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As sad as we are to see summer go, we’re already looking forward to the extensive line-up of fall design events. We’ve compiled a list of can’t-miss events (with some that you’ll find Team Chairish at!), as well as some gorgeous books to flip through, so that you’re set with tons of new inspiration as we usher in fall!

Photo by Sarah Moore

Events

BUSINESS OF HOME CONFERENCE | SEPTEMBER 9-10
Imagine the future of interior design at the Future of Home Conference September 9-10, in New York City. Host Business of Home will bring together creative and business professionals, entrepreneurs and visionaries to re-imagine how to make, market, distribute, and sell products and services in our rapidly changing world.

WHAT’S NEW WHAT’S NEXT | SEPTEMBER 12
Discover some of the up-and-coming trends at What’s New What’s Next hosted by the New York Design Center on September 12. The jam-packed schedule includes panels, speeches, and meet-and-greets, as some of the most influential names in the world of design discuss everything from design processes to branding.

FALL MARBURGER FARM ANTIQUE SHOW| OCTOBER 1-5
A collector’s staple for over 20 years, the Marburger Farm Antique Show in Round Top, Texas is back for its fall run from October 1-5. Featuring over 350 dealers, Marburger Farm is a must-see hotspot for interior designers and treasure hunters from around the globe. Honestly, we could spend all week browsing the extraordinary array of quality antiques and fresh vintage finds (although we’re not too sure our wallets would agree…)!

THE SAN FRANCISCO FALL SHOW |OCTOBER 3-6
The San Francisco Fall Show has captured our hearts. As the leading international art, antiques, and design fair of the West Coast, The Fall Show gathers over 50 of the top antiques dealers worldwide and some of the most prominent names in art, antiques, design, architecture, and history. Team Chairish will be there, and we can’t wait to see what this year’s theme Wanderlust–Around the World with Art, Antiques, and Design has in store!

BOSTON DESIGN CENTER – HEADING HOME DINNER| OCTOBER 3-4
Boston Design Center’s annual “Heading Home Dinner,” held on October 4th this year, is about more than just bringing together the design community and networking. The event is designed to raise funds for Heading Home, a non-profit dedicated to providing housing and aid to the homeless families of the Boston area. Team Chairish will also be attending to support this amazing cause!

HIGH POINT MARKET |OCTOBER 17-22
The High Point Market in High Point, North Carolina is one of our favorite events of the year! This biannual event is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, and will run this fall from October 17-22. Apart from the 2000+ exhibitors, be sure to check out their trend presentations, business-boasting workshops, and high-profile meet-and-greets!

Installation view, Less Is a Bore: Maximalist Art & Design , June 26 – September 22. Photo: Meg Elkinton and Shane Godfrey.

Art Exhibitions

INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART – LESS IS A BORE: MAXIMALIST ART & DESIGN| JUNE 26- SEPTEMBER 22
As much as we love Mies van der Rohe and his mantra “less is more,” let’s face it: sometimes more is… well, more! Less Is a Bore: Maximalist Art & Design at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston explores the historic and modern use of ornamentation to make statements on social issues and cultures.

Books

Photo courtesy of Rizzoli

IN COMFORT AND STYLE BY ESTEE STANLEY
Los Angeles celebrity-home interior designer Estee Stanley gives an inside-look on how she achieves her casual-yet-elegant modern decorating style in her book, In Comfort and Style. With an extensive portfolio of clients like Eva Mendes and Patrick Dempsey, Estee Stanley shows some of her most iconic projects, and reveals her tips and tricks for how readers can build their own effortlessly chic aesthetic.

Photo by Credit to Francesco Lagnese

MORE DECORATING BY TOM SCHEERER
After the success of his first book, Tom Scheerer shares 16 more of his latest projects in More Decorating, including city apartments in New York and summer houses in the Hamptons. His seemingly effortless designs create beautiful, unpretentious living spaces that give off a sense of comfort and ease.

Courtesy of Rizzoli

THE NEW ELEGANCE: STYLISH COMFORTABLE ROOMS FOR TODAY BY TIMOTHY CORRIGAN
If you’re seeking that luxurious yet livable style, look to Timothy Corrigan’s signature mix of classic and modern design forms. In his book, The New Elegance: Stylish Comfortable Rooms for Today, he breaks down all the fundamentals, from scale and proportion to working with color, and includes some of own designs that have defined contemporary elegance.

Photo by Miguel Flores-Vianna

NEAR & FAR: INTERIORS I LOVE BY LISA FINE
For the ultimate vintage and antique treasure inspiration, Lisa Fine has perfected the art of curated home collections. She shares some of her greatest influences from around the world, and takes readers into her homes in Dallas, New York, and Paris in Near & Far: Interiors I Love.

Photo by Peggy Moore / Courtesy of Abrams

TRAVEL HOME: DESIGN WITH A GLOBAL SPIRIT BY CAITLIN FLEMMING
Hit with a serious case of wanderlust? Caitlin Flemming shows how to bring international influences into your home and find that perfect balance between travel and design in Travel Home: Design with a Global Spirit. She walks through 20 homes of designers who have mastered this art, using the styles they fell in love with abroad in their own aesthetics.

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August 15, 2019

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