| Jan 4, 2018 |
Tuesday, January 30

Meet some of today's most successful artists, learn about color trends for 2018 with the Pantone Color Institute Trend Team, and honor this year's Design Icon Award winner, architect Frank Gehry during today's events.  

Blending Steampunk Design with Traditional Home Interiors 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Doc Phineas Kastle, celebrity interior designer, antiquities expert on Pawn Stars and president of the Steampunk Guild, discusses steampunk style and fashion and how to incorporate both into traditional interior design. Moda Dora - Bianci Group, C591 and C598

Art Talk: Meet the Successful Artists of Today 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Uncover the strategies and secrets behind the successful careers of three artists: Hamilton Aguiar, Mary Johnston and Jeffrey Bisaillon. They each discuss the moment they realized art would be their career, the first piece they ever sold, their present-day career strategies and goals for the future. (0.1 CEU) Pavilion 2 Seminar Room

Tuesday, January 30
Waynette Goodson

The Business of Outdoor Design 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. As the outdoor room becomes an integral part of the American home, exterior spaces present a wealth of opportunity for the interior design community. Waynette Goodson, editor in chief of Casual Living and Exterior Design magazines, leads a panel discussion on the importance of outdoor spaces and how the “fifth room” can boost business for interior designers. Sponsored by Exterior Design, the only publication dedicated solely to the high-end outdoor design industry. (0.1 CEU) Casual Furniture Seminar Room, C1276

Meet the Makers Lunch Seminar 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Join some of Market’s distinguished makers and curators of artisanal products in this panel on what it takes to bring a small creation to life while remaining true to the vision. On the agenda is the maker movement and how artisans are now able to enter the marketplace on a larger scale. Also up for discussion: the challenges and successes of being a creative, the trends they are seeing in artisanal products and today’s buying habits. Special guests include Kura Perkins and Bree Hay-Hendry, sisters and co-directors of Art Hide and Amigos de Hoy; Diane Sulg, CRAFT president and American Craft Week founder; and Carol MacNulty, senior consultant at Aid to Artisans. They join moderator Sam Ujvary, managing editor of Gift Shop magazine. Complimentary boxed lunches provided by IMC. RSVP online. (0.1 CEU) Pavilion 2 Seminar Room

Tuesday, January 30
Patti Carpenter

Inspiring and Expressing Color: Defining the Essential Color Trends for Home in 2018 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Color palettes for 2018 break free from traditional thinking. Hues are mixed in novel combinations, colors are revitalized, and new color directions instantly and effectively express a fresh approach. While commercial appeal is still critical, taking a more unique approach to color will help designers stand out from the mainstream. Join Patti Carpenter, Pantone Color Institute Trend Team contributor and Global Trend Ambassador, as she reveals the key color trends for 2018: where they originate, why they are happening and where they are headed. Plus: Get an inside glimpse into the selection of Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year. (0.1 CEU) Building B, WorldView on Sixteen

Tuesday, January 30
Michelle Lamb

Taking Stock of Retail: Critical Trend Insights 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Internationally known trend forecaster Michelle Lamb shows how to use a trend lens to get the most from store checks and how to make them easy. Critical trend insights about clever products, modern messaging and ingenious displays from the biggest seasonal holidays of 2017 will help attendees build successful programs for 2018 and beyond. (0.1 CEU) Building C Seminar Room, C174

Design Desires: What the Consumer Really Wants 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Angela Harris, founder, principal and creative director of TRIO Environments, discusses the housing needs and desires of today’s consumers, elaborating on how these wish lists can be incorporated into modern design and what it means for the retailer and merchandiser. (0.1 CEU) Pavilion 2 Seminar Room

2018 Design Icon Presentation and Award Ceremony with Frank Gehry 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Celebrate Las Vegas Market’s 2018 Design Icon, Frank Gehry, the renowned architect and designer recognized internationally for his postmodern and contemporary designs, including the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas and many more. In this exclusive interview with Robert Maricich, CEO of International Market Centers, Gehry imparts his design wisdom and philosophy, and discusses how he built his brand, giving attendees a glimpse into why he is one of the most honored individuals in the design industry. Q&A with the audience to follow. (0.1 CEU) Building B, WorldView on Sixteen

Meet Christopher Kennedy 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Toast Christopher Kennedy’s newest releases from his collection. In honor of his Palm Springs style, sip classic midcentury cocktails like a Brown Derby (“Old Hollywood in a Glass”) or a French 75. Wendover Art Group, C378

This article originally appeared in Winter 2018 issue of the Designer's Guide, Las Vegas Market. Subscribe or become a BOH Insider for more.

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