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Imagine a strong business woman, mixed with approachable, compassionate, and likable girl-next-door qualities, and you have Design Institute of San Diego's graduate Robin Wilson Carrier. Her drive and passion for design have provided her with the tools to become an award winning designer and a successful business owner. But it's commitment to excellence that has made her a leader in the design field.
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The annual IIDA Center City Fashion Show competition took place recently at the House of Blues in downtown San Diego. Design Institute of San Diego sends a student team every year and this year's student team - made up of 4th year students Michelle Tello, Melissa Kemp, Ivan Segovia-Jimenez, Christina Barsegyan, Vanessa Manuele and Jennifer Schillinger - took 1st place in the Student Team category. We had the opportunity to sit down with the DISD team.
Q&A With the DISD Fashion Team Winners... >>
Is life just a series of random occurrences or a set of predetermined events that unravel piece by piece? People may never agree on the answer but the journey of Design Institute of San Diego graduating senior Natasha Estes makes a strong case for the latter. "I had an intuitive feeling that this is the right way to go," she says about leaving San Francisco to pursue her second Bachelor's degree here at DISD.
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Spend five minutes with Design Institute of San Diego instructor Rick Hess and one thing is clear: he is a natural problem solver. Armed with an intense curiosity and passion, he is constantly looking not only at how things work, but also how he can come up with creative design solutions. "When you're problem solving," says Rick, "you may not have an answer. You may not know what the solution is, but exploring the problem and working toward a solution can be an enlivening process."
Find out how Rick juggles everything going on in his life... >>