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APRIL 2011 NEWSLETTER 12th Edition|Issue 4   To contact the ADAC Leasing and Management Office: Call: 404-231-1720 Email: info@adacatlanta.com Visit: www.adacatlanta.com Or

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IN THIS ISSUE: DesignDefined Industry Events


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DesignDefined Presentations Tuesday, May 3| Week 1 11:00 a.m. – Noon Deborah Sanders Contributing Editor for VERANDA magazine

Pricing with Integrity Deborah Sanders joined VERANDA magazine with its second issue in 1987. She served as Managing Editor until 2010, writing home profiles and producing product stories. In this keynote, she will present surprising results from a survey of designers’ views on transparency in pricing. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Tuesday, May 3 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Carolyn Sollis How to get Published


Carolyn Sollis, former style director at House & Garden magazine, has interviewed editors at all the top magazines and will present her findings. Carolyn’s presentation details specific information/tips to give your project the best chance for getting published. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Thursday, May 5 11:00 a.m. – Noon Trina Turk Nationally renowned fashion designer, Trina Turk takes you on an insider’s look into the use of color and pattern in fashion and home. Turk has also developed home fabric collections for Schumacher. Discussion will be moderated by Linda Sherbert, editor of VERANDA magazine. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Friday, May 6 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. VERANDA presents Bravo’s Million Dollar Decorators


Join Dara Caponigro, Editor-in-Chief of VERANDA, for a panel discussion featuring designers from Bravo’s upcoming new series, Million Dollar Decorators, including Kathryn M. Ireland, Jeffrey Alan Marks, Mary McDonald, Martyn Lawrence Bullard and Nathan Turner. About Million Dollar Decorators Bravo gives viewers an unprecedented look into the exclusive and affluent world of high-end interior designers in “Million Dollar Decorators,” premiering this summer. The network’s latest docu-series follows five of the most sought-after interior decorators as they navigate the high-pressured design industry for their wealthy, famous, and extremely demanding clients. From a 20 million dollar estate in La Jolla to the Osbourne’s new Hollywood apartment, viewers will get an all-access pass inside some of the most stunning homes in the world.

The series will explore the work and personal lives of Los Angeles-based designers Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Kathryn M. Ireland, Jeffrey Alan Marks, Mary McDonald and Nathan Turner. These tastemakers often exchange advice and horror stories, but are also forced to compete for the same top-tier clients and their endless budgets. Every decision and minute spent is crucial as the decorators rush to finish their projects on time and deliver the absolute perfection their clients expect. For more information, visit www.BravoTV.com. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Tuesday, May 10| Week 2 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Matthew Quinn Transforming the Most Important Room in the House: What’s Hot, What’s New in Kitchen Design Award-winning kitchen designer and co-owner of Design Galleria Kitchen & Bath


Studio and the Matthew Quinn Collection, Matthew Quinn will reveal what’s cuttingedge in design, color and technology for today’s kitchen. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Wednesday, May 11 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Clinton Smith

Editorial Director of Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles

Confessions of a Home and Garden Editor: A Behind the Scenes Look Join Clinton Smith and a panel of photographers on what it takes to get a design project from photography to publication. From the photo shoot and styling, to layout, production, writing the story and photo editing, Smith will give you a look behind the scenes of the magazine. Experience a rare opportunity to learn the tricks of the publishing trade. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Thursday, May 12 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Alexa Hampton


The Language of Interior Design Internationally-celebrated designer Alexa Hampton is known for her classic, traditional and eclectic work. She has been featured in a multitude of publications including House Beautiful, Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, and Vogue to name a few. She also designs a line of woven fabrics and trims for Kravet Fabrics, as well as her own furniture line, “The Alexa Hampton Collection” by Hickory Chair Co. Hampton is the president and featured designer of MARK HAMPTON, LLC, the world famous design firm founded in 1976 by her late father, Mark Hampton. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Tuesday, May 17 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Victoria Hagan Join us for a special keynote presentation by internationally-acclaimed interior and product designer and author of the recently published book Interior Portraits, Victoria Hagan. Interior Design Hall of Fame Inductee and Architectural Digest “Top 100,” Hagan has been published extensively in magazines such as Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, W, Town & Country, Traditional Home, In Style, Harper’s Bazaar, and Interior Design. A book signing will follow the keynote address. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Thursday, May 19| Week 3


10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Juan Montoya Spaces Tailored to Clients’ Needs A truly original thinker, Juan Montoya is not wedded to a particular style or period. Initially labeled a minimalist, his work has evolved dramatically since it first came to public attention in 1977. The great diversity found in Juan Montoya’s work notwithstanding, it is possible to trace the elements that constitute the Montoya look in all of his interiors. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.

Thursday, May 19 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. David Easton Past, Present and Future of Design David Easton is considered to be one of the world’s most sought-after interior designers. While he has made his name as a neo-classicist, his experience within the realms of architecture and decoration is wide-ranging and continuing. Easton was named to the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 1992, and has twice been presented with Classical America’s Arthur Ross Award. Most recently, his peers honored him with the “Lifetime Achievement” Award at London’s Design and Decoration Awards. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. To register, please call 404-231-1720 or click here to register online. ADAC Presentation Room, First Floor Atrium.


