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DESIGN ADAC 2017
April 25 – 27, 2017
An annual event series where style is made.

SAVE THE DATE
Chair by JANUS et Cie
Photo by Andrew Thomas Lee Photography

Registration opens March 17, 2017

EFFORTLESSLY ENJOYABLE
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Apr 24

ADAC Tour with Amy Morris

2:00 PM
Begin your week at DESIGN ADAC with a tour of the Center through the eyes of Amy Morris, the 2016 Southeast Residential Designer of the Year. Opening the doors to her own firm in 2005, she has quickly become known...

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Apr 24

Opening Day Celebration
ADAC: BEHIND THE WINDOWS

4:00 PM
The 10th installation of ADAC: BEHIND THE WINDOWS is a celebration of VERANDA’s 30 Year Anniversary. Minotti by HA Modern hosts a party to honor the creative minds behind five stunning window vignettes, each...

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Apr 24

Gallery Show Preview
The Works of Henry Barnes

5:00 PM
Brooks & Black invites you to a cocktail preview of the largest collection of oil paintings by the late Atlanta-based artist, Henry Barnes. Enjoy French wines and hors d’oeuvres as you peruse twenty different...

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Apr 25

Living with Pattern
Keynote Presentation | Rebecca Atwood with Robert Leleux

10:00 AM
Artist and designer Rebecca Atwood spent her early career designing and consulting for major retailers before creating her own line of products for the home and best-selling book, Living With Pattern: Color,...

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Apr 25-27

Gallery Show: The Works of Henry Barnes

From April 25 – April 27, Brooks & Black hosts an exhibit featuring one of the largest collections of oil paintings by the late Atlanta-based artist, Henry Barnes. There are over twenty different French and American...

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Apr 25

HIDE OUT with Kyle Bunting

NOON
Have lunch at Edelman Leather with Kyle Bunting, the man widely recognized as creator of the decorative hide rug. Over the past decade, Kyle has redefined how hide is used in interior applications. Join him as...

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Apr 25

Harrison Design’s 25th Anniversary

NOON
Renaissance Tile & Bath invites you to a 25th Anniversary luncheon in honor of Harrison Design, one of the country’s leading architecture and design firms. Enjoy lunch, preview a selection of Harrison’s favorite...

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Apr 25

The Eye of the Collector
Keynote Presentation | Alex Papachristidis with Jennifer Boles

1:00 PM
Peak of Chic’s, Jennifer Boles moderates a riveting dialogue with design legend and author of The Age of Elegance, Alex Papachristidis as they discuss “The Eye of the Collector.” Known for his arresting,...

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Apr 25

Make Your Mark™ with Schumacher

3:00 PM
Meet Benni Frowein, President of Schumacher, as he shares insider information on the inspiration behind their new monthly (yes, monthly) introductions and their brand new Make Your Mark™ campaign. Discover new...

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Apr 25

When in ROMO... live it!

4:00 PM
There is nothing ancient about the latest contemporary jewel to emerge on the ADAC scene. Delicious bites, exquisite cocktails, and an ultra-hip playlist set the scene for you to take in the sunset while immersing...

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Apr 26

That Certain Feeling: Practical & Beautiful
Keynote Presentation | Thomas O’Brien

10:00 AM
Designer Thomas O’Brien presents his philosophy on creating a home—the Practical & Beautiful life. Through a tour of his own homes and selected interiors, mixed with his products and favorite collections, Thomas...

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Apr 26

A Colorful Lunch with Clinton Smith and Peacock Alley

NOON
Join VERANDA Editor in Chief Clinton Smith and Peacock Alley for the debut of the magazine's first-ever coloring book for adults which features beautifully rendered illustrations inspired by VERANDA: The Romance...

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Apr 26

The State of Style: 30 years of Design with VERANDA
Panel Discussion

1:00 PM
VERANDA Editor in Chief Clinton Smith chats with design luminaries Darryl Carter, John Robshaw, and Tara Shaw on the state of style today. Hear their thoughts about how design has evolved since VERANDA’s inception...

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Apr 26

The Darryl Carter Collection for Milling Road

3:00 PM
Meet renowned designer Darryl Carter for an informal presentation of his exquisite new collection for Milling Road. Featuring a diverse whole-home portfolio that reflects Darryl’s signature curatorial style,...

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Apr 26

Mint Juleps with Travis & Company

4:00 PM
Join in the celebration at Travis & Company for mint juleps and light bites in honor of Coleman Taylor Textiles’ beautifully curated collection of luxurious, hand-painted fabrics in the wallcovering patterns...

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Apr 26

Southeast Designers & Architect of the Year Finalists Celebration

5:00 PM
Join ADAC, VERANDA, Dedon and Kolo in the Kolo Collection showroom for a party honoring the 2017 finalists for the prestigious Southeast Designers & Architect of the Year Awards. Meet the established names and...

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Apr 26

ALL DAY EVENT | Wednesday, April 26

ALL DAY
Coleman Taylor Textiles has designed and hand-painted artisanal fabrics from its location in Montgomery, Alabama since 2012. Today, the company is thrilled to introduce a curated collection of hand painted designs...

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Apr 26

ALL DAY EVENT | Wednesday, April 26

ALL DAY
Ernest Gaspard & Associates hosts a Sip and See for the Casamance, Hartman & Forbes and American Leather spring collections. The showroom will be serving sangria and desserts along with heaping helpings of design...

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Apr 26

ALL DAY EVENT | Wednesday, April 26

ALL DAY
Join Martin Nash for an open house to celebrate the new rug designs from Delinah Simmons! Inspired by travel and fashion, the new designs, along with her textiles, vintage scarfs and rare geodes, are the perfect...

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Apr 27

In Pursuit of François Catroux
Keynote Presentation | David Netto

10:00 AM
The career of François Catroux is the great untold story in design, or rather, it was, until designer David Netto started a five-year personal quest to find out more about this important talent. David’s...

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Apr 27

Spring Entertaining with Keith Robinson and JANUS et Cie

NOON
Join JANUS et Cie and VERANDA’s Contributing Editor, Keith Robinson, for a spring-inspired menu of some of Keith’s favorite hors d’oeuvres and mocktails – sure to inspire your next gathering. And, while...

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Apr 27

VERANDA Behind the Scenes
Panel Discussion

1:00 PM
Join VERANDA for an unprecedented gathering of all of its Editors in Chief since the magazine’s inception 30 years ago: founder Lisa Newsom (1987-2010), Dara Caponigro (2010-2013), and Clinton Smith (2013-present)....

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Apr 27

Barry Dixon: Wallcovering Inspirations

3:00 PM
If the history of wall decoration could be acknowledged and captured in a simple collection, designer Barry Dixon has achieved this in his first wallcoverings collection for Vervain. Hear a brief presentation about...

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