The Pasadena Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers’ 27th Annual Home & Kitchen Tour

The Pasadena Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers 27th Annual Home & Kitchen Tour

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

“A Day of Great Design”

 Tickets currently on sale and benefit Union Station Homeless Services in their efforts to end homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley

Pasadena, California (August 1, 2013) – A group of local interior designers from the Pasadena Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is gearing up for the 27th Annual Home & Kitchen Tour, “A Day of Great Design.”  And for the first time in its history, leaders of this organization relate that they will be donating a portion of the tour’s proceeds to help end homelessness in the San Gabriel Valley.

Sunday, October 6th, 2013 is this year’s Home & Kitchen Tour featuring self-guided tours of professionally designed interiors of four spectacular homes in Pasadena, LaCañada and Arcadia.  From warm contemporary to “green” up-country, the public can see first-hand an eclectic selection of top-trend kitchens and other living spaces using state-of-the-art appliances and materials.  Event organizers say these homes are “prime examples” of the excellent work by the member interior designers.  But what makes this year special, they say, is that ten percent of ticket proceeds will be donated to Union Station Homeless Services of Pasadena, to honor the nonprofit’s 40th anniversary of service to the homeless of the San Gabriel Valley.

“By purchasing a ticket for our Home and Kitchen Tour, our attendees are contributing to solving the problem of homelessness in our own community,” said 2013 Tour Chair Marlene Oliphant. “Designers are in the business of creating dream homes for their clients, but it is also our dream that everyone has a place to call home. We hope to make a difference in many people’s lives.”

Ticket holders can meet and talk with the designers and see the latest in-home products from event sponsors and industry partners.  Attendees can also shop unique boutiques selling gifts, clothing and accessories and enjoy complimentary pastries and coffee, courtesy of Bristol Farms.

“We’ve been opening the doors of beautiful homes designed by our members to the public for more than a quarter of a century,” said Oliphant. “It’s easy to see the benefit of hiring one of our professional designers to create a home that suits the owner’s lifestyle and budget.”

Homes featured on this year’s tour:


  • “Green” Up-Country home, Eileen Atwood of Sierra Custom Kitchens, Inc.
  • Modern Ranch, Sara Ingrassia of Sara Ingrassia Interiors


  • French Colonial, Rozalynn Woods of Rozalynn Woods Interior Design


  • Warm Contemporary, Jennifer Bevan and Denise Ranalli of Jennifer Bevan Interiors

Tickets:         $35 advance purchase, $40 day of the tour. 

                       Please call (626) 795-6898 or go to

Tickets may also be purchased at: 

  • ASID Office, Pasadena Chapter, 1000 Walnut Street, Suite 108, Pasadena (626) 795-6898
  • Anthony’s Framing Gallery, 1120 Huntington Drive, San Marino (800) 237-2634
  • Pzazz Hair Salon, 840 Foothill Boulevard, La Cañada (818) 790-1334
  • Sierra Custom Kitchens & Baths, 2534 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena (626) 792-8080
  • MD Appliances, 1428 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada (818) 790-2727

For Group Sales:  Please call Margaret Renzullo at (626) 577-8810.

Tour Sponsors:

  • Gold:       Dunn-Edwards Paints, Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.
  • Sterling:  Cosentino Group, Pasadena Antiques & Design, Vision Art.
  • Bronze:   Closet Factory, General Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., Hansgrohe, J. S. Shiah
  • Company, Magistrale Construction, MD Appliances.


About Union Station Homeless Services of Pasadena

Pasadena-based Union Station Homeless Services is the San Gabriel Valley’s largest social service agency assisting homeless and very low-income adults and families. Their mission is to help men, women, and children rebuild their lives and end homelessness. Union Station provides comprehensive, community-based programs to help homeless people achieve self-sufficiency, including intake and assessment, emergency shelter, case management, career counseling, transitional housing, medical and mental health services, women’s and family services, and housing resources.  For more information, go to


About the Pasadena Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)

A nonprofit organization, ASID is the design profession’s oldest and largest association, with members qualified by education, testing and experience. The Pasadena Chapter of ASID, formed in 1975, has a history of community involvement in its quest to be the definitive resource for professional education and knowledge-sharing.  Its mission is to define excellence in the practice of interior design, to improve the value of the profession to the public and to work for a favorable environment for its members’ right to practice interior design.  For more information visit


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