Upcoming Events

Aug. 1-31

ADAC August Calendar

Download the This Month at ADAC | August 2017 printable calendar of events and stay up to date on this month's industry happenings.

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Aug. 12-27

Cashiers Designer Showhouse

Sponsored by ADAC

The Cashiers Designer Showhouse, benefitting The Cashiers Historical Society, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with “Cottage Walk,” a tour of three cottages located in...
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Aug. 21

To Live & Dine

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Presented by Modern Luxury The Atlantan
Sponsored by ADAC


Join Modern Luxury The Atlantan for the annual To Live & Dine Event – where luxury living meets delectable dining at the...
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Aug. 24

TRADE TALK: Modern Design for the Kitchen

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
TRADE ONLY

If there is one place in the house where you can always take design risks, it is in the kitchen. These days, even hard core traditionalists are mixing it up with bold new directions....
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Aug. 24

Interior Perspectives: A Tour of Personal Style at Home with Carter Kay and Nancy Hooff

10:00 AM – NOON
Sponsored by Modern Luxury Interiors & Fashion Group International

Many designers uncover essential elements about a client’s personal style by studying the way they dress; elements that can...
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Aug. 24

Grand Opening STONELLUXE & PEDINI ATLANTA

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Please join us for cocktails & hors d’ oeuvres to celebrate the grand opening of STONELLUXE and PEDINI Atlanta.

ADAC Suite 224 & Suite 226


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Aug. 24

TASTEMAKERS: Steven Kolb in Conversation with Kevin Knaus

6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Sponsored by Fashion Group International

Experience this exclusive opportunity to see Steven Kolb, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), in...
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Sep. 13

Sherwin Williams ColorMix Forecast 2018

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
TRADE ONLY
0.1 CEU

From vivid blue and digital green, to high-def yellow and rusty auburn, the Sherwin-Williams 2018 Colormix® Color Forecast exhibits three unique color palettes that...
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Sep. 14-Oct. 8

2017 Serenbe Designer Showhouse

Presented by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles
Sponsored by ADAC


The Manor Homes of Mado, sited in Serenbe’s newest, European-inspired neighborhood, overlook the Mado Garden Clubhouse and Atlanta’s...
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Sep. 14

ADAC on the Road: Serenbe

5:30 PM
Sponsored by ADAC, Designer Carpets, Renaissance Tile & Bath
TRADE ONLY

Designers, are you planning to attend the Preview Party for the 2017 Serenbe Designer Showhouse presented by...
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Sep. 19

Art Collecting Today with Doug Woodham

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Sponsored by Spalding Nix's CULTURE CLUB

Are you passionate about art? Would you like an art world insider's perspective on buying, selling and collecting art? One of the top leaders in the art...
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Sep. 20

TRADE TALK: Wallcovering Print Methods

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Sponsored by Thibaut
Hosted by Duralee
TRADE ONLY

CEU 0.1

Wallpaper is the easiest way to make a statement in a room. From bold prints to hand-woven grasscloth and embossed vinyl...
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Sep. 25

Home Is Where the Family’s Heart Is
Panel Discussion

3:00 PM
Hosted by Dwell with Dignity Atlanta
Sponsored by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles


A designer whose work emphasizes beauty and comfort, Barbara Westbrook has spent her career creating rooms that...
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Sep. 25

Opening Day Celebration Honoring ADAC: Behind the Windows & Dwell with Dignity

4:00 PM
Hosted by FGI Atlanta and Dwell with Dignity Atlanta

DISCOVER ADAC opens with a celebration of design, fashion, and philanthropy. Explore fashion’s influences on the world of interior design,...
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Sep. 26

House Beautiful Style Secrets Revealed
Panel Discussion

10:00 AM
Sponsored by Hearst Design Group

Join House Beautiful Editor in Chief, Sophie Donelson, for a lively chat on what takes a room from stylish and comforting to magazine-worthy and truly memorable....
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Sep. 26

