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Is Your Interior Designer *Really* Putting Your Life at Risk?

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Reason.tv’s Nick Gillespie went looking for dead bodies, and for an explanation for why the state of Florida launched a legal case against Younts. State regulators demand that she obtain a license, a license she says she doesn’t need, a license that could cost her six years and hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Do licensing laws protect consumers from death and destruction or, as the Interior Design Protection Council argues, do they protect licensed designers from competition? Should Younts be stripped of the career it took her decades to build? Should President Obama be worried about his interior designer, the unlicensed Michael Smith? Watch the documentary below, then you decide…

Written and produced by Ted Balaker. Director of photography is Roger Richards.

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April 2, 2009 - Posted by | Alabama, ASID, Florida, Georgia, Interior Design Legislation Opposition, Interior Design Protection Council (IDPC), ncidq certification licensing, Texas | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. I bet Nick could not explain the fundamental differences between professional interior designers and interior decorators…he should because he interviewed several in this amusing dramedy. Even if he was capable he would not because that would show his obfuscated hand.

    DECORATORS DO NOT HAVE A BIRTHRIGHT TO THE PROFESSION OF INTERIOR DESIGN..YOU HAVE TO EARN IT.

    So either earn it or accept your fate and call your self and your work interior decoration. NO HARM NO FOUL

    Comment by Mike Dudek | April 15, 2009 | Reply


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