The always anticipated Boston Design Week returns March 27-April 7 to delight design aficionados with a wide spectrum of programs and events conceived with four main themes in mind: “Designing Boston,” “Design and Social Impact,” “Professional Focus” and “Bauhaus100.”
Open to the public and mostly free of charge (with RSVP), this year’s 12-day festival is the most diverse yet, offering over 80+ events at locales throughout the city involving graphic design, fashion, interior design, technical design, historic preservation, architecture and more.
- ARTEFACT Home and Boston Design Guide explore the concept of “Sustainable Luxury” with a panel discussion featuring Tom Verellen, founder of Verellen Furniture; John Day, principal at LDa Architecture & Interiors; and Gregory Lombardi, founding principal at Gregory Lombardi Design, moderated by Colleen Barry, CEO of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty at ARTEFACT Boston. March 27
- “Designing for the Modern Aesthetic in New England,” current trends in today’s clean-lined aesthetic at Seven Tide, March 28
- “Mastering a Successful Home Renovation” with Cutting Edge Homes, a Blade of Grass and Jackie Hempel of Finding Lovely at the Wellesley Free Library March 30
- “Building Your Happy Home: Trust and Fear in Construction,” a panelist discussion with author David Lupberger, president of Remodel Force, Sarah Lawson, president/owner of S+H Construction; Kyle Sheffield, principal of LDa Architecture & Interiors and Lisa Catapano, Life Coach & Strategist, moderated by Alisha Serra. At Scavolini, Boston April 1
- New York Times best-selling author Erin Gates discusses her new book, Elements of Family Style at the Boston Design Center, Gallery West April 3
- “Passport to Luxury”—a globetrotting interactive experience through the products of Splash, at their Newton showroom April 3
- “A Conversation with Stuart Weitzman,” the designer behind the eponymous, million-dollar shoes speaks about his journey and success. Sponsored by F.H. Perry Builder. Tower Auditorium, Massachusetts College of Art. April 2
- Boston Design Week Awards, fine food, live music, libations, special displays and "Dancing with the Designers,” and the announcement of the Mentor of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, Social Impact Award and the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award, presented to internationally renowned designer Roger Thomas. At the Artists for Humanity EpiCenter April 5
Visit www.BostonDesignWeek.com for the complete calendar of events and to RSVP.
Join Gallery NAGA and Lisa Tharp Interior Architecture and Design for “Art Makes the Room: How to Elevate Interiors with Fine Art”. Image Courtesy of Gallery NAGA
Main Image: The WeWork lounge at 200 Portland Street, 5th Floor. Image Courtesy of WeWork