mark your calendar | Nov 20, 2023 |
December’s can’t-miss design events

With the holiday season in full swing, there are plenty of events to delight in this coming month. Read on for BOH’s list of industry gatherings, from design showhouses to Miami’s annual art and design festivities.

2023 Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse
Atlanta | Through December 10
The Home for the Holidays Designer Showhouse returns to Atlanta, this time in a 12,500-square-foot California contemporary near the Chastain Park neighborhood. Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles magazine’s 15-day event showcases the work of 22 local designers in a house designed by Castro Design Studio. Artfully decorated interiors aim to inspire industry professionals and consumers alike, all while raising money for a good cause. For more information, click here.

Living By Design Showhouse
Virtual | Through December 31
Reimagining the future of design, this all-virtual showhouse is spearheaded by influencer marketing company Embello. Bringing together 12 designers (including Bobby Berk and Brigette Romanek), and eight brands (among them California Closets and Kohler), the event showcases 18 digital rooms for a combined audience of 6 million followers. For more information and to take a look inside the showhouse, click here.

Field + Supply Holiday Pop-Up Shop
Kingston, New York | December 2–3
Spend a fun-filled weekend perusing more than 50 curated brands—and get your holiday shopping done—at Field + Supply’s Hudson Valley holiday pop-up shop in Kingston’s historic Senate Garage. For more information, click here.

Design Miami
Miami | December 6–10
Inspired by community and heritage, curatorial director Anna Carnick has chosen the theme of “Where We Stand” for the 19th edition of Design Miami, which features artists from around the world. Taking place right beside Art Basel at the Miami Convention Center, the festival will offer guests a curated selection of 40 gallery presentations and 20 brand collaborations. For more information, click here.

Miami Art Week
Miami | December 6–10
Encompassing all of the art events in Miami, Miami Art Week features everything from pop-up events and photography exhibits to AI presentations and public art installations. The annual celebration includes Art Miami—the second-most attended contemporary art fair in the world—and AfriKin Art Fair, showcasing works by African artists. For more information, and a schedule of events, click here.

Newport Beach Design Social
Newport Beach, California | December 7
Located at the brand-new Pendry Newport Beach, the latest Design Social pop-up will connect interior designers with the artisans and entrepreneurs behind dozens of boutique brands from around the country. Companies like Porter Teleo, Liza Pruitt and Nest Studio will be on hand to showcase their latest lines and mingle with designers. The event also features conversations with Business of Home editor in chief Kaitlin Petersen and Veranda style director Rachael Burrow. For more information, click here.

Art Basel
Miami | December 8–10
This year’s Art Basel will feature 277 galleries from 34 countries and territories, with two-thirds of exhibitors coming from North and Latin America. The 21st anniversary marks the first time for 25 galleries, including some hailing from Iceland, the Philippines and Egypt. Like every year, the event will showcase top-notch art from all mediums, from painting and photography to sculpture and digital media. For more information, click here.

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