Hire for our Chapter. I’m looking forward to seeing all the sign ups and great matches. If you have any questions about the program or the benefits of it, I would be happy to speak with you. Here’s to an extremely successful Design for Hire 2016! Registration is fast and easy, simply go to then “Find a Designer” then “Design for Hire” then click on “Form” to complete and submit. Please note this isn’t limited to residential work. We also will have gift certificates to be purchased for Design For Hire to be given by anyone wishing to gift this to someone. The sooner you sign up, the sooner you will be matched.


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NEW OR RETURNING PRACTITIONER MEMBERS • Kellie Reynolds, Allied ASID • Sarah Sanders, Allied ASID • Jennifer Leibowitz, Associate ASID

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Building your brand BY KAROL D EWU L F NI C KE L L I nd ustry Partne r Ed itor, P ho e n i x H o m e & G ard e n


hen I was a young editor at Meredith Corp., the company’s CEO shared an observation and then posed a question, “There are two kinds of editors. One builds magazines. Another maintains them. Which one are you?� I answered, “The building kind.� Over time, I was truly fortunate to be the founding editor of two magazines, Traditional Home and Live Happy. So I fulfilled his premise and my answer. However, there’s more to the story. I was also blessed to successfully lead the iconic Better Homes and Gardens magazine, redesigning the title both editorially and visually. While the task of building a brand was markedly different than shepherding an established one, the skills I learned from doing the former translated to the later. And, I learned the difference between being a business vs. being a brand. As an interior designer, you are building and maintaining a brand -- your brand. Much more than a deep portfolio or a recognized penchant for a specific style, your brand is also your approach to your profession, clients, partners and peers. Based on your reputation, it’s a trademark collection of impressions, relationships and business dealings that you’ve made. Brand building takes a lot of energy, commitment, consistency, patience and time. But if your practice rises to brand status, the expenditure of all these resources will garner solid returns in repeat customers, climbing client billings and community awareness of your business. Marketing is also a major part of brand building. Knowing your key messages is imperative to creating a marketing platform that will promote your brand to the right audience and separate it from the competition. For instance, a key message could be “customer service comes first,� aimed at owners of seasonal homes here in the Valley, setting up an interior design business to become known for this focus and approach. While my job title is editor, it also includes the responsibility to build the Phoenix Home & Garden brand. As an interior designer, you have the same responsibility to your brand.


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Tailored Prefab for the Interior What is it and why would you want it?


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ntil now interior prefab components came in standard sizes and configurations. For good reason. Sales-to-order manufacturers had no profitable way to reinvent the wheel every time someone wanted something different. As a compromise they came up with limited choices, called it a ‘wide array’ and ran their businesses. Designers were forced to choose: speed and certainty versus custom solutions with a nebulous cost and schedule. In an unexpected collision of worlds, videogames changed all that. Since 2004 all computers have come with a built-in massive graphics chip to play interactive, real-time, 3D videogames. Now, instead of continually tallying up points, ammo and character status, this same engine works for designing and constructing space. It instantly keeps score of engineering, pricing, manufacturing instructions and any installation details for elements custom-designed yet fabricated in a factory. The 3D graphical, flythrough environment is shared over e-mail and helps the owner understand the design and any modification ramifications. For the designer, the drawing instantly contains all the behind-the-scenes data. This frees the designer to produce the best design without worrying about being an expert on how things from the factory connect or support other elements, all while constantly tracking the effect on the budget.

Prefab, even the standardized modular kind, has been in commercial office environments for decades. It’s been variously called modular, demountable or movable. The benefits of having tilt-up and quick connect construction where most of the labor is done in a controlled factory setting are many. Speed is obviously a factor. Fewer laborers being relied upon to provide a proper bid and show up on time is a big bonus. And environmental benefits are many: nearly zero material waste, fewer people travelling to the job site and once the project is finished, the interior is flexible to accommodate change. That ranges from new technology integration to updating corporate culture to reconfiguring rooms. All without dumpsters and destruction. Rarely has the aesthetic been appropriate for residential space. That is finally starting to change. New prefab building components bring all the previous speed, efficiency and flexible benefits and now combine them with empathic design. This means the utility of walls, doors and millwork are all open to personalization, even to the point of using hardware and trims from your favorite provider. winter 2016 Desert Design


