2019 Boston Design Market

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2019 Boston Design Market

Boston Design Market kicks off with the Textile Stroll. and Showroom Events starting at 10:30 on Oct 2. All keynotes and showroom events are listed below.


KEYNOTES

WEDNESDAY 10/2

2:00 - 3:00PM Dawning of Interior Design in America, a conversation with Michael Carter.

Michael Carter takes us back to the late 19th Century when interior design was emerging as a profession and Boston was the epicenter. RSVP

Location: Galley West on the 2nd floor.


3:00 PM - 4:00PM Common Threads: The Intersection of Fashion and Textile Design

Andrea Timpano, Boston Home’s Editor, will host a discussion with Abby Bielagus, Boston magazine’s Lifestyle Editor, to talk about fashion’s influence on textiles. RSVP

Location: Galley West on the 2nd floor.


4:00 PM - 5:00PM Inspired Creation: how a legacy brand pushes the boundaries of style and innovation

Patrick Frey, CEO and Chairman of Pierre Frey and Clinton Smith, Editor in Chief of New England Home host a lively discussion.

Join us after the talk for the Grand Opening celebration of the new Pierre Frey Showroom (suite 322.) RSVP


THURSDAY 10/3

11:00 AM Galley West

How to Live in a House

IDBoston Editor Chesie Breen in conversation with Interior Designer Cathy Kincaid and Textile Designer Lisa Fine, focusing on the creative process, points of inspiration and the power of collaboration. RSVP

Followed by a reception in Waterworks, First floor promenade


1:00 PM Galley West

Our New Consumer: Understanding the Millennial Designer and Their Digital-First Client

“In the age of speed of information, digital readiness in business takes on a whole new meaning. But how did we get here? More importantly, where are we going?”

With Erinn Valencich of Erinn V. Design, RSVP

Followed by a reception in Ann Sacks.


2:00 PM Suite 313, next to Kravet

Jan Showers: Designing a Glamorous Career.

Join Jan Showers, AD100 Interior Designer, in conversation with LuAnn Nigara, host of A Well-Designed Business® Podcast.

Followed by a reception at Kravet.

RSVP


3:00 PM Suite 447

Century CEU with Paula Grace, “How to Build Strong Client Relationships for your Success & Survival.”

Followed by showroom reception. RSVP


4:00 PM Marisa Marcantonio discusses the upcoming Trends in the Design Industry.

Marisa recently joined Chairish and has a design blog StyleBeatBlog.com. She discusses upcoming trends in the industry.

Location: Galley West on the 2nd floor. RSVP



SHOWROOM PROGRAMMING

WEDNESDAY 10/2

Textile Stroll 10:30AM-1PM Details HERE.


10:30 AM – 3:00 PM, Charles Spada, Suite 232

Join fabric designer Bess Walker for an introduction to her new old world crunchy chintz line in contemporary prints and colors, which is carried exclusively at Charles Spada Fabrics.


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Farrow & Ball, Suite 208 ‘Bringing the True Colours of Nature into the Home’. Designer Dane Austin, Jenna Talbott, Freelance Art Director and Pauline Curtiss of Patina, will introduce Farrow & Ball’s 16 new Colours by Nature. Farrow & Ball has collaborated with the Natural History Museum in London-whose rare book library holds Werner’s Nomenclature of Colours. Join Dane, Jenna and Pauline in celebrating the event. RSVP: boston.showroom@farrow-ball.com


11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Edgewater Gallery, Suite 206

Preview the fine art collection that Edgewater Gallery will be presenting at the 23rd annual Boston International Fine Art Show and enjoy informal discussions about selecting fine art for the home and art consultation services offered by the gallery. First 100 visitors will receive a two-person weekend pass (value $30) to the Boston International Fine Art Show Oct. 25-27. Enter to win a pair of $250 VIP Gala Preview Tickets for BIFAS on Thursday evening, October 24.


3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Baker Furniture, Suite 400

Baker Furniture welcomes local artist Robin Reynolds and offering wine and bites.


3:00 PM – 4:00PM Janus et Cie, first floor promenade

Toast to the JANUS et Cie Fall 2019 collections with a chic Sip & See. Sip Champagne while browsing sophisticated indoor/outdoor furnishings including the stunning new Anatra collection by Patricia Urquiola.


5:00 PM Pierre Frey Grand Opening Party, suite 322


Ongoing, The Bright Group, Suite 339

The Bright Group will be launching StudioArt with Kaye, the North American General Manger. Stop by to view and learn about the collection. With Studioart, leather goes beyond the frontiers of the fashion world to become the protagonist of interior design with unique furnishing solutions: custom-made leather walls and interiors to satisfy the most varied needs of living spaces and styles.


Ongoing, Lindsey Adelman Studio, Suite 212

All day welcome with refreshments.


Ongoing, Patterson Flynn Martin, Suite 529

Discover vignettes and fun props around the showroom to create your own #PFMPerfect Instagram moment. Paired with refreshments and light bites.


Ongoing, Anees Furniture & Design, Suite 328

Enjoy sweets in the showroom.


Ongoing, Boston Hardwood & Kitchen LLC, Suite 543

Stop in for a consultation, small bites, and a flooring sale.


THURSDAY 10/3

3:00 PM – 5:00PM, Edgewater Gallery, Suite 206

Artist Meet & Greet Reception with Edgewater Gallery Featured Artist, Rory Jackson.


Ongoing, The Bright Group, Suite 339

The Bright Group will be launching StudioArt with Kaye, the North American General Manger. Stop by to view and learn about the collection. With Studioart, leather goes beyond the frontiers of the fashion world to become the protagonist of interior design with unique furnishing solutions: custom-made leather walls and interiors to satisfy the most varied needs of living spaces and styles.


Ongoing, Patterson Flynn Martin, Suite 529

Discover vignettes and fun props around the showroom to create your own #PFMPerfect Instagram moment. Paired with refreshments and light bites.


Ongoing, Anees Furniture & Design, Suite 328

Enjoy tea sandwiches in the showroom.


Ongoing, Boston Hardwood & Kitchen LLC, Suite 543

Stop in for a consultation, small bites, and a flooring sale.


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Michael Manning has a BFA in Visual Communication and Graphic Design from Endicott College. Manning has displayed work around the greater Boston area for over five years. His primary medium of choice is collage on canvas.