EL Questionnaire 2020


Name: Christie McInnis
Company: Margulies Perruzzi Architects 
Concentration: Corporate Interior Design & Architecture 
College/University: Endicott College & Boston Architectural College 
Year(s) of Graduation: 2017 & 2019 

What is your strongest personal quality?: I think my strongest personal quality is my ability to be honest & direct, yet still tactful, in order to form genuine bonds and feelings of mutual respect with other people.
What skill set are you most proud of professionally?: I am most proud of my ability to coordinate & form relationships with clients & external project team members/consultants.
What was your favorite toy when you were a kid?: Barbie Dream House
What do you hope to accomplish as an IIDA Emerging Leader?: I hope to become a more effective delegator and communicator when working on internal project teams.
What's your go-to for de-stressing?: Running and spinning.
Revit, CAD, or Sketchup?: Revit
Are you usually early or late?: 50/50 - early in professional life, late in personal life. 
What three things are in your bag?: Headphones, sunglasses, & lots of pens! 
What is your favorite part of being an IIDA member?: Networking with industry peers. 
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: I’ve been fascinated by how different spaces effect my mood and comfort level since I was very young and have always had strong opinions when it comes to aesthetics and the visual arts.