EL Questionnaire 2021


Name: Alexandra Haslett
Company: Linea 5 Inc.
Concentration: Master of Interior Architecture
College/University: Boston Architectural College
Year(s) of Graduation: 2020

What is your strongest personal quality?: Strategic Thinking
What is your strongest professional skillset?: Communication
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: I love to reinvent spaces. I am passionate about transforming user experience through material investigation and form. 
How would you describe your personal style?: It is constantly evolving bit always human centered
What three things do you most geek out on?: Furniture design, color theory, creating interior renderings
What are you looking forward to as an IIDA Emerging Leader?: Creating valuable connections with the design community and strengthening my skills as a design leader. 
What has been your go-to for de-stressing this year?: Wood working has become a valuable de-stressing tool. 
What Advice do you have for designer students graduating?: Don't worry, you don't have to know everything. Your design education has just begun. 
What is your favorite annual IIDA event?: IIDANE Fashion Show. Hands down. 
How would you explain the difference between a professional Interior Designer vs Interior Decorator to a stranger?: Interior Designers develop both creative and technical solutions from building systems to material selection to create functional spaces that enhance quality of life. Interior Decorators use decorative elements to adorn a space.