August 2014

IFDA offers exclusive writing workshops with design writer Louis Postel at the BDC

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The IFDA is hosting four of its writing workshop series events at the Boston Design Center this fall with Louis Postel, a design writer who has worked with Design Times and New England Home. 

Workshops will be held at Venegas and Company, Allstone, Century Furniture, and Discover Tile. 

Workshops are . To reserve your spot, register here.

For more information, view the IFDA's invite here

To view the BDC's full fall lineup, see our events calendar

July 2014

"Better Business by Design" exhibit at the Boston Design Center

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Design Museum Boston is hosting the free "Better Business by Design" exhibition at the Boston Design Center at the Innovation and Design Building from July 18th to October 6th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

For more details, visit the "Better Business by Design" exhibit page

Join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #DMBetterBiz. 

May 2014

Announcing the BDC Designer Video Series

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The Boston Design Center is proud to announce a new video series, featuring lectures from celebrated local and international designers. As part of our 2014 reimagined seminar series, we will be taping each of our panels and sharing them with our design community. 

The first in the series, Bibliophile Boston: Spotlight on Design, was developed as an intimate salon-style book talk, moderated by Newell Turner, Editorial Director of the Hearst Design Group, with highlighted designers and authors Nina Campbell and David Kleinberg. You can view this three-part episode on our video gallery now. You can also now find us on Vimeo

May 2014

Chuck Chewning and Save Venice coming to the BDC

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On Wednesday, May 14th at 4:30 pm, the Boston Design Center will host an evening with Chuck Chewning, Donghia Creative Director and Design Director for Studio Rubelli. Chewning will present the story of his impeccable renovation of the legendary Gritti Palace in Venice, Italy. Chewning will take guests through this spectacular and legendary property, while detailing the design and restoration process. The Gritti Palace has been timelessly refurbished, retaining its iconic history while contemporizing the majestic property for today's visitors.

The event will feature an introduction by Christopher Carlsmith, Chair, Lecture Committee of Save Venice Boston. Cocktail reception to immediately follow in Donghia showroom, suite 401.

RSVP required. Register and find more information here

Join the conversation on social media with #BDCGrittiPalace.

To learn more about Save Venice visit www.savevenice.org.

April 2014

Boston Design Center launches ID Boston Magazine

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The Boston Design Center at the Innovation and Design Building is pleased to announce the debut of ID Boston Magazine. ID Boston Magazine will celebrate the best in design, style, culture, and cuisine. We invite you to take a look at our premiere issue here.

April 2014

Five ways to freshen your home for spring

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Now that the weather has finally caught up with the calendar, the spring catharsis has begun. Interior decorator Tom Scheerer, who was at the Boston Design Center last week for a signing of his book, “Tom Scheerer Decorates,” envisions a seasonal makeover in much the same unpretentious manner in which he furnishes homes.

The 58-year-old architect-turned-decorator, who is based in New York, chatted about how best to freshen home decor, easily and cost-effectively. (Hint: reclaim your floors, fall in love with a fern.) Scheerer offered five easy changes, each of which requires modest sweat equity and costs next to nothing.

To read more, visit the Boston Globe.

November 2013

The Look: New Stone Age

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Further proving the influence of Mother Nature in home design this season, the second trend spotted at The Look, the Fall Market at the Boston Design Center, was stones and geodes, whose influence was seen in everything from wall coverings to home accessories.

To read more Deringhall.com.

November 2013

THE LOOK: NATURAL CURIOSITIES

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In our sharing world of Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram, design inspiration is moving at lightning speed. Industry pros recently took a minute to slow down and savor the latest in today's décor at the second annual The Look, the Fall Market at the Boston Design Center. The day generated creativity with panel discussions, showroom luncheons and new product launches.

To read more Deringhall.com.

October 2013

‘The Look’ predicts pretty and bright

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"The Look" is Boston Design Center's speculation on tomorrow. And we were happy to hear it will be pretty. At least according to Marisa Marcantonio, this year's guest forecaster of trends at the recent annual day of design at the mammoth BDC in South Boston.

To read more visit Boston.com

October 2013

The Look at Boston Design Center

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The annual The Look event was held last week at the Boston Design Center. This is one of the most exciting days of the entire year at the BDC where new trends and products in interior design and color are highlighted in a day full of special events and speakers. The vibe is very similar to the Fashion Week that Boston just celebrated.

Read more at www.pamelacopeman.com.