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Upcoming Events

Aug. 28-Sep. 30

SGA End of Summer Sample Sale

As Smith Grubbs & Associates clears the way for new products arriving this fall, take advantage of their End of Summer Sample Sale. Discounts include: all crystal discounted 50%, select upholstery and several ready-to-install French chairs discounted 40%, all lamps and accessories...
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Oct. 2

Royal Oak Presents At Home with Jane Austen

6:30 pm
Co-sponsored by Culture Club and Holland & Company
From her youth in a country rectory in Steventon, Hampshire, England—where she wrote her first stories for her friends—to the fashionable spa town of Bath, the seaport of Southampton, and her final years in...
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Oct. 2-5

9th Annual Antiques at The Gardens: Arts, Jewelry and Antiques Show at Birmingham Botanical Gardens | Sponsored by ADAC

IBERIABANK proudly presents the ninth annual Antiques at The Gardens: Arts, Jewelry and Antiques at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, October 2 – 5, 2014. Once again, Birmingham’s premiere antiques show welcomes renowned tastemakers and dealers from across the country. More...
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Oct. 3

9th Annual Antiques at The Gardens: Arts, Jewelry and Antiques Show at Birmingham Botanical Gardens Presents Mario Buatta

11:00 am
This year’s Red Diamond Lecture Series will feature a discussion by designer and author Mario Buatta on his own Fifty Years of American Interior Decoration. After launching his firm in 1963, “The Prince of Chintz” filled his client roster with an impressive list of celebrities...
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Oct. 6

All About Velvet

10:00 am
Join Pindler for breakfast by The Hungry Peach Café and a presentation about the full range of new velvets available for modern, transitional and traditional applications. Learn what makes Pindler velvets unique and explore the newest indoor/outdoor exclusive licensed Newport...
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Oct. 6

ADAC Tour with Stan Topol

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sponsored by MODERN LUXURY’s The Atlantan & Interiors Atlanta
Preview new product lines, tour select showrooms and hear tips and techniques on how to shop a design center from ADAC Hall of Fame decorator, Stan Topol, and his talented team at Stan Topol...
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Oct. 6

Don’t Get Hung Up: How to Specify Wallcoverings

11:30 am
Donghia’s Carolyn Reed, NewWall’s Maria Raco and installer extraordinaire, Guy Adam, share insights on choosing the perfect wallcovering for your project. This lively discussion addresses working with your client, navigating the selection process, and providing ideas on...
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Oct. 6

Designer Challenge with Bill Musso

1:00 pm
What do you do when you or your client falls in love with the perfect fabric and you have no idea how to incorporate it? Enjoy Irish coffee and Scottish shortbread while Bill Musso of Musso Design Group explains how to make this a successful and beautiful journey through the...
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Oct. 6

William H. Harrison: The Well-Designed Home

2:00 pm
Sponsored by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles
Understand why some homes have immediate appeal while others miss the mark. Renowned architect William H. Harrison of Harrison Design explains how a home becomes an enduring investment and work of art when it is designed...
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Oct. 6

Step-by-Step Southern Entertaining with James Farmer

3:00 pm
JANUS et Cie welcomes author and lifestyle expert James Farmer for a hands-on demonstration of seasonal entertaining ideas. Taking inspiration from his latest book, Celebrating Dinner on the Grounds: Southern Suppers and Soirées, James walks guests through his process...
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Oct. 6

Happy Hour and Book Signing with James Farmer

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sponsored by Atlanta magazine
Toast the start of DISCOVER ADAC with a book signing by James Farmer during a happy hour hosted by JANUS et Cie. Enjoy a tasting of James’ latest recipes, all of which are rooted in a rich heritage of southern hospitality.READ MORE

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Oct. 6

All Day Event

View Porta Romana’s exciting new Photon Collection at Jerry Pair and get an exclusive overview of the making of Porta Romana’s exquisite products with Assistant Managing Director, Alison Milam. Light refreshments served.

