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Liset Robinson, IIDA (BS Arch 1983; M Arch 1985) was named 2012 Educator of the Year by the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). An interior design professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Robinson was named one of DesignIntelligence’s Interior Design Educators of the Year in 2007.
“IIDA is proud to honor Liset for her tireless devotion, enthusiasm, and service to her students and the interior design profession,” says Cheryl Durst, Hon. FIIDA, IIDA executive vice president and CEO. “She has gone above and beyond to share her knowledge and passion with the next generation of designers by helping them cultivate a desire to learn inside and outside the classroom.”
Robinson has served various positions with the IIDA Georgia chapter. She currently serves as the Community Outreach Team Leader.
Sponsored by Milliken, the award celebrates excellence in leadership by an interior design educator. Robinson will accept the award at the IIDA annual meeting on Sunday, June 10 at the Spertus Center in Chicaog during NeoCon®. She will also receive a $10,000 cash prize from Milliken.
To learn more about the Educator of the Year, or IIDA’s annual meeting, visit iida.org.