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January’s can’t-miss design events

The new year is right around the corner, and there are plenty of upcoming events to help you ring in 2024. Read on for BOH’s list of industry gatherings, from the Antiques & Garden Show in Nashville, Tennessee, to the global design events in Paris.

Frankfurt, Germany | January 9–12
Presented each year by Messe Frankfurt, Heimtextil is a global trade fair for interior textiles and industry trends. The event attracts retailers, designers, architects and hotel outfitters for lectures, exhibitions and guided tours, and it features more than 2,600 exhibitors across categories like home, bedding and bath textiles—in addition to a new hall dedicated to carpets and rugs. The fair’s renowned trend forecasting presentation returns with the overarching theme of “New Sensitivity,” which focuses on developing textiles in more environmentally friendly ways. For more information, click here.

Biofabricate Summit
Paris | January 10–12
For the first time in its 10-year history, Biofabricate is coming to Paris. The three-day summit, which features pioneering biomaterial innovation, will include brands, investors and innovators showcasing developments in grown materials and ingredients for the beauty and fashion industries through talks, panels and presentations. For more information, click here.

Total Home & Gift Market and Lightovation
Dallas | January 10–16
Two events are coming to the Dallas Market Center next month: The first, the Total Home & Gift Market, will help foster connections between retailers and manufacturers and will feature everything from home decor and gifts to housewares and lighting. The second is Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show, which dedicates 1 million square feet to lighting exhibits for indoor, outdoor and architectural products as well as electronic lighting systems. For more information, click here.

Antiques & Garden Show of Nashville
Nashville, Tennessee | January 12–14
One of the largest antiques and horticultural events in the country returns to the Music City Center for its 34th year. Guests will have the opportunity to attend a lecture series featuring talks by Ina Garten and other tastemakers, as well as shop from 150 vendors and three immersive garden showcases. For more information, click here.

January’s can’t-miss design events
The 2023 Antiques & Garden Show in NashvillePeyton Hoge

Atlanta Market
Atlanta | January 16–22
This wholesale-sourcing AmericasMart event houses the country’s largest outdoor living presentation alongside home furnishings, apparel and gifts. There are three buildings with 51 floors and thousands of brands, as well as numerous events and talks for guests to partake in—including a cooking demo with Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski in the Jura gourmet demonstration kitchen. For more information, click here.

Paris Déco Off
Paris | January 17–21
The signature Déco Off lanterns along the streets of Paris herald the return of the luxury textile fair, which features more than 120 fabric, wallcovering and trimmings showrooms across the city. Free shuttles take guests between the Left and Right Banks. For more information, click here.

Paris | January 18–22
For its 30th anniversary next month, Maison&Objet will showcase ideas for a revitalized future that combines technology and nature. With a “Tech Eden” theme, the event will spotlight spaces for the retail, residential and hospitality industries, all incorporating nature (physically and digitally) to reignite and expand the conversation about what sustainability looks like in the design world. The fair also features more than 600 brands across home and gift categories. For more information, click here.

“The Collection of Ann and Gordon Getty” Auction at Stair
Hudson, New York | January 23–25
The art and furniture of Ann and Gordon Getty, one of the most significant private collections in the U.S., will be up for auction at Stair Galleries next month. Ann Getty was a renowned designer of colorful antiques-and-art-laden interiors; the late couple’s collection features European paintings, Chinese porcelain, English, French and Continental furniture, and more. Proceeds from the sales will go to charity. For more information, click here.

The Decorative Fair
London | January 23–28
The triannual Decorative Fair returns to Evolution London in Battersea Park next month, featuring English and European antiques, 20th century designs and artwork from more than 130 dealers. The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair will also take place in the space, showcasing 15 specialist dealers for rugs and carpets alongside antique textiles. For more information, click here.

Frankfurt, Germany | January 26–30
Messe Frankfurt hosts consumer goods fair Ambiente at the end of the month, giving participants an inside look into trends, products and market changes for dining, living and working. The event will showcase products under the categories of Sustainability, Lifestyle and Design, New Work, Future Retail and Digital Extension of Trade. For more information, click here.

Las Vegas Market
Las Vegas | January 28–February 1
AndMore’s Las Vegas Market features thousands of brands across the furniture, home decor and gift categories. It takes place at the four-building World Market Center campus and boasts both permanent and temporary exhibitors. The market’s inaugural (A) List influencers, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Marissa Nelums and Nina Takesh, will present “Build A Room,” featuring their curated selection of trendy pieces for guests to peruse. For more information, click here.

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