Episode 059: Eric Haydel
Eric Haydel Interior Design
Eric Haydel is the interior designer who brings historical relevance with a twist to contemporary living. As an Allied Member of ASID, he is also youngest President of the Board of Directors for ASID New England Chapter in the organization’s history. Since taking this position, Eric has spearheaded a total restructuring of the ASID development program. This resulted in the organization raising a substantial amount of funds through corporate sponsorship, partnerships and individual memberships – making him one of ASID-NE’s most successful and innovative presidents to date.
Eric Haydel’s Background
A native of South Louisiana, Eric strongly believes in the advancement of the design community, particularly for the next generation of designers. He mentors the young professionals at his firm and started the “Design Showdown” project – a competition that nurtures the creativity of design students from colleges throughout New England. Eric does not hold to one style, but rather blends the rich, colorful culture of his southern roots with the sensibility and sophistication of New England.
Eric Haydel Today
Eric holds a B.A. in communications from Nicholls State University and studied in the Master of Interior Design program at the Boston Architectural College. Eric also served as a board member with the Massachusetts Interior Design Coalition and has chaired the ASID-NE Fall Business Conference. His work has graced the pages of numerous publications including New England Home Magazine, Design New England Magazine Boston Common and Boston Home, to name a few. Most recently, Eric designed an exclusive custom collection of rugs called “Carnival,” which will premiere in March of 2016 at the award-winning retailer, Dover Rug & Home.