The Art of Design Market Day
Atlanta Decorative Arts Center
November 5, 2009
FILM PREVIEW & KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
VERANDA presents: The Art of Design: Redefining Luxury
Documentary Preview & Panel Discussion moderated by VERANDA’s Editor-at-Large Carolyn Englefield. Panelists include Art of Design award winner, Jason Phillips and Art of Design judge, Todd Merrill, Designer John Oetgen and SCAD’s Dean of Fashion Michael Fink.
Reservations are required and seating is limited. ADAC’s Presentation Room is on the First Floor Atrium. Register via VerandaRSVP@hearst.com.
“The Business of Interior Design”
Internationally acclaimed interior designer Nancy Corzine will give a keynote presentation on behalf of Ainsworth Noah discussing the building of her design empire, from her earliest experiences in Seattle to the launching of her retail locations in Palm Beach and Southampton. Nancy reveals how constantly reinventing herself has allowed her to thrive in today’s tricky business climate. Finally, Nancy will share the secrets of Glamour at Home as chronicled in her new book. Nancy Corzine presentation held in ADAC Presentation Room followed by book signing in the Ainsworth Noah showroom.
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
“Grand Opening Celebration”
Ebanista proudly celebrates the grand opening of their Atlanta showroom expansion. Come explore the new 10,000 square foot showroom, located on the fourth floor. Enjoy lunch while exploring the eclectic selection of furnishings, textiles, rugs, paintings, lighting, sculptures, ceramics, silver and bronzes.
“150 Years of the Finest Artistic Hardware”
Join PE Guerin for a luncheon and special demonstration at the Ainsworth Noah showroom featuring a behind the scenes look at the artistic metalwork of this 150 year old brand. President, Andy Ward and Manager, Martin Grubman will be on hand to share the old-world quality and craftsmanship of the oldest decorative hardware firm in the United States. Demonstration to begin at 12:00 p.m. with lunch to follow.
“Luxury through Design and Innovation”
Join Sunbrella in the Donghia showroom for lunch and a panel discussion exploring the many ways Sunbrella performance fabrics are redefining luxury with elegant designs and decorating solutions for today’s discerning home décor enthusiast. Leading the discussion will be VERANDA Managing Editor Deborah Sanders. Panelists include Gina Wicker, design and creative director for Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, makers of Sunbrella fabrics, and Phillip Sides, a well-known interior designer from Montgomery, Alabama. Lunch will be served beginning at noon, with a panel discussion to follow at 1:00 p.m.
“The Art of Handcrafted Wallcoverings”
Come join Philip Bershad, President of Phillip Jeffries Ltd., at Grizzel & Mann’s showroom, as he shares with you treasures from the Orient & delves into the artistic process of handcrafted wallcoverings. Enjoy sushi and sake plus a “peek under his kimono” for your exclusive preview of the Fall 2009 collections.
“How Future Demographic and Environmental Changes will Impact Design”
Join Holland & Company as we explore and create awareness of how we build, design, and live in the future. Panel discussion moderated by Mary Prillaman Holland. Panelists include Designer Suzanne Kasler, NY Architect David Easton, Architect Keith Summerour, Designer Susan Ferrier, Landscape Designer Alex Smith and University of Georgia’s Dean of Ecology Dr. John L. Gittleman.
Atlanta Decorative Arts Center
349 Peachtree Hills Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30305