September 2014

RSVP now: Boston Design Market 2014

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The Boston Design Center is proud to share its reimagined capstone event, Boston Design Market;

Experience two full-days of design immersion on October 1 and 2, 2014

Special appearances by Nina Campbell, interior designer and author of “Interiors” and David Kleinberg, interior designer and author of “Traditional Now,” alongside Hearst Design Group's Editorial Director, Newell Turner.  An intimate reception and author signing will follow in the Janus et Cie showroom

Panel discussions with national and local design thought leaders, including Alex Papachristidis, interior designer and author of “Timeless Elegance”; Jane Scott Hodges, founder of Leontine Linens; Gary McBournie, interior designer and author of “Living Color”; Charlotte Barnes, owner of Charlotte Barnes Design and Decoration LLC; and more

Discover Trends 2015 with Chesie Breen, Editor-in-Chief of ID Boston Magazine, and the launch of ID Boston Issue Two

Explore 100 in-showroom events, book signings, product launches, open houses, and more

Tour our premiere designer trunk show from September 29 to October 3, 2014

To register, RSVP through our Eventbrite page and start building your digital schedule here.

Stay tuned for tickets to our pop-up luncheon, a one-of-a-kind dining experience in the second floor west wing tea room space. Capers Catering will be bringing food concepts curated especially for Boston Design Market. To attend this lunch event, you must purchase tickets from the Eventbrite page when they are announced. Tea room fabrication sponsored by Kravet.

#BosDesignMarket

September 2014

Save the Date: Boston Design Market

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The Boston Design Center is excited to announce its reimagined capstone event, Boston Design Market, launching this fall;

Experience two full-days of design immersion on October 1 and 2, 2014

Special appearances by interior designers Nina Campbell and David Kleinberg, alongside Hearst Design Group's Editorial Director, Newell Turner

Panel discussions with leading national and local interior designers, including Jane Scott Hodges, Gary McBournie, Alex Papachristidis, and more

Discover Trends 2015 with Chesie Breen, Editor-in-Chief of ID Boston Magazine

Explore in-showroom events, book signings, product launches, open houses, and more

Tour our premiere designer trunk show from September 29 to October 3, 2014

Stay tuned as we unveil more details

#BosDesignMarket

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.