For the first time in 50 years, ADAC will open its doors to the community. Discover ADAC is a series of events and seminars designed to showcase the benefits of working with a design professional, as well as display the extraordinary products in the showrooms.
Events include lifestyle panel discussions with Atlanta tastemakers, designer presentations and meet-and-greets, book signings, individual showroom activities, and "ADAC – Behind the Windows."
“In order to welcome those new to the design community into ADAC, we want to host events that speak to a wide variety of guests”, says ADAC General Manager, Katie Belveal. “Whether your passion is interior design, fabric and wall coverings, gardening, or even blogging there will be an event geared towards your interests.”
Signature Lifestyle and Design Events
October 4, 2012 – 10:00 a.m. “Living a Beautiful Life” moderated by Atlanta magazine editor Betsy Riley True luxury is not conspicuous consumption, it’s seeking quality over quantity, savoring simple pleasures, and learning to recognize the finer things. You don’t have to be wealthy to live richly. Our panel featuring Interior Designer William Peace of Peace Design; Chef/Restaurateur and Iron Chef Winner Kevin Rathbun; Ansley Fetz, Marketing Consultant representing The Ritz Carlton Residences; and Itay Shimony of Tiffany & Co. will discuss ways to create abundance and beauty in your daily living.
October 4, 2012 – 2:00 p.m. “Gracious Living and Stylish Entertaining” Hostess, tastemaker and author, Danielle Rollins, will introduce her new book, "Soiree: Entertaining with Style", an idea-filled resource with dozens of suggestions for setting festive tables and more than 80 mouth-watering recipes. Danielle will share her strategies from inventive invitations to signature cocktails to creative linens and locally sourced menus that make any fete unforgettable. There will be a book signing to follow at Travis & Company.
October 9, 2012 – 11:00 a.m. “Why a Designer?” Open the possibilities for your home. Get more than you imagined, tailored just for you, with less hassle, and more buying power to do wonders for your look. Join Steve Nobel, author on interior design, faculty at New York School of Interior Design, Executive Director of Decorative Furnishings Association and Distinguished Speaker for American Society of Interior Design as he helps you understand “Why a Designer?”
October 11, 2012 – 10:00 a.m. “Designing Interiors in Today’s Economy” Atlanta based Interior Designer, Kerry M. Howard, gives you a step-by-step guide on designing timeless interiors by equipping you with the tools to navigate the showrooms of ADAC and most importantly, why you should work with a professional designer. Kerry is sure to educate and entertain, so you will not want to miss this exciting event!
A full calendar of events, including all showroom events and receptions, is available at www.adacatlanta.com/events.