Tour a massive storefront transformed into a 5,300-square-foot universally-designed home by more than a dozen ASID Orange County interior designers. From March 1–25, the one-of-a-kind home tour will take place at South Coast Collection (SOCO) in Costa Mesa.
The Dream Home will be open for viewing from 10am-5pm each Monday through Sunday with the exception of Wednesdays, which are “Meet the Designers Nights” and stay open until 8pm. Admission prices start at $25 per person purchased online, $30 per person at the door, and $45 per person for a month-long pass. In addition to home tours, Dream Home at SOCO will include meet-and-greet receptions and a guest lecture series on Saturdays for an additional fee.
Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the National MS Society’s Pacific South Coast Chapter, which serves more than 45,000 Southern California residents in Orange, San Diego, and Imperial counties who are affected by MS, a chronic, unpredictable, and disabling neurological disease of the central nervous system with no known cause, cure, or prevention.
“Featuring the best interior designers in the region, this universally-designed home will display the utmost in luxury, progressive interior décor and thoughtfulness to handicapable and multi-generational families in mind,” says Adriel Cogdal, Dream Home committee chairperson. “This truly has been a labor of love for us over the past six months as we are very excited to bring back our ASID Dream Home project, so there is a lot of anticipation.”
“We are honored to join ASID for this designer showcase to create a world free of multiple sclerosis,” says Rich Israel, president of the National MS Society’s Pacific South Coast Chapter. “We are grateful for their support and encourage the public not to miss this fabulous opportunity to view this superb and trendsetting project.”
The design space inside the home has been separated into 16 distinctive areas, each designed by a different ASID member or team. With the charity beneficiary in mind, the designers have created spaces that are fully accessible and multi-generational. We live in a world and economy where grandchildren are not only living with parents but often with grandparents as well. The Dream Home at SOCO will include foyer, lobby, living room, master bedroom, master bathroom, teen bedroom, guest bath, nursery, grandparents’ suite, grandparent’s bath, powder room, kitchen, and laundry.
Throughout the month, guests may spend the day touring the home, enjoying lunch, and shopping at the South Coast Collection, which features 300,000 square feet of design showrooms and creative studios, as well as home decorating boutiques, furniture stores, and specialty retailers, all in one convenient place. (www.asiddreamhome.com)
After the Home Tour, building materials will be donated to Habitat for Humanity
The furnishings in the rooms will be for sale after the show
GUEST LECURE SERIES:
March 3 — “Spring Holiday” with Christopher Garrens Cakes, Fleurs Les Fletes, Wildflower Linens
March 10 — “Outdoor Design and Entertaining ” with Molly Wood Garden Design, Monrovia Nursery, Avanti Cafe
March 17 — “Specialty Foods” with Green Guru Anna Getty, Portola Coffee, Savory Spice Shop, The Cheese Shop, WE Olive & Wine Bar
March 25 — “Multi-Generational Living” with Granola Babies, Oasis Senior Center
Powder Room — Rejoy Geehan, Allied Member ASID, Rejoy Interiors
Living Room — Eve Lowey, ASID, Chameleon Design
Grandparents Bath — Ronni Whitman, ASID, The Art Institute of California Orange County
Grandparents Suite — Kimberly Franzen, Allied Member ASID, Franzen Interiors and Alix Flamm, Allied Member ASID, Alix Flamm Designs
Nursery — Julia Caro, Allied Member ASID, Julia Caro Interiors
Master Bedroom — Veronica Lawrence, Allied Member ASID, Veronica Lawrence Interiors
Master Bathroom — Laura Yorba, Allied Member ASID, LCY Designs and Monica Olson, Allied Member ASID, Casafina Interior Design
Teen Bedroom — Sue Rexroth, Allied Member ASID, Sue Rexroth Interiors
Guest Bath — Tamara Shermer, Allied Member ASID, O.C. Interiors
Kitchen — Stephanie Cook, Allied Member ASID, Plural Interior Design
Retreat — Rick Campos, Allied Member ASID, Christopher Tracy Interiors
Outdoor Space — Tamra Mundia, Allied Member ASID, Concept Designs, Inc.
Foyer — Amanda Malson, Allied Member ASID, Domicile Interior Design
Vestibule — Adriel Cogdal, Allied Member ASID, Adriel Designs
Laundry — Saddleback College
Gift Shop — The Art Institute of California Orange County
Lobby — Interior Designers Institute