Co-Producers Tony Fusco and Robert Four are pleased to announce the new AD20/20 HOME takes place April 12 – 15, 2018 as the culminating event of the 5th Annual Boston Design Week. The show will open with a Gala Preview on Thursday, April 12 to celebrate Boston Design Week and benefit the American Society of Interior Designers (ASIDNE) Scholarship Fund. Celebrated Boston architect Maurice N. Finegold, FAIA will receive the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Gala. Weekend hours are Friday 1pm-8pm, Saturday 11am-8pm, and Sunday 11am-5pm. Tickets are $15, under 12 free, and include admission to all special programs. The show takes place at the Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont Street in the South End. For more information visit www.AD2021HOME.com or call 617.363.0405.
AD20/21 HOME is the only show of its kind in New England, and features 40 galleries and dealers offering an array of furnishings, fine art, custom design and home décor. The show also includes the 19th Annual Boston Print Fair, with specialized galleries from across the country offering fine prints, drawings and other works of paper.
AD20/21 HOME is the culminating event of the 5th Annual Boston Design Week and once again features the closing programs of the festival. Boston Design Week runs April 4 – 15 with 70+ events, all open to the public and most free of charge. A full calendar can be found online at www.BostonDesignWeek.com.
Fine furnishings in traditional, mid-century and contemporary styles light up the show, including hand-crafted furniture by renowned craftsmen specializing in custom furniture, cabinetry and built-ins: Steven Postma, Hopes Woodshop and City Joinery. The show also features classic original Mid-Century Modern furnishings offered by popular favorite Glen Leroux Antiques, and works by well-known designers such as George Nakashima offered by newcomer Mod20 Gallery. Stylish new furniture is also on offer from Sedia Modern Furniture, Dowel Furniture and the renowned Thos. Moser. Specialty exhibitors such as DUXIANA Boston with luxury beds and artist-designed lighting by Bernard Figueroa of New York, complete the picture.
Outstanding fine art galleries in the show featuring traditional to contemporary paintings and sculpture include Childs Gallery, Clark Gallery, Susanna J. Fichera Fine Art, Martha Richardson Fine Art, Miller White Fine Arts, Renjeau Galleries, 555 Gallery and others. Visitors can also commission a portrait from Portraits, Inc. Photography galleries include Robert Klein Gallery, Iris Gallery and Mike Sleeper Fine Art. The Boston Print Fair includes Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts, Marc Chabot Fine Arts, and contemporary print publishers Stewart & Stewart, Green Lion Gallery, and Piscataqua Fine Arts.
Special Programs at the show include a luncheon and panel discussion on Friday April 13 titled “What’s Cooking in the Kitchen?”, with moderator Taniya Nayak. Also on Friday, the Fenway Alliance explores the “Making of a Cultural District”. Saturday April 14 sees three special guests: Marilyn F. Friedman discussing her newest book “Making America Modern: Interior Design in the 1930s”; Founder & Chief Experience Officer of Mad*Pow, Amy Cueva speaking on the importance of “Purpose Driven Design”; and Boston Design Week international special guest Aryanour Djalali, CEO of DNA Barcelona Architects on “Residential Designs of the Future”. On Sunday April 15 a colorful talk and book signing closes the show and Design Week with Cathy B. Graham and her new book Second Bloom: Cathy Graham’s Art of the Table. Cathy shares her secrets for gracious living and memorable get-togethers. For more information on all special programs visit: www.ad2021home.com/special-programs
Fusco & Four