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REMINDER: Arc+ID Open House happening this Thursday, May 14th!

Have you or someone you know been considering a career in interior design? There’s no better time to get started on your goals than right now! Join us this week on Thursday, May 14th for a free informational overview of the Architecture & Interior Design program.

Enjoy light refreshments while you learn all about our Certificate and Masters degree program. Special presentations by Jeffrey Daniels – our Program Director, Suzanne Sheppard – our Student Advisor, Larry Drasin – our Design Communication I & II instructor, Ryan Garton – a former student and current SketchUp instructor, and Kara Piepmeyer – a current Masters Level student. We’ll also set aside time to answer all your questions about the program.

Attending our Open House has many perks for new students. Not only will be raffling off a FREE CLASS, new students can take advantage of the NEW STUDENT DISCOUNT: Students who are new to our program are eligible to receive $50 off select Summer 2015 classes when they enroll at the Open House. If you’re a new student who already enrolled in Summer 2015 classes, you are still eligible for this discount if you attend the Open House. More information about the discount will be discussed at the event.

Click here or on the image below for more information and to RSVP online.


ASID UCLA Extension Presents a Special Restaurant & Retail Design Tour at Stir Market!

Stir Market is a modern California take on the classic European food hall experience, offering a variety of culinary choices where you can meet, dine, and shop in an intimate setting. The market hall mixes epicurean retail space and a casual restaurant represented by distinctive specialty food stalls. Owner, Designer, and Branding Expert, Bryan Libit will be our guest speaker and will provide us with a restaurant tour.

RSVP for the event today by clicking here or on the image below!

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UCLA Extension Alumni: Sheldon Nemoy will be a guest speaker at this year’s UCLA Alumni Day on May 16th, 2015!


UCLA and UCLA Extension Alumni are getting together on May 16th to share an amazing afternoon filled with entertainment and surprise with family and friends. Explore the ways in which campus continues to transform. Get inspired by an extraordinary alumni panel, which by following their passion, change lives everyday. Celebrate fellow Bruins who are revolutionizing their communities and industries at the UCLA Awards ceremony. Settle in, as day fades into evening, on Wilson Plaza. Enjoy a sumptuous meal, entertainment and camaraderie and experience the contentment of being “Undeniably Bruin.”

For the first-time, UCLA Extension certificate graduates are included in the celebration which includes content sessions, tours and a welcome back to campus affinity presentation. Dean Wayne Smutz is giving a presentation on online education from 1:45 to 2:30 pm, which will detail UCLA Extension’s vision for the future of education that entails the advantages of online learning.

To enhance the Online Education Learning Beyond Westwood content session, our very own instructor Sheldon Nemoy will be demonstrating his dynamic online course, Digital Presentation I: Photoshop/Illustrator, which students have found to be one of the best online classes out there!

Click here for more information about UCLA Alumni Day 2015!


ASID UCLA Extension presents Light Lab at Lamps Plus

Join ASID UCLA Extension on Friday, February 20, 2015 for a Light Lab session to learn about various subjects within lighting and the latest advances. There will be an Instagram Scavenger Hunt concluding this event with the winner receiving a $500 shopping spree! Light appetizers and refreshments to be served.

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The evening with Lamps Plus will include:
  • An informative Light Lab touching on the different facets in lighting
  • Learning about the latest advances in lighting choices
  • Q&A session
  • An Instagram Scavanger Hunt with the winner receiving a $500 shopping spree!

Check-in will begin at 6:00 PM
Light Lab will begin at 6:30 PM

Lamps Plus – West LA Showroom
2012 S Bundy Dr
West Los Angeles, CA 90025
Driving Directions


Space is limited, so guarantee you spot by signing up today!


Join us on November 21st for an IIDA Presented Panel Discussion

Please join us for an exciting Panel Discussion at the CSUN Campus Center on Friday, November 21, 2014 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Top designer and architects in the industry will be in attendance–which will be a great networking opportunity for students! Plus our very own Jeffrey Daniels, the Director of the Architecture + Interior Design department at UCLA Extension will be one of the many renown panelists!

The topic of discussion is Interior Design: Academia and the Profession in the 21st Century.

The panelists for this event include:

Shawn Gehle, Gensler
Pam Light, HOK
Scott Johnson, Wolcott
Annie Chu, Woodbury University
Jeffrey Daniels, UCLA Extension
Eduardo Perez, CSULB
Rodica Kohn, CSUN

Location: Nobbs Auditorium, SQ 104, Sequoia Hall, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA, 91330
View map of CSUN (more detailed map below)
Parking: CSUN campus parking is $6.00
Sandwiches and drinks will be served
Presented by: IIDA Southern California

We look forward to seeing you there!

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ASID UCLA Extension Presents Its 9th Annual Mix It Up!

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Join the ASID UCLA Extension Student Chapter for the 9th Annual Mix It Up! Step foot into Hollywood’s Aventine for an unforgettable evening of glamour and cutting-edge design. Dress to impress!

Described as “…the charm of old world Rome married with a modern San Francisco-inspired design aesthetic”, Aventine will provide the perfect backdrop for a sumptuous event in Tinsel Town.

Take this wonderful fall evening off to mingle with fellow students, UCLA faculty, industry partners, and professional interior designers while you enjoy a complimentary assortment of food 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. Proceeds of the event benefit the Jenesse Center, a domestic violence intervention center here in Los Angeles.

Located at Hollywood’s Aventine
1607 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028

Early Bird Pricing: Members $30 | Non Members $40
(Prices increase $5 after Sunday October 12, 2014)

Valet Parking $10

Tickets include:

  • Complimentary champagne toast upon arrival
  • Complimentary assortment of food
  • Complimentary photo booth
  • Live DJ
  • Red Carpet Media Wall Photo Op
  • Chance to win amazing designer prizes
  • And everyone gets a gift bag just for coming!

Click Here to Purchase Tickets!