2018 IDEC Video Competition Winners

First Place
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Healthy Buildings, Healthy Minds


Students: Brittany Flock, Mary Johnson, Hyunji Song, Amjad AlFawaz

Institution: Florida State University


This video was created to educate the general public about the importance of well-being and how design plays a role in supporting well-being in the built environment.

Second Place
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Interior Designer’s Social Impact


Students: Allison Stout, Bethany Pingel, Angela Leek

Institution: Kansas State University

Third Place
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ID x Culture


Students: Amy Sarunporn Kaeowichian

Institution: Savannah College of Art and Design


Human-centered design is an innovative approach developed around human. The process starts with an understanding of end users, design from their perspective, and find the solution that is suitable and specific to their needs. In interior design, it is critical for a designer to understand who the client is and what the client wants. One aspect that significantly influences design is culture. According to Merriam Webster, Culture is the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization. It is also defined by customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group. So how can we take human-centered design approach and create interior space that celebrates culture of the end user? Find out more..!


IDEC members can integrate special projects like the Student Design Competition and the Interior Design Education Video Competition into their curriculum.

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