Study for the May, 2022 IDEX Exam
 
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CLASS HAS BEEN UPDATED AND IS CURRENT WITH THE NEW IDEX


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MEET THE DEVELOPER / INSTRUCTOR
 

IDEXPrep is the first and most comprehensive online study class developed for interior designers.
 
We are the Original

Deni Mosser, CID 0022/NCIDQ 5865 developed the concept, framework, lessons and the online delivery system for IDEXprep. 

She was a “Subject Matter Expert” (SME) on the 2020-2021 IDEX Task Force for the new version of the IDEX exam that was first given in October, 2021.

In addition, she is the author of the IDEX Prep eGuide (2009) and founding member of 4CID.org which was an independent group of Certified Interior Designers formed to help protect and advance CID law.

Deni has over 30 years experience as an interior designer. She designed over 250 restaurants, worked on hotels and other commercial projects and developed her first web site in 1997. She designed over 65 Web sites, including interactive online databases and e-commerce sites. She was the webmaster (and occasional consultant) for the California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC) for 19-1/2 years, from May 1998 to Sept. 2017.

A native Californian, Deni grew up in West Los Angeles, has lived in San Francisco and Marin County, and currently lives in the Reynier Village/South Robertson are of WLA. Contact Deni by
e-mail.

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ARTICLES WRITTEN AND PUBLISHED WORK

Designers West Magazine
1985: "Interfacing with Food Service Consultants"
1990: "California Recognizes Interior Designers"
1991: "A New Regard for Interior Designers"

Contract Magazine
Ghostwriter of licensing article for interior designers

Home office class workbook
"How to Design Your Profitable Home Office". c.1993

For Digital Delivery
The IDEX Prep eGuide (2009)

MEMBERSHIPS/DESIGN INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION

CLCID - CALIFORNIA LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON INTERIOR DESIGN 1985-1990
Vice President, Research & Development / Chair of CALBO Committee
Secretary and Communications/Public Relations Chair
Member of the Board of Directors, representing the Institute of Business Designers (IBD)
Member of the Data Documentation Committee for interior design legislation which led to CCIDC

NCIDQ - NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR INTERIOR DESIGN QUALIFICATION
Examination Author for Retail Scenario
Master Exam Juror for Los Angeles Jury Center
Examination Juror for Los Angeles Jury Center

IBD - INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS DESIGNERS 1981-1992
Board of Directors member, Southern California Chapter
Speaker for Interior Design Legislation at Westweek, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles
Speaker on panel discussion for Interior Design Legislation with AIA & ASID, Upland, Calif. Chapters
Speaker on Restaurant Design at Institute of Business Designers Student Rallies

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
IDEX Prep Online - 2011 to present
UCLA Extension, 1996, Team-teach a restaurant design class
Cal State University at Long Beach - Guest speaker restaurant design, 1995
Guest speaker in many design classes and seminars to discuss restaurant design with students.

EXPERT LEGAL TESTIMONY - Food Service Case
Deposition taken as an Expert Witness for a food service case in the Los Angeles Superior Court

INTERIOR DESIGN EDUCATION
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)/FIDER-Accredited Professional Designation/Interior & Environmental Design
New York School of Interior Design - Select interior design courses
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in fire-safe interiors and California codes
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena (life drawing)

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Los Angeles Department of Public Works Bureau of Engineering: Volunteer field surveyor for an historical land survey for the Wattles Park area of Hollywood, in conjunction with The Los Angeles Conservancy.

Her interests are in Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s), as well as commercial revitalization and building improvements for South Robertson Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA.

With a special reverence for historic buildings, we invite you to join
The Los Angeles Conservancy.
 

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