We’re Gearing Up for a Week of Great Design in NYC with WantedDesign

We’re excited to be a partner of this year’s WantedDesign! If you’re in NYC next week for the design celebration that is NYCxDESIGN, The City’s 11-day festival that showcases New York as a dynamic and unique design destination, please make sure to add WantedDesign to your must-attend event schedule.

Our friends Odile Hainaut and Claire Pijoulat launched WantedDesign in 2011. Since its launch, the event has established itself as a premier creative destination for the international design community and will again bring together national and international participants for a vibrant four day experience. The show will offer innovative installations, memorable products, a pop-up store, interactive experiences, convivial lounges, thought-provoking student workshops, engaging discourse and more.

This year adds a fresh direction with programs that follow the daily themes of Design Around the World, Designing, Making, Transforming, and What’s Next in the U.S.A.?, with each day featuring supporting conversations. In addition to the “Conversation Series” co-presented by Metropolis Magazine, the show features nearly 60+ exhibitors, including several of our favorites such as DWR, Egg Collective, David Trubridge, and Blackbody. For the full list of exhibitors, click here.

 

Located in the exceptional landmark Terminal Stores building on 11th Avenue, WantedDesign promises to be a highlight of our week back in NYC. The event, which runs May 16-19, is free to the trade (registration required); general public tickets are $20 online or  $25 at the door.

For more information, please visit: www.wanteddesignnyc.com

Join WestEdge at the Facades+ Dallas Conference September 9

Join WestEdge at the Facades+ Dallas, celebrating 10 years of the premiere conference.

The Architect’s Newspaper is thrilled to bring Facades+ back to the center of Dallas this September 9th. The premiere conference returns for its 10th anniversary encompassing all things building skin—bridging the AEC profession and community.

Grab coffee and breakfast and explore the Facades expo center before attending the engaging keynotes followed by lunch and afternoon workshops from top firms Page, Beck, Gensler, Perkins & Will, 5G Collaborative + more. Attendees can earn 6 AIA HSW CEUs.

Use code WESTEDGEVIP for 30% off registration!

For the full agenda and program details, please visit https://facadesplus.com/Dallas/

Dallas Design Scene: Q&A With Designer Brenda Houston

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SPOTLIGHT ON DALLAS DESIGN

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The Designer Ally’s “How To”

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Lamps Plus Auction to Benefit A Sense of Home

Join us in supporting A Sense of Home, an organization that strives to prevent homelessness by creating first-ever homes for youth aging out of foster care with donated furniture and home goods.

Lamps Plus is presenting a Silent Auction where you can bid on all the designs seen in their space #132-138 at the WestEdge Design Fair. All proceeds benefit A Sense of Home. To bid visit bidpal.net/LampsPlus.

The auction ends tonight Sunday, October 27 at 5:00 PM.

View A Sense of Home and Lamps Plus’ recent partnership here:

 

Convo By Design at WestEdge 2019

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The Other Art Fair LA – September 5-8, 2019

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2019 Pasadena Showcase House

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ADFF LA Returns March 13-16, 2019

The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF), returns to downtown LA at the Los Angeles Theater March 13-16, 2019 and WestEdge is proud to be an ADFF partner!

Founded in 2009, the Architecture & Design Film Festival celebrates the creative spirit that drives architecture and design, and will screen 33 films from 12 countries with many Q&A’s and panel discussions. ADFF:LA will run in downtown at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, and welcome thousands of guests, all passionate about architecture and design. The venue’s magnificent marble clad, glass ceiling lobby will be transformed into ADFF’s festival lounge with product displays, networking receptions and other interactive offerings.

WestEdge is offering opportunities for our clients to get involved as ADFF sponsors and partners. To see the ADFF partnership deck, CLICK HERE.

We’ll see you this coming March in Downtown LA!

Paris Calling this January

Flights are booked, Accommodations sorted, and the daily additions to our agenda have begun!
We can’t wait to return to Paris this January for MAISON&OBJET and Paris Deco Off

The annual, week-long affair, is the decorating world’s equivalent to Fashion Week. Paris Deco Off offers an endless array of interior design trade showrooms, pop-ups, and exhibitions fling open their doors to celebrate their newest collections of textiles, carpets, lighting, and furniture. Coupled with MAISON&OBJET (January 18-22) and it’s 8 halls of design objects, furnishings and accessories for the home, it’s a truly inspiring way to kick off the New Year in the City of Lights.

Last year we hosted a group of American designers with a VIP experience to MAISON&OBJET and we’ve partnered with our M&O friends again to host a day-long excursion to the fair on Monday, January 21. The day is complimentary for guests as part of our VIP program and you can see details HERE. Space is limited so hop aboard and plan to join us by RSVP’ing to Megan@WestEdgeDesignFair.com.

There is no shortage of events, parties and ways to connect with the American and global design communities while in Paris. We are working with Kneedler Fauchere to stay up to date on all the great happenings taking place. Kneedler Fauchere has been building community and promoting the January events for several years now, and each year seems to attract more and more of our American friends making the trip. Check out the KF website HERE for a list of events so far, including their welcome reception on January 16 and the highly anticipated American Party in Paris party which takes place on Friday, January 18. Get tickets for that HERE.

So many reasons to join us in Paris! And we haven’t even touched on the museums, patisseries and shopping (annual January sales, Mais Oui)… Stay tuned for more as we plan for the trip.