Meet the Instructor

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Deni Mosser, CID is the author of the IDEX Prep eGuide (2009) and is the developer/instructor of the IDEXprep online course. She is a Certified Interior Designer #0022 (1992) and an NCIDQ certificate holder #5865 (1986). Deni has over 30 years of experience as a designer and has designed over 250 restaurants.

She developed her first Website in 1997 and designed over 50 Websites, including interactive online databases and e-commerce sites. Deni was the designer/webmaster for the California Council for Interior Design Certification (CCIDC) in San Marcos, CA since 1998 through Sept. 2017.

Deni is a native Californian and she currently lives in the Reynier Village/South Robertson area of Los Angeles, CA.

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

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
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) /A FIDER-Accredited Professional Designation in Interior and 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.

SoRo, Inc. and SORONC – Interested in the revitalization and improvement of South Robertson Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA.

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