This Saturday, May 1st, the new ASID UCLA Extension 2010-11 board will host their first event at First & Hope supper club in downtown Los Angeles. In addition to the opportunity to network with prominent industry professionals (including ASID/LA Board members), the board has been lucky enough to secure Kay Wade, ASID Industry Partner, head designer of Closet Factory (and a skilled lecturer on networking), and Jeremy Ingram, the First & Hope restaurant designer to speak at this event. Be sure to add this one to your calendar! Tickets: $15 Prepay via PayPal: enter firstname.lastname@example.org for the Recipient and “First and Hope” in the Subject Line. Be sure to RSVP and buy your tickets in advance!
PLEASE NOTE: The Arc_ID office will have irregular hours for the next two weeks (from Tuesday, April 13th – Thursday, April 29th). We will close a half-hour early at 7pm, and will be closed for lunch from 2-3 (rather than 4-5pm). Please make a note of these changes. THANK YOU!
Today, we bring you Links We Love – a stirring round of external links about design information & events:
*A new Public Architecture book we thought you might all enjoy has recently been published by Taschen.
* DWELL announced their “Do More With Your Door” Design Contest – you can win a CASH prize! Enter today.
*Ready Made Magazine offers us insight into a brave new world of excavation – for residential architecture? Read the story HERE.”Natural” dwelling indeed.
We hope you all have an excellent weekend!
The Venice Garden & Home Tour is hosting a book-signing on Saturday, April 10, 4-7pm, to celebrate the publication of Cottages in the Sun: Bungalows of Venice, California Margaret Bach‘s new book with photographer Melba Levick. The party will be held at Scott Mayers’ Lantern House (745 Milwood Avenue, Venice) — one of the 28 homes featured in the book.
See image above for details, and be certain to RSVP to Scott (310-827-5700 / email@example.com) so they can get a proper head count. You do not need to purchase a tour ticket to attend the party. Proceeds from book sales will benefit the children of the Neighborhood Youth Association’s Las Doradas Children’s Center.
Margaret is a graduate of the Arc_ID program. We encourage you all to go and support her!
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TODAY is the deadline to register for the F3 Awards! If you want to be involved go and sign up! Project Submissions are due April 16th at 6pm, which gives you a little over a month to create that winning prototype.
According to their press release: “F3 stands for Form, Function and Furniture, and the F3 Awards is a launching pad for students to explore furniture designas an integral part of design practice. The winning designers will receive cash scholarships of $3,500 for first place, $2,000 for second place and $1,000 for third place. The first place winner will work with engineers and designers from dTank to create a prototype of their winning furniture design.” Learn more at the F3 Awards website.