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Enter PDC Fall Market Student Competition to win an Arc+ID Class!

Join forces with participating PDC professionals to create presentation boards that capture the spirit of a “Well-Lived Life”. A student awards reception will take place on Fall Market Day (Thursday, September 26) where top designs can win prizes that include an Arc+ID class!For more information or to be matched with a PDC showroom please contact Eleanor Schrader at eleanorschrader@roadrunner.com by September 11th. Check out some student competition success stories HERE! and learn more about the PDC Fall Market HERE!

2018 ASID LA Student Scholarships – Winnings have increased

The Harold W. Grieve Scholarship Committee has significantly INCREASED the scholarship  winnings!

1st Prize: $10,000
2nd Prize: $7,500
3rd Prize: $5,000
2 Honorable Mentions: $3,000 each

Don’t miss your chance to take a big bite out of tuition and send in your entry today!

Entries should be class projects-commercial or residential-that show your ability to create innovative concepts, space plan, furnish and decorate.

Submissions should be two-dimensional presentations only.

Presentations will be made on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Designers Lounge at the LA Mart.

This competition is being held as part of the Rocky LaFleur Lifetime Achievement Award Celebration on September 26. Winning scholarships will be awarded at the Celebration.

Please submit the following information ASAP to asidoffice@asidla.org to claim your spot to compete:

Harold W Grieve Scholarship
Application Form


ASID Student Member #:

Email Address:

Cell Phone:

School Name:

Anticipated Graduation Date:

Head of Dept. Name and Email Address:

ASID Activities:

Presentations will be approximately 20 minutes per student and will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 between 10am and 3pm at the LA Mart, 1933 S Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles.


MIX-IT-UP Fundraising Event
Students, faculty, friends, family, and guests are invited to join us for our annual Mix-It-Up! fundraiser. Don your cocktail attire and enjoy an evening at the lovely Mr. C Hotel in Beverly Hills on July 1. There will be live music, a silent auction, and a grand prize raffle drawing. Light fare and first drink are included; no-host bar thereafter. All proceeds go toward funding our community service project for PATH, People Assisting the Homeless.

Date: Sunday, July 1st
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

Mr. C Hotel Beverly Hills 
1224 Beverwil Drive, Los Angeles 90035

In June: $40
At the door: $50

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efe2vim6443d1728&oseq=&c=&ch=

ASID UCLA Extension Presents Its 10th Annual Mix It Up!

Mix It Up_Apr 24, 2016

Don’t miss out on the biggest night of the year! Join the ASID UCLA Extension Student Chapter in celebrating a decade of coming together at the annual Mix-It-Up! Step into the glamorous era of the Roaring 20’s in the breathtaking Art Deco mezzanine of Le Petit Paris for an unforgettable evening of glamour and cutting-edge design! Take this wonderful spring evening off to mingle with fellow students, UCLA faculty, industry partners, and professional interior designers while you enjoy complimentary appetizers, and sip on beverages from the cash bar.

Mix It Up! is more than just a glamorous night – it’s where design and philanthropy collide. It takes as little as $1 to enter to win custom furnishings, accessories, gift certificates, free classes and much more! Proceeds of the event support the PATH Gramercy Center, a shelter for homeless and low-income families, especially young single-parent families in Los Angeles.

DATE & TIME OF EVENT: Sunday, April 24, 2016 @ 6PM

THEME: Roaring 20’s – think Great Gatsby cocktail attire!

LOCATION: In downtown’s historic core, Let Petit Paris is housed in the former El Dorado Hotel (originally built in 1913), a stunning space by New Theme features two bars, a mezzanine level, outdoor patio, and main dining room. During the evenings, the upstairs will turn into a DJ-tuned lounge space that’ll be perfect for mingling.

Tickets include:

  • Complimentary champagne toast upon arrival
  • Complimentary assortment of food
  • Complimentary Photo Booth
  • Live DJ
  • Cash Bar
  • Chance to win amazing designer prizes

Tickets for this event sell out every year, so don’t wait! Purchase your ticket today!