What does this mean overall? Homeowners build a home to suit them now. The videogame experience means they fully understand and sign-off on the design. They move in faster with fewer dumpsters onsite. Flexibility of the interior means they aren’t designing and building something for future owners. The home adapts and responds to whatever life throws at them, whether that be changing door frames to let a wheelchair pass, integrating smart technology into the walls or turning one large bedroom into two. They can even move out and either take their interiors with them, as the Germans do with their kitchens, or leave it for the new owners to reconfigure and finish to suit them – all without demolition.


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Stairway to Prefabrication BY

Luis CruzMartinez & Robert Himmelberger


oday’s construction industry involves the work of many design professionals, architects and interior designers, as well as numerous trades, coordinated through the efforts of a general contractor. As there are many ways of delivering a successful project, different methods of fabrication and construction must be considered. Issues like the construction schedule, budget and quality have to be balanced successfully to meet the client’s expectations. winter 2016 Desert Design


Prefabrication is a method that is commonly employed to achieve better quality with shorter on-site schedules and smaller budgets. Exterior wall panels, casework, stairs, demountable and operable partitions are some examples of the construction that can take place off-site, minimizing on-site work. A recent award-winning example is the open blackened steel stairway within the Sun Devil Marketplace at Arizona State University, designed by Gensler and constructed by Okland Construction. Sun Devil Marketplace is located on the first two floors of College Avenue Commons and links the street level to the interior of the building by integrating pedestrian activity with a dynamic marketplace experience. Visitors to the Marketplace navigate the two-level retail space through a progression of open blackened steel stairs, which deliver visitors to multi-level retail pavilions housing small specialty stores, ASU apparel, and student supplies. As a featured design element of this retail space, quality was critical. The stair sub-assembly is comprised of several elements which include the structural steel, plank treads and risers, the frames and cable for the guards, and the stainless steel handrails. During the design and construction drawings phase of the project, these elements were described and thoroughly detailed to convey the design intent to the stair fabricators. The main structure design includes steel tubes that support individual steel planks as treads. Guard frame modules, made out of bar-stock, hold galvanized steel cables and handrails, as shown in the stair diagram. The stair fabricator prepared shop drawings based on the architectural drawings and details, which show the proposed construction at a finer level of precision. These drawings include all the parts and pieces of the sub-assembly, including the proper sizing and connections of such elements. The drawings also included critical measurements to be verified in the field as shop-fabricated tolerances are more precise than field dimensions. Once the fabricator’s drawings were reviewed and found acceptable, construction began. The fabricator determined how best to fabricate the element for delivery to the site, and efficient re-assembly once delivered. It is important to note that in situations where a design is going into an existing building, the elements would need to fit within the size limitations of the building. Since this was new construction and not limited in delivery space, the stringers and plank treads were created as a large single element that could be quickly craned into


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place. The blackened steel guard frame modules were then welded to the stringers and lastly, the galvanized cables were threaded through to complete the assembly. When utilizing prefabrication, it is important to visit the site and observe the quality of the construction to ensure it complies with the design intent. In cases involving very complex designs, a mock-up may be requested to address any possible issues that might arise during installation. When drawings are properly coordinated, the installation process should go quickly, with few conflicts from unforeseen field conditions. Although the construction time in the field is reduced, a longer lead time needs to be properly scheduled. Through prefabrication and meticulous coordination, the monumental open blackened steel staircase helps make Sun Devil Marketplace a stunning space.

Luis Cruz-Martinez, AIA, LEEd AP, is an architect and Senior Associate, and Robert Himmelberger is a job captain and Associate at Gensler.

