Design ADAC

ADAC and VERANDA are proud to announce the 2014 schedule for  DESIGN ADAC, April 28 - May 2. This highly anticipated week of entertaining events and panel discussions will encompass interior design, lifestyle, and new industry trends. The presentations and seminars will introduce designers and design enthusiasts to new home decor inspirations and trade secrets while providing first-hand experiences from some of today’s top design talent such as Aerin Lauder, Windsor Smith, Suzanne Tucker, and Brian McCarthy among many others. In addition, ADAC will unveil the fourth installation of designer-curated vignettes known as ADAC: Behind the Windows and ADAC: The Experience.  It’s your time to be at the center of it all!


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Apr 28-May 2

DESIGN ADAC

ADAC and VERANDA are proud to announce the 2014 schedule for DESIGN ADAC, April 28 - May 2. This highly anticipated week of entertaining events and panel discussions will encompass interior design, lifestyle, and new industry trends. The presentations and seminars will introduce...

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Apr 28

Mary Ella Gabler: Uncommon Thread

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mary Ella Gabler, founder of Peacock Alley, turned a chic boudoir pillow created on her home sewing machine into a multi-million dollar business. Join Mary Ella in the new Peacock Alley showroom, for a surprising conversation about her journey, as told in the book Uncommon Thread...

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Apr 28

CHUCK CHEWNING: Keynote Presentation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Welcome to the Gritti Palace

Donghia Creative Director and Design Director of Studio Rubelli, Chuck Chewning, presents the story of his impeccable restoration of the legendary Gritti Palace in Venice, Italy. Chewning takes guests through this spectacular and celebrated...

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Apr 28

Kickoff Party with ADAC's New Kids on the Block

3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mark the start of DESIGN ADAC with Logan Gardens and two of ADAC’s newest showrooms, Holland Interiors and Tritter Feefer. Enjoy sangria, gourmet fare and lively music while viewing the debut collections.

Logan Gardens, Suite 506; Holland Interiors, Suite 501;...

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Apr 28

ALL DAY EVENTS

Sip Champagne at Baker and experience the collaboration of fine furniture and floral design-featuring Jacques Garcia’s latest collection for Baker and floral designs by Terry Furuta.
Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Suite 206

30 Meeting textiles are hand-embroidered...

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Apr 29

SUZANNE TUCKER Keynote Presentation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Romance of Design - The Journey from Passion to Project, from House to Home

With a passion for design, AD100 interior designer Suzanne Tucker presents a journey of her beautifully layered interiors featuring a stunning selection of projects and illustrations...

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Apr 29

BOBBY McALPINE AND SUSAN FERRIER Keynote Presentation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Art of the House: Reflections on Design

Noted architect Bobby McAlpine and interior design partner Susan Ferrier share their poetic approach to creating beautiful interiors based on their new book Art of the House: Reflections on Design. Armed with the perspective...

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Apr 29

HOUZZ Panel Discussion

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Make Social Media Work for You with Houzz

Learn the ins and outs of social media from moderator David Mayer, Director of Community for Houzz and a panel of top Atlanta interior designers including Joel Kelly of Joel Kelly Design, Bill Musso of Musso Design...

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Apr 29

Rose Tarlow Gallery Unveiling

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Visit Jerry Pair for a reception celebrating the unveiling of the new Rose Tarlow Melrose House furniture gallery. Discover the latest looks from Rose Tarlow, browse the new collection and meet Jobi Blanchy, CEO of Rose Tarlow. Refreshments served.

Jerry Pair, Suite...

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Apr 29

Fine Art Show and Sale

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Visit Brooks & Black Fine Framing to explore new works by Rick Spitzmiller, Susan Zinger, Kathryn Gentile, Ruth White, C.T Biggers and Carol Curtis. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while finding the perfect new portraiture, landscape, architecture and abstract pieces in...

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Apr 29

ALL DAY EVENTS

Sip Champagne at Baker and experience the collaboration of fine furniture and floral design-featuring Jacques Garcia’s latest collection for Baker and floral designs by Terry Furuta. 
Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Suite 206

30 Meeting textiles are hand-embroidered...

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Apr 29

Bespoke Cocktail Reception

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join JANUS et Cie for a bespoke cocktail reception as they celebrate spring during DESIGN ADAC. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and custom cocktails from the mixology bar while viewing their latest collections. Share your drink creations on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and tag JANUS...

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Apr 30

AERIN LAUDER Keynote Presentation

10:30 am - 11:30 am
The Power of Storytelling

Join VERANDA Editor in Chief Clinton Smith for a conversation with Aerin Lauder on how storytelling can build an authentic brand, impact relationships with customers and help harness various forms of inspiration. Aerin Lauder is the...

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Apr 30

What’s New, What’s Next

2:00 pm
Join BRADLEY as they welcome textile designer Victoria Larson, and interior designers and textile bloggers Krista Nye Schwartz and Tami Ramsay, both of the popular Cloth & Kind blog, for a discussion on textile trends. Find out what's current and where the market is going.

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Apr 30

BRIAN J. McCARTHY Keynote Presentation

3:00 pm
A Grand Tour of Design: Collecting Across the Globe with Brian J. McCarthy

Decorating a home should be a joyful experience and what better way to enjoy the process than to travel the world collecting things you love? Celebrated designer and author of the new...

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Apr 30

ALL DAY EVENTS

Sip Champagne at Baker and experience the collaboration of fine furniture and floral design-featuring Jacques Garcia’s latest collection for Baker and floral designs by Terry Furuta.
Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Suite 206

See the new Bright Chair Collection...

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May 1

WINDSOR SMITH Keynote Presentation

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Designing for the Future: Working with the Client of Tomorrow

In a candid and spirited question-and-answer session, Los Angeles-based designer Windsor Smith and VERANDA Editor in Chief Clinton Smith will discuss the clients of tomorrow, including how to reach,...

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May 1

Every Fabric Has a Back Story: A Look at the Process Behind the Creation of a Fabric Collection

1:00 pm
Join designer Eileen Kathryn Boyd and Vice President of Marketing for Duralee Robin Gordon for a discussion on the development of Eileen’s fabric designs. From inspiration to working designs to completion, Robin and Eileen give an in-depth look at the birth of a fabric collection...

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May 1

Southeast Designers & Architect of the Year Celebration

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join ADAC, VERANDA and Jim Thompson in the new Jim Thompson showroom to celebrate the 2014 finalists of the esteemed Southeast Designers & Architect of the Year. Meet the talented group of design professionals, enjoy light refreshments and see the latest collections from Jim Thompson,...

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May 1

ALL DAY EVENTS

Sip Champagne at Baker and experience the collaboration of fine furniture and floral design-featuring Jacques Garcia’s latest collection for Baker and floral designs by Terry Furuta.
Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Suite 206

30 Meeting textiles are hand-embroidered...

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May 2

Dramatic Rugged Elegance

11:00 am
Join Moattar Co-Owner Andrea Moattar and interior designer Clary Bosbyshell-Froeba of Margaux Interiors Limited for brunch and a trunk show featuring the exquisite jewelry of S. Carter Designs whose creations are inspired by all things wild and exotic in nature.
Moattar...

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May 2

ALL DAY EVENTS

Sip Champagne at Baker and experience the collaboration of fine furniture and floral design-featuring Jacques Garcia’s latest collection for Baker and floral designs by Terry Furuta.
Baker Knapp & Tubbs, Suite 206

30 Meeting textiles are hand-embroidered...

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