Interior Design Department to Present FREE Presentation

Published on: March 22, 2007

Veteran speaker and Bayou Bend docent, Sallie Morian, will present “Flowers for Their Houses: 18th Century Gardens and the Use of Flowers for Interior Decoration,” a free discussion to be held on Tuesday, Apr. 3, 12:30 p.m., at Lone Star College-Kingwood in the Student Center and Fine Arts Building, room 125.

Members of the public are welcome.

The presentation will focus 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.

The Bayou Bend Speaker's Bureau, staffed by Bayou Bend docents, offers informative talks and lectures, illustrated with slides, for groups and organizations interested in learning more about antiques, gardens, history, holiday decorating, or the lifestyles of Americans in the past. For more information on the speaker’s bureau, call 713-639-7750.

Do you enjoy decorating your home? Here’s a chance to meet the students and faculty in Lone Star College-Kingwood’s nationally recognized interior design program and discover a new career in home decorating.

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. Join students and faculty for a casual noon-time reception, Wednesday, March 28, 12:30-1:30 p.m., in the foyer of the Student Center/Fine Arts Building, to meet faculty and learn more about a career as an interior designer. 

Finally, on April 11, visit our beautiful interior design lab and teaching facilities and learn more about this outstanding program when the Interior Design Department hosts 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 or an associate degree in interior design and is one of only two colleges in Texas endorsed by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). 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. For more information call 281-312-1639 or visit kingwood.lonestar.edu. 

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

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.