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Prefabrication –A Designer’s Dream:

Ideal Versus Real



Nikal Conti Associate AIA and Principal at Phoenix Architects


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refabrication is not a new idea. In 1906 a kit house was produced by Aladdin Readi, and a couple of years later Sears & Roebuck’s ‘Houses by Mail’ offered a prefab dwelling that by 1940 had thousands of units. At the same time industrialism and modernism were developing and influencing the streamlining of space and form. Add in the golden age of a car in every garage, mix it up, and viola the Trailer House exploded across America. And, for many years the Trailer House was the highest, or at least the most ubiquitous, form of prefabrication. Today, there is a renaissance in the prefabrication world with an emphasis on design, sustainability, and quality. Well established designers, including Marmol Radziner and Michelle Kauffman, began to turn their attention to the idea and ideal of designing a dwelling that incorporated great design, materials and methods that had appeal and some factor of sustainability, along with low waste construction, and minimal impact on the land. And for the most part projects like those found at Blu Homes and Vipp have succeeded in creating well designed prefab homes. And, in many ways, it is no small task to design a home that is basically a ‘kit of parts’ that can

be fabricated, partially assembled, transported, reassembled, and finished. Many factors come into play including a reliable source of material, trained fabricators, facility set-up, and cost. In this new wave of hip prefab, costs are not low. Quality sustainably-produced, durable materials are not inexpensive, along with low energy fixtures, equipment, and finishes – in fact costs can be at a premium. And, this may be a good thing in the long run, as a homeowner’s long-term overall satisfaction with this new breed of prefab will be much higher which in turn will encourage others to enter the market. If cost is an important factor, designers seek out low cost materials such as shipping containers, reclaimed materials, and repurposed materials and finishes used in new ways. A trip to Home Depot can inspire creativity by using metal shed siding as an interior wall finish, or synthetic grass as a carpet. Our experience with prefab came in the form of a client who envisioned a retail/apartment midrise complex constructed out of shipping containers. The containers were first being used to pack all the interior finishes including cabinetry to the site by rail, then unpacked and moved into

position and stacked on site for use as the shell architecture. Screens were designed to ‘wrap’ the project to create both shade and finish. Furnishings were selected made of eco fabrics, low-E windows were specified. LED lighting was considered, along with energy star appliances. Erik Peterson, AIA, noted, “It was a great project to work on that needed ‘out of the box’ thinking.” This project is still on the drawing boards, but other clients should be right around the corner. And, while prefab can create a well-designed sustainable housing model, the cost to do so is not significantly lower although this can be balanced against a much faster construction schedule. How big will the modern prefab market get? We will see, but based upon the exciting designs being produced – the outlook is great. Nikal Conti, Associate AIA is a Founder and Partner at Phoenix Architects and an Industry Partner

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Lindsey Schultz

ASID, Principal, Lindsey Schultz Design

Recently we had a chance to meet with Lindsey Schultz, ASID, of Lindsey Schultz Design, to learn more about her design aesthetic, her influencing design style, growth of her firm and her future goals.


take a very clean, classic approach to design. Creating spaces where the foundation is rooted in simple, timeless forms. Just as a primarily neutral color palette will allow you to easily introduce different or additional accent colors as the years go by; the same goes for neutral forms. This approach to design gives a design longevity. A homeowner won’t feel the need to completely overhaul their living room in ten years. It may mean simply swapping out a couple of end tables to put a different spin on the space. I would say my approach to design comes from the fact that I am enormously passionate about MidCentury Modern Design. Architecture, furniture, lighting, objects and household goods like service ware, it all excites me! I am particularly passionate about French & Italian lighting designers from that era, like Serge Mouille and Stilnovo. Today, the design studio Apparatus has my head spinning when it comes to lighting and objects.You can see the influences of both of these Mid-Century designers reflected in their pieces. Their forms are so simple, but the execution is so bold. It makes you stop and stare! With the current growth of my company -- it has been a wonderfully expansive year -- I am focused on building an inspiring and efficient team, where every member adds to our fun, creative environment. The design profession is a stressful one and sometimes you need more than your love of it to keep the stress from overshadowing the process. So it helps immensely to be around people that make you laugh. I see myself keeping my design team fairly small, maintaining the intimacy of a boutique studio. A


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person’s home is their most intimate space, so it is important that my clients feel that sense of intimacy when they work with us. Keeping the team small is what enables me to act as the Designer they hired, rather than fading into the background while a Project Designer takes over. I am a people person and I love working with different personalities. I learn something from every client. Getting close to my client and developing a friendship is an integral part of my process. Much more is gained when one is warm and open in their professionalism. So sometimes my meetings run a little longer than they should, because I like when the communication process organically flows into discussions about family, food, travel...all things not directly related to the project. But all things that enable me to infuse a space with those personal touches that spark fond memories.

