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Join us for Market Day 2024—where architects and designers come together to discover what’s new at the A&D Building. Learn from industry leaders defining new levels of luxury and engage with the new voices of design. Participate in designer panels, demonstrations, book signings, product debuts, and more.

JUNE 26

9am-10am
FLOOR 4
Event for verified Design Trade only

Dacor
Luxury kitchens for today and tomorrow

Join Dacor and Interior Design in celebrating the brand’s latest launches with an exploration into luxury kitchen design for today and tomorrow. Interior Design Magazine’s Managing Director, Helene Oberman, will talk to design industry leaders about what their clients are looking for in their kitchen designs and the features that are must-haves for homeowners and prospective buyers. Guests will also explore Dacor’s new 24-inch Dishwasher, an innovative appliance blending sophistication and functionality to deliver powerful and efficient cleaning without compromising on beautiful design.

Moderator: Helene Oberman, Managing Director of Interior Design
Speakers: Geraldine Morrison, Head of Luxury Brand & Product at Dacor; Tanya Smith-Shiflett, Founder & Owner of Unique Kitchens & Baths; Leyden Lewis, Architectural & Interior Designer at Leyden Lewis Design Studio; Bill Caleo, Co-Founder of The Brooklyn Home Company

10:30am-11:30am
FLOORS 5
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Scavolini USA
A Conversation with Simon Doonan

Writer, media personality, and iconic window dresser Simon Doonan worked for Diana Vreeland at the Costume Institute before joining Barneys, New York in 1986, where for nearly three decades he was the creative director behind the store’s legendary displays. He is a judge for the NBC show Making It, and author of his book Maximalism: Bold, Bedazzled, Gold, and Tasseled Interiors featuring more than 220 maximalist residential interiors, from the 1600s to the present day.

Speakers: Simon Doonan, Writer, media personality and iconic window dresser: Minda Gralnek, Professor of Brand Marketing, Parson’s School of Design and former Creative Director, Target.

11am-12pm
FLOORS 11/12
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Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery
Behind the Scenes: The Collaborative Process of Creating a Home from the Ground Up

Design industry experts explore the intricate levels of teamwork involved in transforming a house into a home that perfectly mirrors the homeowner’s personality. Industry veterans will discuss the diverse array of sources, services and partners essential in crafting a home with timeless appeal while accommodating the contemporary lifestyle of today’s discerning clientele. They will shed light on the crucial role of every of every contributor from craftspeople and artisans to skilled trade professionals and preferred brands, including the pivotal role of the distributors who ensure the seamless supply and availability of high-quality materials. Attendees will gain insights into the collaborative practices and valuable lessons learned throughout the process of curating a truly tailored home.

Moderator: Jill Cohen, Editor in Chief of Luxe Interiors + Design
Speakers: Elizabeth Pash, Decorator’s Club President & Designer; Elizabeth Pyne, Principal at McMillen Inc.; Doniphan Moore, Interior Designer; Taylor Mattos, Rinfret, Ltd.

11:30am-12:30pm
FLOOR 4
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Bakes & Kropp Fine Cabinetry
Timeless Elegance: Designing a Hamptons-Style Kitchen

Join us for an exclusive presentation led by Bakes & Kropp’s Co-founders, Bob Bakes and Paul Kropp. Bob Bakes, renowned for his pioneering role in developing the timeless Hamptons kitchen, will share the secrets behind his iconic designs. Paul Kropp, the master craftsman known for turning visions into reality, will guide you through our craftsmanship journey. This engaging session will explore the essence of a Hamptons-style kitchen, our hallmark of luxury cabinetry. Experience firsthand the meticulous craftsmanship that brings design visions to life. Plus, discover our latest product developments, showcasing how innovation drives excellence.

Speakers: Bob Bakes and Paul Kropp, Co-Founders, Bakes & Kropp Fine Cabinetry

1pm-2pm
FLOOR 9
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Artistic Tile
Expanding Creativity: The Power of Collaboration & Customization

Join us for an inspiring exploration into the creative benefits of collaborative partnerships and how customization plays into enhancing great design. Hosted by Sarah Shelton, Senior Market Editor of Luxe Interiors + Design, this engaging panel discussion features Artistic Tile design partners: Alison Rose, Lori Weitzner and Michelle Gerson with Artistic Tile’s VP Design Jill Cohen

Moderator: Sarah Shelton, Senior Market Editor of Luxe Interiors + Design
Speakers: Michelle Gerson, Founder, Michelle Gerson Interiors; Lori Weitzner, Founder, Lori Weitzner Design; Alison Rose, Founder, Alison Rose NY; Jill Cohen, VP Design, Artistic Tile

