KC to Present Interior Design Trade Show

Published on: March 12, 2007

Do you enjoy the world of design and would you be interested in becoming a professional interior designer? Here’s a chance to meet the students and faculty in Lone Star College-Kingwood’s nationally recognized Interior Design Program and discover a career in this exciting field.

Beginning March 28 and continuing through April 12, the public is invited to view the outstanding design work of our interior design students on campus during the Lone Star College-Kingwood Interior Design Trade Show. Student presentations showcasing a variety of materials used in interiors will be on display in the SFA North Art Gallery. The public is invited to join students and faculty for a casual noon-time reception, Wednesday, March 28, 12:30-1:30 p.m., in the foyer of the SFA building.

While on campus, visit the Visual Communication Showcase also on display in the SFA South Gallery through April 12. View the outstanding design work of our visual communication students and learn more about this dynamic Lone Star College-Kingwood program.

Mark your calendars for a special presentation by veteran speaker and Bayou Bend docent, Sallie Morian on Tuesday, Apr. 3, 12:30, in the Student Center/Fine Arts Building, room 125. “Flowers for their Houses: 18th Century Gardens and the use of Flowers for Interior Decoration,” is a free discussion that focuses on how people have viewed flowers in and around their homes since the Middle Ages, and how attitudes and the uses have changed over the centuries.

Another don’t miss event will happen on Wednesday, Apr. 11, when the Interior Design Department opens their doors for students and community members to view the interior design lab and teaching facilities and learn more about this outstanding field during their annual Open House, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Classroom Building B, room 108.

Lone Star College-Kingwood offers a one-year home decorating certificate and an associate degree in interior design and is one of only a select few colleges in Texas endorsed by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). And beginning this fall, the college is adding a Facilities Management Program and a specialty course in sustainable design. Learn about ways modern design is embracing nature and the host of new building materials we are cultivating from the earth with minimum impact to our environment.

Students who attend the Lone Star College-Kingwood program are also mentored by design professionals and consequently earn an important foothold in the industry upon graduation.

Registration for the May mini-mester and summer semester is currently underway at Lone Star College-Kingwood. The three-week mini-mester begins May 14 and ends June 1. The first session of summer classes begins June 4 and ends July 10. The second summer session begins July 12 and ends Aug. 16. Visit kingwood.lonestar.edu, call 281-312-6625 or stop by the Student Center/Fine Arts building and visit with one of the helpful advisors.

Daytime, evening, weekend or online, Lone Star College-Kingwood has a full lineup of exciting courses ready when you are. Whether your future includes training for a new career, updating job skills or transferring to a four-year university, we can help guide you on the road to success.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281-312-1600 or visit our Web site at kingwood.lonestar.edu.

The Lone Star College System is among the largest and fastest growing community college districts in Texas. It comprises Lone Star College-North Harris, Lone Star College-Kingwood, Lone Star College–Tomball, Lone Star College–Montgomery, Lone Star College–CyFair, six satellite centers and The University Center. For more information about Lone Star College System and its programs, visit www.lonestar.edu or call 832-813-6500.