Recent man cave remodel. For me, employing this same approach with other industry members that are a part of a project’s design team creates an environment of easy communication, which leads to more engaging collaboration. I see the approach I take as the core component in any successful project. At this moment it is difficult to put a timeline on my future design goals, but one day I promise there will be a furniture and lighting line. Every single project I do has, at the very least, one custom designed furniture piece, be it an upholstered good or a case good. Being that I am a compulsive doodler, I would love to translate some of those into textiles and wall coverings. Time will tell which of the three will come first! winter 2016 Desert Design


student focus

Student Chapters


By Sunny Biggs, St ud e nt ASID Stu dent Representat i ve to t h e B oa rd ASID Arizona North Chapter appreciates the students at our valley colleges in their support of our ASID committees and originating their own efforts at promoting Interior Design in the community and educating their students.



ASID Arizona North Chapter is excited to have the participation and involvement from the students of Interior Design in the valley. We are glad to present the efforts students put in to show their involvement and talents in these events. In December we also hosted a Student Membership Drive as well as awarding one educator in each of our schools an educator membership to ASID. Congratulations: Ken Roberts, Gera King, CJ Rob, and Maryse Jospitre.

Scottsdale Community College (SCC) Scottsdale Community College recently hosted a very successful Studio Crawl on November 26th through Jeanette Knudsen, Studio V, and Studio+Partners. Alyshaan Fine Rugs had a presentation on November 19th to inform students and professionals about their new product. They also introduced their new custom rug design program which is now available online.

Mesa Community College (MCC) MCC has been busy fitting in additional workshops that incorporate Sketch Up, Rendering, and additional CAD courses. They were also involved in the school’s 50th year anniversary to make wreaths to raise money for the Interior Design program.



Phoenix College (PC) Phoenix College also hosted a wreath making workshop for the HGTV event, featuring Jillian Harris, taking place at the Scottsdale Promenade Shopping Center.

Northern Arizona University (NAU) • Nov 9th they hosted a cover letter and Linkedin workshop • Nov 16th they hosted a Website building Workshop • Nov 23 they offered a public speaking workshop Students are also working with Construction Management students to do some additions and preservation work on Riordan Mansion. They also are organizing a trip in January to attend Las Vegas World Market. During Spring Break we are traveling to Havana, Cuba, to study architecture, sustainable design and historic preservation/ adaptive reuse.


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Marisa Urquides

4601 E Bell Rd Ste 15,

15500 N Greenway Hayden Loop, Ste 103

Phoenix AZ 85032-9338

Scottsdale AZ 85260-1203

(602) 237-6797 (480) 991-6200

Monark Premium Appliances

Monterrey Tile Company

Shelby Widmer

Jeffrey Bennett

9025 S Kyrene Rd,

225 W Baseline Rd,

Tempe AZ 85284-2939

Gilbert AZ 85233-1014

(480) 305-4162

(480) 507-7966


Natuzzi Design Studio

Nexus 21

Tracy Johnsen

Cory Lovett

1524 W Orchid Ln,

16121 N 78th St Ste 101,

Phoenix AZ 85021-4340

Scottsdale AZ 85260-1213

(602) 770-7470

(480) 951-6885

Old World Tile & Granite

One Posh Place

Robbie Kern

Paige Bailey

8020 E Gelding Dr Ste 101,

5625 E Indian School Rd,

Scottsdale AZ 85260-6948

Phoenix AZ 85018-6166

(480) 483-0608

(480) 941-8954


Pacific Manufacturing

Leann Fernald

Mark Erwin

731 E Boston St,

2732 N 68th St, Ste 1

Chandler AZ 85225-9406

Scottsdale AZ 85257-1210

(480) 788-6607

(480) 905-6953

Paul's Upholstery Cleaning/MicroSeal of Phoenix

Pentimento Lighting & Furnishings

Paul Vitzthum

Ronna Nitzky

18861 N 62nd Ave,

737 W 2nd Ave,

Glendale AZ 85308-7628

Mesa AZ 85210-1205

(602) 320-1844

(480) 962-1918


Phoenix Art Group

Pindler & Pindler, Inc.

