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Tuesday
May082012

UT Alumna Named to American Society of Interior Designers College of Fellows

BJ Miller ('85) has been inducted into the American Society of Interior Designers College of Fellows. She is one of four to receive this achievement, the organization's highest honor. 

The title of Fellow is given in recognition of outstanding service and contributions to the Society, the profession, and the interior design industry.

The 2012 Class of Fellows will be honored on June 11, 2012 at the Society’s annual awards ceremony held at NeoCon. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Architecture and Design will also be hosting an alumni reception at NeoCon that evening. 

Miller has been an active member of the UTKCoAD community for many years. She is a lecturer in the UT Interior Design Program, as well as the coordinator of its Designing for Health and Wellness Lecture Series. Her service as a member and leader of the College's Board of Advisors has been influential in promoting excellence in interior design practice at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 

For more than 25 years, BJ Miller has been promoting the profession of interior design through her practice, service to ASID, and academic endeavors. Founder and president of The Vision Group Studiosand founder and managing partner of Urban Redevelopment Alliance in east Tennessee, Miller’s work centers on outcome-based, human-centric design goals. Her practice focuses on promoting ageless living and creating generative space in the development, design and identity of senior living and health environments. To engage others in her design philosophy, she developed a graduate program with a concentration in health design through the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design and created a multidisciplinary course on designing environments for health.

By Kiki Roeder 

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