House Beautiful & Phillip Jeffries Showroom Celebration & Book Signing

11:00 AM – NOON
Sponsored by Hearst Design Group

Join House Beautiful Editor in Chief, Sophie Donelson, and Philip and Jeffrey Bershad of Phillip Jeffries to celebrate their new Atlanta showroom opening....
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Sep. 26

Lunch and Launch: Pendleton by Sunbrella

12:00 PM
The traditional patterns of Pendleton wool blankets are as American as apple pie. Join PINDLER for lunch and see how they have brought together Pendleton’s deeply-rooted American aesthetic with Sunbrella’s...
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Sep. 26

Lunch and Launch: Minted Art Pop-Up

12:00 PM
Minted Art is taking over the Robert Allen showroom with a curated installation inspired by their new Gilded Color fabric collection. Enjoy a light lunch while learning how to effortlessly combine art with pattern....
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Sep. 26

Great Architecture = The Sum of ALL Great Design
Panel Discussion

1:00 PM
Sponsored by Hearst Design Group

Karen Elizabeth Marx, Hearst Design Group Special Projects Director, engages in an intimate conversation with M. Brian Tichenor and Raun Thorp, Founders...
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Sep. 26

An Adventurous Life: Global Interiors By Tom Stringer

3:00 PM
Sponsored by Hearst Design Group

Philippe Desart, Managing Director of Arte wallcoverings, hosts Chicago-based designer Tom Stringer of Tom Stringer Design Partners and Karen Elizabeth Marx of...
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Sep. 26

Design in Y’allywood
Panel Discussion

4:00 PM
Sponsored by Modern Luxury Interiors Atlanta

Join Lauren Finney, Modern Luxury Interiors Atlanta’s Editor in Chief, for a panel discussion about the film industry’s growth and current...
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Sep. 26

DISCOVER ADAC WEST AFTER HOURS: Cocktail Sip and Stroll

5:00 PM
Sponsored by Atlanta Magazine’s HOME

Sip and Stroll at ADAC West, a creative community of furniture and accessories showrooms, residential and commercial designers, architects, framers, manufacturers,...
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Sep. 27

Southern Style Now™
Panel Discussion

10:00 AM
Sponsored by Traditional Home

The Traditional Home Southern Style Now™ Showhouse is just around the corner in Savannah! As a prelude to the November opening, the magazine’s new editor...
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Sep. 27

Lunch and Book Signing with James Farmer

12:00 PM
James Farmer’s brand new book, A Place to Call Home, tells the story of eleven different houses in the deep South and how they infuse the new and old to create homes with style as refreshing and delectable...
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Sep. 27

German Kitchen Center Grand Opening Luncheon

12:00 PM
Willkommen! The team at German Kitchen Center invites you to celebrate the grand opening of German Kitchen Center Atlanta with lunch and a look at their gorgeous new showroom. Atlanta is the newest showroom in...
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Sep. 27

The Bee Cottage Story
Keynote Presentation | Frances Schultz

1:00 PM
Sponsored by Editor at Large and Business of Home

Based on her latest book, The Bee Cottage Story--How I Made a Muddle of Things and Decorated My Way Back to Happiness, author Frances Schultz...
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Sep. 27

The New Direction of Southern Design

3:00 PM
Sponsored by Garden & Gun

Charlotte-based interior designer, Barrie Benson, sits down with Garden & Gun Style Director, Haskell Harris, to discuss traditional and modern interpretations...
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Sep. 27

Up Country Home Grand Re-Opening Celebration

4:00 PM
Sponsored by Garden & Gun

Celebrate innovative design and craftsmanship, as LEE Industries hosts a Meet & Greet with Garden & Gun Style Director Haskell Harris. Enjoy festive refreshments...
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Sep. 27

DISCOVER ADAC AFTER HOURS: Cocktail Parties

5:00 PM
ADAC is throwing open their doors for an evening of networking and fun. We all know that seeing people face-to-face makes a world of difference when it comes to working together, especially for busy designers with...
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Sep. 27

All Day Event
Edelman Leather

All Day
Edelman steps into fall with a full refresh of their collections. New colors and innovative finishes adorn familiar textures for a nod to their past and true sensibility grounded in what tomorrow brings. Visit...
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Sep. 27

All Day Event
Travis & Company

All Day
Carolina Irving, Lisa Fine, and Penny Morrison, all internationally renowned interior and fabric designers, have created an exclusive line of home furnishings and accessories, as well as a curated collection of...
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Sep. 27

All Day Event
Holland & Company

All Day
Celebrate the works of Alabama artist, William McLure with cocktails and southern bites! It’s the perfect opportunity to meet William and view his exciting new collection now on display.