Barbara Brackett

Laurie Friedman

4125 N 14th St,

2716 N 68th St, Ste 10

Phoenix AZ 85014-4941

Scottsdale AZ 85257-1207

(602) 241-1060

(805) 531-9090

Prados Design Studio & Mexican Tile and Stone

Pratt & Lambert Paints

Rocco Fortuna

Michael Curiel

2036 W Greenway Rd,

25421 1/2 Feijoa Ave,

Phoenix AZ 85023-4342

Lomita CA 90717

(602) 954-6272

(626) 701-4985

Premier Lighting

Premier Lighting

Collin Herdt

Dawn Stantus

15507 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 140,

2050 S 16th St Ste 111,

Scottsdale AZ 85254-2167

Phoenix AZ 85034-5301

(623) 907-2669

(602) 881-0234

Printing Specialists, LLC

ProSource of Phoenix

Marcus Newton

Rick Schildgen

1929 E 5th St,

1719 W University Dr, Ste 187

Tempe AZ 85281-2952

Tempe AZ 85281-3256

(480) 968-6258

(480) 420-2553


PSI Window Coverings

Reeves Paperhanging, Inc.

Philip Igneri

Dale Reeves

7255 E Adobe Dr Ste 115,

7650 E Redfield Rd, Ste C-1

Scottsdale AZ 85255-4031

Scottsdale AZ 85260-2988

(480) 443-0203

(480) 922-5568

Rest Assured, Inc.

Rest Assured, Inc.

Lynn Blake

Peter Blake

PO Box 67801,

PO Box 67801,

Phoenix AZ 85082-7801

Phoenix AZ 85082-7801

(602) 437-9201

(602) 437-9201

Robert Allen Group


Janice Roetman

Brad King

6617 E Viewmont Dr,

2417 W Sienna Bouquet Pl,

Mesa AZ 85215-7788

Phoenix AZ 85085-7012

(602) 710-2394

(623) 580-9316

Rug Treasures

Schock North America

Nick Motlagh

Marty Stewart

14405 N Scottsdale Rd Ste A,

4802 E-Ray Road, Ste. 23-350

Scottsdale AZ 85254-3492

Phoenix AZ 85044

(480) 951-4148

(480) 329-2293


Scott Group Custom Carpets

Scottsdale Bedrooms

James Patterson

Kay Massaro

7522 E McDonald Dr # J,

1030 E Camelback Rd,

Scottsdale AZ 85250-6011

Phoenix AZ 85014-3232

(480) 905-8222

(602) 263-0198

Scottsdale Shade & Light, Inc

Serena & Lily, Inc

Susan Oster

Lydia Cullen

10 Liberty Ship Way Suite 350,

(480) 599-5897

Sausalito CA 94965 (415) 331-4173



Laurie Clark

Angie France

11840 N 28th Dr, Ste 102

11840 N 28th Dr Ste 102,

Phoenix AZ 85029-3348

Phoenix AZ 85029-3348

(602) 570-7146

(602) 861-3171

Shuttersandco Club

Sit Well Upholstery

Linda Palm Hubbard

Rick Hall-Lopez

1255 N Mondel Dr,

2802 E Greenway Rd,

Gilbert AZ 85233-1808

Phoenix AZ 85032-4413

(480) 202-7018

(602) 404-7892




Bill Grover

Sandee Duncan

Morris-Tait Associates, 23342 Madero, Ste. E

15330 N Hayden Rd,

Mission Viejo CA 92691

Scottsdale AZ 85260-2696

(949) 472-6482 (480) 745-2449

Steelcase Inc.