1:30pm-2:30pm
FLOOR 8
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Fantini USA
Behind the Scenes: The Inner Workings of Luxury Plumbing [CEU]

Manufacturing and design goes hand in hand. The integrity of your design will be affected by the manufacturing process. In this course, participants will learn about how original design and manufacturing processes influence each other. We will discover the strategy of product design, namely in high-end decorative plumbing fixtures, as well as understanding the physical and emotional benefits that come with specifying an original design. This course will examine the unbeknownst details to an original design in decorative plumbing fixtures and how it ultimately leads to a superior product through the manufacturing process.

Speaker: Diego Zanatta, Business Development Manager, Fantini North America

2pm-3pm
FLOOR 5
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Sub-Zero, Wolf, and Cove
How Designers Shop: How do you find the best of everything for your stellar projects? Top designers share their shopping secrets.

When completing their projects, designers use all kinds of resources, from large brand showrooms to hidden artisanal gems. We unpack the process with some of the industry’s top creatives, who share how—and where—they shop.

Moderator: Deborah Martin, Editor in Chief, Aspire Design & Home Magazine.
Speakers: Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz, BNO Design; Courtney McLeod, Right Meets Left Design; Elizabeth Sesser, Kligerman Architecture and Design; Ellen Hamilton, Hamilton Design Associates

3pm-4pm
FLOOR 9
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Miele
Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Miele

Get your afternoon jolt of caffeine (coffee drinks) and sugar (cupcakes) as the brand honors the company’s 125th Anniversary. Hear how 125 years of craftsmanship and innovation has shaped the company and led the brand to create products that are rich in design; boast outstanding quality; and is considered the most desired sustainable premium appliance brand choice. The event will also highlight the Anniversary Edition products and celebratory promotions.

3pm-4pm
FLOOR 5
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Carlisle Wide Plank Floors
Design Finds: Product Picks from Today’s Top Designers

Join Kathryn Given, Style Editor at Luxe Interiors + Design for a discussion with our Design Finds experts Antonio DeLoatch, Michelle Morgan Harrison and Austin Handler, as they share the dynamic design trends and latest products on their radar.

Moderator: Kathryn Given, Style Editor, Luxe Interiors + Design
Speakers: Austin Handler, Mabley Handler; Antonio DeLoatch, Antonio DeLoatch Design; Michelle Morgan Harrison, Morgan Harrison Home

3:30pm
FLOOR 8
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Siematic
A Conversation with David Sokol

There are few places in the United States that have experienced as many waves of American modernism as Long Island’s East End, long known as a haven for the wealthy and glamorous. In Hamptons Modern, author David Sokol explores the latest architectural experiments taking place in New York’s legendary summer retreat. David Sokol is a New York-based critic specializing in architecture and design and a contributing editor at Architectural Record and Cultured magazines and the author of several books. Previously, Sokol was the managing editor of I.D. magazine.

Speakers: David Sokol, Architecture and design critic and author.

4pm-6:30pm
FLOOR 1
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Poggenpohl
Pre-Opening Toast

You’re invited to Poggenpohl’s Pre-Opening Toast and a unique opportunity to preview our new kitchen innovations before our official Grand Opening. Join us for this exclusive event as we toast to summer with chilled Prosecco and light bites to kick off a Soft Opening for Poggenpohl’s newly renovated showroom at the A&D Building. Please note this event is for members of the A&D community only.

4:30pm-5:30pm
FLOOR 6
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True Residential
The 5 Cocktails Every Entertainer Should Know

Join True Residential for an exclusive event “The 5 Cocktails Every Entertainer Should Know,” featuring the esteemed Mixologist Marlo Gamora. Delve into the art of mixology, uncover the nuances of perfect ice, and embrace sophisticated techniques to enhance your home bar experience. Marlo Gamora, serving as the New York Brand Ambassador for Lo-Fi Aperitifs, boasts 16 years of experience in the hospitality and spirits industry. With a background as a consultant and Brand Ambassador for Bacardi for 8 years, Marlo has had the privilege of working in distinguished bars and restaurants worldwide, including renowned establishments like Dante (recognized as the World’s Best Bar), Jeepney, Middle Branch, and Mother of Pearl. His enduring passion for crafting cocktails has been a lifelong pursuit.

