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Welcome to Boston Design Market 2018. We are so excited to share this 3-day celebration with you and are enthusiastic about our most engaging programming to date. You will find keynotes and panels featuring renowned figures in the interior design field, as well as prolific innovators who will inspire and educate us. Join us for a lineup of informative CEU courses by ASID New England and a myriad of thoughtful events hosted by our showrooms. We’re also thrilled to bring you Boston’s second annual dining-by-design event to benefit the amazing local non-profit Heading Home. Stay tuned for all details you need to plan your Design Market experience.

Welcome to Boston Design Market 2018. We are so excited to share this 3-day celebration with you and are enthusiastic about our most engaging programming to date. You will find keynotes and panels featuring renowned figures in the interior design field, as well as prolific innovators who will inspire and educate us. Join us for a lineup of informative CEU courses by ASID New England and a myriad of thoughtful events hosted by our showrooms. We’re also thrilled to bring you Boston’s second annual dining-by-design event to benefit the amazing local non-profit Heading Home. Stay tuned for all details you need to plan your Design Market experience.

Tuesday, October 2nd
TIMEEVENTHOST
1:00pm CEU Course: Interface—Materials in the New Now+
Seminar Room
Prosecco, Art, and Design +Shapiro Designs
Suite 110E (next to BDC East entrance)

Join artist Wendy Shapiro of Shapiro Designs and Design Within Reach for some prosecco and a look at how décor and art can impact a space.

(1–1:45pm)
Vienna Collection Debut+Century Furniture
Suite 447

Century Furniture will be debuting their new Vienna Collection and vignettes, offering visitors a look at fresh pieces and light refreshments.

(1–4pm)
2:00pm Lindsey Adelman in Conversation +Lindsey Adelman Studios
Suite 208

Visit Lindsey Adelman Studio’s stunning new showroom for a chat between Lindsey and one of her studio’s senior designers, Mary Wallis. The pair, who have been working together for years, will discuss the studio’s development and their design process.

(2–2:45pm)
Sip & See with JANUS et Cie+JANUS et Cie
Suite 114

Join JANUS et Cie in their newly renovated showroom for to celebrate the launch of the much-anticipated Gina collection, an exclusive collaboration with renowned Italian designer Piero Lissoni. Through intriguing curves and modern silhouettes, Gina brings an unabashed romanticism to any contemporary space, indoors and out.

(2–2:45pm)
3:00pm CEU Course: Social Ergonomics+Creative Office Pavilion
Seminar Room
Villa Nova Picturebook Launch+Romo
Suite 528

Embrace your inner child at the launch of Romo’s first children’s collection. The whimsical, playful Villa Nova Picturebook.

(3–3:45pm)
4:00pm Keynote: Design: The Next Generation+BDC
  • Philip Bershad, Phillip Jeffries
  • Eric Chang, Hellman | Chang
  • Chad Stark, STARK
  • Jodi Finer, Fabricut
  • Alina Wolhardt, Wolf in Sheep Design
  • Jaci Conry, Modern Luxury
  • Followed by STARK grand re-opening party.
5:00pm Stark’s Grand Re-Opening Party+Stark
Suite 100/101

Celebrate with STARK in their beautifully renovated showroom. Immediately follows Design: The Next Generation keynote.

(5–8pm)
Wednesday, October 3rd
TIMEEVENTHOST
9:00am Kravet: Discover What’s New+Kravet
Suite 300

Explore the latest offerings from Kravet’s esteemed brands:

Kravet introduces David Phoenix’s Well-Suited, a collection of sophisticated patterns and textures, reminiscent of men’s haberdashery and fashion, and Greenwich Collection, an assortment of traditional fabrics in a fresh and inviting color palette.

Lee Jofa presents the latest from Blithfield, Spencer Collection, featuring historical designs brought to life in an array of vibrant colors on both linen fabric and wide-width wallpaper.

Brunschwig & Fils takes you through the mystical mountain ranges of Southern France with its latest offering, Cevennes, an exquisite collection of prints, wovens and velvets.

(9am–5pm)
9:30am CEU Course: Elevate Your Authentic Voice+
Seminar Room

Presented by Eric Haydel

10:30am Keynote: Amanda Lindroth presents Island Hopping+BDC

The Bahamian-based interior designer takes readers inside her new book, Island Hopping, discussing recent works and the culture and quirks enclosing water brings to her projects.

1:00pm CEU Course: The History & Use of Handmade Ceramic Tile+Waterworks
Seminar Room
Innovation and Design Building Tour +IDBLDG
Suite 342 (meet in the Designer Lounge)

Get an in depth look at what goes on behind the scenes at the Innovation and Design Building.

(1–1:45pm)
Shapiro Designs Silent Auction +
Suite 110E (next to BDC East entrance)

Win one of Wendy’s works. The sustainably crafted, textured paintings use eco-friendly acrylic paint and portray layers of horizons, clouds, and soft sea storms. Proceeds donated to non-profit, Heading Home.

(1–1:45pm)
Vienna Collection Debut+Century Furniture
Suite 447

Century Furniture will be debuting their new Vienna Collection and vignettes, offering visitors a look at fresh pieces and light refreshments.

(1–4pm)
2:00pm Keynote: Luxe & Livable, Achieving the
Perfect Balance
+
BDC

Luxe & Livable: Achieving the Perfect Balance with Lonni Paul, Robin Gordon, and Erin Gates

Duralee and Boston Design Center invite you to discover the art of a well-designed life—from achieving the perfect work/life balance to designing elegant yet functional spaces for your clients.

