February’s unmissable design events

Along with an array of industry destinations making their annual return, next month’s event roundup features programming that spans the globe. Read on for BOHHighlights from the monthly calendar, including conferences, trade shows, show homes and design talks.

100 French Design Festival
In line | Until February 20
This month-long digital event pays tribute to the winners of the French Design 100 award, which recognizes 100 designers for furniture and decoration projects, and for spaces such as hotels, shops and restaurants that have increased the influence of the French design in the world. The videos of the award-winning designers will be unveiled on social networks until February 20, each answering a question posed by the festival’s guest of honor, Philip Stark: “What effort would you consider to open yourself to the world?” For more information, click here.

NY NOW 2022
New York | February 6 to 9
The winter edition of this biennial gift fair features a diverse assortment of products divided into 11 sections: Design Focus (a collection of products that use materials in unconventional and problem-solving ways), Accessories, Craft Resources, baby and child, beauty and wellness, gift and stationery, handmade, global design, home design, luxury lifestyle and table. Covering over 35 product categories, more than 300 of the show’s exhibitors feature 100% handcrafted products from manufacturers based in the United States and around the world. For more information, click here.

KBIS 2022
Orlando Florida | February 8-10
Hosted in conjunction with the National Kitchen & Bath Association at the Orange County Convention Center, KBIS showcases the latest industry products, trends and technologies through an interactive platform as well as in-person offerings. Attendees can expect new products from leading kitchen and bath brands, immersive booth experiences, product demonstrations, panel discussions and access to exhibit space of the International Builders Show. For more information, click here.

Mexico City | February 8-12
Coinciding with the citywide Zona Maco art and design fair, Galerie Philia presents an exhibition of sculptural design by the next generation of Latin American designers – a cohort hailing from Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. Highlights include striking chairs made from native woods by the designer Cristian Mohaded, geometric furniture and decorative objects by Studio Breuer, and a new collection of floor lamps and table lamps in pure steel and brass by the designer Manu Bano. For more information, click here.

Crossing Palm Springs
Palm Springs, California and online | February 10–March 3
This boutique fair brings together more than 50 galleries of contemporary and modern art and design for an exhibition of works available in person and online via artsy. Along with curated spaces and additional programming, this year’s “Focus on Form: Sculpture Garden” exhibition will greet visitors at the fair’s entrance, showcasing large-scale works by artists such as Stephanie Bachiero, Michael De Jong and Andy Dixon. For more information, click here.

Nashville Antiques and Garden Fair
Nashville, TN | February 11-13
During this three-day event in aid of the Cheekwood and ECON charities, visitors can shop at more than 150 antique and horticultural dealers, stroll through four different gardens and attend a series of talks featuring leading figures from around the world. world of entertainment, gardening and design. Highlights include a keynote from Martha Stewart, a designer trick Rabbit Williams‘gardens, a discussion on the trade of organizer with The Home Edit and Gen Sohr, and the first in-person edition of LexTalk Live featuring Alexa Hampton in conversation with Jenn and Mike Gracie, Christopher Spitzmiller and Ashley Whittaker. For more information, click here.

Palm Springs Modernism Week 2022
Palm Springs, California | February 17-27
To celebrate mid-century modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture, this annual event features over 350 events designed to encourage education, preservation and sustainable modern living in the area of Palm Springs. Participants can take part in activities such as the exhibition and sale of modernism, tours of iconic houses, architectural bus tours, lectures and a variety of other parties, exhibitions and events. For more information, click here.

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Homepage photo: Atlas Homewares will present two new collections at KBIS 2022. | Courtesy of KBIS

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