Interior Decorating

The Truth About Florida’s Interior Design Deregulation

IJ’s Christina Walsh tackles deregulation of interior designers in Florida and shows there is not a shred of evidence to support the interior design cartel’s (lead by the ASID) most cherished myths about the supposed effects of deregulation. Less government red tape means greater opportunities for interior designers and more choices for consumers. Christina explains why. UPDATE: In response to …


Interior Decorating

Free to Design: Florida Entrepreneurs Take On the Interior Design Cartel

Florida is ground zero in the nationwide battle to cartelize the interior design industry. http://www.ij.org/economic_liberty/fl_interiordesign A small group of well-funded industry insiders led by the American Society of Interior Designers has been relentless in its pursuit of ever more restrictive laws. Studies have shown that interior design regulations result in higher prices, less variety, and fewer employment opportunities, especially for …