Wednesday March 27

Five Design Week Kick-Off Events in Five Locations!

Back Bay


4:00pm - 5:30pm                                                     


Meet the Influencers

Landry & Arcari Rugs & Carpeting

333 Stuart Street, Boston, MA 02116


Join us for a panel discussion with some of New England’s interior designer social media influencers. Moderated by Kevin O’Connor from This Old House, panelists Meredith Rodday, Ben Uyeda, Jill Goldberg, and Dina Holland will discuss their biggest social media tips and secrets, how to utilize social media to empower your career, their favorite influencers and blogs, top things to avoid, and more! A question and answer session will follow the panel discussion. Read more...

Meet the Influencers



6:00pm - 8:00pm                                                      


Behind the Scenes of Resilient Waterfront Design


Morehouse MacDonald & Associates
301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA 02115


Enjoy a cocktail reception at Boston Symphony Hall, prior to an in depth panel discussion with design professionals on resilient waterfront design.  Get a glimpse behind the scenes to their holistic approach in designing residential homes that withstand the elements, while protecting the environment and preserving natural resources.  All guests will be treated to a “Behind The Scenes” tour of Boston Symphony Hall at the end of the event. Read more...

Behind the Scenes 
of Resilient Waterfront Design

Fort Point

5:00pm - 7:00pm                                          


March Open Studios


Artists for Humanity

100 West Second Street, Boston, MA 02127

Experience a behind-the-scenes look at our current projects, view art for sale and be inspired by our enterprising teens by taking a guided tour of our six creative studios. End with wine + cheese in our Painting Studio and start a conversation! Artists For Humanity’s (AFH) mission is to bridge economic, racial, and social divisions by providing under-resourced urban youth with the keys to self- sufficiency through paid employment in art and design. Read more...

March Open Studios


6:00pm - 8:00pm                                                     


Top Places to Live

Boston Magazine

At the Boston Design Center, 2nd Floor Galley West

One Design Center Place, Boston, MA 02210


Join Boston Magazine for a panel discussion and celebratory event bringing the March “Top Places to Live” feature to life. Editor Chris Vogel and a curated panel of home and real estate experts will shed light on the "hipification" of an increasingly popular place to live: the city's suburbs. The evening will be accompanied by cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before and after the conversation. Read more...

Top Places to Live

South End

5:00pm - 8:00pm                                              


Sustainable Luxury


ARTEFACT Home & Garden

1317 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118

Timeless design, exceptional materials + craftsmanship, heirloom quality, the concept that a single item of perfection is ‘so much more than many’ – it’s what defines luxury – and inherently makes the design sustainable.  Artefact hosts a panel with friends Tom Verellen of Verellen Furniture, Greg Lombardi of Gregory Lombardi Design, and John Day of LDa Architects as they discuss “sustainable luxury” in their design work.  Moderator Colleen Barry, CEO of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty will keep the conversation flowing and lively.   Join us at 5pm for a little ‘liquid luxury’!  Presented in partnership with Boston Design Guide.  Read more...

ARTEFACT Home & Garden

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