The Winners of ASID Austin's 27th Annual Design Excellence Awards Ceremony

The ASID Austin Design Community held its 27th Annual Design Excellence Awards ceremony on November 7, at Abel's on the Lake. Austin's premiere design community joined in to celebrate creativity, innovation, and achievement in interior design. The evening’s festivities began with a fajita bar, cocktails, and a photo booth.

Designers viewed and experienced new products from 22 vendors including, Dorado Stone Distributors, Anchor Ventana, Cosentino, Legen Lighting, BMC, Crossville Tile & Stone, Daltile, Decorum Architectural Stone, High Tech Flooring and Design, Kravet/Lee Jofa, Stockton Hicks Laffey, Stone SOlutions, Travis Tile, Kingwood Fine Cabinetry, Architectural Tile & Stone, Austin Stone Works, Exteriors Designer Showroom, Sherle Wagner Intl, Sunsational Solutions, Texas Sun & Shade, and Tufenkian Artisan Carpets.

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Buy Your Tickets Today for ASID's 27th Design Excellence Awards (Austin)

 

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Slocum Street Style 2012 Another Success

Slocum Street Style 2012 was once again a great success. Yesterday evening, Slocum Street brimmed with design enthusiasts and curious others strolling along leisurely from showroom to showroom in the twilight of the evening. Each showroom was full of the bustle of lively conversation.

The spread at McGannon Showrooms

They helped soothe the growl of people’s stomachs by serving light bites and drinks. Also featured in each showroom were individual raffle prizes for people in attendance. For those with bigger appetites, there were food trucks located on a few street corners filled with the smells of mouth-watering food.

The Kitchen Source had chefs from Subzero whip up some scrumptious tex mex finger foods for guests.

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Inspire! 2012

 

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Green Wood Milling Company

6910 NE Loop 410
San Antonio, Texas 78219
(210) 410-4987
www.greenwoodmilling.com
  • Magazine Region: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio
  • Product or Service: Specialized Service, Outdoor Living, Mantels and Fountains, Kitchens, Furniture, Designers, Countertops, Beds & Bedding, Art
  • Style: Contemporary, Modern, Traditional, Transitional


Green Wood Milling Co. is an industry pioneer in salvaging natural materials that would otherwise be chipped into landfills. Collected materials are repurposed and transformed into wood beams, boards, fireplace mantles, rustic custom-furniture and other wood products. We also strive to be a leader in eco-friendly business practices and use renewable energy as well as power-saving equipment and tools when possible. We work to engage the community in building a greener tomorrow.

New Braunfels Downtown Design District Hosts Premiere Downtown Design Stroll

New Braunfels Downtown Design District is excited to announce their first ever downtown design stroll! It will be held Thursday, September 20, and the third Thursday of every month from 5 - 9 p.m.; so don't despair if you can't make it to this one. All seven shops will be open later hours for these events and each will have their own separate events and happenings. This downtown design stroll is not only a premiere event, it marks the grand opening of Adele Kerr & Company's showroom!

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Beyond the Common Dresser Display

Sometimes it's a challenge to visualize decor arrangements and color schemes when it comes to what should be put on display above mantleplaces, beds or dressers. At times we want something more cutting edge and captivating than a mirror or a painting or propped-up picture frames. Below are some tasteful, creative displays for over or on dressers, wherever they may be in your home.   

Curtain rods aren't just for windows. They are great to hang a wreath from and to change the displays from season to season.

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Pucker Up for Design Guide at Metrocon12 with a splash of McGannon Showrooms

Come by and see us today and tomorrow at Dallas Market Hall at booth 313! Thank you, McGannon Showrooms for such an exquisitely designed booth. We've gotten so many compliments. Great to be among a plethora of talented and wonderful design professionals at Metrocon12.

Today, we featured the talented lip print reader, Kathyrn of Pucker Up, who told people their all-around personalities and what tastes and desires they had. What a fabulous time!

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Metrocon12: Who's Coming?

METROCON12 is the largest design-related regional expo and conference in the USA. The premier two-day event will take place at Dallas Market Hall [2200 Stemmons Freeway] on Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10, 2012.

METROCON is a resourceful alliance: a tradeshow and convention organized through landmark volunteer collaboration between the Texas Chapter of ASID [American Society of Interior Designers] and the Texas / Oklahoma Chapter of IIDA [International Interior Design Association]. In a determined effort to strengthen the design community, these two organizations have joined forces and pooled resources to offer the best in exhibitors and continuing education to their members and beyond.

METROCON focuses on introducing the latest in products and innovative ideas to the Southwest region’s community of interior designers, architects, design students and other essential industry members. 

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Denise McGaha: Designed With a Deadline

Stacy Naquin, designer and friend of Denise McGaha of Denise McGaha Interiors, wrote a blog on McGaha's site praising her new service, Design on a Deadline. Below are her insights on how to get the most of your designer, budget and time. 

With the rise of internet and technological advances, our expectations on time frames get shorter and shorter, which makes this service so appealing to many. Also understanding this need for quick service, I realized there was an entire market being underserved and not everyone could afford full service design which is why I launched Design in a Day.

If you're having a designer in your home for one day, there are a few things you can do to make the most use of your time:

1. Do your homework. The more work you put in on the front end, the more successful your project will be. Tear pages out of magazines, pin your favorite rooms from Pinterest, and look at websites like Houzz.com for ideas. You'll need at least 20 images, but more is better. Make notes of what you like such as the wall color, artwork, or overall feel of the space, etc.

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