Prof. Lisa Tucker has been named the International Interior Design Association’s 2016 Educator of the Year. In announcing the award, Cheryl S. Durst, Executive Vice President and CEO of the International Interior Design Association, cited Prof. Tucker’s work at the “forefront of incorporating sustainability, historic preservation, and biophilic design into interior design education, providing valuable expertise to students on these extremely timely and critical topics.”
The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) supports design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through a network of more than 15,000 members across 58 countries. The award was presented during the IIDA annual meeting on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.
In addition, Prof. Tucker has been named a Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). The title of Fellow is the highest distinction a member can receive from the ASID and is bestowed on individuals who demonstrate outstanding service and contributions to society, the profession, and the interior design industry. The 2016 Class of Fellows will be honored at Celebration, the ASID’s Annual Gala, July 16, 2016, in Minneapolis.