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June’s can’t-miss design events

Summer is upon us, and there’s a multitude of events coming up to celebrate the new season. Read on for BOH’s list of industry gatherings and shows happening next month.

London | June 4–July 4
This successful new showhouse, presented by Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, returns for its third year. Spanning over 5,000 square feet, the event boasts 19 indoor and outdoor spaces outfitted by talents like London-based designer Alidad, landscape designer Fernando Wong, and Lucy Hammond Giles of Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler. For more information, click here.

Chicago | June 10–12
Discover the latest products and innovations in the commercial design industry spread across nearly one million square feet inside the Mart. Notable programming includes a talk on AI in design with speakers Lori Mukoyama, a design principal at Gensler; Minimal founder Scott Wilson; and Mark Wilson, global design editor at Fast Company. For more information, click here.

Design Miami.Basel
Basel, Switzerland | June 10–16
The fair’s 18th edition returns to the Messe Basel convention center with a plethora of historic and contemporary design. Among the 18 galleries featured this year are Friedman Benda from New York, Galerie Eric Philippe from Paris, and Angela Weber Möbel from Zurich. For more information, click here.

Denver Design Social
Denver | June 13
Design Social is popping up in The Mile High City this month, connecting interior designers with the artisans and entrepreneurs behind dozens of boutique brands from around the country. Representatives from Casa Branca, Peter Dunham Textiles and Sarah Von Dreele will be on hand at the Denver Art Museum to mingle with guests. The event also features conversations moderated by Business of Home editor in chief Kaitlin Petersen and Veranda executive editor Ellen McGauley. For more information, click here.

June’s can’t-miss design events
Alex Mason of textile brand Ferrick Mason at the 2023 Design Social Pop-Up in Darien, ConnecticutSabrina Hounshell

Art Basel
Basel, Switzerland | June 13–16
Nearly 300 of the world’s leading galleries and 4,000 artists from five continents will gather to showcase everything from painting and sculpture to photography and digital artworks. A series of talks includes “The Museum as Interdisciplinary Hub” with Sam Bardaouil of the National Gallery in Berlin and choreographer and director Ligia Lewis, as well as a conversation about harnessing the power of humor with artists Monster Chetwynd and Sophie Jung. For more information, click here.

Dallas | June 18–22
One of the largest residential lighting shows returns to Dallas Market Center with dozens of brands—notable names include Alora Lighting, Hinkley, Legrand and Norwell Lighting. A preview day for designers on June 18 will include presentations, a product trend tour, a global trend tour with renowned expert Patti Carpenter and a panel on product licensing. For more information, click here.

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market
Dallas | June 19–25
The annual fair connects retailers and manufacturers in home decor, gifts, gourmet, housewares, accessories and lighting. This year’s temporary exhibitors include Continental Home and American Brand Studio, which will appear alongside permanent showrooms like Palacek and Abner Henry. Among the programming highlights is a tour hosted by Russ Jones, Broadway actor turned event and sales consultant. For more information, click here.

The Fayette Collective Grand Opening
Water Mill, New York | June 22
To celebrate its inaugural summer Hamptons pop-up, bespoke rug company Fayette Studio is throwing a party. Fayette Collective will offer an assortment of home decor brands—Current Home, Bricker & Beam, Muskoka Living and more—and the festivities will include food trucks and live music from DJ Chris Williams. For more information, click here.

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