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IFDA Speakers Bureau - Susan J. Slotkis

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Susan J. Slotkis
Professional
New York Chapter
(212) 533-5044
Susan J. Slotkis is an interior designer, educator and author grounded by a background in human services and communication. For over 20 years Susan has provided interior design services through her firm Profiles – Personalized Interiors, where she is known for client involvement in the design process. Her unique background and education frame her abilities to be a good listener, a sensitive and insightful designer, speaker, and teacher. While her firm is based in NYC, projects have included homes for clients in Florida and California.

Connect the Dots…Design in Context

This informative and engaging presentation is designed to help connect design styles to the context of history, culture, events and meaning. Visual imagery and commentary highlight significant themes, details, and events from the past...from the antiquities to contemporary time. Be guided and inspired to incorporate these ideas into new projects.

This course has been approved by IDCEC (Interior Design Continuing Education Council), #101279, registered with the NCIDQ as ASID Course #8071 and carries 0.2 CEUs for ASID, IDC, IDEC, and IIDA

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Susan Hirsh, IFDA Past President: susan.hirsh@benjaminmoore.com

Laura Davis, IFDA Texas Chapter President: laura@hpdarch.com

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Connect the Dots: Antiquities through Neoclassic

Architectural and interior elements within the context of events and culture.

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

 

Susan Hirsh, IFDA Past President: susan.hirsh@benjaminmoore.com

Laura Davis, IFDA Texas Chapter President-elect: laura@hpdarch.com

 

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Connect the Dots: Empire through Today

Architectural and interior elements within the context of events and culture.

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Susan Hirsh, IFDA Past President: susan.hirsh@benjaminmoore.com

Laura Davis, IFDA Texas Chapter President-elect: laura@hpdarch.com

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

The Psychology of Color

Color is considered a powerful design tool in the built environment. Decisions related to color are best made with scientific knowledge of the attributes of color. This course highlights how perception of color directs human response in behavior and emotion. It demonstrates how perception is influenced by personal experiences and cultural identifications. The meaning of color as it has changed over time and place is explored, concluding with future directions.

This course has been approved by IDCEC (Interior Design Continuing Education Council), #101170 and carries .2 CEUs for ASID, IDC, IDEC and IIDA.

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Kathryn Robbins, 2012 IFDA Philadelphia Chapter President, krobbinsinteriors@comcast.net 

 

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Accessories: Style & Substance

Furnishing the nest. Personalizing space and the reasons we do; categories, groupings, and display.

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

The Business of Interior Design

Skills and traits needed; working with clients, suppliers, and contractors; fee compensation structures

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Susan Hirsh, IFDA Past President: susan.hirsh@benjaminmoore.com

Laura Davis, IFDA Texas Chapter President-elect: laura@hpdarch.com

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Color Trends and New Directions

What are the influencing factors and design drivers and their impact on design? Staying ahead of the curve

References are available upon request from the speaker.

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Susan Hirsh, IFDA Past President: susan.hirsh@benjaminmoore.com

Laura Davis, IFDA Texas Chapter President-elect: laura@hpdarch.com

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Design Concepts

A Journey from Line to Harmony: Refresh and reconsider the basics: Line, pattern, texture, scale, light, and color, proportion, balance, rhythm, contrast, emphasis, and harmony

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Susan Hirsh, IFDA Past President: susan.hirsh@benjaminmoore.com

Laura Davis, IFDA Texas Chapter President-elect: laura@hpdarch.com

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recepient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Historical Styles Inspiring New Kitchen & Baths

Looking back over time on how we have approached basic and often elaborate needs and rituals around eating and cleansing. What are today’s trends?

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LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Florence Perchuk, IFDA NY Chapter, fperchuk@aol.com

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Sourcing

Current issues and trends in retail and trade resources; exploring alternative markets; link to fashion

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant

Wabi Sabi Spirit and Style

Based on the Japanese notion of imperfection as beauty. Discover the richness and spirit in the changing nature of patina, texture, transcendence, even decay.

Lectern/Podium
LCD Projector and Screen
Lavaliere Microphone

Speaker Fees:

Fees paid to a member of the IFDA Speakers Bureau will be mutually determined between the program participant and the organization hiring the speaker.

Recipient of the IFDA Educational Foundation's Barbara Brock Grant