Austin Design Community

2014 Elevate Austin by Design Conference

The ASID Austin Design Community presents Elevate Austin by Design: 2014 Conference featuring nationally-published interior and modern furniture designer, Christopher Kennedy.

The event will take place Tuesday, June 10th at Caffrey’s Furniture [2951 West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757]. Registration begins at 9am, and this year’s event includes:
· IDCEC* approved CEU courses
· Panel discussions with industry experts
· Studio Webware Demonstration
· Door prizes
· Swag bags for all attendees


*[Be sure to bring your IDCEC Identification Number with you to receive credit. Members of ASID, if you do not know your IDCEC number, you can find it by logging into and going to MyASID, and clicking on the "Your IDCEC Number" link in the left-hand column. Use this number at to complete a course survey, confirm class credit, and print a certificate of completion.]

Speakers: Christopher Kennedy, Julie Molloy, Hank Holland, Oscar Lupiba, Kevin Alter, Deb Barrett, Olga Odeide, James Caughman, Jay Corder

Door Prizes from: Spruce Upholstery, Full Spectrum Paints, Mark Hampton LLC, The Menagerie, Deborah Main Designs, Whole Foods Market, Bolt Fabric, Nest Modern, AllModern/DwellStudio, Peacock’s Plumage, Crossville Tile and Stone

Underwriters: ProSource Wholesale Floorings, Legend Lighting

Sponsors: Austin Home Magazine, BMC, AG&M, Morrison Supply, Sherwin-Williams, Stockton Hicks Laffey, Kravet, Caffrey’s Furniture, Sunsational Solutions, Woodwright Hardwood Flooring Company, Marazzi Tile and Stone, Big Ass Fans, Heather Scott Home and Design, Merry Design Studio, Latera Architectural Surfaces, More Space Place, Crossville Tile and Stone, Point2Point Moving Services, Exteriors Designer Showroom, Red Chair Market, Peacock’s Plumage, Scottish Stained Glass, Architectural Tile & Stone, Texas Sun and Shade, The Rug Company, Baker Furniture, Stone Solutions

Design Materials by: Merry Design Studio


Industry professionals and students: RSVP via to reserve your tickets. Early Bird Pricing ended May 20th, and pricing is as follows:

· ASID Members: $50
· Non-Members: $60
· All Students: $25

Reserved tickets will be paid for at the door the day of the event, and tickets will also be sold at the door the day of the event. Payments accepted: cash (exact change), check (made out to ASID Texas Chapter), PayPal, and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover).

RSVP to TODAY & pay online ahead of time HERE!

2013 Design Excellence Awards

The 2013 Design Excellence Awards Celebration took place on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at Abel’s on the Lake. Practitioners, Industry Partners, Students and Guests were invited to attend the festivities. Congratulations to the Winners of the 28th Annual Austin ASID Design Excellence Awards!

Best of Show
Alterstudio Architecture, LLPShining Stars: Retail/Hospitality
Merit: Bravo Interior Design
Winner: The Bommarito GroupShining Stars: Healthcare
Winner: Spaces Designed Interior Design StudioShining Stars: Multifamily
Merit: Sixthriver Architects
Winner: True Interiors LLCShining Stars: Sustainable/Green Design
Winner: Sixthriver ArchitectsShining Stars: Bathroom
Merit: Interior Selections Austin
Winner: Robin Colton StudioShining Stars: Kitchen
Merit: Dawn Hearn Interior Design
Winner Laura Burton InteriorsShining Stars: Singular Space
Merit: Mary DeWalt Design Group
Winner: Alterstudio Architecture LLPShining Stars: Product Design/Special Detail
Merit: Heather Scott Home & Design
Winner: Robin Colton StudioShining Stars: Model Home
Merit: Mary DeWalt Design Group
Winner: Chelsea+Remy DesignShining Stars: Residence: Traditional – Large
Merit: Interior Selections Austin
Winner: Heather Scott Home & Design
Shining Stars: Contemporary – Large
Merit: Spaces Designed Interior Design Studio
Winner: Laura Britt DesignShining Stars: Residence: Traditional – Small
Winner: Design Studio 2010Shining Stars: Residence: Contemporary – Small
Winner: Alterstudio Architecture, LLPRising Stars: Commercial Project
Winner: Emily Press DesignRising Stars: Remodel
Merit: Design Studio 2010
Winner: Michelle Thomas DesignRising Stars: Residence – Traditional
Merit: Design Studio 2010
Winner: Robin Colton DesignRising Stars: Residence – Contemporary
Merit: Robin Colton Studio
Winner: Chelsea+Remy DesignRising Stars: Singular Space
Merit: Robin Colton Studio
Winner: Chelsea+Remy DesignRising Stars: Product Design/Special Detail/Custom Original Piece
Winner: Design Studio 2010Student Work
Merit: Gisella Allen
Winner: Jessica Yong

THANK YOU to the generous Sponsors of the 28th Annual Austin ASID Design Excellence Awards!

Media Sponsor – Design Guide TexasUnderwriter – Legend Lighting Inc.Happy Hour – ProSource Wholesale FloorcoveringsDoor Prizes – FLOR, Monica Crowe Media, Travis Tile Sales, Two Hills Studio, Inc., ProSource Wholesale FloorcoveringsIn Kind Decorations – Peacock Plumage Platinum Sponsors – Anchor Ventana Glass, Crossville Tile & Stone, Stockton Hicks Laffey, Kravet, BMC West, AG&M, Decorum, California Closets, SUNsational Solutions, Texas Sun and ShadeGold Sponsors – Travis Tile Sales, Exteriors Designer Showroom, Daltile, Wexel Art Frames, Architectural Tile & Stone, Latera Architectural Services, Caffrey’s Furniture, ProTect Painters, Imago Dei, Black Sheep RugsPhotographer – Jonathan Garza Photography

Contact 2013 Design Excellence Chair Allison Jaffe, ASID at

2013-2014 Board of Volunteers for Austin

Programming is only possible with the help of volunteers. Thank you to the following members for taking the time to bring value to the members of this Design Community.

Chair – Shellee Anderson, Allied ASID

Financial Chair/Chair Elect – Corey Davey, Allied ASID

Progams/Events – Michele Christenson, ASID IP Rep

Membership Liaison – Robin Colton, Allied ASID

IP Membership Liaison – Kristina Sleyster, ASID

Emerging Professionals – Nicolette Malewski, ASID IP Rep

Communications – Karla Urbina, ASID IP Rep

Secretary – Melinda Crouch, ASID IP Rep

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