LA Magazine Summer, 2008
ASID-LA’s Third Annual WestWeek Green Gallery
By Event Co-Chairs:
Pamela H. Meyer, ASID, CID
Renee Fox, Industry Partner of ASID,
Studios Lori Dennis, ASID, LEED AP
Alison Pollack, Allied Member ASID
“Green goes Glamorous” describes our Third And to all of our exhibitors: Annual Green Gallery at Westweek. For three Armstrong Commercial Floors days, Industry Partners and PDC Showrooms Giati Designs displayed their “green” and sustainable products H3 Environmental in an extraordinary setting. Set in motion by our Innovations co-chairs and master minded by Renee Fox, an International Down and Linen artist and muralist, who skillfully hand painted Livingreen murals on the walls. Renee decorated the walls LoPresti Gallery with two 8′ square murals of an Amethyst Niermann Weeks representing Earth cluster, Topaz crystals, and a faceted Emerald Friendly Furnishings Entry. For the third year, our Industry Partner AKP (represented by Niermann Weeks) Alan Silverstein Painting painted the base coat Pacific Coast Plants and re-painted the gallery, all with low-V.O.C. Poggenpohl paint donated by our Industry Partners Benjamin Silestone by Cosentino Moore Paints and Dunn Edwards Paints.
We’d like to thank our sponsors for making the Green Gallery a reality this year:
Painting Benjamin Moore Paints
Dunn Edwards Paints
Steven Harsey/Pierce Martin
Lori Dennis and Alison Pollack moderated Theresa McCarthy – Green Day Promotions two panel discussions on the LEED rating system, Thomas Lavin and “What Makes a Product Green” to standing Timothy Corrigan Home room only audiences.
Allan Dallatorre of TOTO USA sponsored our Student Career Day reception with a fabulous and presented on water conserving support of this event, especially our president plumbing fixtures (Eco- Power faucets and HET- Deborah Davis, ASID, Lamia Maalouf, Allied toilets) available from the TOTO collection.
Thank you to our board of directors for their breakfast, Laura Member, ASID, and Laura Schwartz, Student Schwartz, our Student Representative to the Member ASID.
We also would like to recognize the hard work display of UCLA Extension Student Presentation of our Chapter Administrator Will Myers who was Boards from their environmental design class. at the Green Gallery for weeks ahead assisting our exhibitors setting up and dismantling. We are grateful to the PDC and all the volunteers who worked to make it a success!
Studios at the ASID Pacific Design Center exhibit are designed by SoCal Contractor and Lori Dennis and highlight glamorous, green interior design vignettes.