November 28, 2022
NEWH, the Hospitality Industry Network, Joins the Interior Design Pledge for Positive Impact
On November 13, 2022, NEWH, the Hospitality Industry Network, announced that it is joining the Interior Design Pledge for Positive Impact. This pledge was created by ASID, IIDA, IDC, and Metropolis to provide a framework for interior design professionals to make positive impact commitments across three areas: Design for Climate, Design for Health, and Design for Equity. The news came during a panel at the annual Boutique Design New York (BDNY) trade show titled “Design for Positive Impact”, which was moderated by Metropolis editor in chief, Avinash Rajagopal.
Interior design professionals create the spaces where people live, work, heal, learn, socialize, and play. Designers’ decisions also impact the interior design industry comprised of designers, manufacturers, dealers, contractors, consultants, tradespeople, artisans, and workers around the world.
Through this wide reach, interior designers play a significant role in reducing global carbon emissions and regenerating ecosystems to help avert the climate crisis. In addition, interior design professionals are in a unique position to improve people’s lives and support wellness and prosperity in our communities.
We have a professional obligation to our peers, the public, and future generations to strive for a just, healthy, and sustainable society. We welcome NEWH members and all members of the interior design community to learn more and take the Interior Design Pledge for Positive Impact at metropolismag.com/interior-design-pledge.
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