Interior Design program hosts Modern Phoenix Week Expo March 24

Interior Design program hosts Modern Phoenix Week Expo March 24

(SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 8, 2018) — Scottsdale Community College’s Interior Design program and the student club of the American Society of Interior Designers are hosting the 2018 Modern Phoenix Week Expo at Two Waters Circle, Saturday, March 24.

The expo, which is free and open to the public, runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Attendees will get a chance to take a workshop and hear from speakers about what’s new in modern architecture, interior design and home renovation in metro Phoenix. Contemporary artists, interior designers, furniture designers, green builders, realtors, material showrooms, vintage furniture showrooms, accessory dealers, paint manufacturers, and local historic preservation groups will staff exhibit booths.

Events include a theater performance, a workshop on hanging macramé planters and an informative talk on mid-century school architecture. Workshops include “How to research a historic property” and “Why Historic Homes Matter.”

In addition, the SCC culinary team will be selling street tacos.

Several events require registration:

“Words on Fire”

SCC Amphitheater

10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Theater students Nick Loope and Dorothy Kalmick perform “Words on Fire: The Letters of Rose Pauson and Frank Lloyd Wright.” The one-act play is based on the colorful correspondence between client and architect. Experience the original flame wars, 1940s style! Register at:

“Macramé is Back!”

SCC Copper Room

1:30 p.m.

Macramé is making a huge comeback in interior decor. Learn the basic knotting techniques to make your own take-home hanging macramé planter from Interior Design Department chair Chuck Cooper. $25 fee includes all materials. Register at

“Schools of the 60s”

SCC Turquoise Room

3 p.m.

Are the Valley’s midcentury era schools doomed or can they be reused and rehabilitated? Roger Brevoort and members of the Postwar Architecture Task Force of Greater Phoenix will discuss midcentury school buildings in Phoenix and Scottsdale. Register at:

For more information on other Modern Phoenix Week activities, visit

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