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Three Earn High Design Certification from Adorning Den Interiors


Pictured L to R: Julie Meyer, Paula Esterline and Tone VanderHulst.

Adorning Den Interiors introduced three designers who’re the newest to realize the corporate’s highest design skilled certification, Adorning Den Licensed Decorator (DDCD). Becoming a member of 22 different lively franchisees who’re DDCD are:

  • Julie Meyer, franchise proprietor in Waverly, Iowa.
  • Tone VanderHulst, franchise proprietor in Palm Seaside, Fla.
  • Paula Esterline, designer with the Bonnie Pressley franchise in Fort Price, Texas

“The DDCD program acknowledges achievements in inside design, training, gross sales, and total skilled excellence,” explains Bobbie Combs, ASID, director of coaching and training.  Franchise house owners and interior designers obtain DDCD standing by assembly inside design, gross sales and coaching necessities and passing a three-day day examination consisting of a a number of alternative and brief reply examination, a design practicum with presentation.  “Our examination is modeled after the NCIDQ (Nationwide Council for Inside Design Qualification) examination which allows designers to simply validate their data, expertise and ability to purchasers.  The strenuous necessities of the DDCD Examination offers purchasers the added confidence within the caliber of labor from Adorning Den Licensed Designers,” stated Combs.

This system was began in 1984 by Carol Bugg, DDCD, ASID, then vp and director of design, now retired. To qualify for the examination, a franchise proprietor will need to have a minimal of two years of expertise with Adorning Den Interiors, accomplished Skilled Design and Gross sales College and particular “life-style design” programs supplied by the corporate, and have obtained approval of each the area and company coaching departments. 


About Adorning Den Interiors

Adorning Den Interiors was based in 1969 and has inside design professionals and interior designers all through the U.S. and Canada. Bugg and her husband, the late James S. Bugg, Sr., reworked the corporate from primarily a material and wall masking firm to a full-service inside design representing some 135 dwelling furnishings suppliers in its LIVV House Assortment™.


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