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DISCOVER ADAC  |  ON THE EDGE
September 26 – 29, 2016

Strike the balance between tradition and trend, established brands and new talents, experience the future of interiors at the Southeast’s premier design center. Gain new perspectives from visionary designers, manufacturers, and editors pushing the boundaries of their craft to remain on the edge.

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LBD Dining Chairs by Natasha Baradaran available at R HUGHES, Suite 320
Photo by Andrew Thomas Lee Photography

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Sep 26


DISCOVER ADAC
Make Your Bed and Lie In It

4:00 PM — 6:00 PM — Join Peacock Alley and featured designers for a bed-making throw-down and cocktail party. Part design, part inspiration, and results that are simply luxurious and dreamy. See what’s new in bedding, vote on your favorites, and enter to win a throw when you join Peacock Alley...
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Sep 26


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ADAC Tour: Cool Cocktails and Hot Products for Contract Projects

6:00 PM — 8:00 PM — Sponsored by ASID, IIDA, NEWH

Whether working on a 150-key hotel or a restaurant for design-loving foodies, the products you need must have style and an added layer of durability. ADAC’s best kept secret is the vast array of lines available for contract projects....
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Sep 27


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Design as Experience: The Ken Fulk Approach
Keynote Presentation
Ken Fulk with Sophie Donelson

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM — Sponsored by House Beautiful

The “magical world” of Ken Fulk is an orbit of big parties, bigger houses, private planes, and private clubs. His creative stamp marks celeb-studded events, products, branding -- and yes, interiors, all of which are featured...
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Sep 27


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Power Lunch with Nancy Corzine

Noon — 1:00 PM — Have a working lunch with design visionary Nancy Corzine. Learn first-hand how she developed her glamorous style and timeless brand…the antiques of tomorrow created for today’s modern living. Be sure to bring your own business questions for the Q&A following the presentation....
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Sep 27


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Wanderlust
Keynote Presentation
Michelle Nussbaumer with Clinton Smith

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM — Sponsored by VERANDA

Celebrated designer Michelle Nussbaumer is a modern Marco Polo who revels at being a 21st-century explorer. Along with VERANDA Editor-in-Chief, Clinton Smith, Michelle guides you through her process for shopping the globe for worldly...
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Sep 27


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Breaking All The Rules
Keynote Presentation
Robert Stilin with Karen Elizabeth Marx

3:00 PM — 4:00 PM — Sponsored by ELLE DECOR

Karen Elizabeth Marx, Executive Director of Home Furnishings & Special Projects for ELLE DECOR, talks with world famous designer Robert Stilin about his firm’s unorthodox and highly successful 25-year history in the industry....
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Sep 27

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Angelo Donghia: Design Superstar Conversation + Movie Screening

5:00 PM — 7:00 PM — Sponsored by Design Collective & Editor at Large
Hosted by Donghia

Donghia and Editor at Large, together with Design Collective, are proud to premiere Angelo Donghia: Design Superstar to the Southeast design community. Sip Prosecco...
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Sep 28


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An Editor’s Eye
Panel Discussion

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM — Sponsored by MILIEU

Learn what gives a project the edge from an editor’s perspective. Join MILIEU’s Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Pamela Pierce; The World of Interior’s Founder and former Editor-in-Chief, Min Hogg; and VERANDA’s Founder...
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Sep 28


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Lunch and Launch: Lilly Pulitzer II and L’Atelier Moderne

NOON — 1:00 PM — Feeling cheerful and looking chic, KRAVET’s Chief Creative Officer, Scott Kravet, introduces Lilly Pulitzer II with Lee Jofa and L’Atelier Moderne with Brunschwig & Fils at a debut luncheon. A lively follow-up to the successful first collection, Lilly Pulitzer II is beach-bash...
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Sep 28


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Creating Signature Spaces in a Tech Savvy World

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM — Sponsored by The Coastal Living & Southern Living Designer Network

These days it seems every business model and industry has an online revenue generating component. From selling product to creating e-designs, the interior design world is staying competitive...
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Sep 28


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Color Mix: Rugs + Art

2:00 PM — 3:00 PM — Forget having one or the other–bold art and colorful rugs can play well together in the same space! Master of interiors and an artist in his own right, John Oetgen teaches his go-to design process for successfully incorporating contemporary rugs and art into his award-winning...
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Sep 28


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Southern Style Now: Tradition with an Edge
Panel Discussion

3:00 PM — 4:00 PM — Sponsored by Traditional Home

Chivalry is not dead, and neither are the ideals of gentility and hospitality in traditional southern design. Ann Maine, Editor-in-Chief of Traditional Home, and Robert Leleux, author, former magazine editor, and co-founder...
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Sep 28


