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Design Santa Fe 2011 – Design Dialogue & Luncheon/Home & Garden Tour

Design Santa Fe 2011 – Design Dialogue & Luncheon/Home & Garden Tour

Tickets for Design Santa Fe’s Dialogue & Luncheon and the Home & Garden Tour are now available to purchase online at A ticket to either event includes a free, one-year subscription to Su Casa magazine. The theme of Design Santa Fe 2011 is Change Makers, addressing the role of architecture and design in effecting positive social change.

The Dialogue & Luncheon features a panel discussion of the ways that architects and designers are pioneering practical solutions to problems like environmental degradation, climate change, and social injustice while remaining true to aesthetic imperatives. Speakers include Cameron Sinclair, cofounder of Architecture for Humanity, and Susan Lyons, a noted textile designer specializing in sustainable technologies and materials. The moderator is Susan Szenasy, editor-in-chief of Metropolis magazine and a leader in showcasing trends, developments, and achievements in sustainable design.

The Dialogue & Luncheon takes place on Friday, September 30, at the Farmers Market Building in the Railyard. Registration and a reception are held from 9 to 9:30 a.m., with the panel discussion held from 9:30 to 12:00 noon followed by a catered luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. A Continuing Education credit (.2 CEUs) has been approved by the New Mexico Interior Design Board, with certificates available after the program for those who have preregistered to receive them. Tickets are $85, and include admission to the Home & Garden Tour.

The Home & Garden Tour is a self-guided tour of custom home interiors and exteriors created by noted local designers. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online or at the first stop on the tour. A downloadable map is available online as well:

The Design Crawl, held free of charge, is a citywide party in which retail and wholesale design businesses around town welcome the public to browse an array of products and meet with guest artists and artisans. A list of participants and a map are available online. The Crawl happens on Friday, September 30, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. and Saturday, October 1, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The 2011 Raffle offers a Grand Prize: The Encantado Getaway, which includes a two-night stay for two in a luxurious casita at Encantado, An Auberge Resort, and a 60-minute Classic Massage for two in the resort’s spa. Proceeds from raffle ticket sales benefit the St. Elizabeth Shelter in Santa Fe and San Francisco-based Architecture for Humanity, a nonprofit design services firm.

Tickets are $20 each, or six tickets for $100. Payments are accepted by cash or check only; checks should be made payable to ASID New Mexico Chapter. Only 500 tickets will be sold!

The drawing will be held during the Gala Party, Friday, September 30, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, 435 S. Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe.

Raffle Tickets are available for purchase at:

  • Statements in Tile/Lighting/Kitchens/Flooring Call 505.988-4440
When:September 30–October 1, 2011
Time: September 30, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Phone: 505-983-8817
Where: Farmers Market Building, Santa Fe Railyard1607 Paseo De Peralta # 1 Santa Fe, NM 87501-3739 (505) 983-4098
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