A world of design inspiration awaits you at the 14th annual Architectural Digest Home Design Show on March 19-22. Shop the latest furniture, accessories, lighting, art, and kitchen, bath, and building products for all your design projects. Be inspired with seminars offered by leading talent from the world of design. Celebrate design at North America’s premier design show for the luxury market.
In addition to thousands of products from more than 400 brands, and special daily events, book signings, cocktail receptions, culinary demonstrations and more, participants can enjoy design lectures hosted by Architectural Digest, along with seminars presented by The New York Times. All four days of programming present panels of star talent from the design world and leading industry experts. Highlights of the seminars include:
PRIDE OF PLACE: TOP SERVICES TO MAKE YOUR HOME YOUR CASTLE: One of the great things about living in New York City is the abundance of services that can ease the experience of designing and maintaining a residence. Moderator Elaine Louie, a New York Times contributor, sits down with contractor Chip Brian of Best & Company, Sabrina Fierman of New York’s Little Elves, Gary Mindlin of Top Hat Home Services, and interior designer Gideon Mendelson. March 20, noon – 1 p.m.
KITCHENS & BATHS: RENOVATING WITH STYLE: Updating a kitchen or bath with new surfaces, new fixtures and appliances, and fresh colorations can add functionality, aesthetic and market appeal, plus a sense of renewal that is reflected throughout an entire home. Elaine Louie, New York Times contributor, hosts an exciting discussion with Dominic Mincieli of Duravit, Designers Kati Curtis of Kati Curtis Design and Fu-Tung Cheng of Cheng Design, who will showcase stunning examples of how they have pulled off numerous kitchen and bath renovations on both optimum and minimal budgets with style to spare. March 20, 1:30-2:30 p.m.
DESIGNING WITH A MISSION: A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID ROCKWELL: Design writer Tim McKeough goes one-on-one with acclaimed architect David Rockwell to discuss Rockwell’s recent projects, his design philosophy, and why he continues to give back through his work. The talk concludes with a walk through DIFFA’S DINING BY DESIGN at Pier 92 to view Rockwell Group’s installation. David Rockwell hosts a book signing before the panel, at 2:30 P.M. in the AD Library & Book Shop. March 20, 3-4 p.m.
THE SCOTT BROTHERS: Steven Kurutz, features reporter for The New York Times, leads an exciting conversation with Jonathan and Drew Scott of HGTV’s Property Brothers. The Scotts will discuss their early days of flipping houses and journey to TV, offer buying and renovating tips, tell behind-the-scenes stories and tackle the mystery of why Jonathan has more Facebook followers than Drew. March 21, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
DAZZLING COLOR & TEXTURE: SURPRISING WAYS TO DEFINE A ROOM: Color and texture provide visual drama and welcome tranquility in wall and floor coverings, upholstery, window treatments, and accessories. Interior designers Daun Curry and Robert Passal along with Lisa Hernandez of Garrett Leather and Christine Haney of Farrow & Ball show how color and texture can radically change any room. Moderator: Color Marketing Group chairholder Stacy Garcia. March 21, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
REGIONAL STYLE DEFINED: What can New York designers learn from top talents around the country? Renowned book consultant Jill Cohen moderates a panel that includes architect Mark Hutker from Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod, and interior designers Barbara Westbrook from Atlanta and Jan Showers from Dallas, and home staging expert Meridith Baer from California. Book signings follow the panel discussion. March 22, 1-2 p.m.
MADE IN NEW YORK: TOP FURNISHINGS MADE IN THE CITY: New York City has always been home to an extraordinary range of companies that create exceptional luxury furnishings in lofts, warehouses, and industrial facilities across the boroughs. Furnituremaker Shara Kasprack of Dmitriy & Co., designers Ian Collings of Fort Standard and Rosie Li, and Kenneth Wampler, Founder and Executive Director of The Alpha Workshops, produce pieces that are both of-the-moment and timeless. Learn about their newest creations and their processes. Moderator: design consultant Ilene Shaw. March 22, 3-4 p.m.
Visit the show website for more information.