Lonni Paul, Lonni Paul Design
Robin Gordon, VP of Marketing, The Robert Allen Duralee Group
Erin Gates, Elements of Style

3:00pm Ann Sacks Fall Launch +Ann Sacks
21 Drydock Avenue (along promenade beyond BDC East entrance)

Check out Ann Sacks Fall 2018 Launch and enjoy a glass of rosé with some sweet treats!

(3–3:45pm)
4:00pm America’s First Art Dealer +Cowtan & Tout
Suite 316

Join renowned interior designer, Heidi Pribell, as she shares how her discovery of a mantelpiece in a Beacon Hill brownstone apartment building led her on a fascinating journey to uncover its history. Pribell found that the mantelpiece was designed by Thomas Appleton, a member of Thomas Jefferson’s inner circle, whom she argues is America’s first art dealer. As she delves into Appleton’s “American Aesthetic” and her architectural odyssey, Pribell shares how her research impassions her scholarship of fine and decorative art. Cocktail reception to follow.

(4–4:45pm)
CEU Course: What’s Driving Demountable / Storefront Wall Solutions+
Seminar Room

Presented by KI

Thursday, October 4th
TIMEEVENTHOST
9:30am CEU Course: Turning Interior Design Challenges into Opportunities+
Seminar Room

Presented by Wendy Glaister & Debbe Daley

10:00am Innovation and Design Building Tour (am)+IDBLDG
Suite 342 (meet in the Designer Lounge)

Get an in depth look at what goes on behind the scenes at the Innovation and Design Building.

(10–10:45am)
10:30am Keynote: Cathy Graham Discusses Her Book: Second Bloom, Art of the Table+BDC

“Second Bloom is an essential guide for those looking to perfect the art of welcoming guests into their home and creating a lasting impression”

Through imagery and illustration, humor and grace, Cathy will share her personal journey and her book, Second Bloom which showcases her easy and foolproof entertaining techniques, revealing the essentials of party planning that can make every event shine. Ranging from artful centerpieces of seasonal fruits and vegetables to her signature “still life” arrangements of blooms in individual glass bottles interspersed with eBay-sourced miniature finds, Cathy’s aesthetic eye and taste for whimsy have made her the go-to guru for advice on creating dinner parties and get-togethers guests are sure to remember.

Followed by a reception in JD Staron.

(10:30am–12:30pm)
11:00am Heading Home to Dinner Table and Bar Cart Viewing+
The Hall event space, ground floor along promenade.

Take a peek at the stunning tablescapes and bar carts crafted by designers and showrooms. Tickets available at door, proceeds go to Heading Home.

(11am–3pm)
12:00pm Modern Technologies: Making Mosaic Art fit your Space+Artaic
Suite 644

Meet Founder & CEO Ted Acworth as he presents the history and evolution of the mosaic art form over a casual lunch buffet. Plus, meet the mosaic masters – Artaic Robots: Arty, Arnold and, Artemus. Stop by anytime during Design Market for tours of the design and manufacturing studio.

(12–12:45pm)
Wine Tasting and Fabric Pairing +Schumacher
Suite 529

Join Schumacher for some wine and design.

(12–5pm)
1:00pm CEU Course: Quartz Surfacing Basics+
Seminar Room

Presented by Caesarstone

Innovation and Design Building Tour (pm)+IDBLDG
Suite 342 (meet in the Designer Lounge)

Get an in depth look at what goes on behind the scenes at the Innovation and Design Building.

(1–1:45pm)
Insights and Art +Jules Place
Suite 320

Stop by Jules Place for an artist demonstration, new artwork unveiling and, meet owner Julie as she shares insights and tips from her 20+ year career working in client's homes.

(1–1:45pm)
Oysters & Crafts +Shapiro Designs
Suite 110E (next to BDC East entrance)

Talk with artist Wendy Shapiro over oysters and rosé. Plus, string your own locally sourced oyster shells to take home.

(1–1:45pm)
2:00pm Keynote: STAY: From Hospitality to Home with Stacy Garcia+BDC

An established leader in the world of design, Stacy Garcia is a successful serial entrepreneur who has partnered with some of the world’s leading manufacturers to create products that span from floor to ceiling for resorts and homes all over the world.

As a forecasting and design expert, Garcia serves as a chair holder of the Color Marketing Group, the international association of color professionals, was voted one of the 10 leading voices in the hospitality design industry and honored by ASID for Design Excellence.

Sponsored by: ASID New England and the Eric Haydel Showroom (where Stacy Garcia New York Fabrics are located) Followed by a reception in the Eric Haydel Showroom.

3:00pm Ann Sacks Fall Launch +Ann Sacks
Ann Sacks, 21 Drydock Avenue (along promenade beyond BDC East entrance)

Check out Ann Sacks Fall 2018 Launch and enjoy a glass of rosé with some sweet treats!

(3–3:45pm)
4:00pm Boston Design Market Wrap Up +BDC
Galley West

Celebrate the end of Boston Design Market with Boston Design Center. Enjoy sips and snacks in Galley West.

(4–6pm)
CEU Course: Art of Tibetan Hand Knotted Rug Making+
Seminar Room

Presented by Scott Group

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