Speaker: Marlo Gamora, Mixologist

5pm-7pm
FLOOR 6
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Cosentino
Working with Ultracompact Stone Facades: Strategies and Inspirations

Hear from leading architects, fabricators, and installers on the details of working with ultracompact stone, sintered stone, and porcelain facade materials in this engaging roundtable. You’ll learn about working with the material and its possibilities and uses, detailing, attachment systems and more.

Moderator: Jack Murphy, Executive Editor, Architect’s Newspaper

5:30pm-7:30pm
FLOOR 6
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True Residential
Market Day Happy Hour Networking Reception

6pm-8pm
FLOOR 3
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Fisher & Paykel | DCS Experience Center
Brownstone Boys book signing of For the Love of Renovating plus 2 special chefs

An evening with the Brownstone Boys! Join us for a book signing with the Brownstone Boys celebrating the release of For the Love of Renovating. Guests will be able to chat with the Brownstone Boys & chefs after the event.

Moderator: Sarah Lyon, Freelance Editor
Speakers: Jordan Slocum and Barry Bordelon, The Brownstone Boys
Guest chefs: Renato Poliafito (Ciao Gloria) and Edy Massih (Edy’s Grocer).

JUNE 27

10am-11am
FLOOR 4
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Ornare
Transforming Lifestyles in New York City

Join us for an exclusive event featuring Camilla Frederico, the dynamic founder of The Personal Helpers, a premier personal assistance service in New York City. Discover how her growing team of dedicated personal organizers is revolutionizing the way New Yorkers manage their busy lives.

Moderator: Murillo Machado, Senior Ornare Designer
Speaker: Camilla Frederico, Owner of Personal Helpers

11am-12pm
FLOOR 10
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Nolte Küchen
Sustainability in Modern Design

Today’s impactful interiors demand products and style that exist in harmony with the planet and support its future, one beautiful room at a time. Join us for a conversation with designers who are creating spaces that prioritize memorable, livable design and sustainability in equal measure.

Moderator: Jennifer Quail, Deputy Editor, Aspire Design and Home Magazine

12pm-1pm
FLOOR 3
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Paris Ceramics
Upfronts, Digital Advertising, and the New Future of Streaming Content

Join us for an exciting event where we’ll dive into the latest trends in digital advertising and the future of streaming content. Get ready to network with industry professionals and gain valuable insights into the ever-evolving world of digital media. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve!

Speakers: Sue McLeod, Founder, Conroy Media will be joined by experts from Disney/Hulu and Amazon

1pm-2pm
FLOOR 7
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West | Wood Architectural Surfaces
From The Forest to The Floor [CEU]

This course explores the process of how trees become wood flooring. Architect and design professionals will become more familiar with wood and its use as a flooring material to properly specify the product for their client projects.

Speaker: Provided by the National Wood Floor Association (NWFA)

2pm-3pm
FLOOR 8
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Mandicasa
Sintered Stone Basics: Design, Application & Sustainability [CEU]

Neolith’s sintered stone, made from 100% natural raw materials, embodies innovation and sustainability. It aims for Zero Waste, utilizes recycled materials, and maintains a carbon-neutral production process.
This material supports building a sustainable future for all.

Speakers: Marvin Navarro, Architectural and Design Sales Manager and Alvaro Oscoso, National A&D Projects Sales Manager of Neolith North America

2:30pm-3:30pm
FLOOR 11
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Edward Fields
Residential Meets Hospitality

Today, the lines are constantly being blurred between design disciplines, no two more than residential and hospitality. Hear from a panel of industry experts who are prolific in both fields as they discuss how one informs the other in their firms, new projects, trends on their radar, interest partnerships, and lessons learned along the way.

Moderator: Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, Editor in Chief, Hospitality Design
Speakers: Matthew Berman, Founding Principal, Workshop APD; Dan Mazzarini, Principal, Creative Director, BHDM; Elide Rathborne, Principal, Stay Studio; Lauren Rottet, Founding Principal and President, Rottet Studio

3pm-4pm
FLOOR 4
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Jennair
Is the Future of Media Still Social?

The panel will explore the evolving role of social media within the broader media landscape, particularly focusing on its impact on design. Experts will discuss emerging technologies like AI and VR, address current challenges, and provide insights on future trends.

Speakers: Courtney McLeod, Principal, Right Meets Left; Catherine Cantave Foutermann and Hope Greenberg, Co-Founders, Soapbox Strategists

5pm-8pm
FLOOR 8
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Fantini USA
Mutina Happy Hour at the Fantini Showroom

Celebrate Market Day with Fantini and Mutina. Please join us for cocktails, refreshments and great conversation. On display will be the newest collections and classic favorites.