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September 13, 2014
Interior Designer Annette Luken Voted President-Elect Of Local Chapter Of American Society Of Interior Designers
Cincinnati, OH -- Cincinnati interior designer Annette Lawrence Luken has been voted President-Elect of the Ohio South/Kentucky Chapter of American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). She will begin her yearlong tenure in October, and then assume the position as the organization's president for the 2015-16 term. Luken has been an interior designer for 28 years and has served on the ASID board for four years.
Luken spent the last nine years of her career working in post-secondary education, most recently as Director of Design at The Art Institute of Ohio-Cincinnati. She left that position to reenter the fulltime practice of interior design.
Currently, she is working as an interior design consultant at Design Destination, where she was recently named Employee of the Month. Luken's expertise lies in residential and light commercial interior design, and she provides services in furniture selection and arrangement, color consultation, window fashion design and selection, and accessorizing.
Luken prides herself on establishing strong collaborative relationships with clients, working together to transform their interior space into one that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional. She also provides consultation services to Classique Blinds specializing in custom window treatments.
Her passion lies in using interior design to improve people's lives, including focus on adaptive reuse, aging in place, and the use of renewable resources in design. Her expertise in these areas has been quoted in various media outlets, including the Chicago Tribune and the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
Luken's has extensive education in her field, including a Master of Arts in Interior Design from the prestigious Savannah College of Art and Design, a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design from the College of Mount St. Joseph and an Associate of Arts in Interior Design from Antonelli Institute of Art and Photography.