Acoufelt is committed to helping designers design for the ears as well as the eyes without the need for compromise. Acoufelt believes that the vision Mr. Strauss displayed in driving the success of Interior Design Magazine can be harnessed to help find solutions to the enduring design problems of today.
As our world was “re-designed” top to bottom, Mr. Strauss provided the vision and leadership to allow ID Magazine to become the dominant voice and inspiration for professional Interior Design and Architecture around the globe. With intimate knowledge of how Design impacts people and organizations, Mr. Strauss continues to pursue the mission of firmly tying the power of great design to Evidence-Based Human Well-Being. In this regard, he serves as Senior Strategic Advisor to IWBI/WELL Building, already in 28 countries and at the forefront of transforming Real Estate. Mr. Strauss is a sought-after speaker both within and outside the Design and Real Estate Communities. He sits on the Board of CIDA, the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, has additionally served in advisory roles for USGBC and BIFMA, ACT, and is Honorary IIDA, International Interior Design Association. He has since been made Emeritus President of Interior Design Magazine/Media for his significant and ongoing contribution to the organization.