ASID to Style 200 Pairs of TOMS Shoes for Charity Event

Published year: 
2012

MEDIA ADVISORY
May 15, 2012

WHAT: The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) plans to host a three-day Style Your Sole event during NeoCon at which they will invite members to style more than 200 pairs of TOMS shoes for donation.

WHO: The event will also include a silent auction featuring exclusively styled shoes by noted members of the design community including:

  • Venus Williams, professional athlete and CEO of V Starr Interiors
  • Dale Chihuly, renowned glass artist
  • Susan Szenasy: editor-in-chief of Metropolis magazine
  • Michael Murphy and Alan Ricks, founders of MASS Design Group
  • Michael S. Smith, founder of Michael S. Smith Inc. and interior designer for the Obama White House

One hundred percent of the proceeds from the event will benefit Samaritan's Feet, an international humanitarian organization dedicated to providing shoes for communities in need.

WHEN: June 11-13 in Chicago

Shoe styling: June 11 and June 12: 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
June 13: 1pm-3pm

Silent auction closes: June 12 at 4 p.m. CST

WHERE: NeoCon
The Merchandise Mart | Chicago
Booth #7-1086

About ASID:
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is a community of people—designers, industry representatives, educators and students—committed to interior design. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach, the Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. Its more than 36,000 members engage in a variety of professional programs and activities through a network of 48 chapters throughout the United States and Canada. www.asid.org