Atlanta Design Festival

Now in its 12th year, the Atlanta Design Festival (formerly Design is Human) devotes 9 days to the impact of design across economic, cultural, policy and social means — bringing the best ideas in international design to Atlanta.

Event Details
June 1st – 9th, 2019

In addition to satellite architecture tours, activities will span the whole city of Atlanta to include a number of showroom presentations, talks, installations, culinary creations, and more!

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10 Ways to Relax & Remember Memorial Day Weekend 2019

Memorial Day is quickly returning this May 27th, 2019!

From Thursday through Monday, we have you covered with 10 wonderful ways to relax, remember, and kick off the 3-day weekend a bit early. Whether you’re looking to grab some extra time outdoors with the family, sneak a romantic night out onto the calendar, or explore exciting art and music all weekend long, we have you covered with the holiday highlights!

Celebrate the men and women who defend our country while also kicking off the warmer weather with our Top 10 Happenings all weekend long.

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Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes

See why Kirkwood residents love their neighborhood at the 17th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes!

Festival Date & Time
Saturday | May 18th, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

5K Road Race
Downtown Kirkwood | 8:30 a.m.

Tour of Homes
Saturday & Sunday
Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Bessie Branham Park
2051 Delano Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

Start the weekend off with the Festival 5K, stroll through the artists market, and catch some live music! Kids can work up an appetite at the kids area before enjoying delicious food from local vendors or at the BBQ competition. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!

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Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens

The 2019 Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens returns for the 4th annual showcase of the region’s leading design-industry talents!

Showhouse Dates
May 9th – June 8th, 2019

Showhouse Hours
Thursdays – Saturdays · 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sundays · 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Closed Mondays – Wednesdays

Showhouse Location
4315 Garmon Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30327

Produced by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Magazine, the house will host a variety of events, from book-signings to history lessons and festive celebrations! Guests will also be regaled with the talents and creativity of 17 designers from the Southeast. General Admission to the Showhouse is available for $30 per ticket.

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Dior and His Decorators | FHS Atlanta Chapter

At Dior and His Decorators, the FHS Atlanta Chapter welcomes author Maureen Footer for a luncheon, presentation, and a signing of her new book, Dior and His Decorators: Victor Grandpierre, George Geffroy, and The New Look.

Event Details
Thursday | April 11th, 2019
11:30a.m. – 1:30p.m.

Location
Cherokee Town & Country Club
155 West Paces Ferry Road 
Atlanta, GA 30305

Through the collaboration of Christian Dior with two post-war Parisian decorators, Victor Grandpierre and George Geffroy, author and design historian Maureen Footerexamines the connection between fashion and the decorative arts.

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Design ADAC 2019

As VERANDA magazine welcomes their new editor-in-chief, Steele Marcoux, DESIGN ADAC returns to celebrate the blending of diverse inspiration  sources that shape today’s design industry! Guests are invited to attend engaging presentations, book signings, product introductions, and parties throughout the three-day market. 

Event Details
April 23rd – 25th, 2019

Location
ADAC
351 Peachtree Hills Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30305

DESIGN ADAC explores the layers of inspiration and artistry woven into the creation of luxury interiors, resulting in the making of distinctive style. The annual event celebrates the brightest and most illustrious talents in the industry, showcasing the revolutionary worlds of interior design, architecture, arts, and fashion.

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Poncey-Highland Tour of Homes

The Poncey-Highland Tour of Homes isn’t your average home tour. Experience the best of the neighborhood’s local stops as you take a look into 8 of Poncey-Highland’s gorgeous homes, tour Hotel Clermont, and enjoy a rooftop after party!

Event Details
Saturday | May 12th, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Throughout the tour, guests will enjoy sips and snacks from 9 of the neighborhood’s favorite restaurants and hangouts.

In addition to Hotel Clermont tours all day,  three super-stylish historic lofts, three historic craftsman homes, a sleek city home with skyline views, and one stunning modern are all showcased on the self-guided tour!

2018 Tour Tickets | $30

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IIDA Best of the Best Design Awards Gala

Sponsored by ADAC, the IIDA Georgia Chapter presents the Best of the Best Design Awards Gala!

Event Details
February 22nd, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Location
Georgia Aquarium
225 Baker St NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

Recognizing design excellence and creativity that continuously push boundaries and exceed expectations, the Best of the Best Design Awards is the highest honor that IIDA Georgia can bestow upon a design team. All current IIDA Members within the Georgia IIDA Chapter are eligible for the awards.

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Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles Reader Day at ADAC

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles proudly presents the 7th annual Reader Day at ADAC. The complimentary event will feature a day filled with enlightening conversation among Atlanta’s favorite tastemakers and design authorities!

Event Details
Thursday | February 22nd, 2018
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Location
ADAC – Atlanta Decorative Arts Center
351 Peachtree Hills Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

Reader Day is complimentary to attend, but registration is required.

Throughout various ADAC showrooms, guests will discover inspiration on design, living, and style. Light bites will be provided by this year’s hosts: ADAC showrooms Duralee®, Ainsworth-Noah & Associates, Bell Kitchen & Bath Studios, and Peacock Alley.

Special guests include: Beth Webb, Liza Bryan, Holly Bryan, Mary Moore, Mandy Landefeld, and Kimberly Sundt.

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Brookhaven Tour of Homes

The Brookhaven Tour of Homes will return in 2019.

Beacham & Company Realtors proudly presents the return of the biennial Historic Brookhaven Candlelight Tour of Homes.

When
Thursday | October 5th, 2017

Tickets
$50 Advance | $60 Same Day
Tickets on sale August 15th, 2017

Throughout the Tour, guests and neighbors are invited to enjoy an exclusive look into Brookhaven’s most distinct and impressive homes. With historic charm and elegance unique only to Brookhaven, visitors will love experiencing the remarkable details, designs, and decor that make each of the homes so unique. 

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