mark your calendar | Feb 26, 2024 |
March’s can’t-miss design events

There is a plethora of events springing up across the world to kick off the new season, from NYSID’s annual gala to 200 Lex’s inaugural Women in Design panel. Read on for BOH’s list of next month’s industry shows and gatherings.

Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach
West Palm Beach | February 23–March 17
Benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County and Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, the Decorator Show House returns to the Sunshine State for its sixth year, this time at an 8,600-square-foot home in the SoSo neighborhood of West Palm Beach. The five-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bath house will feature rooms by 23 designers, including Donna Mondi, DuVäl Reynolds, Helen Bergin and Nadia Watts. For more information, click here.

NYSID Gala 2024
New York | March 5
The New York School of Interior Design’s annual gala returns, this year honoring Ann Pyne, the president of interior design firm McMillen Inc.; Nate Berkus, the founder of Nate Berkus Associates; and Erick Espinoza, the creative director of Anthony Baratta LLC. The gala also celebrates McMillen’s 100th anniversary. Proceeds will benefit NYSID’s scholarship funds. For more information, click here.

Digital Day at ADAC
Atlanta | March 6
Digital Day at the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center is an in-person resource for designers to refine their digital skills, with information sessions and panels ranging from how to improve your website (presented by tech strategist Racheal Graham) to how to grow your business through podcasting (led by the hosts of Inside Design With Kandrac & Kole). For more information, click here.

Design Social Pop-Up
West Palm Beach | March 7
Inside West Palm Beach’s Norton Museum of Art, the Design Social pop-up kicks off its five-stop 2024 run. Attendees have the opportunity to meet and mingle with the makers behind more than 45 boutique brands from across the country, including Brier & Byrd, Sarah Boyden Home, Casa Branca and Alex Conroy Textiles. The one-day event also features a conversation with Veranda executive editor Ellen McGauley and designer Alessandra Branca on sourcing antiques around the globe, as well as a panel about getting your business ready for a showhouse, featuring designers Jennifer Mabley and DuVäl Reynolds in conversation with Business of Home editor in chief Kaitlin Petersen. For more information, click here.

March’s can’t-miss design events
A vendor at the 2023 Design Social Pop-Up in Darien, ConnecticutSabrina Hounshell

TEFAF Maastricht
Maastricht, the Netherlands | March 9–14
The celebrated Dutch antiques fair is back for its 37th year. The event brings together 260 dealers from 20 countries, featuring everything from old masters paintings and classical antiquities to contemporary art, photography and jewelry. TEFAF also includes programming on subjects such as the impact of building a collection, from the perspective of collectors Katrin Bellinger and Tunji Akintokun. For more information, click here.

Pioneering Design Series: Suzanne Tick
New York | March 13
The International Interior Design Association’s New York chapter presents a conversation with Manhattan-based textile designer Suzanne Tick for the first installment of its two-part Pioneering Design Series. Tick, known for her work in sustainability, is creative director at Luum Textiles and design partner at Skyline Design. She created two groundbreaking textiles from 100 percent biodegradable, postconsumer recycled polyester—an industry milestone. For more information, click here.

Women in Design at 200 Lex
New York | March 13
The inaugural Women in Design event at the New York Design Center celebrates women who have made an impact in the industry. Visitors can experience presentations of women-led showrooms as well as panels such as “Our Modern-Day Pioneer Women,” a conversation about trailblazing in the industry, moderated by WSJ magazine design editor Sarah Medford and featuring Dara Caponigro, the chief creative officer of Schumacher and editor in chief of Frederic; Julia Noran, the founder and president of Business of Home; and Gale Singer, the founder of the direct division of Visual Comfort & Co. For more information, click here.

Dialogues on Design: Jeremiah Brent
New York | March 14
The fifth installment of NYSID’s Dialogues on Design series welcomes Jeremiah Brent, who moved to Los Angeles to be an actor before pivoting to interior design. In a conversation with Business of Home’s Dennis Scully, he shares how he built his career as a successful contemporary designer and TV host. For more information, click here.

The Ticking Tent
Sloatsburg, NY | March 16
This curated shopping event by creative strategy consultant Benjamin Reynaert and communications specialist Christina Juarez welcomes 30 vendors from across the country, including Cloth & Kind, The Huntress, Courtyard by Chuck Chewning, and Creel and Gow. Hosted at 1stDibs founder Michael Bruno’s Valley Rock Inn & Mountain Club, the gathering features a floral styling bar and design book signings from Monacelli Press authors, including Frederic magazine’s Hudson Moore and Dara Caponigro. For more information, click here.

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