Tomorrow, Americasmart kicks off its winter market, running January 10 to 17. The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market will host some 7,200 brands across home decor, furniture and gift categories. In addition, the Atlanta International Area Rug Market, featuring the National Oriental Rug Show, will run concurrently (January 11 to 16).
Among this year’s program highlights: a January 12 panel on Beachside Bohemian, with author-designers Robert and Cortney Novogratz, stars of HGTV’s Home by Novogratz; a discussion on branding and with Kathy Ireland, on January 14; and a panel with Thom Filicia and Genevieve Gorder, moderated by Better Homes & Gardens senior style editor Eugenia Santiesteban Soto, on the relationship between the interior and the exterior.
Other notable events include the Diamonds of Design Diamond Party, on January 13, presented this year by AmericasMart Atlanta, REstyleSOURCE and the Southern Living, Coastal Living and Sunset Designer Network and honoring AmericasMart’s 60th anniversary; Decor/Light & Lifestyles, a new juried floor dedicated to lighting, furnishings and decor; and market’s returning vignette exhibition, featuring displays by Anna Braund, Meredith Ellis, Dana Wolter, Jenny Wolf and others.