Studio ADT

Jennifer Callahan

Anthony Tremonto

23246 N 20th St,

505 E Buckeye Rd, Ste 101

Phoenix AZ 85024-7596

Phoenix AZ 85004-2729

(602) 908-9236

(480) 967-4555

Sun Devil Trophy & Awards

Sun Lighting

Benjamin Foley

Brad Levkowitz

2006 E 5th St, Ste 101

1845 E 6th St,

Tempe AZ 85281-3091

Tempe AZ 85281-2947

(480) 990-8575

(480) 921-0331



Marcia Blake

John Rojas

714 Blossom Rd,

Sales Specialist, Arizona,

Encinitas CA 92024-2247

Phoenix AZ

(336) 263-7025

(480) 320-8998


T L Morris Gallery


Tracey Morris

Amy Lynch

PO Box 6121,

1864 E Smoke Tree Rd,

Carefree AZ 85377-6121

Gilbert AZ 85296-2648

(480) 620-5616

(602) 705-7234

The Art Department

The Buffalo Collection

Terry Amerine

Michael Levenberg

14435 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 300,

7044 E 5th Ave,

Scottsdale AZ 85254-3499

Scottsdale AZ 85251-3216

(480) 596-9800

(480) 946-3903

The Container Store

The Elegant Window

Robin Montgomery

Karen Barnes

500 Freeport Pkwy,

2764 E Claxton Ct,

Coppell TX 75019-7420

Gilbert AZ 85297-7520

(972) 538-6494

(480) 854-3078

The Shade Store

The Tile Shop

Adam Skalman

Jason D'Asto

21 Abendroth Avenue,

14000 N Hayden Rd Ste C2,

Port Chester NY 10573

Scottsdale AZ 85260-5521

(212) 645-2424 ext 310

(480) 214-6135


The Tile Shop

The Workroom

Brandon Hitt

Mary Miller

7760 South Priest Drive,

14715 N 78th Way, Ste 900

Tempe AZ 85284

Scottsdale AZ 85260-2974

(480) 214-6135

(480) 596-8110


Think Art

Katie Mckinney

Robert Bisetti

1958 Steam Way,

5950 N Echo Canyon Dr,

Round Rock TX 78665-2233

Phoenix AZ 85018-1247

(972) 762-9251

(480) 998-9790

Today's Window Automation


Otto Rankin

Paula Quan

1106 E Glendale Ave,

3626 E Southern Ave Ste 3,

Phoenix AZ 85020-5317

Phoenix AZ 85040-9076

(602) 997-2500

(602) 304-0001


Unique Building Concepts

Shelly Lester

Sheri Clifton

7850 E Evans Rd Ste 101,

2514 E Mohawk Ln, Ste 101

Scottsdale AZ 85260-6919

Phoenix AZ 85050-4623

(480) 222-1120

(602) 944-9494


US Graphtec

Victoria + Albert Baths

Sharon Regalia

Brian Lerkins

2450 W 12th St, Ste 6

9687 E Sharon Dr,

Tempe AZ 85281-6933

Scottsdale AZ 85260-4495

(480) 699-3229

(843) 566-3005

Villagio Tile


Doug Adamson

Michele Hartley

8340 E Raintree Dr,

4234 N Craftsman Ct,

Scottsdale AZ 85260-2540

Scottsdale AZ 85251-3246

(480) 477-8800

(480) 946-2550

Watt Integration, LLC

Whirlpool Corporation

Kimberlee Watt

Art Johnson

7430 E Butherus Dr, Ste C

2000 M-63 North,

Scottsdale AZ 85260-2450

Benton Harbor MI 49022

(480) 515-9288

White House Design Studio

Wilsonart LLC

Dennis Thompson

Debbie Dammen

4001 N 24th St,

4816 E Whitton Ave,

Phoenix AZ 85016-6232

Phoenix AZ 85018-5546

(602) 957-0186

(480) 678-3686



World of Rugs

Randy Wolfe

Ingrid Harazim

2659 N Carriage Ln,

16451 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 111,

Chandler AZ 85224-1728

Scottsdale AZ 85254-8193

(303) 525-9663

(480) 419-6119

Your Source Karen Romersa 2325 E Loma Vista Dr, Tempe AZ 85282-3004 (602) 696-8768


Desert Design Magazine Winter 2016  

Arizona North Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers

Desert Design Magazine Winter 2016  

Arizona North Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers