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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

HD Expo in Las Vegas!


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See Las Vegas’ Newest and Greatest!

One of the best things about attending HD Expo is the chance to see the products, projects, and topics from the pages of HD magazine and your computer screen come to life. Go on a site visit while you’re at the show, and get guided tours of these dynamic projects:

Wynn | Wednesday, May 14, 2014 | 8:15 – 9:30 am
Get an insider’s look at two reimagined Wynn Las Vegas restaurants, Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare and Wing Lei with Roger Thomas, senior vice president of Wynn Design and Development. As he leads you through these spaces, you’ll see elements that mirror the foods served, as well as antiques and a one-of-a-kind gold dragon surrounded by 100-year-old pomegranate trees.

SLS Las Vegas | Wednesday, May 14, 2014 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 pm
Take a hard-hat tour of the SLS Las Vegas and get a glimpse of the hotel that will bring a new energy to the north end of the Strip. Hospitality group sbe-with the help of Gensler and Philippe Starck-is transforming the former Sahara Hotel & Casino into their Sin City debut. Slated to open this fall, the property will boast 1,622 guestrooms and suites, a casino, an eclectic mix of sbe restaurant concepts, a 10,000-square-foot retail experience, as well as several nightlife experiences.

Check out HD Expo’s more than 30 dynamic conference sessions here: Conference Schedule

Register for the show:
Expo Hall entry: $40.00
Full Conference & Expo Hall Package: $150.00
Individual Sessions: $40.00 each
Experience HD Expo Pass: $320.00

UCLA Extension Students:
Register at hdexpo.com using code HDRAD for a free expo entry!

ASID UCLA Extension Membership Drive

All week from Monday – Thursday our lovely ASID student chapter will be hosting a membership drive. If you have questions about ASID, or just want to get involved, be sure to pay them a visit on the third floor common area of the 1010 Westwood Building just outside of the elevators. They will be stationed there from 5-8 pm Monday – Wednesday and 6-7:30 pm on Thursday.

Also, on Saturday, May 1st, the new board will host their first event. 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 payments@asiduclaextension.com for the Recipient and “First and Hope” in the Subject Line.



NKBA/CLCID 2010 Showcase (5.11.2010)

Save the date for this year’s NKBA – CLCID “2010 Industry Showcase” Tuesday, May 11.
Located at : 8110 Aero Drive San Diego, CA

Industry Showcase exhibits are $5 with pre-registration and $10 at the door.
Buffet Dinner & Presentation with Pre-Registration
$40.00 – Members
$45 – Non-members
$30 – Students

You can register and get more info HERE



WestWeek 2010! (March 24 & 25)

Hello all, we want to remind you that next week is Pacific Design Center’s West Week 2010! Keynote speakers include Mayer Rus, Vicente Wolf, Vanessa de Vargas, Roter Thomas, and MANY more. In addition to speakers you will be able to tour showrooms and check out previews of new product lines! There are also excellent showroom programs scheduled with Holly Hunt, Donghia, Schumacher, etc! You can view a full schedule of events HERE.

Wednesday evening they will also hold an awards ceremony for the “Stars of Design” 2010 Award Winners presented by Charles S. Cohen, President and CEO of PDC. Be sure to check out PDC’s monthly Designer Lecture Series as well. Visit the PDC visitor info page if you have further questions.

In addition to WestWeek there is an Art & Design Walk on Friday 3/26 & Saturday 3/27. For more information visit the Avenues Arts & Design website.

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Reminder: Scholarships & Contests

Updated 3: 15pm.

We want to remind you all that there are several scholarship & awards opportunities available!

The ML2/GenuineDesign.com scholarship, the Kravet Your Room contest, the NEWH Sustainable Spa competition, AIA/LA’s Restaurant Design Awards and the F3 Awards all have deadlines approaching. Click on the links above for further information. We encourage you all to enter these as it’s a great way to earn recognition in the design community, and to possibly receive prize money in the process!


Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America

The Southern California Chapter of ICA&CA has reached out the Arc_ID program and informed us of their exciting upcoming events. You can get more information about them online, and those interested in membership may sign up via the ICA&CA National site. Their next event is “The Edible Garden” seminar on Febrary 11th. Feel free to contact them for more information about their organization and events.