Rick Hess, Allied AIA SD, Educator Partner ASID, Associate IIDA, IDCEC, is Creator and Designer of all illume furniture. He has been actively designing architecture, interiors, and furniture for over 16 years. After earning Bachelor of Architecture and Interior Architecture degrees at Auburn University, Rick continued in graduate school to complete his Master of Architecture degree at NewSchool, graduating in the top of his class. Rick now gives back to the community by teaching architecture, furniture and interior design full-time and has been an inspirational instructor for 7 years.