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Live It Up on ADAC’s Lower East Side

5:00 PM — 7:00 PM — Sponsored by Atlanta Magazine’s HOME

The showrooms on ADAC’s Lower East Side are throwing a party with big style…Big Apple style that is. Mix and mingle to the sounds of cool jazz, sip Manhattans and Big Apple Martinis, and view new products that are perfect...
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Sep 28


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ALL DAY EVENT

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM — Looking for a little refreshment and a big dose of inspiration? Visit the Zoffany Boutique at Grizzel & Mann and see the newest collections of fabrics and wallcoverings featuring Harlequin’s dramatic Fauvisimo fabric collection, the complementary Sgraffito wovens, Zoffany’s...
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Sep 28


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ALL DAY EVENT

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM — Join JANUS et Cie for an open house highlighting the company’s latest dining and lounge collections perfectly suited for entertaining indoors or out. Shop their extensive catalog and enjoy light refreshments.

JANUS et Cie, ADAC West | Suite A1

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Sep 28


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ALL DAY EVENT

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM — See exciting new collections by UK-based furniture designer, Julian Chichester including a gorgeous line of indoor / outdoor furniture, as well as select pieces debuting fall 2016. Sip a Pimm’s Cup and get your sneak peek today!

Holland & Company, Suite 238

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Sep 28


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ALL DAY EVENT

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM — Gogo Jewelry, inspired by the natural wonders of Cumberland Island, hosts an all-day trunk show at The Shade Store. Janet ‘Gogo’ Ferguson’s powerful designs have been recognized by The High Museum, The Cloister, CBS Sunday Morning, and celebrity fans like Mikhail Baryshnikov,...
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Sep 29


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Explore the Hearst Castle Collection
BREAKFAST WITH PINDLER

9:00 AM — 9:45 AM — The Hearst Castle Collection is reflective of the grandeur, luxury, wonder and mystique of this famous castle nestled in the hills above the California coast. Join PINDLER Account Executive, Lindsey Gallagher, as she presents additions to the long-awaited Hearst Castle™ Collection....
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Sep 29


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Design Wise: Your Smart Guide to a Beautiful Home
Keynote Presentation
Vern Yip

10:00 AM — 11:00 AM — Sponsored by Modern Luxury Interiors Atlanta

After nearly a decade with HGTV where he designed in countless styles and met unthinkable demands, designer Vern Yip compiled his key design principals that make any room “feel just right” into his brand new book,...
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Sep 29


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Southern Coastal Living Book Debut and Signing with Joni Vanderslice

NOON — 1:00 PM — Be the first in the country to buy a signed copy of Joni Vanderslice’s new book, Southern Coastal Living: Stylish Lowcountry Homes by J Banks Design. Peruse the pages over a light luncheon and see how Joni and her talented team from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina...
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Sep 29


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Step Outside! Creating Connections & Continuity between Interiors and Landscapes

1:00 PM — 2:00 PM — Sponsored by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Well-designed, timeless residences are the result of cognitive overlap between architecture, landscapes, and interiors. Moderator, Elizabeth Ralls, Editor-in-Chief of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles along with panelists...
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Sep 29


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Modern Transformations: The Ultimate Before + After Magic
Keynote Presentation

2:00 PM — 3:00 PM — Sponsored by domino

Join Strathmore in welcoming Jessica Romm Perez, Editorial Director of domino, and Jenny Komenda, noted interior designer and founder of the award-winning blog, Little Green Notebook, as they discuss what modern-day homeowners...
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Sep 29


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Paint The Town Red: Strathmore Grand Opening Party

3:00 PM — 6:00 PM — Sponsored by domino

Celebrate the grand opening of Strathmore with domino’s Jessica Romm Perez and Jenny Komenda of the Little Green Notebook at a reception immediately following their presentation. With one of only four Benjamin Moore paint centers...
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Sep 29

Dwell with Dignity | Thrift Studio Preview Party

6:00 PM — Sponsored by ADAC

Sip and shop at the inaugural Thrift Studio Preview Party where all proceeds benefit the future work, growth, organization, and structure of Dwell with Dignity. The Preview Party is the can’t-miss fundraiser event of the season where guests...
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Sep 29


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ALL DAY EVENT

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM — Off the heels of a successful first collection, acclaimed interior designer Barry Dixon collaborates with Charleston, South Carolina-based lighting, furniture and accessories artisan-blacksmith, Peyton Avrett on Revolutions; a new series of light fixtures, a bench, and a cabinet...
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