DANIA BEACH, Fla. — The Design Center of the Americas is hosting Winter Market on Feb. 16, featuring events specifically for design industry insiders.
Themed The Renaissance of Design: An Ode to Our Past and Future, the event will begin at 10 a.m. with a keynote on the future of NFTs.
“DCOTA offers an elevated experience for design professionals and design enthusiasts, showcasing impeccably curated to-the-trade showrooms with an unrivaled bespoke product selection,” said Jessica Idarraga, director of marketing.
Events for the day-long market include:
Crestron Presents the Future of NFTs
10 a.m. in Atrium C
With Tam Gryn, curator and director of fine arts at Rally.IO; Dan Mikesell, president of Blackdove; and artist Francesco Lo Castro, who replicates his real-life sculptures as unique digital assets. Please register online.
The Future of NFTs: Meet and Greet in the Crestron showroom
11 a.m., suite B-108
Join us in the Crestron showroom for bites and drinks and conversation with Blackdove President Dan Mikesell. RSVP to [email protected]
The Next Wave of Luxury in Real Estate and Design
12 noon, Atrium C
Discussion about South Florida’s newest developments, the current real estate market, and what the future holds for the Magic City’s ever-expanding skyline. Panelists: Jessica Graves, Editor-in-Chief of Venice Magazine; Kobi Karp, founder and principal of Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design Inc.; Dan Kaplan, managing principal for PMG; and Harvey Daniels, director of sales for the upcoming Ritz Carlton Residences Pompano Beach. Please register online.
Wellness in the Kitchen with Poggenpohl
1 p.m., suite C-138
With Poggenpohl designer Clara Sanchez. Eligible for .1 CEU / AIA + ASID. All attendees will receive a special Gift bag and Coffee by Miele will be served. Please register online.
Design Disasters Conversation with Gloster
3 p.m., suite C-114
A seriously light take on the weirdest and worst days in business, with moderator Anel De Castro and panelists Joe Fava, Alena Capra, and Gary Ruff. Please register online.
All-day Open Houses
Design Center of the Americas offers nearly 800,000 square feet with more than 60 showrooms for indoor and outdoor furniture, fabrics, flooring, lighting, kitchen, bath, accessories, appliances, window treatments, wallcoverings, decorative hardware, paint, and surfacing.