Austin Design Community

Upcoming Austin ASID Events

February 16 | CEU Lunch at Tri-Supply

February 27-March 3 | Student Symposium at various locations (ASID Texas Chapter event)

August 2-4 | Celebrating Design Texas: Education, Expo & Awards at Dallas Market Center (ASID Texas Chapter event)

Visit our EVENTS section to perform a search by zip code to find other design events happening in the Austin area planned by Industry Partners, the Texas chapter and/or ASID Headquarters.

Recent Past Events

October 13 | Design Excellence Awards Event at The Belmont

August 17 | Meet, Greet & Mingle at ProSource Wholesale

August 11 & 12 | Celebrating Design Texas: Education, Expo & Awards at Dallas Market Center’s Trade Mart (an ASID Texas Chapter event)

July 28 | Meet, Greet & Mingle at Urbanspace Interiors

June 23 | Meet, Greet & Mingle at Circa Lighting

May 12 | Meet, Greet & Mingle: South at Tri-Supply

May 5 | How To Take Magazine Worthy Smartphone Photos (a chapter-wide virtual event) - VIEW THE RECORDING ON YOUTUBE

April 28 | Meet, Greet & Mingle: North at Stratus Surfaces

2022-2023 Committee of Volunteers for Austin

Programming is only possible with the help of volunteers. Thank you to the following members for taking the time to bring value to the members of this Design Community.

Chair – Whitney Smelser, Allied ASID
Financial Chair (Interim) – Paige Fouke, Allied ASID
Communications Chair – TBA
Special Events – TBA
Student Representative – TBA

Austin Design Excellence Awards

2022 Competition Winners


2022 Awards Event

The Awards Event was held Thursday, October 13 at The Belmont.

2022 Competition Entries

  • Submission Dates: April 4 @ 8:00 AM - May 13 @ 11:59 PM
  • Find out details and enter a project for the 2022 Design Excellence Awards on the competition website

2022 Austin Designer's Choice Awards

ASID Industry Partners were recognized by ASID Texas Austin Design Community practitioners members in the 2022 Designer’s Choice Awards, which were announced in conjunction with the 2022 Design Excellence Awards.


Austin Gives Back

The Salvation Army

The Austin Design Community has partnered with The Salvation Army of Austin. Their Rathgeber Center is a 230 bed shelter and will be a safe-haven for families in Travis and Williamson counties experiencing homelessness. On average, The Salvation Army has nearly 300 women and children on their wait list for shelter at the Austin Shelter for Women and Children. The Austin DC is helping to fund toys for the families who will be residing at the center.

PHASE II is well underway! To adopt a suite, or donate furniture or goods, contact Austin Design Community Chair Stephanie Swedlund, Allied ASID at

Please consider donating any amount you can. You can buy off of the Rathberger’s ASID Target Gift Registry or Walmart Gift Registry, or if you would like to contribute a monetary donation, go to OR mail a check to:

The Salvation Army Austin Area Command
4700 Manor Rd
Austin, TX  78723
Memo: ASID

The Andy Roddick Foundation

The Austin Design Community partnered with The Andy Roddick Foundation in their efforts to fill backpacks with all of the necessary school supplies for back-to-school. We are happy to report that the drive was a huge success. CLICK HERE to find out how much we raised!