Media Contact: David Bassett-Parkins
Ava Living Announces First Annual Wine Week
Wine-themed Projects by Interior Designers Shine for Consumers
(Long Beach, CA—November, 2009) Interior design social network pioneer, Ava Living, Inc., has announced the top 10 interior designer finalists for their first annual Wine Week on www.avaliving.com. Anyone considering design of a wine cellar, bar, or even a tasting area should not miss Wine Week and all of the design resources available to them.
AvaLiving.com is the first vertical social network site to serve the home improvement market with professional interior designers from around the world. The 10 interior designer projects finalists are featured this week in the Ava’s Choice homepage slideshow at www.avaliving.com. The finalists who were chosen from among the thousands of interior designers on Ava Living are:
Kathryn Waltzer of Pacific Palisades, CA; Vicki Posey of Atlanta, GA; Olga Adler of Ridgefield, CT; Jennifer Jelinek, from Colorado; Cheryl Smith of Hendersonville, NC; Linda Jenkins of Napa, CA; Valentina Cirasola of Sunnyvale, CA; Barb Solem of Scottsdale, AZ; Gillian Drummond of Georgetown, CT; and Donna Saadey of Canfield, OH
Ava Living features the best in interior design and designers for the consumers who are enthusiastic about working on their own homes. According to David Bassett-Parkins, Ava Living Founder and CEO, “Ava Living is a thriving social network bringing to consumers the designer resources to provide professional help, support and advice for everything you need to help create your perfect room. Ava is all about the new participatory method of home design where consumers and designers work together from anywhere on the globe to bring the best room design resources to consumers who are engaged in refreshing, redecorating, or redesigning their rooms. ”
About Wine Week: The first edition of this annual event on www.avaliving.com, Wine Week is a celebration of the design of wine-themed spaces for both commercial and residential clients. Chosen from among the thousands of Designers on Ava Living, the selection team chooses the top 10 most interesting wine related projects for the featured home page slideshow. In addition to project photos, there are articles about wine design written by professionals, travel articles featuring wineries, and design blogs with tips and tricks by the pros. “It’s like having a professional interior designer online to make sure your room makeover is a success”, states Bassett-Parkins. He adds, “Our online community is one where interior designers finally have a gallery to display their ‘works of art’ and consumers get to search and shop designs online that fit their homes and budgets – no matter what the size.”
ABOUT AVA LIVING
Ava Living (www.avaliving.com) is an international vertical social network combining interior designers, consumers, suppliers and advertisers from around the world. Ava Living inspires and informs consumers while providing access to simple, professional-grade design tools to execute their a la carte design projects from inception through execution. The mission is to serve as a showcase, marketplace, and ecommerce meeting spot to create more design consumers, increase the velocity of consumer spending in the design industry, and transform the international design paradigm. Ava Living is founded by successful entrepreneur veterans and 15-year business partners David Bassett-Parkins and Hanh M. Ngo.