Santa Barbara: The American Riviera Design Conference 2022

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Santa Barbara: The American Riviera Design Conference 2022

Join us at the Santa Barbara Design Conference for interior design professionals and students, returning this September 8-11, 2022

By ASID/California Los Angeles Chapter

When and where

Date and time

September 8, 2022 · 6pm - September 11, 2022 · 11am PDT


Santa Barbara Inn 901 East Cabrillo Boulevard Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States

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About this event

As seen recently on CBS Sunday Morning with Jane Pauley, Santa Barbara was the focus of its "By Design" special series that showcased all aspects of design. At this year's conference, take advantage of CEU Classes, Celebrity Guest Speakers, House and Garden Tours, Cocktail Parties and more!

ASID Conference Package includes all activities, CEUs, Lotusland tour, parties, celebrity events and cocktail parties for $295 per person

Guest/“Plus One” Ticket includes Thursday, Friday and Saturday night cocktail parties and Friday afternoon Lotusland tour for $225.50 per accompanied guest

ASID Student Member Conference Package includes all activities, CEUs, Lotusland tour, parties and celebrity events for $269.00

PLUS! Add-on a Special Limited Attendee Event: Casa del Herrero house and garden tour for all attendees (space is limited to 24) for $30.00

NOTE: No refunds after August 31, 2022


6:00 - 9:00 PM

Kick-off Cocktail Party at the Santa Barbara Inn. Sponsored by Thibaut. Media sponsor California Homes magazine.


8:30 AM

Breakfast in the Santa Barbara Inn Conference Room

9:00 - 9:45 AM

CEU Class presented by Cosentino

9:45 - 11:00 AM

Vendor Tabletop Trade Show

11:30 AM

Lunch at the Kimpton Canary Hotel with guest celebrity designer Jeffrey Alan Marks, sponsored by Kravet, Inc. Followed with presentation on "What Makes Santa Barbara Design Unique" and a presentation on Lotusland by Marc Appleton, founding principal of Appleton Partners LLP-Architects and contributor to the new book "Lotusland." Moderated by Jennifer Convy, Director/CEO of Women in Luxury Design.

1:45 PM

All aboard the Santa Barbara Trolley to transfer to the tour to Lotusland in Montecito.

2:00 - 4:30 PM

Tour of Lotusland. Trolley will return everyone to the Kimpton Canary Hotel at the conclusion of the tour.

5:30 PM

Cocktail reception/party at the Ferguson showroom in downtown Santa Barbara, sponsored by Ferguson.


9:00 - 10:30 AM

Breakfast and presentation at The Shade Store, downtown Santa Barbara. Sponsored by The Shade Store.

Lunch and free afternoon to tour Santa Barbara's new design district in Summerland.

12:30 - 2:00 PM

Optional tour of the George Washington Smith-designed Casa del Herrero in Montecito.

5:30 PM

Presentation at Cabana Home by celebrity designer Madeline Stuart, interviewed by Jennifer Convy of Women in Luxury Design. Following, Stuart will sign her book "No Place Like Home." Sponsored by Cabana Home. Presentation moderated by Jennifer Convy, Director/CEO of Women in Luxury Design.


Departure for home

NOTE: CEUs, presentations, tours subject to change.

About the organizer

The California Los Angeles Chapter of ASID is part of the oldest and largest multi-disciplinary professional organization for interior designers, interior design students and the manufacturers and suppliers who support this profession. The California Los Angeles chapter currently has more than 1,000 members which include interior designers, industry partners and student members.