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News Bites: Interior Design Student’s Team Wins People‚Äôs Choice at IIDA NeoCon Charette

Posted June 26, 2015 in StudentNews BitesInterior Design

Interior Design student Kaitlin O’Connell was part of a team that won the People’s Choice Award at the recent 2015 International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Charette.

Kaitlin O'Connell shows off her team's winning design concept

Each June, IIDA student members from around the country compete in the collaborative event, held onsite at NeoCon in Chicago. Teams of five are given six hours to design a space, organize a presentation, and pitch their concept to a judging panel of industry professionals. NeoCon attendees can also vote for their favorite concept to determine the winner of the People’s Choice Award.

Kailin O'Connell and teammatesO'Connell (left) and her teammates at NeoCon

O’Connell’s team, which included students from Texas Tech University, Washington State University, the University of Missouri, and the University of Cincinnati, was one of twelve teams that competed.

See more info on the IIDA Student Design Charette here.