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Sep. 1-30

ADAC September Calendar

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

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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. 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

All Day Event
ROMO

All Day
Explore the wonderment of color with ROMO! Discover a palette of endless possibility as they launch over 360 shades of their iconic brushed cotton linen, Linara. Express your individuality with a manicure in your...
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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

IIDA DRESSED 2017: From Cover to Cover

6:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Sponsored by ADAC
Hosted by IIDA Georgia
TRADE ONLY


IIDA Georgia presents DRESSED 2017: From Cover to Cover. Atlanta designers are partnering with architectural and design industry manufacturers...
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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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Sep. 30-Nov. 5

Spotlight on Art Neiman Marcus Pop-Up Gallery

Sponsored by ADAC

Do you love going to Spotlight on Art’s annual Artists Market at Trinity School? Would you like a sneak preview of the artists who will be featured in this year’s show? Spotlight...
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Oct. 4

Oktoberfest Celebration with German Kitchen Center

11:30 AM – 9:00 PM
TRADE ONLY
0.1 CEU

It’s Oktober! Do you know where your lederhosen are? We do! Please join German Kitchen Center for their first annual Oktoberfest in their new ADAC showroom. A German-inspired...
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Oct. 6-8

Birmingham Antiques at the Gardens

Sponsored by ADAC

Antiques at The Gardens is one of the country’s premier antiques events. Held annually at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, this three-day show features heirloom items from...
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Oct. 8

Birmingham Antiques at the Gardens: Southern Sunday

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Sponsored by ADAC, Edelman Leather, Scalamandré, and STARK

Southern Sunday events are shaping up to be the crowning jewel of this year’s Birmingham Antiques at the Gardens Show. As part of your...
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Oct. 12-18

Macon Celebrating ART 2017

Sponsored by ADAC

Celebrating ART is a week-long event celebrating the visual arts in the Middle Georgia community. Whether a casual art lover or a serious aficionado, you are guaranteed to find...
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Oct. 13

“At Home with Art”, William H. Harrison, Architect

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Sponsored by ADAC

Our homes and the art therein create spaces that reflect who we are. Renowned architect and Macon native, William H. (Bill) Harrison, shares his insight into the relationship...
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Oct. 17-18

Color Mastery for Design and Decorating Pros

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Unlock the secrets of color and capture new clients. This two-day interactive and information packed course builds upon professional design experience, forming a solid foundation of color expertise.

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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 and presented by Land Innovations and Armistead Arnold Pollard, the O’More Show House...
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Oct. 20

Displaying Fine Art: Installation, Framing, Lighting

9:00 – 10:30 AM
Join April Russell, formally known as Lady Thomson, from The Art of Interiors in London & New York for a conversation about the intricate science of properly displaying fine art. Drawing from her expertise and...
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Oct. 24

Trade Talk: The Power of Proper Framing

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
A child’s artwork may be transformed into a gallery-worthy statement while a true masterpiece may be overwhelmed and go unnoticed. That is the power of proper framing and no one understands how to harness this...
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Oct. 26

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Madcap World!

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
It's a mad, mad, mad, Madcap world! Welcome to the prints- and pattern-packed sensibility that characterizes Madcap Cottage and the firm's anything-but-beige, high-energy co-founders, John Loecke and Jason Oliver...
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Nov. 17

2017 ASID Carolinas Annual Meeting

9:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Sponsored by ADAC
Hosted by ASID Carolinas
TRADE ONLY


Join ASID Carolinas for their 2017 Annual Meeting at the newly renovated Gaillard Center. This event promises first-class educational...
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Recent Events

Sep. 19

Art Collecting Today with Doug Woodham

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 world, Doug Woodham will discuss how the art marketplace works in...
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Sep. 14

ADAC on the Road: Serenbe

Sponsored by ADAC, Designer Carpets, Renaissance Tile & Bath

Designers, are you planning to attend the Preview Party for the 2017 Serenbe Designer Showhouse presented by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles? If so, reserve your seat on ADAC’s Preview Party Designer...
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Sep. 13

Sherwin Williams ColorMix Forecast 2018

TRADE ONLY
0.1 CEU


THE EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

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 draw from emerging...
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Sep. 5

2017 ASID Georgia Annual Meeting

Sponsored by ADAC
Hosted by ASID Georgia
TRADE ONLY


Join ASID Georgia for their 2017 Annual Meeting at Sweetwater Brewing Company! Meet the incoming 2018 Board of Directors, then grab a friend and enjoy Sweetwater beer tastings, wine, hors d'oeuvres,...
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Aug. 24

TASTEMAKERS: Steven Kolb in Conversation with Kevin Knaus

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 conversation with Kevin Knaus, Regional Director of The Fashion...
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