Jerry Pair, Suite 508

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Oct. 7

MICHAEL DEVINE Keynote Presentation A Passion for Entertaining

10:00 am
Sponsored by flower
A love for parties and all things fun, textile designer and author Michael Devine, discusses the inspirations behind his recent book, An Invitation to the Garden. The book is an intimate journey through the four seasons of entertaining,...
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Oct. 7

Fresh Palettes: An Intermezzo with Bailey & Griffin

11:30 am
Cleanse your palate with sorbet and listen as Anne Hahn, Creative Consultant for Bailey & Griffin, discusses Duralee’s revival of the historic Bailey & Griffin line. By combing the archives, recoloring designs with fresh color palettes and utilizing traditional hand-screening...
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Oct. 7

COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES Panel Discussion

1:00 pm
Moderated by Elizabeth Ralls
Join top interior designers Gary McBournie of Gary McBournie Inc.,John Oetgen of Oetgen Design, and Alex Papachristidis of Alex Papachristidis Interiors for an engaging discussion with Elizabeth Ralls, Editor in Chief of Atlanta...
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Oct. 7

BARRY DIXON Keynote Presentation The Mix

3:00 pm
Interior designer Barry Dixon discusses The Mix: blending the history of Eastern & Western aesthetics into all-American design for the 21st century via the color and patterns of fabric. “A room should start a conversation before an actual word is spoken” is the philosophy...
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Oct. 7

INNOVATION’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

4:30 pm
Celebrate INNOVATION’s 40th year in business with an evening of Champagne cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and the release of the new Innovations Home Collection. Preview the new collection, a beautiful and luxurious selection of wallcoverings bursting with residential appeal,...
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Oct. 7

2014 Barry Dixon Collection for Tomlinson / Erwin-Lambeth Launch Party

5:00 pm
Mix and mingle over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres with Barry Dixon as he introduces the new Barry Dixon Collection for Tomlinson/Erwin-Lambeth. An internationally-acclaimed designer living in and drawing inspiration from the Virginia countryside, Barry blends distinctly Southern...
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Oct. 7

All Day Events

Edelman Leather is thrilled be the exclusive North American distributor for Swiss carpet manufacturer, Ruckstuhl. The versatility and unmatched quality of their carpets complement the artistry, diversity and rich collection of Edelman leathers. Discover Ruckstuhl and enjoy refreshments...
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Oct. 8

JEFFREY ALAN MARKS Keynote Presentation JAM Approved

10:00 am
Join designer Jeffrey Alan Marks for a keynote presentation featuring exclusive insight into his California-cool design aesthetic. His tailored yet informal design style has transformed homes from coast-to-coast and around the world. Jeffrey also shares how his recently-launched...
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Oct. 8

Art Gallery Unveiling: Hutton Snellings

11:30 am
Join Jerry Pair as they unveil the latest pieces from talented, local artist, Hutton Snellings. Hutton’s collection of beautifully calming, abstract artwork complements a variety of looks from contemporary to traditional. Enjoy lunch fare and a meet-and-greet reception with...
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Oct. 8

AMANDA NISBET Keynote Presentation Dare to Design

3:00 pm
Dare to design? Interior designer, Amanda Nisbet of Amanda Nisbet Design, known for her energetic approach to design, shares her business journey and the meaning behind design success. From her high-end residential projects to her various product line collaborations, Amanda...
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Oct. 8

Multifarious: Maya Romanoff’s Grand Canvas

4:30 pm
Join Joyce Romanoff, President of Maya Romanoff, for a presentation on the new biography that showcases the work of the man once known as Multifarious Maya, who burst onto the American design scene as a tie-dye wunderkind in the 1960s. Forty years later, Maya Romanoff’s Chicago-based...
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Oct. 8

All Day Event

Stop by Jim Thompson to see the newest Pierre Frey Fabric Collection, a blend of traditional chic and modern classic. Frosty beverages served throughout the day.

