Julie Imperial Laurin
Julie Imperial Laurin, CID, IIDA, LEED AP
Interior Designers Institute, annually bestows the Excellence in Design Award to a design professional with exceptional talent, who has excelled in the design profession, contributed to the field of design and who values the importance of mentoring students.
Julie Imperial Laurin is recipient of the Excellence in Design Award for 2016. She is among a prestigious list of designers who have received this award including, but not limited to Roger Thomas, Steve Wynn Design & Development; Brion Jeannette, Architect; Barclay Butera, Interior Designer and Hutton Wilkinson, Tony Duquette Studios.
The award will be presented to Ms. Laurin at the Interior Designers Institute commencement exercises at the Newport Beach Marriot Hotel ballroom on Saturday, July 23, 2016, from 10am – Noon with 300 graduates, faculty and families in attendance.
Ms. Laurin joined H. Hendy Associates in 1997. In 2002 she became a Certified Interior Designer in the state of California, is a USGBC LEED Accredited Professional and a juror for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Exam (NCIDQ) which tests interior designers throughout the U.S. for proficiency and professionalism. As a member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), she has sat on the Executive Board for three years where she was involved with the student scholarship program. Ms. Laurin received her B.A. Degree at Interior Designers Institute and is on the Program Advisory Committee for Interior Designers Institute.
Some of Ms. Laurin’s design work includes Southern California Edison 158,000 SF regional office, Arbonne International 109,000 SF full service interiors project, Hoag Sleep Center, QLogic 180,000 SF corporate headquarters, Zodiac Pool Systems 250,000 SF full service manufacturing, distribution, call center and office space and Western Financial Bank 100,000 SF corporate headquarters.