Student Spotlight 2020

Name: Susan DeForrest
Concentration: Interior Design
College/University: Endicott College
Year(s) of Graduation: 2021


Why did you choose to pursue interior design in college?: While growing up, my father had a small furniture upholstery business. This helped me decide I wanted to become an interior designer to help make people feel a sense of joy in their interior environments.   
Why do you want to be a member of IIDA NE?: The IIDA NE is a community of local designers helping each other in the interior design industry. I have benefited from the many events from during my school years. Upon graduation, I plan to be volunteer in the IIDA NE. 

If you could travel to any place in the world, where would you go & why?: I would travel to Italy & France to the many ancient building & art. 
Favorite IIDA event/memory: The Mentorship Program helped me to get an inside look at a few design firms in Boston.
Favorite Disney movie: Cinderella

Favorite summer activity: Walking the beach.
Favorite class outside of Interior Design: Photography
Favorite design software program: Revit
If you weren't a designer, what would you be? Architect
Coffee or tea? Coffee