Holland...
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Sep. 28

Haute Bohemians
Keynote Presentation | Miguel Flores-Vianna
with Leslie Newsom Rascoe

10:00 AM
Sponsored by MILIEU

Travel the world through the lens of photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna. Find out who, exactly, is an “haute bohemian” and why their homes are so idyllic, authentic, and...
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Sep. 28

Lunch and Launch: Perennials and Sutherland

NOON
Sponsored by Southern Living and Coastal Living Designer Network

Join Southern Living and top regional designers in the Grizzel & Mann showroom for lunch and a preview of Perennials’ newest...
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Sep. 28

Lunch and Launch: A Hands-On Experience in the World of Handcrafted Fabrics

NOON
It’s time to get Your Grove On! Yes, you heard us, Your Grove, as in Groves Bros. Fabrics. Enjoy a light lunch during a live demonstration of the process used to create their signature handcrafted fabrics. Then,...
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Sep. 28

Creating Places to Call Home
Keynote Presentation | Gil Schafer

1:00 PM
Sponsored by Architectural Digest

Award-winning architect and author of the new book A Place to Call Home, Gil Schafer believes the most successful houses are the ones that celebrate living—houses...
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Sep. 28

Deal or No Deal: The Power of Publishing
Panel Discussion

3:30 PM
Sponsored by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

In the age of digital disruption, paper may seem like a thing of the past, but Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Editor in Chief, Elizabeth Ralls, sits down...
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Sep. 28

2017 Thrift Studio

6:00 PM
Benefitting Dwell with Dignity Atlanta
Sponsored by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Shop the second annual Thrift Studio Opening Night Party and Pop-Up Shop benefitting Dwell with Dignity...
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Oct. 19-Nov. 12

2017 O’More Designer Show House Nashville

Presented by O’More College of Design
Sponsored by ADAC
Located in Nashville’s new Você development, the O’More Show House is being developed on the land of late country music megastar,...
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Recent Events

Aug. 16

Networking With Design Collective

TRADE ONLY

Join Design Collective for a night of networking while you enjoy a trade-only tour of ADAC’s newest stone and tile showroom, Stonelluxe. Using carefully cultivated materials from around the world and a system of factory- direct relationships, Stonelluxe...
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Aug. 15

IIDA Georgia Speaks: Dialogue on Design

Join IIDA Georgia for cocktails, networking, and a dialogue on design! The panelists will discuss insights on their varying experiences, design sectors, and career paths, as well as current trends and topics affecting the Interior Design industry today.

ADAC Presentation...
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Aug. 15

ADAC on the Road: Cashiers

Sponsored by Duralee, STARK, Travis & Company

Designers are invited join ADAC for our annual trip to the mountains to tour the 2017 Cashiers Designer Showhouse. Our day begins with a light breakfast before boarding the shuttle for a full day of delicious design...
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Aug. 14-18

ADAC Pop-Up Sample Sale

Designers and consumers are invited to take part in the most stylish treasure hunt in town, the annual ADAC Pop-Up Sample Sale. Beat the August heat by shopping in showrooms at ADAC and ADAC West for discounted pricing on select samples from top manufacturers.Find those perfect...
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Aug. 4-12

2017 ZeroLandfill Atlanta

Sponsored by IIDA Georgia

Drop-Off Materials: Friday, August 4 and Friday, August 11 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM

Pick-Up Materials: Saturday, August 5 and Saturday, August 12 from 8:00 AM – Noon

In the design and construction industry,...
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