Interior Design Student Group


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Faculty Advisor: Dr. Barbara Marini

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The UTA Interior Design Student Group (IDSG) is the new "umbrella" organization that will house the student chapters of national organizations like Interior Design Association (IIDA) and American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

2021-2022 Officers


Name and Email

President of Internal Affairs Esmeralda Vargas
President of External Affairs Amy Nguyen
Secretary and Treasurer Jacquelyn Swanson
Public Relations Chair Tuyen Lemai


The UTA Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) works to enhance quality of life through excellence in interior design and to advance interior design through knowledge, value and community. IIDA is the "Future of Design," and we recognize that no one represents this better than our Student Members. The Association recognizes the influence that new designers have on the profession and targets Student Members with the information and events that will begin a successful career.

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) works to advance the value of interior design and its practitioners as well as to cultivate leadership within the profession. IIDA has more than 13,000 Members in nine specialty forums, nine regions, and more than 30 Chapters around the world committed to enhancing the quality of life through excellence in interior design and advancing interior design through knowledge. By becoming a Member you are making the decision to be an informed member of the design community.


  • Nurture the global design community
  • Provide superior information about interior design
  • Advocate for design excellence
  • Maintain educational standards
  • Respond to trends in business and design
  • Celebrate and promote the profession!

IIDA, with respect for past accomplishments of Interior Design leaders, strives to create a strong niche for the most talented and visionary Interior Design professionals, to elevate the profession to the level it warrants, and to lead the way for the next generation of Interior Design innovators. The Association provides a forum to demonstrate design professionals’ impact on the health, safety, well being and virtual soul of the public, balancing passion for good design and strategy for best business practices. IIDA stands at the intersection of passion and strategy where designers create extraordinary interiors and experiences.

IIDA Officers


Name and Email

President Esmeralda Vargas
Vice President Victor Velasquez
Treasurer Jacquelyn Swanson
Secretary Meghan Northcutt
Event Coordinator  Jessica Zhou
Graphic Designer  Abigail Wadjas