Jim Thompson, Suite 304

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Oct. 9

DARRYL CARTER Keynote Presentation The Collected Home

10:00 am
Sponsored by MILIEU
Darryl Carter’s design vocabulary honors classical elements of the past and present: balancing the modern with the antique and the simple with the ornate. In this spirit, Darryl discusses his approach to creating these environments;...
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Oct. 9

Traditional Home 25th Anniversary Panel Discussion

1:00 pm
Moderated by Ann Maine
Salute Traditional Home as they celebrate 25 years as a leading voice of design covering a cross-section of emerging, established and veteran tastemakers. Join Editor in Chief of Traditional Home, Ann Maine, as she moderates a panel...
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Oct. 9

NANCY BRAITHWAITE Keynote Presentation The Art of Simplicity

3:00 pm
Celebrated designer Nancy Braithwaite, author of the new book Simplicity, walks through her design process, giving attendees a behind-the-scenes look at the fundamental design elements that inform all of her work. Illustrating her message with photos of gorgeous homes decorated...
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Oct. 9

All Day Events

Walls that Wow: See the fall 2014 collections from Phillip Jeffries. Diverse design options include colorful grasses, shimmering specialty, luxe textiles…inspiration awaits! Frosty beverages served throughout the day.

Jim Thompson, Suite 304

Dogwood...
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Oct. 10

Chris Barrett + Brunch

11:00 am
Join Los Angeles interior designer Chris Barrett of Chris Barrett Design for a brunch and meet-and-greet at Paul +. Chris translated her love of California landscapes into an eponymous outdoor textiles line known for vibrant colors and bold patterns. View the latest collection...
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Oct. 23

Living Newport Presented by Bettie Pardee

10:00 am
In her illustrated talk, Atlanta-native Bettie Bearden Pardee provides an insider’s view of the “new” Newport and its tastemaker’s fresh style twists on a distinctive way of life…with Newport’s celebrated architecture as the centerpiece.

Lush images and...
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Oct. 30

INSIDE DESIGN

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Presented by The Hearst Design Group, ELLE DECOR, HOUSE BEAUTIFUL and VERANDA
Sponsored by ADAC, La Cornue, Pierre Frey, Schumacher and Stanton Carpet

Join The Hearst Design Group for an exciting day of events featuring keynote presentations with Michael Boodro,...
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Nov. 8

{CBG} Creative Studio Presented by ADAC

12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
{CBG} Creative Studio Presented by ADAC is a creative experience offering guests the opportunity to shop handcrafted goods from local merchants while being inspired by interior design showcases. Atlanta's most unique creative event combines a designer show house and upscale...
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Nov. 9

{CBG} Creative Studio Presented by ADAC

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
{CBG} Creative Studio Presented by ADAC is a creative experience offering guests the opportunity to shop handcrafted goods from local merchants while being inspired by interior design showcases. Atlanta's most unique creative event combines a designer show house and upscale...
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Recent Events

Sep. 25

IIDA Georgia Dressed 2014: The Good, The Bad, and The Fashionable

Join the Georgia Chapter of IIDA for their largest annual event which pairs Atlanta’s most talented interiors and architects with the architectural and design (A&D) industry manufacturers to create couture garments for a runway extravaganza. Teams of designers are challenged...
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Sep. 18

Shutze Awards Submittal Workshop

Join the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA) for an informational workshop and panel discussion that will provide helpful tips and techniques for assembling submissions for the Shutze Awards competition. Presented by Dr. Elizabeth Meredith Dowling, PhD, John Howard,...
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Sep. 17

Culture Club: Atlanta History You Can Talk About at your Next Cocktail Party

Join the Culture Club for a presentation by James Ottley, author of Atlanta History for Cocktail Parties, on the origins of Atlanta and the history of places and streets we pass by every day, as well as the history behind their names. Were you aware the famous peach tree might...
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Sep. 10

Sherwin-Williams ColorMix 2015

Color is upbeat! Sherwin-Williams is moving ahead in vibrant new directions that reflect their brightened outlook and adventurous spirit. Join Sherwin-Williams for ColorMix 2015, an optimistic odyssey where the universe is your paintbox. Sponsored by Sherwin-Williams and Donghia...
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Sep. 4

ADAC Tour with Michael Habachy

Join Michael Habachy of Habachy Designs Inc. on a tour of his recent ADAC: BEHIND THE WINDOWS vignette and four ADAC showrooms where he finds inspiration and product to create upscale boutiques and glamorous residences.

This tour is open to the trade and public and...
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