Program Coordinator, Assistant Professor
Office: JB 216
Specialization: Housing and Interior Design, Environmental Design
Ph.D. Architectural Studies with Environment and Behavior Emphasis, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 2009
Allison, D. (February, 2014). Estimating and Costing for Interior Designers: A step-by-step workbook. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing.
Awards / Honors
ASID National Chapter Medalist Award Recipient, 2007
Kansas City’s Home Builders’ Association Parade of Homes Gold Medal Winner $250,000 - $500,000 category, 1999
1st runner up and 4th runner up in Kansas City Homes and Gardens Home of the Year Issue, 1995
Presidential Citation, Missouri West/Kansas American Society of Interior Designers, 1991 - 1998
2004 – Present: Allison & Associates Interiors, sole proprietor/designer
2012 – 2015: Adjunct Professor:
Texas State University
University of New Haven, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Art Institute – Austin
2000 – 2012: Associate Professor, JCCC, Overland Park, KS
1998 – 2004: Hobson Interiors, Kansas City, MO
1991 – 1998: Di Lynn Interiors, sole proprietor/designer
1983 – 1991: Various design firms, Columbia, MO & Kansas City,
Commercial Design II, Space Planning, Residential Design II, Commercial Design I, Work Experience, Professional Practice & Portfolio.
Johnson County Community College:
Interior Design I, Interior Design II, Space Planning, Honors – Space Planning, Design Presentation, Accessory Fundamentals, Leadership in Design, Upholstered Furniture, Sustaining Design, Budgeting and Estimating, Practices and Procedures, Internship I, Internship II, Issues in Interior Design, Residential Design, Field Study: Travel for Credit - KBIS, Capstone: Interior Design; Interior Merchandising; Interior Entrepreneurship.
Architectural Drawing 1, Basic Design II.
Art Institute - Austin
Introduction to Interior Design, Color Fundamentals, Sketching & Rendering, Materials & Specifications, Building Materials and Construction, Professional Practices, Residential Design 1, Internship.
Basic Interior Design ,Contemporary Interiors and Architecture.
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) – Professional Member
1997-1998 President of MoWest/KS Chapter
Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)
Registration, Certification, and Accredited Professional
National Council for Interior Design Qualification,
NCIDQ #010563, 1991 – Present
REGREEN Trained Certificate Holder, November 2011 – Present
Office: JB 216
Specialization: Interior Design