Click Here to Purchase Tickets!

Register today for ASID Los Angeles’ Student Career Day!

ASID Career Day - April 1, 2016

Save the Date for ASID’s FREE Student Career Day on Friday, April 1st at 10 AM, hosted during the LA design Build Expo (March 31-April 1)!

Registration is FREE and is open to ALL students! Once registered, general admission includes free admission to LA Design Build Expo with full access to vendors, Student Career Day Panel Discussion/Q+A, opportunity for one-on-one review sessions, CEU’s, presentations, workshops, keynotes and topping it off with networking with professionals and industry partners at a cocktail hour sponsored by Kabuni. Bring valid ID. Additional RSVP’s required for one-on-one sessions and cocktail hour.

To view the day’s itinerary and register for the event, click here: asidstudentcareerday.eventbrite.com

This Saturday, November 14th, don’t miss ASID UCLA Extension’s Event: Design Talk and Tour with John Sofio!

Come join ASID UCLA Extension for a Design Talk and Tour with John Sofio of Built Inc. at West Hollywood nightclub Bootsy Bellows. Learn about nightclub and specialized hospitality design from 2015 Dwell on Design winner: John Sofio!


BootsyBellowsEvent_Nov 14, 2015


Purchase your Tickets for the WestEdge Design Fair 2015 Today!

WestEdge is a four-day event that offers the best in modern design, all in an environment designed to engage, entertain and inspire. The fair offers the opportunity to shop from premium home furnishings brands-many new to the West Coast and meet the designers behind thousands of inspiring products. In addition, attendees gain insight from leading names in the design industry with a full series of educational programs and special events.

The event includes a great panel discussion and one-on-one meet & greet’s which will be wonderful for students, alumni, and emerging professionals to attend! (See flyer for more details). This panel will really expose all students to different aspects of potential careers in design. Stephen Viscusi is moderating this – he is a global recruiter in the interior design industry. He is an American author, columnist, and broadcast journalist.  All those who attend are encouraged to bring business cards and resumes for immediate exposure in the industry. Tickets for the 3-day fair are only $25.

Westedge Design Fair flyer


Opening Preview (for design trade, media and VIP Guests):
Thursday, October 22, 2:00-10:00pm (opening night gala from 6:30-10:00pm)
Please note that panel discussions begin at 11am prior to the show floor opening, and guests are welcome to arrive early for this programming in the Jenn-Air Master Class Studio.

Open to the trade and public:
Friday, October 23, 11am–8pm
Please note that panel discussions begin at 10 am prior to the show floor opening, and guests are welcome to arrive early for this programming in the Jenn-Air Master Class Studio.

Saturday, October 24, 11am–6pm
Sunday, October 25, 11am–5pm


The Barker Hangar
3021 Airport Avenue
Santa Monica, CA


$20 online advance purchase (includes a one-year digital subscription to Architectural Digest) or $25 at the door.
Thursday and Friday evening events require separate tickets.
Children under 12 get in free.
Dogs are allowed.
CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets!


For information about the event, visit www.westedgedesignfair.com.

Don’t forget to join the Facebook Event for important updates!

Don’t miss the ASID UCLA Extension Portfolio Workshop 2015!

On Saturday October 17, 2015 from 11:30AM to 4:30PM, grab your portfolio and head down to the UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center for the annual ASID UCLA Extension Portfolio Workshop! This year’s event will feature a panelist discussion and Q&A session with eleven special industry professionals–some of whom, such as Charrisse Johnston, Lucinda Pace, and Laura Schwartz-Muller, are graduates of the UCLA Extension/Cal Poly Pomona Master of Interior Architecture Program. Following the discussion will be a one-on-one portfolio and résumé review.

Space is limited! Register early so you don’t miss this opportunity!

Your portfolio (digital or printed) and résumé


REGISTERCLICK HERE or on the graphic below to register for this event!ASID UCLA Extension Portfolio Workshop 2015