EL Questionnaire 2019

Name: Allison Albanese
Company: Unispace
Concentration: Interior Design
College/University: Endicott College
Year(s) of Graduation: 2016

What is your strongest personal quality?: I think my strongest personal quality would be my personality. I come off as quiet but I have a unique sense of humor and I like to think I’m very easy going.
What skill set are you most proud of professionally?: Professionally a skill set I am proud of is how motivated I am to get my work done for a deadline and dedicated I am to a lot of my projects and my team as well.
What was your favorite toy when you were a kid?: I was big into Barbie and her sports car as a kid
What do you hope to accomplish as an IIDA Emerging Leader?: What I am hoping to accomplish as an Emerging Leader is to expand my knowledge & skillset of how to be a successful designer/leader that will push me further in my career. Also to get to know other designers in the industry!
What's your go-to for de-stressing?: Reading a book, going for a quick walk
Revit, CAD, or Sketchup?: Revit
Are you usually early or late?: Depends! Mostly early.
What three things are in your bag?: A snack, my phone charger, notebook
What is your favorite part of being an IIDA member?: The community and networking throughout the industry
Why did you choose to become an Interior Designer?: I went to a vocational high school for drafting and got a little peak at the interior design world, and ever since then I knew I wanted to become an interior designer