| Mar 6, 2012 |
AD Home Design Show offer AD100 consultations, lectures
Boh staff
By Staff

The Architectural Digest Home Design Show, taking place March 22–25, features top home furnishings, accessories, art and antiques, kitchen and bath products, flooring, fabrics, lighting and outdoor products. This year, special events include AD 100 Designer Consultations and special lectures and programs with top names in design.

Members of the new AD100—Architectural Digest’s biennial list of the 100 best architects and designers will offer one-on-one sessions  in the west wall of Pier 94 in New York City. Twenty-minute sessions are scheduled by appointment with design teams from the offices of AD100 honorees, including John Barman, Elissa Cullman, William Georgis, Alexa Hampton, and Robert A.M. Stern.

Architectural Digest will also host a preview day of programming with seminars geared specifically for the design trade on Thursday, March 22. Admission throughout show hours is complimentary for registered interior designers and licensed architects who pre-register by March 15. Preview tickets are available to consumers for $95.

Trade seminars include:

In a concise, informative presentation, Margaret Russell, the Editor in Chief of Architectural Digest, will discuss the latest in architectural and interior-design photography for n Focus: Trends in Interiors Photography—covering everything from how to prepare your projects for photo shoots to how to effectively promote your work both in print and online. Celebrated photographers Pieter Estersohn and Joshua McHugh, contributors to Architectural Digest, will join Ms. Russell for a brief Q+A, providing exclusive expert insight from the other side of the camera lens.

Interior designers Rela Gleason, Juan Montoya, and Miles Redd discuss the captivating places they have visited and how these journeys have inspired and informed their distinct points of view for Globe-trotting: Inspiration Through Travel.

Chef and cookbook author John “Doc” Willoughby and a panel of kitchen experts including director of La Cornue North America Anne M. Puricelli and kitchen designer Karen Williams from St. Charles of New York will discuss The Evolving Kitchen, an interdisciplinary discussion of the essential ingredients for a 21st-century kitchen.

Moderated by WNYC’s Leonard Lopate, a panel of designers from American-based companies, including Lincoln interior design manager Soo Kang and BDDW founder and lead designer Tyler Hays, share insights into what makes Made in America unique in a business climate that’s virtually borderless.

For additional information or to purchase tickets visit www.archdigesthomeshow.com.

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