After what has been nearly a lifetime (I’ve been known to exaggerate), I am finally graduating! The past 4-years studying Interior Design at NH Institute of Art has been nothing less than sensational. My path to higher education took a slight detour before I realized the artistic direction I wanted to take in life. NHIA provided a challenging opportunity to study Interior Design in New Hampshire while continuing to work full-time. I encourage anyone and everyone to consider NHIA for pursuing their own creative interests.
For the “senior” project, we were given a general footprint of a house and required to either use Universal (handicap accessible) or Green design principles. Being the green enthusiast that I am, you can guess which option I went for.
My concept for the project was “A Walk In Nature”. Elements of nature and New England landscape served as inspiration for each room of the house. In other words, the living room used colors, textures, and patterns found in the forest. The kitchen, a field of tall grasses. The bathroom, a flowing stream. The bedroom, sunset in the mountains…
Visit www.nhia.edu for more information. (ID is available through the Continuing Education Dept).