New Science in Design Certification Program Announced at High Point Market

Science in Design founder Mike Peterson announced the launch of a first-of-its-kind certification program for residential design professionals. The Science in Design Certification Program is a 24-class design education curriculum focused on human health and its science-backed relationship to the designed environment.

“Science in Design promotes a revolutionary role for the residential design sector as an alternative health resource,” Peterson said. “The Science in Design Certification Program outlines a new path for designers to serve clients in life altering ways.”

The self-paced, online coursework is divided into five human health-focused modules:

1) Neuroaesthetics

2) Biophilia and fractals

3) Science of color, light, sound, and air

4) New technologies, and

5) Human-centered design practices and marketing your services

A Science In Design Certificate (SIDC) is awarded upon completion of the course, which additionally rewards 16 IDCEC-accredited Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) continuing education units (CEUs).

Esteemed contributors to the curriculum include academics and medical specialists from the University of Texas, University of Pennsylvania, University of Oregon, Boston Architectural Collecte, Eurac, and the Color Marketing Group, along with interior design professionals leading the field of neuroaesthetics. To learn more about the course faculty, visit the Science in Design Certification Program web page 

In addition to the Science in Design contributors, the certification program development was led by Science in Design co-founder Linda Kafka.

“Our mission is to support interior designers, architects, product manufacturers, retailers and emerging professionals with tangible learning and takeaways,” Kafka noted. “We’re excited to empower the residential design community to explore new opportunities for business growth and finding purpose.”

To register or learn more about the Science in Design Certification Program, visit the webpage



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