SHOWROOM NEWS Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman is very excited to introduce the Jarrett Sofa. Named after a 20-year employee in their spring-up department, the Jarrett sofa oozes style and sophistication. The stylized arm is the most stunning and unique part of this design, but the comfort is the real hallmark of this piece. The Jarrett features the new “LUXE” cushion; an option that will surely become a favorite for you and your clients. And best of all, this stunning piece is available in EF+LM’s industry leading 2-3 week lead-time! Ainsworth-Noah & Associates, Inc., Suite 518/418. Visit Ann Sacks to see Michael S Smith Cosmati, an exclusive hand-crafted stone mosaic program designed by one of the industry’s most respected talents. The collection offers a breathtaking range of designs that draw inspiration from various elements of Greek, Moroccan and Parisian antiquities. Meticulously cut by water-jet and then painstakingly assembled by hand, the grand scale of Cosmati mosaics fits any arena of home or hospitality use. Ann Sacks, Suite 207. Beau Holland Studio, Suite 301, expands their QuickShop program to 30 items, all of which are available immediately or with a custom finish from their European trained polishers in 2 to 3 weeks. All 30 QuickShop program items are $1,650 retail, or less; fully Customize QuickShop items in 4 weeks or less. Satisfy your clients’ instant gratification needs with a stunning Aged Reproduction at a surprisingly reasonable price. Beau Holland Studio, Suite 301. From sofas by the inch to custom case good designs, they have been crafting one of a kind furniture pieces for Century Furniture customers for years. Because nearly everything they manufacture is made to order in their facilities in North Carolina, they have the ability to alter most items to your custom specifications. The showroom will attempt almost any custom change that you can imagine and all they need to quote your work of art is a sketch with dimensions. Contact your Century sales associate to find out more about the Century Custom Workshop. Century Furniture, Suite 212. Colors of the earth, aniline dyed with light saturation to keep them natural, real, alive. Color that is pure – subtle but strong. A foundation for any room, traditional or modern… building blocks of design to bring the outside in. Finished by hand to achieve the natural variations found in the many layers of the earth. Dig deeper and discover yet another, and another, and another beautiful layer. 10 new colors – inspired from the earth, made luxuriously into their Dream Cow, and 2 for their Royal Suedes. For a leather specialist near you, call 800.886.TEDY, or visit edelmanleather.com. Edelman Leather, Suite 102 Quadrille has launched their Spring 2011 collection along with China Seas and Alan Campbell fabrics at Ernest Gaspard & Associates. New this season are a suzani pattern, ikats, stripes and


geometrics in their familiar, yet surprising bright color palette. Stop by soon to discover what's new for 2011. Ernest Gaspard & Associates, Suite 109. Holland & Company | MacRae Design is pleased to showcase striking metal furniture from their newest line, Lucy Smith Metal Designs. Featuring exquisite tops and rich finishes, pieces include accent, coffee, console and dining tables, desks, accessories and much more. All designs are available off the floor and can also be customized to meet your needs. 800.446.5526 | 404.233.0233 or visit www.hollandandcompany.com, www.macraedesigns.com. Holland & Company, Suite 238. Jerry Pair announces the arrival of OPUS, Richard Smith’s fifth No.9 collection for Jim Thompson. This directional group of prints, embroideries and wovens builds on No.9’s strengths, and will appeal to the brand’s loyal customer base. Grazing different Asian cultures, from those of the Caucasus, through the Indian sub-continent to China for inspiration, Smith hand-paints all his own artwork with characteristic lightness and wit. The designs vary from the very graphic to pretty watercolour effects, and all are united by the No.9 colour palette. This variety of styles makes a very flexible and exciting offering, and as before combines beautifully with fabrics from the previous collections: Odyssey, Ottomania, Orientaliste and Orissa. Come by Jerry Pair to view the collection. Jerry Pair, Suite 508/412. Moattar, Ltd. has just received their Spring 2011 additions to their Moderno Collection. Bold, bright and full of color this hand-tufted rug line offers their customers a bold and modern look with graphic patterns. Visit them online at www.moattar.com or at their ADAC showroom and allow them to re-invent your idea of area rugs. Moattar, Ltd., Suite 314. Pindler & Pindler is pleased to introduce bold new Indoor / Outdoor fabrics as part of their Signature Exclusive Licensed Hearst Castle® Collection. The patterns were inspired by traditional molas and other artifacts collected by William Randolph Hearst on a Panamanian Trip he took in the 1920’s. Transitional designs in fresh vibrant color combinations, woven with 100% solution dyed Sunbrella® yarns, make this collection appropriate for a broad range of applications. To view the entire collection, please visit the Pindler & Pindler showroom located in Suite 211. Pindler & Pindler, Suite 211.

Industry Event ADAC Annual Garage Sample Sale Friday, April 29|9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Designers Day Saturday, April 30|11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Open to the Public Sunday, May 1|9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Open to the Public 

ADAC’S SEARCHABLE DATABASE ADAC’s Searchable Database at www.adacatlanta.com offers designers access 24/7 to the world of products available in our showrooms and has been specifically designed to provide for continued Trade Protection with a special two-tier viewing system. Designers who have approved trade accounts will be able to access all levels of information listed in the database. In order to set up your account, your credentials will be confirmed just as they are when you enter the building. Learn more about these exciting innovations by clicking here, or if you have any questions/comments please contact MacKenzie Johnson, Designer Relations Associate, at 404.231.1720 or email mjohnson@adacatlanta.com. Visit ADAC’s Digital Campus at www.adacatlanta.com! Thank you for your continued support of ADAC!

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