Thursday March 26
Today's Featured Events:
Discover Sigma Design Center: Open House
Sigma Design Center
910 Main Street, Wakefield, MA 01880
Join us for a unique showroom experience at Sigma Design and explore the possibilities in high-quality kitchen cabinet design and custom interiors fabrication. Sigma Design Center, dressed for the occasion in new finishes, is always in progress. From the exquisite custom designed residential kitchens to multi-unit projects, our portfolio includes over 10,000 luxury apartment renovations as well as production of contemporary interiors in variety of finishes and materials. Read more...
Suffolk University's Sustainable Design Fair
Suffolk University, Sawyer Building, Level 2 Lobby,
8 Ashburton Place, Boston, MA 02108
Suffolk University's Sustainable Design Fair provides an interactive showcase for materials, products and services. The event will allow visitors to meet representatives from a variety of material and furnishing companies and see their newest innovations in sustainable design. Come and meet representatives from Boston-based organizations championing sustainable products, goods and services. Suffolk faculty and students will show how process-based leaning is fostering collaborations across the campus and beyond. Read More...
Renewable Interiors at Auction – Recycling with Style
63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Welcoming professional and do-it-yourself interior designers to an open house at our Boston Gallery featuring furniture, art, design and antiques from various Skinner specialty areas. Specialists from each department will be on hand to discuss the pieces in the gallery and the types of material one can expect to discover in our major sales. Learn how buying at auction can be a sustainable alternative for interior design. Read More...
Sigma Design Center Open House
Sustainable Design Fair
Renewable Interiors at Auction
#BostonMade: How Local Makers
Drive DIY Innovation and Economic Impact
10 Tyler Street, Somerville, MA 02143
• Open House from 4:00pm - 6:00pm
• Social Hour with light refreshments 6:00pm - 7:00pm
• Panel Discussion at 7:00pm with four startups that are building their products within makerspaces. How is their work is enhanced or inhibited by working in a shared, open, collaborative environment. Get a ringside look at ways makerspaces contribute to local economic impact and explore ways that impact can be expanded in the future. Also, daily tours offered. Read More...
Inside and Out: Creating the Ultimate Entertaining Space
b Architecture Studio
at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
142 Berkeley St, Boston, MA 02116
This fun and lighthearted panel will toast to everything related to entertaining spaces in the home. Whether you’re hosting an outdoor soiree, a kid’s birthday or a dinner party, these experts will weigh in on how to design and build a space that’s perfect for hosting a crowd, or just enjoying with the family at home. Plus, what’s a conversation on entertaining without wine? We’ll have guests taste some wine choices perfect for a party. Salute! Read more...
Inside and Out
Renovating and Retro-fitting Your Historic Home
Roma & York
at Lucia Lighting, 311 Western Ave, Lynn, MA 01904
Join the design/build team of Roma & York – Joseph and Ketylina De Renzis – as they share their project management story behind the 2019 renovation of “LOCKSLEA” a rare Jacobethan classic in Brookline’s Fisher Hill neighborhood, designed originally by renowned Chapman & Frazer Architects and featured in House Beautiful magazine in 1917. Completely updated, it’s now a welcoming, more energy efficient home with renewed curb appeal. Bring your home renovation questions and discover what’s possible! Read more...
Call and Response: Artists Discuss
HUMAN IMPACT: Stories of the Opioid Epidemic
Room & Board
375 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02115
Join us for a panel conversation with local artists John Christian Anderson, Jodi Colella and Deborah Santoro who created work for the series Human Impact: Stories of the Opioid Epidemic. Moderated by Fuller Craft Museum Chief Curator and Human Impact curator Beth McLaughlin, the artists will share their experience of transforming stories of trauma into works of art and discuss the power artistic expression has to engage communities in critical societal issues.
Call and Response
Artist’s Talk: Gender-Fluid Fashion & Design
The Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts
Eliot Schoolhouse, Art Room, 24 Eliot St., Jamaica Plain, 02130
Gender-fluid style is undergoing culture shift. Fashion designers’ question who wears what, and consider how current signifiers complicate tradition. This conversation about playing with clothing codes will be inspiring and informational of such values. Learn and share new vocabularies and discuss the future of gender-fluid fashion. Should the body wear the clothes or should clothes wear the body? Find out how professional designers are presenting creative tools to bend the norms and inspiring generations to be themselves. Read more...
Gender-Fluid Fashion & Design
The Nobel Snowflake
Scandinavian Cultural Center
206 Waltham Street, Newton, MA 02465
The competition for the head offices of the Nobel Centre in Stockholm presented as a nail-biting thriller. Nobel Snowflake follows the Swedish architect Gert Wingårdh on his quest to find the ultimate design, in the shape of a snowflake. Eleven of the 175 teams are selected to take part, among them Wingårdh. That’s when the problems really start. Kajsa Andersö’s film shows all the tragic and amusing aspects of the prestigious competition, with an unexpected ending. An entertaining peek behind the scenes. Read more...