Dwell on Design announced its second featured speaker, the new AIA Los Angeles Photography Awards, and the debut of the Architecture and Design Film Festival for Dwell on Design 2017, June 23-25 in Los Angeles. With three days of programming curated for design and architecture professionals and enthusiasts, 300 modern design brands, and many special features, top leaders and innovators in design will be in attendance, with featured onstage programs and continuing education opportunities for design disciplines of all kinds.
Dwell on Design has added interior decorator Martyn Lawrence Bullard to its list of featured speakers for 2017. Known for his broad range of styles and eclectic, yet sophisticated interiors, Bullard is a staple of Architectural Digest’s “AD100” and ELLE Decor’s A-List. His work is featured in hotel properties including: the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs, Chateau Gutsch in Lucerne, Switzerland, and the recently completed Casa Laguna Hotel and Spa in Laguna Beach, and Bullard’s list of clients includes: Kendall Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Tommy Hilfiger, Cher, and Ellen Pompeo. In addition to Bullard’s collections of indoor and outdoor textiles, wallpaper, furniture, and accessories, he has designed collections for Schumacher, Ann Sacks, The Rug Company, Haviland Limoges, Christofle, and Daum. Dwell on Design will host Bullard on the Main Stage Saturday, June 25 at 12 p.m.
The annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) has added the first annual AIA Photography Awards as well as the returning Los Angeles Restaurant and Design Awards to be announced during Dwell on Design. With 77 participants from both AIA and the community, the contest will present over 200 photographs interpreting architecture, design, and the built environment. All submissions, and the winning photographs will be on display throughout the fair in the Dwell on Design Reading Room
Dwell Outdoor returns with outdoor design and will host to the first annual Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) in Los Angeles. The ADFF will curate design-forward short and feature films that will be presented within the Dwell Outdoor pavilion each day throughout the fair.
Dwell on Design Home Tours will also return in 2017, highlighting high-profile designed homes on June 24 and 25. Attendees can learn about the inspiration and creative vision behind these properties during Meet the Architects Night, at West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center on Thursday, June 22, 7-9 p.m.
For more information, visit http://dwellondesign.com.