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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!

Arc+ID Alum and Guidance Committee Member, Charrisse Johnston, elected to the 2016 National ASID Board of Directors!

We are excited to announce that Charrisse Johnston, one of our Master of Interior Architecture graduates and member of our Guidance Committee, has been elected to the Board of Directors for The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID).

Charrisse Johnston, ASID, Associate AIA
, is a past national ASID board member. Johnston is currently a firm-wide interior design practice leader and principal at Los Angeles–based Steinberg Architects. She has previous experience working as the senior associate and studio operations leader at Gensler.

 She also served as vice president of corporate planning at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter, where she was responsible for managing their consolidated financial and strategic planning efforts.

The 2016 Board of Directors: Sandy Gordon, Charrisse Johnston, Sarah W. Colandro, Teresa Sowell, Denise Rush, Melanie Murata, and Eddy Schmitt; Images courtesy of ASID

The 2016 Board of Directors: Sandy Gordon, Charrisse Johnston, Sarah W. Colandro, Teresa Sowell, Denise Rush, Melanie Murata, and Eddy Schmitt; Images courtesy of ASID

The 2016 Board will be comprised three officers, seven directors-at-large, and one industry partner representative. Randy Fiser, ASID CEO, believes that each of the new board members will “propel ASID in to the future as the voice of the profession” with their “insights and strategic guidance.”

So what are the responsibilities and expectations of the ASID Board of Directors? As described on the ASID website, the main objective for the Board is “to advise, govern, oversee and set policy, [assist] in the leadership of ASID, and [act] as representation of the overall membership. The Board delegates to the Society’s executive vice president/CEO for the management of operations and resources.”

Charrisse’s position as the Chair-Elect will begin October 1, 2015.

 

 

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!

ASID May Event_Stir Market

 

Congratulations to the new ASID|UCLA Extension Student Chapter Board Members!

Incoming President Nancy Peng, Faculty Advisor Shepard Vineburg, ASID, & Outgoing President Natasha D’Souza

 

Introducing the ASID|UCLA Extension Student Chapter Board of Directors 2015-2016:

Name

Board Position

Nancy Peng President
Deola Hassan Vice President
Linette Dai Secretary
Flavia Ferraz Treasurer
Lauren Moody Dito Membership
Iris Kuo Events
Courtney Holshouser Fundraising
Tristan Wand Community Service Project Manager (Committee Chair)
Marta McClelland Community Service Project Designer (Subcommittee)
Amy Lang PR + Marketing (Committee Chair)
Margaret Smith Graphic Designer (Subcommitee)
Amber Sokolowski Communications Manager (Subcommitee)
Lauren Gneunon Delegate-at-Large
Shepard Vineburg, ASID Faculty Advisor

 
The new Board Members will take leadership from April 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016. Learn more about the ASID|UCLA Extension Student Chapter here: www.asiduclaextension.com

 

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.

Light Lab at Lamps Plus_2-20-15

EVENT DETAILS: 
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

LOCATION:
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!

REGISTER HERE!

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

Mix It Up_Oct. 26, 2014

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!

 

ASID UCLA Extension presents Design + Drinks at Oliver Cafe Friday, August 22!

Don’t miss your opportunity to network over drinks at this charming and chic reuse of a 1960’s era detached round steel bank vault in the heart of Beverly Hills’ Golden Triangle!

In addition, two of our UCLA Extension ARC+ID instructors will be on hand for brief presentations. Henry Lien, Esq, will discuss interior design legal horror stories and Shepard Vineburg, ASID, will give us a background on the Oliver Cafe itself.

$5 for Members | $10 for Non Members
Happy Hour prices on food + drinks
Two hour validated free parking
Space is limited

Dwell on Design 2014 – America’s Largest Design Event – Get your tickets now!

Dwell on design - America's Largest Design Event | June 20-22 | Los Angeles Convention Center

About Dwell on Design

Dwell on Design LA, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center June 20-22, 2014. With three full days of dynamic exhibitions, unparalleled educational opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, 90 onstage programs, 200 speakers, and more than 2,000 innovative modern furnishings and products, Dwell on Design LA is America’s largest design event. Make sure you save enough time to see all five exhibition zones featuring something for every design-lover.

Show Hours
Friday, June 20      10:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday, June 21   11:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, June 22     11:00am – 5:00pm

Student Registration

As a gesture to future Designers, Artists, Architects, Builders and Planners, we are proud to offer a discounted Student 3-Day Pass for $15 for all currently enrolled high school, undergraduate and graduate students. Student attendees MUST show valid student credentials when picking up their badge (e.g. student ID card or copy of current transcript). REGISTER NOW

Dwell Design Week

Dwell Design Week is a series of special events leading up to and in conjunction with Dwell on Design, and which encourages both design professionals and consumers to experience the best of Los Angeles design. Dwell hosts a series of engaging conversation-based events between Dwell Editors and select design innovators that rotate throughout L.A. design districts, including the popular “Meet the Architects” Nights. This year, the events start on Friday, June 13th. LEARN MORE

Dwell Modern Home Tours

The ever-popular Dwell Modern Home Tours return this year. Get a peek inside some of the most memorable modern homes in Los Angeles. The West Side tour will be held June 14, 2014, and the East Side tour is set for June 21, 2014. LEARN MORE