The D&D Building is celebrating its golden anniversary at this year’s Fall Market, with a three-day program featuring discussions with design luminaries, shelter-magazine editors and industry experts. Notable keynotes include "Mark Hampton, On Decorating," presented by Architectural Digest’s Margaret Russell and Alexa Hampton; "Parish-Hadley Tree of Life," with authors Brian McCarthy and Bunny Williams and House Beautiful’s Sophie Donelson; “The Art of Translation: Turning Your Travels into Design Inspiration,” with John Robshaw and Elle Decor’s Karen Marx; and “Design Beyond Borders: International Style from São Paulo to Miami to New York,” with Juan Montoya, Jennifer Post, João Armentano and Jorge Elias, in conversation with Casa Vogue Brasil’s Guilherme Amorozo.
Sophie Donelson; Alexa Hampton; Margaret Russell (courtesy Architectural Digest)
The packed schedule of panels, product launches, open houses, book signings, trend reports, product launches and cocktail hours will also offer conversations on home fabrics from Hermès and Dedar; a review of color trends with Patti Carpenter; and a lineup of product introductions from Waterworks Kitchen, Lee Jofa, Armani/Casa Exclusive Textiles by Rubelli, and Jean de Merry, among others. The festivities culminate with October 14’s black-tie dinner celebration of the DDB Stars of Design and Stars on the Rise award winners. Find the full schedule here.